May 2016 Bookishness

Here’s some of the bookish “May-hem” taking place this month.* (You see what I did there. ^_~  Okay, okay…I’ll stop. -_-)

Holidays/Celebrations

May 5 – August 17: Sync Audiobook Summer Reading Program.  Ever been interested in listening to your books?  While engaging in other activities (cooking, gardening, walking/exercising, etc.)?  Well, now’s your chance to do so this summer with 30 audiobook titles…for free.

May 7:  Free Comic Book Day.  Whether you’re new to comics or a regular reader, this is a perfect opportunity to snag some free comics at Continue reading

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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.

According to our host, Bekka from Pretty Deadly Reviews, the goal of this readathon is to Continue reading

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