Pokemon Indigo League #ReadThemAllThon

ReadThemAllThon

Image credits: All illustrations are the work of Aentee @ Read at Midnight.

Okay, sooo I may or may not have carried my childhood love for Pokémon into my adulthood.  (Meaning I might still watch the series from time to time, and might still have my Pokémon paraphernalia from my youth. <_<)  And I may or may not have impatiently awaited Pokémon Go since first hearing of its development, pounced on it as soon as it became available to me, and forced…, I mean, uh…aggressively persuaded my sister to join my brother and me in virtually enhanced, pocket-monster-catching merriment. Maybe.
Alright, alright, I may be a tinsy bit of a diehard Pokémon fan.  So, I  ask you, what could more fun for a bookish Pokémon fan such as myself than a challenge combining both reading and training?  But, a more important question is…
Are you ready to become a bookish Pokémon master? If so, then it’s time to take on the Pokemon Indigo League #ReadThemAllThon challenge!
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#24 in 48 Hour Readathon–Summer 2016 Edition

So I have my TBR list, my stack of books, and…my snacks.  So what could I want to do with those?  Hmm…a readathon!!!  I want to check my TBR list, sift through and read my stack of books, and take snack breaks in between. We just figured out Bookish Clues!  And we’re ready for our Reading Chair!  (I know…I’m gone. ^_^ I’m laughing but it’s so sad.)

Well, anyway…  What I’m trying to say is…. It’s that time again.  Time for the next round of the 24 in 48 Hour Readathon.  Yay!

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Just Listen: Audiobooks for the Pore

Ah, audiobooks.  They take me back.  Back to a time when my sister and I actually sat silently in the back seat of our car (a rare occurrence, unless we were in trouble), listening to storybook cassettes (yes, I did just say cassettes) from McDonald’s Happy Meals/Burger King Kid’s Meals.

You know the kind.  The ones that either said “turn the page” all perky like or made some kind of tone to indicate when you should flip.  No?  Am I in the minority here?  *Crickets chirping* Hmm… -_-

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Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon

And, now, for a readathon I’ve been eagerly awaiting all year.  Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon is here!

Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon, hosted by Heather and Andi of The Estella Society, takes place twice a year, in April and October.  And this Saturday, April 23 marks my first.

That’s right.  For 24 hrs, I’ll be reading from a selection from my vicious TBR list (and probably adding to it), posting updates on my progress, and participating in mini challenges.  You know what that means: great opportunities to Continue reading

Reading Challenge: Bookish Bingo Readathon

Another readathon?  I know.  I have a problem.  And I’m okay with that…I think.

In my Bookish Bingo post, I mentioned that Bookish Bingo would have a sort of readathon companion.  Hence, the Bookish Bingo Readathon!

This, the first Bookish Bingo Readathon, is a long one.  A week long.  Running from 12:00 am April 3rd to 11:59 pm April 9th.  That’s a lot of reading time.

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April 2016 Bookishness

April is a very busy month in the world of books.  Here are some bookish holidays and happenings going/continuing on this month.*

Holidays/Celebrations

April 1 – 30: National Poetry Month.  Celebrate your enduring/new-found love for poetry throughout the month.  Take the opportunity to discover new poetry/poets.

April 1 – 30: D.E.A.R. (Drop Every and Read).  Celebrate the joy of reading all month long.

April 2: International Children’s Book Day.  Show your love of children’s books, and share them children you know and Continue reading

24 Hour Take Control TBR Pile Read-A-Thon

Take Control TBR Pile Read-a-thon

 

What time is it? Readathon Time! The 24 Hour Take Control TBR Pile Read-A-Thon is a brand new reading marathon brought to you by Kimberly from caffeinatedbookreviewer.com. Our objective? To shrink our TBR piles a little (though I’m sure you’ll discover more interesting reads during the readathon…it’s okay, it happens ^_^) while having fun and interacting with fellow readers. Yay!

And did I mention there are Continue reading