Category: Read-A-Thon

Mar 02
{Starting Post+Goals} Take Control of your TBR Pile 2015! #TakeControlTBR

{Starting Post+Goals} Take Control of your TBR Pile 2015! #TakeControlTBR

It’s finally here! I have been so excited for this event for multiple reasons. (I stole the reasons from my post last year because they all still apply 😉 ) 1) I LOVE Kimba. Seriously this lady is great. She is one of my very favorite bloggers, and her events are lots of fun. 2) my TBR pile is SCARY! for real. So I am taking control this month! AND YOU SHOULD TOO! There will be read-a-thons, giveaways, and lots of little challenges and fun things along the way. Join in! Get more information about the event and sign up over at Kimba’s blog. You can sign up HERE I’m not as prepared this year as I was last year. Last year I scheduled my whole month around my TBR but this year I am kind of winging it, so I do have some ARC reviews that won’t count towards this challenge, but any help that I can get with my TBR is great by me. I made a goodreads… Read more »

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Apr 01
{Goals+Updates} #PickYourThon Read-a-thon

{Goals+Updates} #PickYourThon Read-a-thon

You can learn more about the event and Sign up HERE I just finished the Take Control of your TBR March event and I had such a blast that I can’t help but jump into the next read-a-thon. I am starting a day late but I will be doing the READ-a-thon AND the REVIEW-a-thon, because I can’t turn anything down. I hope to read 4 books AND review 5 books.  Here are some books that I may read: Progress: April 1- Read: The Fortune Cafe and wrote review Books Read: 1 Reviews Written: 1 April 2- Read The Shadow Prince and The Making of Nebraska Brown Books read: 2 Reviews Written: 2 April 3- nothing 🙁 April 4- Nothing 🙁 April 5- Currently Reading Understudy! April 6- Totals: Books read: 3 Reviews Written: 3  

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Mar 13
{Challenge+Giveaway} Spine Poetry #TBRreadathon

{Challenge+Giveaway} Spine Poetry #TBRreadathon

The Ides of March read-a-thon is part of the month long event, Take Control of your TBR Hosted by Kimba the Caffinated Reader Welcome to my challenge for the Ides of March Read-a-thon! Be sure to stop by the other Host’s blogs to participate in their fun challenges Michelle @ Book Briefs ~Spine Poetry Ginny @ Gin’s Book Notes ~  Cover Puzzle Challenge Villa @ Backchatting Books–   Rome Question Dannie @ The Bookish Brunette ~Six Words (or Less!) Anyone can participate in my challenge, but to enter to win the prize, you need to be a participant of the ides of march read-a-thon. You can sign up for the event HERE Ok lets get to the fun! Spine Poem Challenge Rules: You must use book titles to make a poem. (Try not to change up the words in the title) For this challenge, you can only use books that are on your TBR pile with publication dates BEFORE March 1, 2014. You can include as many extra words in your… Read more »

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Mar 12
{Starting Line+Goals} Ides of March #Readathon #TBRreadathon

{Starting Line+Goals} Ides of March #Readathon #TBRreadathon

The Ides of March read-a-thon is part of the month long event, Take Control of your TBR Hosted by Kimba the Caffinated Reader My goal will be to read 6 books from my March take control reading list. I’ve already read some of them, If you want to know which books I have already read, check out this post Michelle’s take-control-of-your-tbr-march-2014 book montage 5 Michelle’s favorite books » Books Read Here is what I will use to keep track of my progress. 1. Savage Delight2. Lover, Divine3. Fates4. 

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Mar 01
{Starting Post+Goals} Take Control of your TBR Pile 2014! #TakeControlTBR

{Starting Post+Goals} Take Control of your TBR Pile 2014! #TakeControlTBR

It’s finally here! I have been so excited for this event for multiple reasons. 1) I LOVE Kimba. Seriously this lady is great. She is one of my very favorite bloggers, and her events are lots of fun. 2) my TBR pile is SCARY! for real. So I am taking control this month! AND YOU SHOULD TOO! There will be read-a-thons, giveaways, and lots of little challenges and fun things along the way. Join in! Get more information about the event and sign up over at KImba’s blog. You can sign up HERE I have been prepping for this event but cutting back on review books the past couple of weeks. I’ve only taken in 2 review books in the past 2 weeks, which is great for me. So I am ready, but my TBR is still the worst it has ever been. I can’t help it if I want to READ ALL THE BOOKS. I made a goodreads shelf to keep track of my books that I would like… Read more »

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Mar 03
Review Copy Cleanup

Review Copy Cleanup

I am so behind on review books so I am going to really put my butt in high gear and get reading! 🙂 I would love to read 15 review books in March.  Ok so today is Show off your pile day. Im going to list some of the review books that I will be hoping to read and/or finish.   I have no idea if I will be able to get through all of these or not, but if I do I have TONS others I could and should be reading! What books are you guys reading right now? If you enjoyed this post, please Subscribe to Book Briefs in a reader

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Feb 05
#WWreadathon Picture Puzzle Challenge!

