Good morning everyone! I hope you’re all doing well. Today we’re announcing the first round of Readathin for 2021!!! And we are super excited about it!
This is a readathon that I co-host with my friend Donna from Mom’s Book Collection and the goal of the readathon is to read books you own. Thin your TBR! This can be physical books on your shelves, books on your ereader, or audiobooks you’ve purchased.
So, while there are reading challenges, you don’t necessarily need to follow them. As long as your reading owned books, you’re reading for Readathin. And don’t feel like EVERY book you read during the month has to be for Readathin.
There is also a photo challenge that goes along with the reading challenges, so make sure you’re posting those photos on Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #ReadathinPhotoFeb21
Hey everyone! How are you all doing? I hope you’re doing well. It’s time to share the challenges for the February 2020 round of Readathin!
So, for those of you that don’t know, things have changed up a bit for Readathin this round and for further notice. I’m, obviously, still hosting Readathin, but joining me this round is Donna from @MomsBookCollection 😁
I’m so excited to be hosting this with her. We host another readathon together that is only held once a year so I’m excited the two of us will be working on this together.
Donna has been around since the beginning and has supported this readathon so much. We have some fun things coming this round!
Readathin is a month long readathon that is held in February, May, August, and November every year. I’ve been doing this for a couple years and its had its ups and downs, but we’re here in 2020 with some nice changes and hopefully Readathin will continue to grow.
The goal for Readathin is to “thin” out your TBRs. The idea sprouted when I was replying to a tweet one day and accidentally typed readathin instead of readathon. Then I made a joke about a readathon and thus Readathin started.
While you can read any books you have on your TBR, the main purpose of the readathon is to read books from your physical TBR (or eTBR since we all know those can get out of hand as well).
During February your goal is to read as many books that you already own as you can! Obviously, don’t force yourself to read more than you’re comfortable with. Take the time to enjoy the books, but also make sure you’re working on your physical TBR.
Readathin has taken the plunge and has joined Instagram! We figured that since we have a photo challenge, it would be more organized to have an Instagram where we can share news and any photos that you all share.
We also have a Twitter, but I will be the first to admit I suck at keeping up with Twitter. So there’s a high likelihood that the Twitter will slowly trickle out. But for now, it’s still there and still going!
Now, onto the thing you all actually care about. The challenges!
There are more challenges than normal, but I want to emphasis that you DON’T HAVE TO DO THEM ALL. Don’t feel overwhelmed. You don’t have to do any of the challenges if you don’t want to.
Feel free to save this template and use it in your Instagram stories to keep track of the challenges you’ve completed.
And here’s the photo challenge!
Feel free to save and share these! If you have any questions on any of these challenges, don’t hesitate to ask! Send one of the hosts a message or one on the Readathin Instagram.
I really hope that you all can join us! It’s going to be a fun time!
Thanks for joining me! I hope you all have a wonderful weekend! Stop whatever you’re doing and find a mirror or even use the front camera on your phone.
Out loud, tell yourself 5 positive things about yourself. Talk like you’re best friend is having a bad day and you’re trying to make them feel better.
Because you should be your own best friend. You should be the best friend that empowers. Be your own best friend. Be your own rock. You are stuck with you, so accept your flaws and love yourself for them.