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Saturday, September 4, 2010

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Fall Catch-Up Read-A-Thon


Michelle (The True Book Addict) is hosting a Catch-up Read-a-thon! Here's what she has to say about it in her blog.

  • The official start date and time is Monday, September 20 at 8am CT, but you do not have to start on time and you can adjust it according to your time zone.  The end date is Sunday, September 26 at 8pm CT (again, adjust accordingly). 
  • Keep in mind that you do not have to participate the entire week or 24 hours a day.  I made it a week long, during the week and the weekend, so that people that work different schedules can participate.  And don't forget...sleeping is allowed!
  • I am hosting a giveaway for everyone who signs up, then posts on the starting line on start day, and actually participates in the read-a-thon.  That's all you will have to do to be entered.  The prize will be a gift certificate to BetterWorldBooks, a book seller that donates all proceeds to literacy programs around the world.  Doing my bit for a good cause too! And they are awesome because they always have free shipping and they ship carbon free.  Not sure what the amount is going to be...that part will be a surprise! I've also decided to host a mini-challenge that will go on the entire week so people will have plenty of time to participate.  Not sure what the mini-challenge will be or what the prize will be for that yet.  I'm all about the surprises right now!
  • Also, during the event, be sure to come chat with us on Twitter.  Just use hashtag #readathon  There may be some surprise giveaways on there as well.  Anyone who wants to do an impromptu giveaway during chats is more than welcome.
  • If you are interested in doing a giveaway or mini-challenge for the read-a-thon, please email me at truebookaddict@gmail.com
  • I will also be kicking off the first of my week long Banned Books Week posts on Saturday, September 25, which will only add more fun!
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  1. Glad that you are joining us for the read-a-thon! I think it's going to be fun! And thanks for spreading the word. =O)

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