2018 Read-a-Thons

Place for all short-term challenges throughout 2018!

#becauseDragonsRAT mini-round (December 28-31)

Challenges:

Winter is Coming (read a book with a chilly word in title) – The Cold is in Her Bones
Warm by the Fireside (read a retelling of your favorite story)
New Year’s Resolution (read the first book in a fantasy series)

The Cold Is in Her Bones


Seasonal Series Readathon (Sep 22-Dec 20)

Goals: complete Autumn bingo board

 

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1. read a book from a sci fi series – Light Years
2. read a book that is part of a series and (partly) set in fall
3. read a book that is part of a series and has PoC characters – After Hours Vol. 1
4. read a book that is part of a series and has orange on the cover – The Last Star
5. read a suspenseful/ scary/ creepy book – Beastly Bones
6. read a book while eating candy – The Confectioner’s Guild
7. read a book that is part of a series and set in the real world – Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun Vol 9
8. read a first book in a series – Kill the Queen
9. catch up on a series – The Dire King
10.read a book with rain in the background – War of Storms
11. read a book that is part of a series and has red on the cover – Vengeful
12. read while eating soup – OtherEarth
13. Free Space: read any book of a series – Sugar Spells
14. read a book that’s part of a duology – Wildcard
15. take a walk while listening to an audiobook – Undead Girl Gang
16. read a book that is part of a series and scares you (because of size, hype,…)
17. read a book while wearing a sweater
18. read a book while drinking a tea – How to Fracture a Fairytale
19. read a book that is part of a series and you think will break your heart
20. read a book that is part of a series and that’s not YA
21. read a comic or graphic novel that’s part of a series – Fence Vol. 1
22. read bonus content from a series (novella/ prologue,…)
23. read a book while eating an apple or apple pie – Evenfall
24. read a book that is part of a series and includes creatures of the night – Ghostly Echoes (vampires)
25. use a leaf as a bookmark

Sugar Spells (The Spellwork Syndicate, #2) Vengeful (Villains, #2) Kill the Queen (Crown of Shards, #1) Light Years Fence Vol. 1 Wildcard (Warcross #2) Evenfall (Shadowfire, #1) The Confectioner's Guild (The Confectioner Chronicles Book 1) Beastly Bones (Jackaby #2) The Last Star (The 5th Wave, #3) OtherEarth: Last Reality (Otherworld 2) Ghostly Echoes (Jackaby, #3) Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun, Vol. 9 The Dire King (Jackaby, #4) War of Storms How to Fracture a Fairy Tale Undead Girl Gang After Hours, Vol. 1 (After Hours, #1)


#AtoZReadathon (Nov 1-30)

Progress: 23/26 books

The Dire King (Jackaby, #4) War of Storms This Is What It Feels Like How to Fracture a Fairy Tale Undead Girl Gang Record of Grancrest War, Vol. 1 Pulp Your Own Worst Enemy Four Three Two One The Queen's Wing Lumberjanes, Vol. 1: Beware the Kitten Holy MiddlegameOutrun the Wind Violet Venom's Rules for Life After Hours, Vol. 1 (After Hours, #1) ×××HOLiC・戻 4 Kiss Collector The Similars (The Similars, #1) Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America Circle of Shadows (Circle of Shadows, #1) Gingerbread Nick and June Were Here The Emerald Sea (The Glittering Court #3)


#Mythothon (Nov 1-30)

The Dire King (Jackaby, #4) War of Storms This Is What It Feels Like How to Fracture a Fairy Tale Undead Girl Gang Pulp Your Own Worst Enemy Four Three Two One The Queen's Wing Furyborn (Empirium, #1) Middlegame Outrun the Wind Violet Venom's Rules for Life ×××HOLiC・戻 4 The Heart Forger (The Bone Witch, #2) The Similars (The Similars, #1) Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America Circle of Shadows (Circle of Shadows, #1) Gingerbread Nick and June Were Here The Emerald Sea (The Glittering Court #3)


