TBR Jar ReadAThon Announcement!

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Guys, I’m finally hosting a ReadAThon! I have had this idea for ages and was originally just going to do a month-long reading challenge for myself where I do this. However, I have decided to actually make it into a ReadAThon! This ReadAThon will be starting on my birthday too!

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This Round will be going from midnight on the 2nd till 11:59pm on the 8th (7 days long)

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This ReadAThon is pretty simple. First, pick a goal. I will be aiming for 7 books, but you can choose as many or as little books as you wish.
Next, grab a jar, or cup, or hat, I don’t care. Something you can put names into.
For the next step, you can do this one a few ways.
Option 1 is to put all the books on your TBR (physical, eBook, audiobook, whatever you wish) into a hat.
Option 2, you can pick some of the books you are most looking forward to and put them in a hat. (Try and put at least double the amount that is your goal)
Option 3, (this is what I will be doing), get a 2nd jar, in 1 jar put all the physical & eBooks books on your TBR into it and in the 2nd jar put all the audiobooks on your TBR.
Lastly, pick a name out of the jar and read that book, then pick another name and read that book and continue until you either hit your goal or run out of time in the ReadAThon.

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If you want to join please make a post announcing that you are participating & your first TBR Jar picks. This can be a blog post, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube.

Use the hashtag #TBRJarRAT so I can see what you’re up to (also if it is on Twitter then you can tag the @TBRJarRAT page too.

So, some of you may have a few books from the same series still on your TBR. Join the club. So if this is the case, you can either choose to only put the 1st book (or the book you are up to) in the TBR jar OR you can put it in as the full series. So if you pick up that name, then you have to try and read all the books from that series that you have on your shelf.
This ReadAThon is very customisable, so do whatever fits you.

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I will be holding some reading sprints over on the TBR Jar ReadAThon Twitter. So make sure you follow @TBRJarRAT

There will be a giveaway for everyone who participates! All you have to do is leave a link to your post stating that you are participating in the comments of this announcement! Giveaway winner announced on the last day of the ReadAThon!
Winner will receive 1 book of up to $20 AUD value from Book Depository!

I just want to explain how I will be doing this ReadAThon. As I said above I will have 2 jars, one for audiobooks & one for physical/eBooks. This is because I want to be able to read both at the same time rather than be limited to only what I pull out of the jar, no matter if that is physical or audio. So at the start, I will pick an audiobook & a physical/eBook out of the jars and start there. As I finish each I will then pick another out of the designated jars.

I will be doing a video on my YouTube channel where I tell you all the books that are going into my TBR jar choose my first books, so keep an eye out for that one & then I will be doing a reading vlog for that week where you can see all my TBR Jar choosing! 

Please let me know if you will be joining in the comments. Also if you have any questions please comment and I will get back to you straight away.

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  1. Winning Against Endo with Books · June 6, 2018

    I would love to participate!

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  2. Destiny @ Howling Libraries · June 7, 2018

    I love it! Besides my assigned reading for my class, I was planning on reading “throwback” titles in July (like some older releases I never read when they were popular). Would it count if I just put together a TBR jar of those books so it still fits my July theme?

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  3. Kathy @ Books & Munches · June 7, 2018

    I was going to ask something along the same lines of Destiny’s question so I got my answer already, haha! i’m going to join as well! 😀
    Saving this post so I don’t forget about it – whoop.

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  4. Kristi Beers · June 14, 2018

    Hi! This is Kristi and my Instagram is purplemommyx3
    So.. instagram.com/purplemommyx3
    I hope that works!
    I’d like to try and participate..I’m already doing a June Bingo but I’m up for this too I think!


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  7. Toni White · June 20, 2018

    I would like to participate in this. Here is the link to my post, hopefully it will allow you access to it.


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  9. Karla J. Strand, DPhil, MLIS · June 23, 2018

    Sounds super fun! I am going to give some more thought to whether I can realistically participate… but am gonna try!

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  10. The Tsundoku Chronicles · June 23, 2018

    super excited to take part!

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  11. abceptionreads · June 24, 2018

    Ooh! This sounds fun, I’ll be participating – hoping to read a book a day, so 7 like you!!


    • duskangelreads · June 24, 2018

      Awesome!! Make sure you share an announcement on social media and link it in the comments to be entered for the giveaway 😊


  12. Leon · June 25, 2018

    I’ll be joining using my twitter.
    Here’s my post announcing that:

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  14. wait_huh (@wait_huh) · June 30, 2018

    I’m on a bit of a reading slump, so hopefully this will get things going, I’m excited already! Here’s the link to my tweet, I’m aiming for 3 (lol @ myself): https://twitter.com/wait_huh/status/1012832003941691397


    • duskangelreads · June 30, 2018

      I followed you with the ReadAThon twitter. You’re a private account. So I can’t see it unless you let me. 😊

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  15. abisbookreviews · July 5, 2018

    I’m doing this, on book two already, here is my sign-up post https://twitter.com/AbisBookReviews/status/1013727763092721664


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