2nd Annual Black Friday Readathon ’17: Book Puzzle Challenge

2nd Annual Black Friday Readathon ’17: Book Puzzle Challenge

Hosted by DuLivre, Mocha Girls Read and Books and Sensibility.

Challenge

Below are pieces of 11 different book covers.  In the comments section below, leave the title and author of the book.  You will get 1 pt for the title and 1 pt for the author.  The person with the most points wins.  There 11 book covers and a total 22 points possible.

Prize

1 Copy of any book from Amazon up to $10.00 in value.

Rules

  1. Person with most points wins.
  2. Please add up your points for us as well.
  3. All answers must be here on the site below.
  4. If there is a tie, a random winner will be picked.
  5. Ends at midnight PST on 11/24/17.

Good Luck!

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2nd Annual #Black Friday Read-a-Thon on November 24

Hosted by DuLivre, Mocha Girls Read, and Books & Sensibility

Black Friday ads are everywhere!  People are getting their funds, sleeping bags, and gear together for the mad rush.  I wouldn’t be too shocked if there are people lining up in front of Best Buy right now.

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Now, why would I or anyone want to be apart of this madness?

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  Yikkes!  This is madness.  Wait…is that an iron?  Whattt?? All of this for an iron!!!

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These folks have lost their minds over kitchenware.

Now, let’s find a calmer, peaceful and sane activity like a READ-A-THON!  Amber @DuLivre came up with this brilliant idea last year.  A read-a-thon at home with the books we love.  I mean this is the most perfect event.  You can:

  • Finish a book on your nightstand.
  • Get caught up on a reading challenge.
  • Start that book you have always wanted to read.

I know you are excited about the read-a-thon now.  So here is the information about the #BFRaT (that’s the hashtag we will be using.)

How do I sign up?

Simply post on your blog/website, Instagram, or tweet about #BFRAT along with your goals. Feel free to also use the below image. Don’t forget to link to your sign-up post as well so that you’re eligible for prizes.

When is it?

12 a.m. Friday, November 24 until 11:59 p.m.

So….Americans only?

Nope! The more the merrier!

Will there be challenges?

Yes! There will be challenges throughout the day with opportunities to win our favorite things – books! You have to be signed up to qualify for the prizes.

Okay, I’m intrigued. How do I participate? 

Basically, do you. Choose your TBR realistically and know that the universal challenge is to read a book! You can interact with other readers on social media and through blog post challenges, just have fun with it!
Stay connected with your hosts by following via social media and using the hashtag #BFRaT
Are you sold? I hope you are! Join me and other great readers as we snuggle up with some books and a nice hot chocolate (or tea/coffee…do you).
You can sign up HERE.

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#BFRaT: Mini Challenge – Colorful Book Tower

 

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We are about 11 hours or so into the read-a-thon and the snacks are about half way gone and I bet you need a stretch.  Let’s do something fun.  Have you ever noticed the beautiful colors of the book covers around your house?  For this mini-challenge we are going to get moving by collecting books around the house.

Mini Challenge: Colorful Book Tower

For this challenge, we are going to make a tower/stack of books in color order.  Let’s think rainbow colors.  Start your pile with a red book (if you have more then add them too.) Then see how many books you can gather to make a rainbow.  Is there an orange book in your house? A yellow one?

When you get your rainbow book tower together take a picture of it and show us by posting it on your blog, Twitter, Facebook or upload it here.

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Titles Here:

  1. Dark Matter by Black Crouch
  2. The Living by Matt De La Peña
  3. Turn up the Heat by Philip L. Goglia
  4. Britt-Marie was Here by Fredrick Backman
  5. The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
  6. The Seasons of Beento Blackbird by Akosua Busia
  7. 1-900-Anytime by Tracy Price-Thompson

Let us know how many books you used.  Optional: List the books in your tower.  Use #BFRaT so we can see it.  Leave a comment below with a link to your post, so you may be entered to win a prize.  So what is the prize you ask?

