Wonderfully Wicked Read-a-Thon 2014

wonderfully wicked read-a-thon

#WWReadathon is back with the 9th edition: Wonderfully Wicked Read-a-Thon!

Whether you are a regular WWReadathoner or a new one, you are extremely welcome to sign up an join in on the fun. Information and the sign up linky will be found below and April will be available for further questions via myshelfconfessions@gmail.com.

We hope to see you all there! ♥

 

The  Wonderfully Wicked Read-A-Thon is a time when we all get together to dedicate the days of October 17-27 to as much reading as possible. You read as much as you can in order to get yourself a little further through that huge to-read pile! We know real life gets in the way and even if you can’t participate more than one day, you’re welcome to join in on the fun!

In the meanwhile, we will be hosting book-related challenges where you can win some awesome prizes and have a Twitter party at the hashtag #WWReadathon! You can posts updates on your blog, Twitter, Goodreads, Facebook or even YouTube — as long as the profile is public and we all can enjoy your reading progress! Make sure to link to the site where you’ll be sharing your posts/updates with us. 

Sign up now!

  • Whether you can join us one, two, three, four or ALL days of the event, you are very welcome to sign up! It’s all up to you when, what and how much you read.
  • How to sign up? Just fill out the linky below with the URL where we can find your updatesBlog, Twitter, Goodreads, Facebook profile/pages or YouTube channels.
  • The linky will be open until October 25, 11:55PM EST to give as many interested as possible a chance to join in on the fun!
  • Afraid you’ll forget about it before it’s time? Don’t worry! We’ll be sending out a reminder & intro e-mail to everyone signed up on the linky. And be sure to bookmark this page as we sometimes update it during the WWRead-a-thon.
  • When participating, you only have to readHowever, it’s always fun reading starting posts and updates on your progress throughout the event! Even settling with a wrap-up post only to show how the reading went when it’s over, is fine if you want to share with us.
  • The Read-A-Thon will officially start Friday 17th at 12:00am EST and end Monday 27th at 11:59 PM EST.
  • Find other participants’ updates through the linky below or at #WWReadathon on Twitter!
Here’s the schedule for the challenges that will be held during the week. Every challenge will go on for the entire week from the time that challenge goes up [most will go up the first day.] Most,  if not all challenges are also open to internationals. :) 

 

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Challenges

Kimberly @ The Caffeinated Reviewer – Scavenger Hunt

Jennifer @ BookShelfery – Scrambled Titles

Want to host a challenge? EMAIL  APRIL at myshelfconfessions@gmail.com and let her know! We will keep you in mind for the next WWRead-a-Thon! :)

 Twitter Party! #WWReadathon

Friday Oct. 24th 8:00 PM EST – April hosts

Saturday Oct. 25th 7:00 PM GMT /( 12:00 PM EST, I think?) – Kat hosts

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Comments

  1. Who can ignore a read-a-thon with the words “wicked” and “wild” in the title? :D

  2. I had a lot of fun with this last year. Looking forward to it again!

  3. Eeek! so excited! :D

  4. This will be my 2nd read-a-thon ever! I am so excited! I loved the last one last month so much, so this one will be even better since I know what I am doing a bit better! lol :)

  5. This will be my first time participating looking forward to it.

  6. typical that when I am on a mini hiatus a great read-a-thon is announced! Can I still sign up! The linky is still open so I assume so. I will make a quicky sign up post an link up asap! Thanks for sharing lovely and sorry I have not been by in a while! xox

    Alex @ The Shelf Diaries
    Alex :) recently posted..Quickie Review: Cinder by Marissa Meyer (The Lunar Chronicles #1)

    • I’m so glad you were able to join us, and whenever we do these major ones (we’e usually been doing 10 day spans so people can come in and go and do it on their own time and schedule) we leave the linky open until about 2-3 days before the END, so that the max amount of people can join in if at all possible. Because yeah, we’ve had so many people tell us that they hadn’t heard or knew about it until they saw someone post a start up post etc, and we’ve found that once the start up posts start going up we get a lot more people coming in, since the word is spreading – and we always want to give those people a chance to join in, since heck usually there’s several days left of the WWRAT anyway! :) I’m glad it worked out! And hopefully it works out for this next one that’s up now, the Wonderfully Wicked that’s October17-27th. Let me know if you’re up for being a challenge host too, we’d love to have you and it’s never too early to put your name in for a slot! :D

  7. Hai! I just signed up! So excited to join the read-a-thon! (once it starts, of course :P)

  8. I’ve just signed up! I’m wicked excited because the timing for this is literally perfect. My presentations and midterms will be over and I can just read to my heart’s content for that week. (And then return to the grueling work of a uni student the next week. Sigh. ;)) Thank you for hosting this! I’m very excited! :)

    Jules @ The Book of Jules
    Jules recently posted..TOP TEN TUESDAY: Authors I’ve Only Read Once

  9. Is this a themed read-a-thon?? Meaning are we to read only Halloweeen/Horror books?? Or is any genre allowed??

  10. This will be my first time, and my page link will be live the night before on the 16th. :-)
    Guy Vestal @ Counter Culture Critic recently posted..Game of Life by Mary Cote – A Review – Author Interview

  11. This will be my first read-a-thon!! Looking forward to it :)

    • Oh awesome! Glad we’re the ones to be able to pop your read-a-thon cherry so to speak :D They can be quite addicting! I hope you’re able to make some new friends and find some new blogs to follow too :D (besides meeting your reading goals of course) :D

  12. I am in and will post my goals with challenge I am hosting :)
    kimbacaffeinate recently posted..My Home of Books: Does Your Love of an Author, or Lack Thereof, Affect How You Feel About a Book?

  13. Just saw the readathon’s button on someone else’s blog and it’s cuteness sucked me in-I’ll be joining in the readathon :D Now I need to scramble and put together some goals and a sign up post!
    Finley Jayne recently posted..{Halloween Special} Cats & Dogs in Costumes!

  14. Yes! I’ve been looking forward to this read-a-thon. It starts the day before Dewey’s 24-hour, and therefore those same 24 hours and books will help my progress in both read-a-thons.
    Elsi recently posted..Upcoming read-a-thons

  15. Yay˘First readathon ever. So excited! I have a lot of books to tackle. :)
    Cassidie Jhones recently posted..Is Every Longer Book Longer Than Shorter Books?

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