Annual Ho-Ho-Ho Readathon November 2019 Sign-Up

October 9th, 2019 Kimberly Event 40 Comments

9th Oct
HoHoHo-Readthon-2019

I know what you are thinking. It’s Fall and all things pumpkin but nevertheless it’s time to save the date, plan ahead, mark your calendar and create your TBR pile for the HO-HO-HO Readathon!

Seventh Annual #HoHoHoRAT

This year the #HoHoHoRAT will beginning at 12:01 am Friday, November 8th and end Sunday November 17th at 11:59 pm in your time zone. That’s ten days of reading with two weekends wrapped in-between!

So grab your holiday reads, your winter books, your yuletide murder-mysteries, your naughty & nice romances and even your holiday horror and get ready for some fun! There will be fun challenges, friendships to be made and cozy books by the fire to be won.

BE AN ELF: Challenges hosts are needed. Please email me, if you’d like to host a challenge for the event. You will need to provide a small international prize.

Readathon Rules

  • Link-up! It is not necessary to link to goal post, just link to the account/blog you will be using to track your reading. This can be blog, Goodreads Shelf labeled HoHoHo2019 or any other account. (I must be able to see it. So be sure we are friends there)
  • Declare your intentions on your blog or through social media. Be sure and link back to this sign up post #HoHoHo Readathon Sign-up
  • Grab the image and share! Tell your friends, post the image and link on social media using Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr, Google + or Instagram Be sure to include a link to this page, so others may join.
  • Participate in at least one challenge and complete one book to be eligible for grand prize
  • Read/listen to as many Holiday or Winter themed books as you can from any genre. (Winter can be New Years setting, snowstorm etc. If you are unsure contact me. Goodreads is a good source for finding Winter & Holiday reads. Ask your Librarian)
  • Tweet your progress using #HoHoHoRAT
  • Challenge schedule and Grand Prize widget will post on November 8th at/by 8 am (EST)
  • Read-a-thon starts on November 8th 12:o1 am (your time zone) and ends on November 17 at 11:59 pm (your time zone)
  • Challenges will be open from 8 am (EST) on the 8th and stay open until Nov 17th at 11:59 pm (EST)
  • Grand Prize Raffle will be open until November 18th at 11:59 pm (EST) to allow you to submit entries.
  • All winners of challenges and the grand prize will be notified by November 20th.

Link up & Join the Fun

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Remind Me!!!

Get an email reminder a few days before the readathon begins. Don’t miss the #HoHoHoRAT. Sign up HERE and I will send you an email β˜ƒοΈ

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40 Responses to “Annual Ho-Ho-Ho Readathon November 2019 Sign-Up”

  1. Jorie

    Hallo, Hallo everyone!

    I have been wicked enthused and excited about this readathon starting! I am off to a great start as I read my first selection earlier this morning and I can finally reveal my full TBR for the readathon tonight! πŸ™‚ I have a mixture of genres, stories in print, stories in audiobook – some of these are from my personal library and only a few are for review consideration.

    I look forward to travelling through to see what everyone else is selecting to read and I found a few challenges I’m excited to join as well! Happy reading to everyone joining!

    Thanks for hosting Kimberly! I love your readathons! They give me the chance to get organised and into the stories I have longed to read for quite an age!

  2. Rebecca

    I just signed up. I had fun with this challenge last year, and am looking forward to it again!

  3. Carla

    I think I will join in. I will post a page to link to in the next day or so. I hope to read 5 holiday books over the 10 days.

    • Jorie

      Hallo, Hallo Vi,

      I was going to add a comment on your blog tonight about #HoHoHoRAT however its not giving me the option for Name/URL – therefore, I wanted to pop back here and say, it was lovely seeing some Debbie Macomber books on someone’s TBR! I used to read her novels all the time and then, somehow my readerly life took me away… I still fully intend to back-read a few of her series (esp Cedar Cove, as I only made it to book 4 I think?) and the Blossom Street series… however, outside her Angels series, I never had the chance to dive into her Christmas novels. Which do you think I ought to start with first? I might check to see if the audio is avail this year – even if not for the readathon, maybe in December/Jan which are the other months (outside of Nov) I love to read these!

      Best of luck with your TBR!

  4. Lindy@ A Bookish Escape

    I’m so excited for this event! Christmas is my favorite time of year, and I’m already adding books for this event to my TBR as we speak! Thanks for hosting these readathons. They’re giving me the perfect excuse to read books that I really want to read, or have had on my TBR for a while, but have pushed to the side for ARCS.