I first saw this readathon last year, but by the time I found out about it, it was too late for me to sign up. Luckily this year, I saw some of my blogger friends post about it and this year I am actually going to participate. The Make Me Read It readathon is hosted by Ely at Tea and Titles and Val at The Innocent Smiley. The readathon runs from August 6th to August 13th.

Please select up to three books!

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What should I read?

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Vanishing Girls by Lauren Oliver
Mirror in the Sky by Aditi Khorana
The Goldfinch by Donna Tart
All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Rebel Belle by Rachel Hawkins



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#DiverseAThon TBR


I am participating in DiverseAThon this year.  One of my top goals for this year is to read more diversely.  Without further ado, here is my tentative TBR:

The Color of Water by James McBride- This was my summer reading book before going into ninth grade, and I’ve always wanted to read it again. Here is the synopsis from Goodreads: “The Color of Water tells the remarkable story of Ruth McBride Jordan, the two good men she married, and the 12 good children she raised. Jordan, born Rachel Shilsky, a Polish Jew, immigrated to America soon after birth; as an adult she moved to New York City, leaving her family and faith behind in Virginia. Jordan met and married a black man, making her isolation even more profound. The book is a success story, a testament to one woman’s true heart, solid values, and indomitable will. Ruth Jordan battled not only racism but also poverty to raise her children and, despite being sorely tested, never wavered. In telling her story–along with her son’s–The Color of Water addresses racial identity with compassion, insight, and realism. It is, in a word, inspiring, and you will finish it with unalloyed admiration for a flawed but remarkable individual. And, perhaps, a little more faith in us all.”

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir- I have yet to read this book, and it has been on my TBR for a while.

Passenger by Alexandra Bracken- I love the synopsis of this book and I have been wanting to read it for a long time.

I know this TBR isn’t very long, I may be adding more books if I am able to finish these three.  The only books on this TBR that I may struggle with are An Ember in the Ashes because it is told from multiple POV’s and I sometimes struggle reading books with multiple POV’s, but I’m gonna give it a try.  The other book that I might have a hard time with is Passenger because it jumps between different time periods, and I sometimes have a hard time with books that jump between time periods, but I still want to try reading it.  If I can’t get through An Ember in the Ashes or Passenger because of the dual POV’s then I will read Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz and then I will read The Rose and the Dagger by Renée Ahdieh.

#WinterBiBib TBR


I am once again participating in the Biannual Bibliothon.  I participated in the summer one and had a lot of fun.  This is the second of three readathons for me in January.  The Biannual Bibliothon takes place between January 8, 2017, to January 14, 2017.  Without further ado here is my TBR and the reading challenges:

Group book: Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

Throwback- For this challenge, you can pick any reading challenge from previous bibliothons.  So for this one, I chose childhood re-read and I will be reading: Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt

2016 Release: It wasn’t Always Like This by Joy Preble

BookTuber Rec: Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson I saw this on Kelly’s Favorite Beach Reads | Summer Book Recommendations Video

Book I Never Picked Up But Was Excited To Read: Sophomore Year Is Greek to Me by Meredith Zeitlin

Retelling: It Wasn’t Always Like This by Joy Preble, after reading the synopsis I feel like this is a retelling of Tuck Everlasting!

Diverse Book: The Sun is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon

I will be borrowing Stalking Jack the Ripper from one of my libraries, all other books I own!

#DAReadAThon TBR


The lovely Aentee from Read At Midnight is hosting a wonderful readathon that will be running from January 1, 2017, to January 15, 2017.  The readathon is called the DAReadAThon, a play on Dumbledore’s Army.  There are seven challenges and each challenge is named after a spell from Harry Potter!  With this readathon, you can earn house points for your Hogwarts house, which is going to be so much fun!  And if anyone is wondering, I’m a proud Gryffindor! This readathon is all about reading diverse books!  While I have read quite a few diverse books, I am making a concerted effort to read more.  This is one of three January readathons that I will be participating in.  Without further ado here is my TBR:

Expecto Patronum: Read a diverse book featuring an issue of personal significance to you or a loved one.  For this challenge, I will be reading A List of Cages by Robin Roe.  There are two main characters in this book and one of them has ADHD.  I have ADD, while it isn’t the same as ADHD it is very similar.

Expelliarmus: Disarm your own prejudices.  Read a diverse book featuring a marginalized group that you don’t often read about.  I will be reading The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness, why? Because it encompasses a lot of groups that I don’t often read about.  I don’t read enough books dealing with mental illness, main characters of color, and characters who are part of the LGBTQ community.

