Read-A-Thin Announcement and TBR

Read-a-thin is back! This is a readathon that takes place four times a year, in February, May, August and November. It started in 2017 and is a month-long. It is hosted by Amanda at A Court of Books and Love and Donna at Mom’s Book Collection.

The Challenges:

This round they are doing a spin the wheel, the wheel has 15 prompts, and you turn it to see which challenge you will do next. The wheel is here. I will go over each prompt and show you what I’m planning to read for each.

  • Morning Reading

Read when you awake? No electronic’s to bug you.

This one will be harder to do because I tend to listen to a book while checking emails and stuff.

  • Thin Book

Find a book that is under 250 or under

I’m going with, It Happened on Christmas Eve by Kirsty Greenwood, it’s a holiday novella and one of the shortest books on my TBR.

It Happened on Christmas Eve
  • Romance

Read a Romance book or has Romance in it.

This one is easy because my current TBR is full of romance for some reason. Picking Mind Reader by Kirsty McManus.

Mind Reader
  • Read 5 Books

Read at least 5 books.

I read about 31 books in January, and I was in a slump to read and write. It’s not the first time that I read/listen to 5 books in a day, but that depends on my mood.

  • Flowers on the Cover

Read a book that has a flower or flowers on the cover.

Luckily I have He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not (The Flower Shop Sisters #2) by Iris Morland on my list with red flowers on the cover.

He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not (The Flower Shop Sisters #2)
  • Own Voices

Read a book that diverse characters that have been written by authors from that same diverse group.

Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas, The main character is trans, and I believe Alden is trans himself. I’m also hoping to buddy-read it with Ashmita from The Fictional Journal.

Cemetery Boys
  • Graphic Novels

Read a Graphic Novel.

For this one, I need recommendations, so leave them in the comments!

  • Self Care Day

Take a day to care for yourself. I.E. Read with no electronics bugging you, Soak in a bath, Play a game, Sleep/Nap, Take a nature walk, Cuddle your spouse/kids/animal or book, Meditate, Workout/yoga. Anything that counts as you taking time for you.

  • Fairytale Retelling

Read a book that represents a retelling. I.E. Beauty and the beast, Cinderella, Romeo and Juliet, Pride and Prejudice, Arabian Nights, The Count of Monte Cristo, Snow White and the Huntsman and so many more.

I picked this book from my kindle, The Queen of Gold and Straw (Fairy Tale Kingdoms #2) by Shari L. Tapscott.

The Queen of Gold and Straw (Fairy Tale Kingdoms, #2)
  • Random Word

Ask someone for a random word or use a random word generator and then finding a book with that word.

My friend from Indie Book Maven and she picked the word ‘happy’ for me. On that note, Some Sort of Happy (Happy Crazy Love #1) by Melanie Harlow.

Some Sort of Happy (Happy Crazy Love, #1)
  • No Romance

Read a book with NO Romance in it.

For this prompt, I picked Dog Aliens 1: Raffle’s Name (Dog Aliens #1) by Cherise Kelley

Dog Aliens 1: Raffle's Name (Dog Aliens #1)
  • Red or Pink on the cover

Read a book with Red or Pink or both colours on the cover.

You Started a Blog – Now What….?: 6 Steps to Growing an Audience, Writing Viral Blog Posts & Monetizing your Blog (Beginner Internet Marketing Series Book 3) by Gundi Gabriell.

You Started a Blog - Now What....?: 6 Steps to Growing an Audience, Writing Viral Blog Posts & Monetizing your Blog (Beginner Internet Marketing Series Book 3)
  • Books and Love pick

Amanda has a dicord book club that is one of these prompts. Which is kinda a buddy read for this month. https://discord.gg/bzV8n5SZ

I still don’t know which book it will be.

  • Love related title

Read a book or books with Love related title’s in it.

I have Coveting Love (Jessica Crawford #1) by Victoria Schwimley on my TBR.

Coveting Love (Jessica Crawford #1)
  • 3 word title

Read a book with a title that only has 3 words in it.

Maple Sugar Crush (An Autumnboro Sweet Romance #2) by Beth Labonte, as you know, I have wanted to read this book since I got it.

Maple Sugar Crush (An Autumnboro Sweet Romance #2)

All the socials for Read-a-thin here.

Alex

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