ReadAThon Guide – June 2018

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It’s time for the June ReadAThon Guide!! This is all the ReadAThons I could find for June, if you know of any others please let me know. I divide each ReadAThon guide up into time frames.

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Mini Persephone ReadAThon

This is a 3 day ReadAThon that is about reading Persephone Books. Don’t know what a Persephone book is, don’t worry neither did I. Here is info copy and pasted from the announcement post.

*What are Persephone Books you may ask? Persephone Books are a London based independent publisher and bookseller, who specialize in neglected books by (mostly) women writers from (mainly) the mid-twentieth century.

The ReadAThon goes from midnight on the 1st till 11:59 pm on the 3rd of June.

You can find a list of Persephone books HERE! Some of these books are also published by other publishers, so you don’t have to only read the Persephone version. The host of the ReadAThon has also provided a post that consists of a list of Persephone books that are available on eBook as well as some links to free downloads. You can find that HERE! Also HERE is a link to Persephone books if you want more info on the publishing company.

You can find extra info HERE. This rounds announcement & Sign Up HERE!

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#AYEARATHON

This ReadAThon occurs every month and each month there is a different focus on what to read.

So this ReadAThon has 2 parts, first, there is the theme. So the idea is to try and read books related to that theme and then there are the challenges, they are an extra challenge and not necessary but add some extra fun.

HERE is a link to their Goodreads page & HERE is the link to their Twitter.

This ReadAThon happens every month so here are all the future challenges in case you wanted to plan!

Jun 4th – 10th
Theme: Catch Up/Finish Series
Challenge: Read a duology

Jul 2nd – 8th
Theme: TBR Catch Up (Let’s meet those halfway marks on our goals!)
Challenge: Read A Trilogy

Aug 6th – 12th
Theme: Family Favourites (Read your mums/brothers/cousins/etc favourite book)
Challenge: Read the longest book on your TBR

Sept 3rd – 9th
Theme: #OwnVoice Novel
Challenge: Short Stories

Oct 1st – 7th
Theme: Thrillers
Challenge: Big Books (400+ pages)

Nov 5th – 11th
Theme: NaNoWriMo Winners (Books that begun as a NaNoWriMo project and were eventually published)
Challenge: Read the shortest book on your TBR

Dec 3rd – 9th
Theme: Books under 300 pages
Challenge: Read books recommended to you by others

DUODECATHON

This ReadAThon also is every month. This one has 12 options for challenges that you can pick from and the idea of this is that you participate every month by the end of the year you will have done all the challenges.

You can find info and join the Goodreads group HERE.

Upcoming dates:

June: 22 – 28
July: 22 – 28
August: 8 – 14
September: 1 – 7
October: 8 – 14
November: 22 – 28
December: 22 – 28

Challenges to pick from:

Read 1,200 pages
Read the second book in a series
A book about a villain/antihero
A book published the year you were born
A 2018 bestseller
An award winning book
A book with multiple points of view
A book with antonyms in the title
A banned book
A book with a great first line
A “high school” book you haven’t read
A book recommended by someone in the Duodecathon group

Read-O-Rama

This one is a week-long ReadAThon that has reading challenges. The challenges are yet to be announced, but you can follow the ReadAThon Twitter HERE for updates!

The ReadAThon goes from midnight on the 9th of April till 11:59 pm on the 15th of May.

CramAThon

CramAThon is a week-long ReadAThon that has reading challenges. This one is hosted by YouTubers HardBackHoarder, DylantheReader5, TheAwkwardBookWorm & Julia Sapphire!

The ReadAThon goes from midnight on the 10th till 11:59 pm on the 17th of June.

Reading Challenges:

1. A predicted 5 star read
2. A book that’s out of your comfort zone
3. A book that’s been on your TBR for a long time
4. A LGBTQIAP+ Own voices book
5. Something that’s not a standard novel (audiobook, graphic novel, manga, etc.)
6. A book with your favourite colour on the cover
7. Read 7 books

You can find the ReadAThons Twitter HERE!

Manga ReadAthon

So all we have for this one atm is the dates. There isn’t any more info on the ReadAThon Twitter. However, if this ReadAthon is running the same as it has in the past, this ReadAthon has reading challenges that are set in a bingo card.

The ReadAThon goes from midnight on the 17th till 11:59 pm on the 23rd of June.

Make sure you follow the ReadAThon Twitter HERE, if you want to keep up with more info!

#FinishAThon

This ReadAThon is a week long and the purpose of this ReadAThon is to help you complete your own goals! So for example, if your yearly goal is to read classics, you will read classics during this ReadAThon. Or if your yearly goal is a specific list of books, you read those books. It’s pretty self-explanatory.

The ReadAThon goes from midnight on the 24th till 11:59 pm on the 30th of June.

You can find the ReadAthon Twitter HERE!

