Hi there folks! On this hump day, I bring you an exciting announcement! I am co-hosting a readathon this May with my fab friend, housemate, and eternal recommender of great books Emma at A Skirmish of Wit. We’re going to be reading Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables. Yep, we’re tackling a book fondly known as The Brick, and we’re here to debunk the misgivings you may have about reading this chunk and make reading this bad boy fun and manageable! Let’s get this show on the road!
D’you know what is better than doing two readathons at once? Yep, you guessed it, adding another one into the mix. I am a huge MCU fan, and Avengers Endgame has been something that I have been looking forward to for literally years. We’re booked to go and see it already, so I was excited when I saw an Avengers themed readathon to celebrate and knew I had to take part.
I know, I know, three readathons at once seems a bit excessive, but OWLs is something I love, and Tome Topple is helping me battle some of the bigger reads I am attempting at the moment. Tome Topple and OWLs are due to finish on April 26th and April 30th respectively, so there will be plenty of time between now and the end of the month to focus my reading for those readathons and hope other books I read fit for Avengers challenges, and then use the remaining two weeks of Avengers Readathon to have fun with the remaining challenges. Continue reading “Avengers Readathon 2019 | Sign Up and TBR”
Tome Topple is back for round 8 guys, and I have last minute low key decided to sign up! I’m already taking part in the OWLs Readathon 2019, and thought that Time Topple was a bit much to take on at the same time, but I missed the last round and decided that I wanted to take part. Heck, some of the reads cross over too, so really it’s just readathon efficiency! I’ve actually already finished a few tomes this year (The Priory of the Orange Tree and Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell are not short books people) but I am ready to pick up some terrific tomes and crack on with the big’uns.
Tome Topple is a two week readathon created by Sam aka Thoughts on Tomes and this time the readathon is taking place from midnight in your timezone on 13th April until 11:59pm on 26th April. The aim of this readathon is to read big books, aka books over 500 pages aka “tomes”, so unlike many readathons, it’s about the number of pages in a book rather than the quantity of books you manage to finish over the fortnight. Want more information? You can watch Sam’s announcement video or check out the readathon Twitter page and/or the Goodreads group. Continue reading “Tome Topples | Sign Up and TBR”
It’s that time of year again where we strap on our magical thinking caps and get ‘studying’ for our O.W.Ls. For those of you who have absolutely no idea what I am talking about, the Magical Readathon – O.W.Ls edition is back, and is bigger and better than ever. Based on the Ordinary Wizarding Levels – tests that Hogwarts Students sit in their 5th year of school – the readathon features a series of reading prompts inspired by the school subjects offered at Hogwarts. Continue reading “O.W.Ls Readathon 2019 | Sign Up, TBR, and Career Path”
It is March, I haven’t done a TBR in a while, and I am loving reading fantasy SOOOOOOO I think a Fantasy by Female Author readathon is EXACTLY what I need in my life right now, don’t you? Announced and co-hosted by Jean of Jean’s BookishThoughts and Jill of The Book NeUK, the readathon will take place from March 2nd to March 10th and is celebrating all things written by Female Fantasy authors! An added bonus is that it also is celebrating International Women’s Day AND helping me fulfil this month’s Just One More Pa(i)ge readathon prompt! Continue reading “FemmeFanTale Sign Up and TBR”
Hello there, and welcome to Liz’s late but made it updates post for January 2019’s 24 in 48 readathon. I signed up yesterday and was absolutely going to post early this morning, but if I am honest I got completely distracted by reading, and that’s the point of this whole thing so I am trying to not let it annoy me too much. I’ve added my goals and TBR to the post too, to remind me/us of what I said I wanted to do and to tick things off as I go! Continue reading “24 in 48 Readathon | Updates”
It’s the weekend, yay! I had to work early, boo! It’s the second twitter chat day, yay! It’s the second to last day of Bout of Books 24, boo! Bout of Books 25 has just been announced for May 13th, yay! OK, we could go on like this all day, but I am racing the start time for the twitter chat (4pm GMT/11am EST) to get a post out in the world. I am also hosting today’s challenge again, so check out the challenge section below for more information!
I’m also a Bout of Books expert, here to help the lovely ladies at Bout of Books with all your readathon related enquiries, and to offer all round support and help for the readathon! So please, comment on my updates, and tweet me here! Continue reading “Bout of Books 24: Day 6”