#WWreadathon Picture Puzzle Challenge!

Hey read-a-thoners!  This is for the Wonderfully Wicked Read-A-Thon! I am hosting the 8pm-12 am (est time) challenge. It is open internationally! Come one, come all and play the super fun Book Title picture puzzle challenge. This is my second picture puzzle of the day. Check out my other one in the post below. Feel free to guess both book titles if you are daring 😉 Ok, so how does this work? First you pick a book. Then you find pictures to represent the words in the book title. Then you put the pictures/clues together and try to guess what the book title is.  Get creative and make it as challenging as you want. Make a post with your Book picture puzzles and go around to different blogs and try to guess some of the puzzles.  Make a post with your picture puzzle and then come back here and comment on this post. Be sure to leave your email address/or twitter/or some way for me to contact you. Let me… Read more »

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Feb 03
#WWReadathon Starting Line Post!

#WWReadathon Starting Line Post!

I am so excited for this readathon! I will be doing most of my updating/challenges in this post. My goal is to read 4 books. I am at work right now, on my lunch break, so I don’t have time to link all of them but I will quickly list the names here.  I want to finish Always Been Mine by Elizabeth Reyes, and then read: The Bronze and The Brimstone   Pride’s Run Because of Low by Abbi Glines Fallenwood (1/4 way done)  Once I get through those I will come up with what else to read. 🙂 Wish me luck!  Update- 2/4 11:30 pmBooks read– finished Always been Mine, and Because of Low. Started Fallenwood and the bronze and the brimstone.Time Spent reading: 5.5 hoursThoughts: I seem to have reading ADD today! I would pick up a book and get bored of it. I wanted to read but for some reason the books were not catching my interest. Plus my throat is killing me so I think I might… Read more »

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Jan 09
{Read-A-Thon} Bout-of-Books 3.0

{Read-A-Thon} Bout-of-Books 3.0

My GoalsI have classes starting this week, and I am also starting my judicial externship today so I have to be more realistic about how much time I will have to read. This might be a little ambitious as it is.  to read 3 books to get those books reviewed Books To Read Unnatural Law by Natasha Larry Cinder Bound Austen-tatious the lens and the looker some girls bite so I got 4 books done and 1/3 of another one done. That’s pretty good considering the amount of time I had to read and I passed my goal! 🙂Updates1/9- 1/120 books read. My job and school took wayy more time than expected and it left zero free time to read. I intend to make up for it this weekend!1/13Number of books I’ve read today: 1 Total number of books I’ve read: 1Books: Bound by Kira Saito1/14Number of books I’ve read today: 1.3Total number of books I’ve read: 2.3Books: Bound, Austen-tatious by Alyssa Goodnight, Happy Birthday to me again (1/3)1/15Number of books I’ve… Read more »

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Dec 23
Wrapping up 2011 readathon! #WU2011R

Wrapping up 2011 readathon! #WU2011R

So I have tons of books I need to read for blog tours/review/general TBR pile. I won’t be able to read to my full capacity until after Christmas but I am going to do my best until then. To join in the Read-a-thon fun, you can sign up here: http://www.jessiesremarkablereads.com/2011/09/attention-readathon-ahead.html  Here are some of the books that I want to read, and the rest I will update as I go along.  Boyfriend from Hell by E. Van Lowe read my review here Earth Angel by E. Van Lowe  when Copper Suns Fall by KaSonndra Leigh  Coexist by Julia Crane Hellsbane by Paige Cuccaro The Apocalypse Gene (1/2 done) Damian’s Oracle(1/3 done) Light of Asteria by Elizabeth Issacs North of Need Frost by Wendy Delsol Day 1 update: 12/22/11 Number of Pages read: 280 Number of books read: 1Total time spent reading: 4 hours Total number of pages read: 280 Total number of books read: 1Day 2 update: 12/23/11 Number of Pages read: 90 Number of books read: 1/2 Total time… Read more »

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