Progress: 10,826/10,000 pages

Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun, Vol. 9 The Dire King (Jackaby, #4) War of Storms Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Vol. 2 Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Vol. 3 This Is What It Feels Like Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 4 How to Fracture a Fairy Tale Songs For The Dead TPB Vol. 1 Undead Girl Gang Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 5 Outpost Zero, Vol. 1 Record of Grancrest War, Vol. 1 Pulp Your Own Worst Enemy Four Three Two One The Queen's Wing Flavor, Vol. 1 Lumberjanes, Vol. 1: Beware the Kitten Holy Deadly Class Volume 1: Reagan Youth Media Tie-In Ran and the Gray World, Vol. 1 Furyborn (Empirium, #1) Middlegame Outrun the Wind Violet Venom's Rules for Life After Hours, Vol. 1 (After Hours, #1) The Bone Witch (The Bone Witch, #1) xxxHOLiC・戻 1 ×××HOLiC・戻 2 xxxHOLiC・戻(3) (KCデラックス ヤングマガジン)×××HOLiC・戻 4 The Heart Forger (The Bone Witch, #2) Ran and the Gray World, Vol. 2 Kiss Collector Lumberjanes, Vol. 2: Friendship to the Max The Similars (The Similars, #1) Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America Circle of Shadows (Circle of Shadows, #1) Gingerbread Blissful Land, #1 Nick and June Were Here The Emerald Sea (The Glittering Court #3)


Series Scaredown (Oct 26 – Nov 4)

Goals: Read spooky series

Beastly Bones (Jackaby #2) Ghostly Echoes (Jackaby, #3) The Dire King (Jackaby, #4)

Completed the Jackaby series!


Owntober (October 1-31)

Progress: 2/5 books from physical TBR

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown The Last Star (The 5th Wave, #3)


Magical Readathon – Charms extra credit (Oct 8-14)

Progress:

Alohomora (Read a book that’s first in a series) – Evenfall
Accio (Read a book that’s top of your TBR)
– Wildcard
Incendio (Read a book with ‘fire’ or ‘flame’ in title or series name, or flame on cover)
Rictumsempra (Read a book that ‘tickles you the right way’)
– The Coldest Girl in Coldtown
Lumos (Read a book with a light cover)
– What If It’s Us

What If It's Us Wildcard (Warcross, #2) Evenfall (Shadowfire, #1) The Coldest Girl in Coldtown


Sequel September (Sep 1-30)

Sequel SeptemberProgress: Read 8/5 sequels

The Traitor Prince (Ravenspire, #3) Umbertouched (Rosemarked, #2) Black Torch, Vol. 2 Shortcake Cake, Vol. 2 A Deeper Love (Ghosts of the Shadow Market Book 5) The Wicked Ones (Ghosts of the Shadow Market, #6) Sugar Spells (The Spellwork Syndicate, #2) Vengeful (Villains, #2)


Emojiathon (Sep 1-30)

Goals: collect maximum emoji!

Pride The Traitor Prince (Ravenspire, #3) Freak 'N' Gorgeous Take Your Medicine The Echo Room Little White Lies A Deeper Love (Ghosts of the Shadow Market Book 5) Broken Things

Pagecount: 3166


Magical Readathon – NEWTs (Aug 1-31)

Goals: Pass two subjects, with an Outstanding in at least one Passed all subjects with 8 Outstanding NEWTs, 1 Exceeds Expectation NEWT and 3 Acceptable NEWT

Defense against the Dark Arts The Crown's Fate (The Crown's Game, #2)

Charms These Rebel Waves (Stream Raiders, #1) A Madness So Discreet Vox

Herbology Kens And The Ocean Was Our Sky The Light Between Worlds

Arithmancy King's Cage (Red Queen, #3) Bad Girls with Perfect Faces The Long Game (The Fixer, #2)

Potions A Touch of Gold Heretics Anonymous War Storm (Red Queen, #4)

