Books, General, Travel

Bout of Books 13 – Declaring my intentions

bobheader2Bout of Books is back, and I am excited. The last time I completed the Bout of Books readathon, I was an English Teacher in Thailand. Things have changed. I now call the back of a camper van in Australia home as Jade and I drive the long distance from Cairns to Sydney.

What hasn’t changed? I still love reading, and Bout of  Books.

So here we are, another few months on, still reading together across the globe. This time, I am going to set more modest goals. Between the driving and the activities, I don’t have a wealth of reading time, so I am going to set my aims low with these 4 books:

  1. My Re-read: The BFG – I can remember loving this book as a kid, and so I want to re-live the magic, and give myself a break from the ‘harder’ books I am going to (hopefully) read.
  2. Frankenstein: I started this months ago and never finished it, so I am going to give it another go and get past those pesky letters that Emma warned me about.
  3. Treasure Island: I said I would read this months ago, and never got round to it, so here it is.
  4. Love Always: I need a different book in here that is more recent and easy to read at night, so this will do nicely.

I really hope I can keep up with the challenges, but I fear that the lack of WiFi when you are on the road and in a van might cause problems with that wish.

Do you want to join an awesome online community? Do you love reading? Check this out:

BOBThe Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, May 11th and runs through Sunday, May 17th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 13 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books team

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