Protego: Protect those narratives and keep them true.  Read an #OwnVoices book for this prompt.  For this, I am going to read The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini.  I did think about re-reading I Am Malala for this challenge, however, I decided that I would read another own voices book.

Reducto: Smash that glass ceiling.  Read a book that empowers women from all different walks of life.  I am going to be reading Black Moon by Romina Russell for this one.  The main character Rho is such a strong female lead and has to become a leader.

Impedimenta: Read a diverse book that’s been left sitting on your TBR for far too long.  I will be reading A Whole New World by Liz Braswell for this one.  It’s a retelling of Aladdin!

Stupefy: Read a diverse book that has stunned the internet with all its well-deserved hype.  The Sun is Also A Star is a perfect book to read for this challenge.  It is very much hyped.

Lumos: Read a diverse book that was recommended by one of your fellow bloggers.  I am going to finally read The Wrath and the Dawn by Renée Ahdieh.  I have seen this on a lot of blogs and of course a lot of Booktube channels.  It’s also been on my TBR for a while too.


This week is BorrowAThon, I first heard about it watching a BookTube video, I don’t remember which one, though. What BorrowAthon is, it’s a week long readathon where you read borrowed books, whether it is from the library or friends and family. When I heard about it, I thought it was an excellent idea! I’ve been borrowing both physical and eBooks a lot from the library lately. I’m excited to be participating.

The book that I am currently reading, Paper and Fire by Rachel Caine is an eBook that I’m borrowing from the library. I have two more eBooks that are currently on hold, so if those become available during the week I will read those. The two books on hold are Library of Souls by Ransom Riggs, and The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. It is possible that these books will not become available during the week, so I’m not creating a definitive TBR.

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Twitter: BorrowAThon

#summerbibib Wrap Up


Recently I participated in the Biannual Bibliothon, it’s a one week readathon that happens twice a year and is hosted by some of my favorite BookTubers.  This was my first time participating and I had so much fun.  As I am not a BookTuber, I only did the reading challenges.  The readathon ran from July 3rd to July 9th.  I had so much fun participating in this and I already can’t wait for the winter one!!

Originally I was only planning on only doing five challenges and reading four books.

These were the reading challenges:

1. Read The Group Book – The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson

2. Free Choice/ Wild Card Book

3.Read a Book Off of the Host’s List of Recommendations

-Momo’s Choice – The Clockwork Scarab by Colleen Gleason: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1…

-Selena’s Choice – Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/9…

-Kelly’s Choice – Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2…

-Red’s Choice – Sorta Like a Rockstar by Matthew Quick: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6…

-Emma’s Choice – More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1…

-Meagan’s Choice – The Archived by Victoria Schwab: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1…

-Kassie’s Choice – Abarat by Clive Barker: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/7…

4. Read a Book With Your Favorite Mythical Creature

5. Read a Book You’ve Been Putting Off Picking Up

6. Read a Book from an Author You’ve Never Read Before

7. Read a Book in a Different Format than You Usually Read

I was originally only planning on doing challenges 1, 2, 5, 6 and 7.  However, I ended up being able to complete all the reading challenges. Here is what I read: 

Challenges 1 and 6: The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson.  This was the first book I had ever read by Morgan Matson.

Challenge 2: Red Queen by Christina Henry.  This book was an eArc, and it was dark, deep and twisted.

Challenge 3: Meagan’s choice which was The Archived by Victoria Schwab

Challenge 4: Alice in Wonderland: Deluxe Complete Collection Illustrated: Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland, Through The Looking Glass, Alice’s Adventures Under Ground And The Hunting Of The Snark by Lewis Carroll.

Challenge 5: Finding Paris by Joy Preble

Challenge 7: Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse

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Original Challenges



I have seen this on Booktube a lot and finally decided to participate.  The Biannual Bibliothon is taking place from July 3rd to July 9th.  I will be participating in five challenges total and reading four books.

These are the challenges that I will be participating in:

1. Read The Group BookThe Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson, this also fits into reading a book from an author I’ve never read before.  Yes, I have never read anything by Morgan Matson.

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2. Free Choice/ Wild Card Book– eArc of Red Queen by Christina Henry

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5. Read a Book You’ve Been Putting Off Picking UpFinding Paris by Joy Preble

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6. Read a Book from an Author You’ve Never Read BeforeThe Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson.  I have never read anything by Morgan Matson.  This counts for two challenges which are allowed!

7. Read a Book in a Different Format than You Usually ReadOut of the Dust by Karen Hesse.  This book is written in verse, instead of prose, and it reads like a diary.  I first read this in elementary school ages ago, and I have been wanting to read it again.

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