#FraterfestRAT 2018 Begins…

October 11th, 2018 Kimberly Event 29 Comments

11th Oct

Fraterfest 2018
It’s time to kick-off the Fraterfest Readathon! Grab your books and caffeinated beverages as we gear up for chills, thrills and fun challenges.

Over the course of the next six days your mission is to read as many books as you can in the following genres; Mystery, Horror, Supernatural, Thrillers, Killers, Paranormal, Fantasy, Cozies, Urban, Zombie and more. If it screams Fall to you, then enjoy!. Set your own scare level, if you need yours served with a side of romance, it’s ok by me. You’ll also get to take part in some lovely challenges thanks to our Zombie hosts!

You can sign up for the readathon and check the official rules HERE.

Inspired by Rhiannon Frater whose zombies, vampires and now necromancers offer thrills and chills I began #Fraterfest in 2012 before taking a two year break. I am delighted to be hosting again and hope you have a spooktastic time!


  • Use #FraterfestRAT when posting to social media so other participants and hosts can spot your updates, comments etc. Tell us what you are reading, when you’ve completed a book or snap a pic of your latest read.
  • Do Follow our lovely Zombie Hosts
  • Have snacks and your favorite caffeinated beverages on hand
  • Do look for random fun giveaways from me your host. You’ll spot them on Caffeinated’s Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram accounts. So be sure to follow me.

The Challenges

Our Zombie Hosts and links to their fun, spooky challenges:

Recommended Reading and Ideas

*images linked to Amazon

  • Check your local library for books and audios
  • Check your Kindle & Audible archive.
  • You can join Kindle Unlimited for 30 day for Free. Sign up HERE.
  • Check Goodreads Lists for horror, paranormal, suspense and thrillers.

Participant Giveaway

One lucky participant will win a book or ebook of their choice valued at up to $15 US dollars from Amazon (Book Depository INT) or (1) Audio credit from Audible.com.
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Pop-up Winners:

  • Twitter: Michelle
  • Facebook Jessica S.
  • Instagram: Shannon

What I’ll be Reading

*images linked to Amazon

My Progress

  • Awakened Spells by Logan Byrne (audio)
  • The Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill (audio)
  • Deadmarsh Fey by Melika Dannese Lux (novel)
  • The First Days by Rhiannon Frater (novel)

Not finished but still reading/listening

  • An Easy Death by Charlaine Harris (audio)

Jennifer’s Instagram Challenge

Since Jen doesn’t have a blog, I am posting  her challenge here. You can also find it on Instagram. Make sure you use the hashtag #FraterfestRAT when posting your pictures for each day’s prompt and tag  @Jennifer_TBN so she doesn’t miss your entry.

What books will you be reading?

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Kimberly is a coffee loving book addict who reads and listens to fictional stories in all genres. Whovian, Ravenclaw, Howler and proud Nonna. She owns and manages Caffeinated PR. The coffee is always on and she is ready to chat. Twitter | Facebook | Instagram

29 Responses to “#FraterfestRAT 2018 Begins…”

    • Kimberly

      I am glad you had fun. I would have like to have read more myself, but that audio was long! LOL At least I got two books off my TBR pile!

  1. Anne

    This sounds like fun and is a bit more broad than I thought. It’s another event I will have to watch for a year and join next year. Have fun everyone! Anne – Books of My Heart

  2. Noel

    Ooh, this looks AMAZING!! I sadly am too busy right now to participate, so I’ll just watch lol!

  3. kindlemom1

    This definitely sounds like my kind of challenge Kim! I need to go through my books and see what I have. Dang it, I don’t know how many I can read this weekend though, it’s kind of a busy one. I will do my best though.

      • kindlemom1

        Okay definitely joining and already read one book! Go me! Going to try my hardest to start and finish Outsiders by King. It will be my first King book since high school so wish me luck that I can not only read it by Tuesday but get through it all (stomach) wise too.
        Do I need to sign up anywhere Kim or post on my blog?

        • Kimberly

          At the top of this post, click on the link to take you to official rules and sign up. Link it to your Goodreads or blog.

  4. ShootingStarsMag

    Yay!! I hope to get a couple books read at least, so we’ll see! lol I like your suggestions – The Night Sister is a good one, and I want to read Indexing at some point. I have Hunting Annabelle to read/review too but I don’t know if I’ll get to it this week or not.