I am going to be hosting 3 out of the 12 days of this read-a-thon along with three other great bloggers, Sarah from YA Bookaholic, Charlotte from Bookmarks and Blogging, and Once Upon a Time who is currently blogging from the Magical World of Books, but that is subject to change. This read-a-thon is for you to finish all of those books you meant to finish this year and to have fun of course. There are going to be a lot of fun games and challenges and reading sprints hosted via Twitter and it's going to be tons of fun. I'm going to tell you all about that right now!
This is the calendar for the read-a-thon! It starts on December 20th and goes to December 31st. I will be hosting on the 21st, 26th, and 30th, so my hosting days are pretty spread out. I personally will not being doing any giveaways and I don't know about the other hosts, so when i get that information, I will relay it to you.
There are only three challenges that will last the entire read-a-thon, so they will be super easy to complete.
1. Read a total of 2,000 pages
2. Reread a favorite of 2014
3. Set Your Own Challenge, like read a book with a red cover or read 20 books. You can be as cautious or ambitious as you like.
And there are a slew of games, one everyday to be exact. And there will be winners, so it'll be great. I will be participating in all of the games, but I will not enter myself as a winner for any of them. If you would like the participate in the games, just create a post or a video about it. To submit your entry, just put your name or username and a link to your submission in the comments of the post for the particular game on the hosts blog. For now, here are the games. And yes, I color coded them to match the calendar.
December 20th- Simply your TBR for the read-a-thon
December 21st- Color the Rainbow.... this is where get book covers from your shelves and make a rainbow
December 22nd- Spell it out.... spell any Wintery or Christmas words with the books you have read this year
December 23rd- Psychic or Not.... try to predict what will happen next in the book you are currently reading
December 24th- Movie Marathon- pick your top 5 books that you think would make awesome movies
December 25th- Winter Wonderland.... create a Wintery scene with either natural materials or things inside that are associate with the season and display the book that you are currently reading
December 26th- Tell Me A Story.... use book titles and author names to create a mini story
December 27th- Building Blocks..... build a structure out of your books
December 28th- Scavenger Hunt.... find items from the covers of your TBR for the read-a-thon or from the covers of the books that you have read so far
December 29th- Shake it up.... reenact or recreate your favorite book cover
December 30th- 2015 Most Anticipated.... list your top ten most anticipated books of 2015
December 31st- 2014 Gems.... list your top ten favorite books of 2014
And if you would like to know about all the spontaneous reading sprints, follow my Twitter @booking_awesome and that of the read-a-thon @Read_Endof2014. Also, if you follow those two Twitter accounts, then you'll get all sorts of news updates.
If you would like to sign up, go join the Goodreads group!
There is a giveaway for this read-a-thon!!! It's to get you all hype for the read-a-thon and it's sort of like a warm up event. There are 5 eBooks up for grabs so make sure you go enter! There will be certain rules, but those are yet to come. We are using Once Upon a Time's co-blog for this, so if you are interested, click here.
***The things above are subject to change