Tag: #boutofbooks

Apr 26 2016

Signed up for #boutofbooks 16

I’ve talked about it in so many posts over the past six weeks (at least) that if you DIDN’T see this coming… well, you must be new here. (Seriously, it’s my Featured Share on Mondays!) I’m very excited to be in the reading marathon. All of April was spent blogging and blog commenting. I’ve written, …

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Apr 23 2016

Disappoinment

“Once again, my request to join the Headless Hunt has been denied.” Hello esteemed challenge host applicants! Thank you for applying to be a Bout of Books challenge host for our 16th (!!!) readathon. Unfortunately, due to a low response, we’re doing something different this time around, and won’t be having outside challenges. :'( However, …

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Jan 29 2016

The Candy Heart Mentions Goals

Bucket List.     2016 Goals: Have 6500 Twitter followers ~ currently at 4971 — up 71 from last month! Download the update for my blog theme, whatever that might entail Keep Supporting Diverse Books Be part of 4 blog hops/fests. Includes the A to Z challenge in April! Participate in at least 2 #OABookClub …

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Jan 19 2016

#BoutofBooks #NewToYou2016 Reviews The Maine Woods and Invisible Cities plus Giveaway wrap up

Congratulations to @anbpowers Anita- the winner. GIVEAWAY Blog Hop – Hello my name is https://t.co/QISRa7Ru5D pic.twitter.com/EFR5S9DRgm — J Lenni Dorner (@JLenniDorner) January 19, 2016 In the “Hello my name is” giveaway, I asked people to describe my blog. Those who did said this: . The Maine Woods By Henry David Thoreau I have not read this …

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Jan 04 2016

#boutofbooks 15 January 2016

The 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, January 4th and runs through Sunday, January 10th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and …

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Jan 01 2016

The 2015 Year In Review #stats for this Blog

For my readers who like numbers and charts. Visits in 2015 = 4,877

Dec 31 2015

Happy New Year to You and My #Resolution and Goals

Resolution res·o·lu·tion rezəˈlo͞oSH(ə)n a firm decision to do or not to do something Resolution 1: I firmly decide to read and review 50 books in 2016. Resolution 2: I firmly decide to publish something new this year. Bucket List.     2016 Goals: Have 6500 Twitter followers ~ currently at 4945 — up 45 from …

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Aug 24 2015

#Boutofbooks 14 Wrap Up

It was a great week. I enjoyed participating and will certainly be back in January. I accomplished most of my goals. Had life not tossed me a curve ball last night, I’m certain I would have reached them all. I believe I still will within the week. I can say that The Queen of the …

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Aug 22 2015

#boutofbooks 14 day 6 Roadtrip with @S_InWonderland and a #GrammarPolice

A5. My favorite mythical creature is a dragon. #boutofbooks — J Lenni Dorner (@JLenniDorner) August 22, 2015 A6. #boutofbooks Books I surprised me by how much <3 The Other Normals https://t.co/z0m9mbp9MN and Red Queen https://t.co/1M4gZannKQ — J Lenni Dorner (@JLenniDorner) August 22, 2015 A7. #boutofbooks It's not about how many pages you read, it's about how …

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Aug 21 2015

#boutofbooks 14 Day 5 is on My Birthday

Welcome! Come on in. Would you like a slice of cake? Red Velvet, White cake with Baileys Cream Cheese Icing, or Dark Chocolate Guinness Cake with strawberries? Today’s #BoutOfBooks challenge is on the blog of Blue Books and Butterflies. Pick two characters from two different books who will be great together in a romantic relationship. …

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Aug 20 2015

#BoutofBooks 14 #4SeasonsBookCovers by @kimberlyreads and a quote on #reviews by @Trans1110 #TeamTrans1110

The 2 most important words to use in an online review especially a negative 1 are "My Opinion" Be truthful & avoid lawsuits! #TeamTrans1110 — #TeamTrans1110 344K (@Trans1110) August 18, 2015 This is my entry for the Four Seasons in Book Covers Challenge. Details are at the blog of Kimberly Faye Reads. I’ve been a …

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Aug 19 2015

#boutofbooks 14 MASH #bookreview #writetip and #query update with thanks to @NaomiLHughes

QUERY UPDATE! Thanks to Naomi Hughes @NaomiLHughes, I have a new and (fingers crossed) awesome query letter. Here’s the main part: Thoughts? DAY 3 Here’s my MASH for the Rocky Top Real Talk #boutofbooks challenge. I looked for an online version of the game. Sadly, the categories were not customizable. (If someone finds one that …

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Aug 18 2015

#BoutOfBooks 14 Day 2 #BoutOfBooksHunt and #BookReview of Writing Fantasy Heroes

Goal Template Time Devoted to Reading: I will be reading all week. I read for 4 hours today. #BoutOfBooksHunt Amazon.com Widgets My Goals: I intend to finish two books that I started reading already. I will read at least one book on the craft of writing. I hope to read one book aimed to improve …

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Aug 17 2015

#FictionalWorldTravel #BoutofBooks 14

Today’s challenge is from Between Library Shelves. List 3 to 6 books of fiction that take place in countries other than the one you currently reside in. List the books of choice and display them how you wish. BE CREATIVE! Use the hashtag #FictionalWorldTravel From my Goodreads to-read shelf. Eat My Globe: One Year to …

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Aug 15 2015

Goals for #BoutofBooks 14

Goal Template Time Devoted to Reading: I will be reading all week. My Goals I intend to finish two books that I started reading already. I will to read at least one book on the craft of writing. I hope to read one book aimed to improve health. I desire to read a fantasy book. …

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Jul 31 2015

Hot Goals for August

  July can’t be over, can it? I swear I missed a week!   I took some great writing classes this month. I procured an expert to help me polish my query to perfection, and another expert to help get my first 20 pages to shine. The floggings are vital to success, so I’m grateful …

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May 17 2015

Last day for #boutofbooks and I have a victory

  Time Devoted to Reading I read all week.   My Goals To finish three books by May 17, 2015.   Updates Sunday Number of books I’ve been reading today: 1 Total number of books I’ve finished reading during the challenge: 3 Books finished: . . Review: The Easy Way to Write Fantasy That Sells …

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May 16 2015

My #boutofbooks update for day 6

  Time Devoted to Reading I will be reading all week. (Managed 1 hour so far today.)   My Goals To finish three books by May 17, 2015.   Updates Saturday Number of books I’ve been reading today: 1 Progress: 45% Book reading: Total number of books I’ve finished reading during the challenge: 2 Books …

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May 14 2015

Update post for #boutofbooks

  Time Devoted to Reading I will be reading all week.   My Goals To finish three books by May 17, 2015.   Updates Thursday Book reading: The Easy Way to Write Fantasy That Sells by Rob Parnell Total number of books I’ve finished reading during the challenge: 2 Books finished: . My (partial) Review …

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May 13 2015

Reading progress #boutofbooks Red Queen

  Time Devoted to Reading I will be reading all week. (Managed 4 hours so far today.)   My Goals To finish three books by May 17, 2015.   Updates Wednesday Number of books I’ve been read today: 1 Book reading: Total number of books I’ve finished reading during the challenge: 1 Book finished: The …

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