I can’t believe Bout of Books is over already. I feel like it was only yesterday that I signed up to Bout of Books 12! I don’t think I did that well this time round, but I have my reasons I guess. How was your readathon?
This readathon I committed to reading 4 books. I only finished 2, and I only really enjoyed 1, the re-read, so it was a strange readathon for me.
The BFG: I loved it before. I loved it re-reding it. I will still love it in 15 years. It still remains a great book and cheered me up while we were locked up in a library waiting for our van to be fixed.
Treasure Island: I neither liked or disliked Treasure Island. I ahve read very little in it’s genre, so I guess I don’t have much to compare it to. I held it against my favourite film Pirates of the Caribbean: the Curse of the Black Pearl way too much, which is a little unfair.
Frankenstein: I am four fifths of the way through this book. I have struggled to get there, and I am struggling to finish it. I just don’t gte why it is so good, or like the story that much. It’s disappointing all round for me.
Love Always: I have got to Part Two where the reader is sent back in time. I wish it had just finished really, because the second quarter was only marginally more interesting than the first.
I took part in all the challenges this year, even if some were a little late. i was plesed to find they were vry travel friendly this readathon, and pretty fun to do.
I don’t want to say it was a disappoiting readathon for me this time round, but I didn’t finish the amount of reading I wanted to. I know that is because we have travelled over 1500km, seen amazing places such as Palm Beach, The Blue Mountains, Canberra, Adelaide, and the Outback, so I’m pleased I have a valid reason.
The books I have read are probably what has put a bit of a dampner on the week, which is a tad sad, but I chose them, and I am pleased I can now say that I have read them.
Let’s hope Bout of Books 14 is a return to form for me.