Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon!

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The spring Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon is tomorrow! It’s my favorite readathon, and it’s unique in that everyone starts at the exact same time, no matter where you’re located in the world. For me, it goes from 7am Saturday to 7am Sunday. Check out the full list of start times here. I shared my tips for 24 hour readathons in a separate blog post a couple years ago, so be sure to check that out too if you’re participating.

Last round, I didn’t stay up all night, but I usually do read for the entire 24 hours, and that’s my goal again this round.  In fact, I usually don’t even go to sleep on Sunday morning after the readathon ends haha! Most of the time I just power through the day and have a really long sleep on Sunday night.

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There are some fun new things happening this round, including a group scavenger hunt, and a goal to reach 1 million pages read!


Here is the information about the scavenger hunt if you’re not in the Goodreads group:

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The tasks have been chosen now too, and you can find all the details and final number goals on the group page. I’m really excited about this one! I often struggle to balance reading and interacting with people on social media, so I think this will help me out.

1 – Visit all 50 states
2 – Welcome to the Zoo (how many different animals can we collect)
3 – Unlinkable reading (magazines, fanfiction, etc)
4 – Prolific series (books from series consisting of 20+ books)
5 – Popular Books (Read books that have more than 100,000 Goodreads ratings)
6 – Unknown Books (Read books with less than 1,000 Goodreads ratings)
7 – Audiobooks
8 – E-Books
9 – Sharing is Caring – Read to another person
10 – Learn something new (Read a non-fiction book, be that self-help, biography, autobiography, etc)
11 – First in the series
12 – Last in the series (or most recent)
13 – Author ABC (try to get every letter in the alphabet)
14 – Title ABC (try to get every letter in the alphabet)
15 – I like big books and I cannot lie (500+ page books)
16 – Visit 50 countries (There are 195 countries in the world so this would be about a quarter of them. The book needs to be set there at least a quarter of the time. Alternatively, the author can be from a different country as well. So either set in or written by…)
17 – Children’s Books
18 – Unconventional Reading (Includes Plays, poetry, short stories, graphic novels, Manga)
19 – Read the Rainbow – Red (Cover at least 50%)
20 – Read the Rainbow – Orange (Cover at least 50%)
21 – Read the Rainbow – Yellow (Cover at least 50%)
22 – Read the Rainbow – Green (Cover at least 50%)
23 – Read the Rainbow – Blue (Cover at least 50%)
24 – Read the Rainbow – Purple (Cover at least 50%)
25 – Bust the TBR – (on the TBR shelf for more than a year)
26 – Cliche Tropes (books with cliche tropes like love triangle, the chosen one, ect.)
27 – Three’s a Crowd (three or more people on the cover)
28 – Mythology or Fairy Tales (Any cultural mythology will work. Norse Mythology, African Mythology, Asian Mythology, Greek Mythology, Grimm’s Fairy Tales, Hans Christian Andersen, etc)
29 – Book to Screen (TV or Film)
30 – Fictional race or animals (dragons, elves ect).

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 As always, I have a big list of potential reads, and I’ll pick from those depending on my mood.  I have a mix of graphic novels, comics, novellas, non-fiction, and YA and NA fiction books. I also have a lot of audiobooks that I could potentially read if I need to give my eyes a break.

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Hoopla comics:

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Kindle reads:


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I’ll be updating on here every hour in a separate post, as well as on Twitter, Instagram, and Goodreads.  Let me know if you’re participating! I’d love to follow along with what others are reading 🙂

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