The Quarterly OopsAThon

This ReadAThon is actually really unique. The idea of this ReadAThon is to read books that you previously had on TBRs for other ReadAthons but you didn’t get to. That basically explains it all! Just look at previous ReadAThon TBRs and if you still haven’t read any of the books on that TBR then read it!

The ReadAThon goes from midnight on the 24th till 11:59 pm on the 30th of June. This is the same week as #FinishAThon.

You can find the announcement post HERE!

Series Crackdown 4.0

This one actually crosses over from May into June. Series Crackdown doesn’t have any reading challenges but the goal is to try and finish those series that you have started but still haven’t finished (or at least catch up on series that aren’t fully released).

The ReadAThon goes from midnight on the 25th of May till 11:59 pm on the 3rd of June.

You can find the ReadAThon Twitter page HERE!

Once Upon A ReadAThon

This one is a week-long ReadAThon that happens twice a year! This ReadAthon is all about reading retellings. Each round will have a different ‘fairytale’ that you need to read retellings of. This round will be Cinderella retellings.

The ReadAThon goes from midnight on the 18th till 11:59 pm on the 24th of June.

You can find the ReadAThon Twitter HERE!! You can also find the announcement post HERE.

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Sci-Fi Summer #ReadAThon /Sci-F- June

I don’t actually know what it is called specifically, but either way, this ReadAThon is a 2 week long ReadAThon. This goal of this ReadAThon is to read Sci-Fi books! This can include Sci-Fi/Fantasy combos.

The ReadAThon goes from 12:00am CDT  on the 1st till 11:59 pm CDT on the 14th of June. This ReadAthon starts at the same time for everyone rather than at midnight in your time zone. So make sure to transfer midnight CDT to your time zone to find out when you need to start.

Make sure you post a TBR on either Blog, YouTube, Facebook, Goodreads or Twitter and link back to the blog post announcement that is linked below! Also, use the hashtag #SciFiJune. They also have a Facebook Group where discussions happen for all the ReadAthons hosted by Season of Reading. You can find that group HERE!

You can find the ReadAThon announcement post HERE!

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RandomAThon

This is a month long ReadAThon that has reading challenges! There are a total of 20 challenges and you can choose whichever and however, many you want to do in the month! You can also use 1 book for more than one challenge.

Reading Challenges:

1. Read a book that takes place during your favourite season
2. Read a book that has pictures (can be chapter headers, illustrations, visual formats  (e.g. The Illuminae Files), graphic novels, mangas, children’s picture books, etc.)
3. Read a book in 24 hours
4. Read a book under 300 pages
5. Read a book that takes place during school
6. Read a book that involves a mental illness
7. Start OR finish a series
8. Read a book with green on the cover
9. Read a used book (can be a library book)
10. Read a new to you author
11. Read your most anticipated read
12. Read a library book
13. Read the smallest book your own
14. Read a book you know nothing about
15. Reread a favourite book
16. Read a sequel
17. Read a New Adult or Adult book
18. Read a 2018 release
19. Read a book that you let someone else choose for you from your shelf
20. Read a book outside (can be some of the book, or all)

You can find the ReadAThons Twitter HERE!

Jazzy June

This one is a month-long ReadAThon dedicated to rereading books. This one is hosted by Kathy @ Books & Munches! For this one, you do not have to dedicate the entire month to rereading, but you need to reread some books!

To join all you have to do is make a post (blog, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, etc) announcing your intention to join and sharing your list of books that you wish to reread in the month! Also, make sure you use the hashtag #JazzyJune on social media.

You can find the ReadAThon announcement post HERE!

Empty Shelfie

Empty Shelfie happens every month and each month has a different theme. The aim of Empty Shelfie is to lessen your ever growing TBR piles. The ReadAThon has challenges, but to fulfil the challenges you can only use books you owned before each months announcement with the exception of the monthly group read. You only have to choose 1 challenge but you can choose all 5 if you wish. It will all depend on whether you already own books to fit the challenge.

Reading Challenges:

1. Read a book with a tent on the cover
2. Read a book with a haunted location or ghost
3. Read a book with a starry night on the cover
4. Read a book where the characters are lost on a trail (Appalachian Trail is prefered)
5. Read a book that has a bomb fire

You can find the announcement post HERE and the ReadAThon Twitter HERE!

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WELL, THAT IS ALL. IF YOU KNOW OF ANY OTHER READATHONS HAPPENING IN FEBRUARY THEN PLEASE LET ME KNOW IN A COMMENT OR TAG ME ON TWITTER @DUSKANGELREADS.

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3 thoughts on “ReadAThon Guide – June 2018

  1. I’m hosting the Once Upon A Readathon. @OnceUponARAT on Twitter. It is a Readathon based on retellings with the first round focusing on Cinderella retellings. It’s running 18th-24th of June.

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