Divination Access Restricted (Word$ #2) Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 14 Galatea

Ancient Runes The Lady's Guide to Petticoats and Piracy (Montague Siblings #2) Ten Norwegian Wood

Transfiguration The Navigator's Touch (The Seafarer's Kiss, #2) Scythe (Arc of a Scythe #1) Damsel

Care of Magical Creatures Toil & Trouble by Tess Sharpe Kindred Spirits by Rainbow Rowell Temeraire by Naomi Novik

Astronomy A Spark of White Fire by Sangu Mandanna Nothing But Sky by Amy Trueblood

Muggle Studies Shadow of the Fox (Shadow of the Fox, #1)

History of Magic A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan


#CosmoReadathon (Aug 17-19 and 24-26)

Goals:
1. Read any book that has been featured in a Cosmo Readers poll previously – Scythe
2. Read a book that suits a song lyric – The Light Between Worlds (song: The Weight of Living II by Bastille)
3. Read a book set in an environment completely different to yours
– A Spark of White Fire
4. Read a book that intimidates you

5. Read a book that reminds you of your childhood
– A Spark of White Fire
6. Buddy-read a book

Scythe (Arc of a Scythe #1) The Light Between Worlds A Spark of White Fire by Sangu Mandanna


grab button for Bout of BooksBout of Books 23 (Aug 20-26)

Progress: Read 8/7 books

Daily Updates

Damsel A Madness So Discreet Vox Ten Twisted Romance Volume 1 The Past and Other Things That Should Stay Buried by Shaun David Hutchinson Toil & Trouble by Tess Sharpe A Spark of White Fire by Sangu Mandanna


Series Crackdown (Aug 3-12)

Goals: complete Red Queen series

King's Cage (Red Queen, #3) War Storm (Red Queen, #4)


#SciFi July (July 1-31)

3D silhouetted tree landscape against a nebula night sky

Progress: 5/5 sci-fi books

God Complex, Vol. 1: Dogma Hullmetal Girls Nyxia (The Nyxia Triad, #1) Nyxia Unleashed (The Nyxia Triad #2) Contagion (Contagion, #1)


Graphic Novel read-a-thon (July 1-31)

Goals:
Read all manga/graphic novel galleys in TBR
Catch up on Demon Prince of Momochi House series

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Vol. 1 Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 3 Tokyo Tarareba Girls, Vol. 1 God Complex, Vol. 1: Dogma Witchblade Volume 1 Infidel, Vol. 1 Zojaqan: The Complete Series Karate Heat


#JazzyJune (June 1-30)

Jazzy June

Goals: Reread 5 books

Clockwork Prince (The Infernal Devices, #2) The Last of August (Charlotte Holmes #2) The Raven King (The Raven Cycle, #4) Labyrinth Lost (Brooklyn Brujas, #1) A Fistful of Charms The Hollows, #4)


Series Crackdown 4.0 (May 25-June 3)

Goals: complete a series

Incomplete


grab button for Bout of BooksBout of Books 22 (May 14-20)

Goals: 7 books

Howl's Moving Castle City of Fallen Angels (The Mortal Instruments, #4) Dumplin' (Dumplin', #1)


Disney Read-Along (May 6-12)

Hosted by Hannah, Christina & Cherrie, this is a themed challenge with 5 prompts

Goals:
1. Frozen – Read a book that’s set during winter
2. Dory – Read a book you forgot you owned
3. Aurora’s Dress – Read a book with pink and blue on the cover
4. Huey, Dewey, and Louie – read a book that’s a part of a trilogy
5. Cinderella – Read the original fairytale (by brothers Grimm) and watch the Disney animated film


#Alphabethon (April 30 – May 6)

Goals: Read 4 books that have a title that begin with the letter F

The Final Six


#Munches in March (month-long)

Munches in March

Goals: one Bingo

Blood Water Paint To Kill a Kingdom Children of the Whales, Vol. 3 Chaotic Good Beneath the Sugar Sky (Wayward Children, #3) Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Finding Audrey

