Ides of March Read-a-thon and so it begins….

March 12th, 2014 kimbacaffeinate Event 42 Comments

12th Mar

Ides of March Read-a-thon

Ides of March 13th – 17th Read-a-thon
To help those attempting the month long  Take Control of Your TBR Pile challenge  and for those who just want to participate for a few days we are hosting this read a-thon.  Knock out some of those books piling up and have some fun! For the participation prize you must read one book published before March 1, 2014. This is an easy stressfree read-a-thon. Enter challenges, clean-up your TBR pile and make a few friends.

You can still join, sign-up


  • The event kicks of at 12:01 am on March 13th in your time zone and ends at 12:00 midnight on March 17th.
  • Link up below. You do not need a blog to participate. You can use your Goodreads account, Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Tumblr etc.
  • Join for one day or the entire is up to you.
  • Must post either start-up post or wrap-up post and participate in at least one challenge. (around time of event) for participant giveaway.
  • Earn extra entries for participant giveaway for each challenge you participate in.
  • Earn an extra entry for reading one of the following: a book from your TBR pile published before March 1, 2014
  • Extra entries for sharing, adding button and following challenge hosts
  • Have fun!
  • Tweet your progress using #TBRreadathon (optional)
  • Twitter Party – Sunday March 16, 2014  4pm (EST) to 5 pm. Chat about books and win some swag.
  • Participant giveaway closes March 18th at 11:59 pm (EST)

*~*~*~*Challenge Schedule*~*~*~*~*

Challenge will be open from 8 am March 13th to 11:59 pm (EST) on March 17th.

Participant Raffle

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42 Responses to “Ides of March Read-a-thon and so it begins….”

  1. Kimberly

    So glad I signed up to do this! I have a huge stack of Manga to get through and luckily for me I remembered just in time to do my kick-off post yesterday 🙂

    • kimbacaffeinate

      Good luck Kimberly..clean those TBR piles out 🙂

  2. Lindy

    Yay!!!! My first book for the Readathon is going to be Unchained by J. Lynn! Can’t wait to start and check out the challenges!

    • kimbacaffeinate

      It will all work out eventually:) I know you are crazy with school 🙂

  3. Kristin

    So, I’m wondering… Do I have to start and finish another TBR book or does the TBR book I’m currently working on count? I think it’s a dumb question but I figured I’d ask. I’ll probably go “duh” later but maybe someone else is addled like I am this morning. That’s the only reason why I’m waffling on “participating” – I have to work this weekend 🙁
    Kristin recently posted…Review: Breaking Nova by Jessica SorensenMy Profile

    • kimbacaffeinate

      Excellent idea, and thank you for hosting. Happy reading!

  4. miki

    i had to wait until i discovered the challenge to be sure i could participate but thankfully i can do some and thus i joined. thank you for the added motivation
    miki recently posted…Ides of March Read-a-thonMy Profile

    • kimbacaffeinate

      Wedding planning is fun 🙂 I will have lots of read-a-thons and challenges after the big day!

        • kimbacaffeinate

          Oh that is hard, I got married so young, I didn’t really care about all the deets. Moms really are good at those things. *hugs*

    • kimbacaffeinate

      That is awesome, and it looks like tonight will be the perfect time to start 🙂

    • kimbacaffeinate

      LOL spoken like a true book addict Katherine. Good luck 🙂

  5. Rachael

    I’m so bad at getting myself on sign up lists now. I used to be so much better, but I have it on there now. Thanks for hosting. I’m so excited to get some reading done these next couple of days.
    Rachael recently posted…Rapunzel Readathon Wrap UpMy Profile

    • kimbacaffeinate

      Yeah an alum! So glad you enjoyed it last year and happy to have you back again. I hope you manage to make a dent in your TBR pile even if it is a small one!

  6. Candace

    I accidentally posted my starting line early. I think I said 12:30 a day earlier. But it was evening by then so I just let it stay up. But I’ve done okay. I felt like I didn’t read much but I got through over half a book and finished it and am now over a quarter of a way through another. Considering I had a lot of interruptions and almost no reading time, that’s not so bad.
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    • kimbacaffeinate

      LOL, I got very little reading done today. My Mom had her surgery and after I just felt spent.