The Prize

  1. $10.00 Amazon Gift Code emailed to you.
  2. Mystery Pack with 2 books

(You can add it to the pile of your gifts under the tree and open it on Christmas)

The Checklist

(Here is a checklist so you won’t forget anything)

  • Book tower (using red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, pink books)
  • Take a picture of the pile of book spines.
  • Post the picture using #BFRaT and the number of books used (Twitter, Facebook, Your Blog, here)
  • Leave a comment below with the link to your post.

 

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#BFRaT: Getting Ready to Do a Read-a-thon

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Hey readers!  It’s coming up soon.  The Black Friday Read-a-thon (#BFRaT) is for the lovers of sanity.  LOL!  On the one day of the year when everyone is running from store to store trying to buy up everything on their Christmas list in one day, is the perfect day to sit at home and read, read, read.

November 25 is the day Amber from Du Livre has proposed the day be for us, readers.  I have prepared for Friday by making a quick trip to Inglewood Public Library.  I am in the mood to read a few graphic novels and one unfinished book.  Here is my #BFRaT reading pile.

My Reading Pile

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Happiness Like Water by Chinelo Okparanta

Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty by G Neri

American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang

Other Read-a-thon Goals

Participate in all challenges
Finish 2/3 books
Read for at least 12 + hours
Comment on the other participating blogs
Just the thought of having a full 24 hours dedicated to reading and reading is so exciting to me.  And I know you want in.  Don’t you?!  LOL!  So here are all the details and I hope you join us.

How do I sign up?
Simply post on your blog/website, Instagram, or tweet about #BFRAT along with your goals. Feel free to also use the below image. Don’t forget to link to your sign-up post as well!

#BFRaT

When is it?
12 a.m. Friday, November 25 until 11:59 p.m.

So….Americans only?
Hell no! The more the merrier!

Any prizes??
Yes, yeah and yep!

Okay, I’m intrigued. How do I participate? 
Read a little bit for some time of the day. Go your own pace!

I hope you’ll all join us!  CLICK HERE

 

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#Black Friday Read-a-Thon on November 25

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Hosted by Du Livre and Mocha Girls Read

Black Friday ads are everywhere!  People are getting their funds, sleeping bags, and gear together for the mad rush.  I wouldn’t be too shocked if there are people lining up in front of Best Buy right now.

black_friday_shopping_nightmares_640_01

Now, why would I or anyone want to be apart of this madness?

pay-black-friday   Yikkes!  This is madness.  Wait…is that an iron?  WTF?? All of this for an iron!!!

a_sneak_peak_of_what_black_friday_will_look_like_this_year_640_01

These folks have lost their minds over kitchenware.

Now, let’s find a calmer, peaceful and sane activity like a READ-A-THON!  Amber @DuLivre came up with this brilliant idea.  A read-a-thon at home with the books we love.  I mean this is the most perfect event.  You can:

  • Finish a book on your nightstand.
  • Get caught up on a reading challenge.
  • Start that book you have always wanted to read.

I know you are excited about the read-a-thon now.  So here is the information about the #BFRaT (that’s the hashtag we will be using.)

How do I sign up?

Simply post on your blog/website, Instagram, or tweet about #BFRAT along with your goals. Feel free to also use the below image. Don’t forget to link to your sign-up post as well so that you’re eligible for prizes.
#BFRaT

When is it?

12 a.m. Friday, November 25 until 11:59 p.m.

So….Americans only?

Hell no! The more the merrier!

Will there be challenges?

Yes! There will be challenges throughout the day with opportunities to win our favorite things – books! You have to be signed up to qualify for the prizes.

Okay, I’m intrigued. How do I participate? 

Basically, do you. Choose your TBR realistically and know that the universal challenge is to read a book! You can interact with other readers on social media and through blog post challenges, just have fun with it!
Stay connected with your hosts by following via social media and using the hashtag #BFRaT
Are you sold? I hope you are! Join me and other great readers as we snuggle up with some books and a nice hot chocolate (or tea/coffee…do you). You can sign up, here.

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