Bout of Books

Here’s the info:

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 12:01 am Monday, August 22nd and runs through Sunday, August 28th 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 17 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books team

Today’s Challenge

Book in a Song – at Janey Canuck

She wants us to talk about what connections you have between a book and some music.  Anything goes, really.  Some suggestions to get you thinking:

Rename your book with a song
Give a lyric that sums up the plot of your book
A song or album that is forever associated with a particular books in your mind

I don’t actually connect books to music much. However, one of the books I finished this week, Murder in G Major definitely had a musical connection. Not only is the main character a violinist/conductor, she hears Tchaikovshy’s “Pathétique” every time danger is headed her way, which is pretty often. It’s a shame the warning usually comes to late for her to react, or she just ignores it. Amateur detectives are prone to ignoring warning signals.

Day 4 Update:

Books/Stories finished: “The Invisible Man” by G. K. Chersterton

In the middle of:  The Terra-Cotta Dog by Andrea Camilleri and Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Pages read: 144

Time listened: 1 hr 47 mins

Running Total:

Books/Stories finished:

Good Morning, Superman! by Michael Dahl

The Rook by Daniel O’Malley

“The Musgrave Ritual” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Murder in G Major by Alexia Gordon

“The Invisible Man” by G. K. Chersterton

Pages read: 304

Time listened: 6 hrs 47 mins


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