May Clean Sweep ARC Challenge Sign-ups

March 16th, 2016 kimbacaffeinate Event 42 Comments

16th Mar

Clean Sweep

May Clean Sweep ARC Challenge

hosted by Kimberly @Caffeinated Book Reviewer and Kristin @ Addicted to Happily Ever After

For the fourth year in a row during the month of May we will be challenging you to get those advanced reading copies read!  These can be e-arc’s, finished copies, audio and physical arcs. (regardless of release date) As an added bonus you will be able to schedule advanced reviews and free up your time to enjoy the warmer weather. To make things fun there will be 24 hour readathon and a grand prize for a 2016 release.

So roll up your sleeves grab your brooms and check your NetGalley stats, Edelweiss haul and those books you’ve meant to review in your ARC TBR pile..because it’s time to make a CLEAN SWEEP!

Official Rules

  • Link-up
  • Add button to your blog (optional)
  • ARC’s must be read between May 1st, 2016 and May 31st, 2016
  • Challenge starts and ends at midnight in your local time zone
  • All ARCS/finished copies that were provided by publisher/author are eligible. They can be in any format (eBook, physical, audio)
  • Post start-up post with goals (can be posted at start event) Be sure to link back to hosts.
  • Tweet using hashtag #CleanSweepARC
  • You do not have to post review on blog during the month of May. Just give a link to Goodreads showing read May 1 to 31st with a two sentence review. Please friend us on Goodreads, so we can see your shelves: Kimba and Kristin
  • Twitter Party Wednesday May 18th at 7:30 pm (EST) #CleanSweepARC
  • Earn extra entries by participating in the 24 hour ARC read-a-thon Saturday May 21, 2016 #CleanSweepThon
  • The Participant Giveaway will include entries for books read (1 book entry a day allowed on giveaway), posting about challenge, start up/results post (can be combined), having button on your sidebar, participation in Twitter party, Read-a-thon participation, entering challenges and for following hosts.
  • Grand Prize- One winner will receive a new release of their choice (can be audible credit, novel or gift card) valued at up to 20.00 US dollars. Open internationally.
  • Entry form for Participant Giveaway will post on May 1st and participant giveaway will close on June 3, 2016.

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Are you ready to Clean Sweep those ARC’s?

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42 Responses to “May Clean Sweep ARC Challenge Sign-ups”

  1. Tyler H. Jolley

    I myself, don’t get arcs, but I love watching this challenge from the sidelines. From an author standpoint, we really appreciate it 🙂
    Happy reading everyone!

  2. Lorna

    I get ARC’s, but not near as many as most. So I keep pretty up to date-I think I have 4 to read right now. Good luck with your challenge!

  3. Stormi

    I will be signing up for this one when it gets closer to time and I know I will do better with this one than I am with the TBR pile one since I have so many ARC’s that are coming out I need to read I haven’t had a chance to read some older ones or a book I have on my TBR pile…lol. 🙂
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  4. Genesis

    I want to sign up! I’ll be on a cruise from the 15th-22nd so I won’t participate in the chat but I know I’ll get some reading done 🙂 When do we exactly do a post of our goals? May 1? What else do we need to do exactly in terms of posts? I’m new at this so I don’t know much..or anything lol.
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  5. Kay

    I should do this! I don’t have too many ARCs but it would feel good to get caught up because I have a feeling I will be getting a lot at BEA. lol I also would love to get some posts scheduled and I always love a readathon.
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  6. Karen Blue

    YES! I am so doing this challenge as well! I started to panic when I thought it would be books published before May 1, so thankfully this challenge isn’t that. I have 16 arcs that come out in May alone. I NEED this challenge in my blogging life!
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  7. Lauren Helms

    Hey Kimba – how do I edit my link in the link-up? I just realized just my name was listed. Can I edit it, your you delete it and I re-sign up?