#24in48 Readathon: July 2017

Heyo, it’s that time of the summer again, #24in48 is back! I think I’ve been pretty vocal about my love for all things readathon before, and I stand by them all. Squaring away some quality reading time with a bunch of other bookworms all over the globe is just as amazing as it sounds. I … Continue reading “#24in48 Readathon: July 2017”

Dewey’s Readathon: Spring 2017 Edition

Hey friends, I know, it’s been a while. A long while. My sincerest apologies. I just cannot seem to get a handle on this life thing. We’ve moved and I’m still adjusting. It’s been weird. Also yes, I’ve had to change the blog format, for reasons (that are mostly financial). Apologies if that’s throwing anyone off. I’ve … Continue reading “Dewey’s Readathon: Spring 2017 Edition”

#DAReadathon TBR

I have several issues with the lack of diversity in the world of Harry Potter, especially with the kind of crap JKR has been putting us through this year. But I think you’ve known me long enough to know I can’t resist a readathon, especially one that is focused on promoting diverse books. I’ve been … Continue reading “#DAReadathon TBR”

At The End Of Dewey’s Readathon: 4/23/2016

Guys. GUYS. We did it. WE FUCKING DID IT. 24 GODDAMN hours later, I AM STILL AWAKE. Woo! A quick data rundown: Books completed: Margaret The First by Danielle Dutton The Sorrow Proper by Lindsey Drager What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi Study Hall Of Justice (DC Comics: Secret Hero Society #1) … Continue reading “At The End Of Dewey’s Readathon: 4/23/2016”

Dewey’s Readathon (4/23/2016): Halfway Mark

Heyo, As predicted, this readathon is FANTABULOUSSSSSSS! Here are my responses to the mid-event survey: 1. What are you reading right now? The Vegetarian by Han Kang The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling (on audio) The Bad-Ass Librarians Of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World’s Most Precious Manuscripts by Joshua Hammer (on audio) 2. … Continue reading “Dewey’s Readathon (4/23/2016): Halfway Mark”

Dewey’s Readathon Mini-Challenge: TOP 5 BOOKISH CHILDHOOD MOMENTS

1. I have no memory of this but my parents and family friends love telling this story. I was always a tall kid, so one year-old me looked like a 4 year-old. Apparently, everyone who ever visited our house before I could read by myself would have to read books to me. They couldn’t cheat, … Continue reading “Dewey’s Readathon Mini-Challenge: TOP 5 BOOKISH CHILDHOOD MOMENTS”

Reblog: 10 Reasons You Should Participate in Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon: A Storify Tale — Shaina Reads

Shaina gives you 10 excellent reasons to sign up for Dewey’s readathon this weekend! In case you missed my rapid-fire tweeting about why you should participate in Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon yesterday, I’ve compiled all ten reasons and added commentary and GIFs (naturally).I hope that it persuades you to participate on April 23![View the story “10 … Continue reading “Reblog: 10 Reasons You Should Participate in Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon: A Storify Tale — Shaina Reads”

January 2017 Wrap-Up

Maybe it’s just me, but January felt long. As someone on twitter put it so eloquently: “Each day in January 2017 felt like there entire year of 2016.” What a friggin’ trainwreck. I’d like to take a second to applaud all of you that are fighting- with your phone calls, donations, protests, buying and supporting books by … Continue reading “January 2017 Wrap-Up”

Diverse-A-Thon is Back!

Hey ho, it’s that time again! So remember a few months ago when that trashfire video resulted in a weeklong readathon dedicated to boosting marginalized voices? Well, they’re back! That’s right, Diverse-A-Thon is happening from January 22nd to the 29th, which means I get to spend this weekend participating in two readathons. My body is ready.  … Continue reading “Diverse-A-Thon is Back!”

January 16th, 2017: It’s Monday, What Are You Reading?

It’s Monday, What Are You Reading? is a weekly meme currently hosted by The Book Date. It’s a place to meet up and share what you have been, are and about to be reading over the week, and add to that ever-growing TBR stack. Yup, I’m definitely in a reading, slump. I’ve been dipping in and … Continue reading “January 16th, 2017: It’s Monday, What Are You Reading?”