Book that’s likely to make you cry – Blood Water Paint
Fairytale retelling – To Kill a Kingdom
Book you read in 24 hours – Children of the Whales Vol 3
Mostly blue on the cover – Chaotic Good
Colorful cover – Beneath The Sugar Sky
Hyped book – Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda
About someone with an illness – Finding Audrey


Take Control 2018 ButtonTake Control of Your TBR Pile (month-long)

Goals: 5/10 books

How to Train Your Dragon (How to Train Your Dragon, #1) Beneath the Sugar Sky (Wayward Children, #3) The Hate U GiveSimon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Finding Audrey_


Cosmo Readathon (Mar 19-25)

Goals

1. Buddy-read a book – Finding Audrey (with my favorite reading buddy Maria)
2. Read a book from your wishlist/immediate TBR – Dread Nation
3. Read a book with special effects – Illuminae
4. Re-read a book of your choice – City of Glass (overlapping with #TSCreadalong)
5. Read a book that suits a song title/lyric – Anna & the French Kiss (for You Belong with Me by Taylor Swift)

Finding Audrey


Because Dragons RAT (March 5-11)

Goals: 3/5 challenges

1. Read a blue fantasy book – The Dimished
2. Read a fantasy book that takes place on, in, or under water – The Unbinding of Mary Reade
3. Read a debut fantasy novel – The Diminished
4. Read a fantasy book that features war – Onyx & Ivory
5. Read a fantasy book with DRAGONS – How to Train Your Dragon

How to Train Your Dragon (How to Train Your Dragon, #1) The Diminished


#FantasticFeb (month-long)

Fantastic February

Goals: 14/15 fantasy genre books

Banished (The Storymakers, #3) The Hazel Wood The Belles (The Belles #1) Tess of the Road Sabriel (Abhorsen, #1) My Plain Jane (The Lady Janies, #2) Let the Sky Fall (Let the Sky Fall, #1) The Good, the Bad, and the Undead (The Hollows, #2) The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza Every Which Way But Dead (The Hollows, #3) City of Ashes (The Mortal Instruments, #2) Firstlife (Everlife, #1) Roses and Rot by Kat Howard All Out by Saundra Mitchell


Series Crackdown 3.0 (Feb 9-18) #SCReadathon

Series (4)Goals: Read a complete series

The Good, the Bad, and the Undead (The Hollows, #2) Every Which Way But Dead (The Hollows, #3) Firstlife (Everlife, #1)


TBR BustAThon (Feb 4-10)

Progress: 7/7 challenges

Read a book that has been on your TBR > 2 years – Sabriel
Read a banned book – The Perks of being a wallflower
Read a 400+ page book – Tess of the Road
Read a YA Contemporary – The Perks of being a wallflower
Read a book with pink and red on the cover – The Belles
Read a popular book you haven’t read yet – A Monster Calls
Read a book released between Nov. 2017 and Jan. 2018 – Yona of the Dawn Vol 9

The Belles (The Belles #1) Tess of the Road Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 9 The Perks of Being a Wallflower A Monster Calls Sabriel (Abhorsen, #1)


Unicorn Readathon (Feb 4-10)

Goals: Read at least one book with a mythical/magical creature

Tess of the Road


January Jam Jar

January Jam Jar

January 1-30

Goals: 4/10 books

Rosemarked by Livia Blackburne Wonder Woman by Leigh Bardugo Midnight Jewel (The Glittering Court, #2) Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor


Bout of Books 21

Bout of Books

Goals: 7 books

Truly Devious (Truly Devious #1) Remembering Majyk (The Skazka Chronicles, #1) Seraphina by Rachel Hartman

Page count : 1702


24 in 48 readathon

Goals: Read for 24 hours -> 26h 15m

P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor An Unkindness of Magicians by Kat Howard S.T.A.G.S. by M.A. Bennett


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