We all know I shouldn’t be participating in a read-a-thon right now (and I was going to skip this one), but everyone is talking about it.
The Read-O-Rama start tomorrow (March 8th) and runs through the 14th. It is hosted by the following Booktubers: Chloe (@brunettebiblio), Elizabeth (@zizzybookbabble), Danne (@DanneLen), Katie (@kitkatscanread), and Emily Jean (@emilyjeanlives). I have linked their Twitter feeds, but also check out their YouTube channels.
1) A book from your TBR jar or that someone else picks
2) A book with green on the cover
3) A book with the letter RAMA in title/author name
4) A diverse book
5) A book with flowers on the cover
6) A contemporary
7) Finish a series
- Saga, Volume 3 & 4 by Brian K. Vaughan – I recently read the first two volumes and loved them, so I am eager to continue on with the series. I’m going to count this as “finishing” a series because reading these last two will get me caught up. And, honestly, I’m not that close to finishing any other series.
- Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie – I have already started this one, but I’m only about 30 pages in so I’m not worried about that. It will count for challenge #3.
- The Color Purple by Alice Walker – This is a diverse book with a flower on the cover, so it fulfills both of those challenges. It is also an epistolary novel which will help me fill out the remaining squares on my Bookish Bingo before that challenge is over at the end of the month.
I have two options for a contemporary book that also has a green cover:
- Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky – I’m not sure if it is something I will like or not, but I keep seeing it around and the reviews seem mostly positive.
- Punch Like a Girl by Karen Krossing - I have a physical ARC of this, so I would like to read and review it before it is published on April 1st.
As always, I am going into this will full knowledge that I won’t complete all of the challenges. In fact, you may have noticed that I have already ignored one of the challenges (a book from your TBR jar). With my luck, I would select the longest book on my shelf and get discouraged, so I’m just going to leave that for now. I will address that challenge (and the challenge to read 7+ books) only if I have time remaining after completing the other challenges. Either way, I do these read-a-thons for the camaraderie, so I’m planning to participate on Twitter when I can.
Are you participating in the Read-o-Rama? What are you reading?