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Winter Biannual Bibliothon

Biannual Bibliothon

This is a winter readathon which will be running from 20th January – 26th January. The Twitter is here. I’ve heard of this before, mostly on Booktube, and I’m really excited to be able to take part in it this time!

Challenges

  • Read the group book
  • Read a sequel
  • Read a book you have never of before
  • Read a book to do with mental illness
  • Read a book that has appeared in another book/film/TV show
  • Read a book under 200 pages
  • Read a backlist title – a book published before 2017

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Top Ten Bookish Goals

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog meme. It used to be hosted by The Broke and the Bookish but this week is the first week it is now being hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Thank you very much to the Broke and the Bookish for hosting it for so many years!

This week’s theme is top ten bookish resolutions/goals. I have briefly talked about my goals here (2018 Goals) but I thought I would have a formalised list.

 

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A Man Called Ove

A Man Called OveAt first sight, Ove is almost certainly the grumpiest man you will ever meet. He thinks himself surrounded by idiots – neighbours who can’t reverse a trailer properly, joggers, shop assistants who talk in code, and the perpetrators of the vicious coup d’etat that ousted him as Chairman of the Residents’ Association. He will persist in making his daily inspection rounds of the local streets.

But isn’t it rare, these days, to find such old-fashioned clarity of belief and deed? Such unswerving conviction about what the world should be, and a lifelong dedication to making it just so?

In the end, you will see, there is something about Ove that is quite irresistible…

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Cramathon Wrap Up

Do you think I should have a sticker for this readathon wrap ups which just says ‘did not stick to my TBR but read a lot anyway’? I seem to be saying that a lot, but it’s just so fun creating TBRs and taking part in readathons. This readathon ran from 26th December to the 2nd January, though I thought it ended with December.

I read 15 books for this readathon (I know) because I was trying to reach 365 books for the year so I was reading all the short books I owned.

This readathon was nicely timed and so I got a lot of reading done for it. Did anyone else take part in this readathon? What did you think?

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