One of the most awesome things about the book blogging community is all the events that you can participate in. Here are a few that you can join in August.
#BookBlogger Happenings in August
Aug. 12-21. I Like Big Books (and I cannot lie) Read-a-thon. Still in the planning phase.
Aug. 10-21. Re-Readathon. The idea of re-readathon is simple; just re-read. Post a picture of your TBR on your blog or social media, sign up with a direct link to your blog post or tweet about the event using the linky below and tweet and/or Instagram about the event using #ReReadathon.
Aug. 14-Sep.4. The Pokemon Indigo League #ReadThemAllThon. A 2 weeks long reading challenge based on the Kanto’s Indigo League. There are 8 reading challenges within this read-a-thon, based on the 8 gyms that are in the Indigo League. Earn a badge every time you complete a book!
Aug. 22-28. Bout of Books. A week-long read-a-thon. There are challenges and more – it’s a very community oriented event, so sign up and read!
Aug. 24 – Sep. 6. Austen in August. AIA is 2 solid weeks of non-stop Janery — reviews, discussions, guest posts, giveaways. readalongs, etc., etc. — if it’s Jane, it’s fair game.
Aug. 1-31. 2016 ARC August. It’s that time of year when we look at all the ARCs we’ve acquired from Netgalley, Edelweiss, publishers, BEA, RWA, ALA and friends alike and try our damndest to make a dent in that teetering pile. The rules are simple. Any ARC, old or new, physical or ebook, tour or publisher provided. As long as it is an ARC it counts towards this challenge.
June 20 – Sep. 5. 2016 Virtual Adult Summer Reading Program. Read as many books as you can. These can be books you have been meaning to read, or select one of the lists these curated lists, The most important thing in all of it is to have fun reading! #VASRP
May 1 – Aug. 31. Fun in the Sun Reading Challenge. Read as little or as many books as you want but books may be any genre but must have a fun in the sun theme, a cover with these elements on it, or something in the title that is about the theme. This includes everything associated with spring and summer such as weddings, swimming pools, the ocean, beaches, lounge chairs, flowers, sunglasses, palm trees, vacations, the sun, a garden, rain, thunderstorms, heat and so on.
May 28 – Sep. 5. 2016 Big Book Summer Reading. How many 400+ page books can you read from Memorial Day to Labor Day. I look forward to this challenge every year!
June 1 – August 31. Summer 2016 Seasonal Reading Challenge. I love a good challenge, and this seasonal one is just short enough and challenging enough with points and categories.
Jun. 1 – Sep. 5. 20 Books of Summer. You can participate in this challenge by choosing your own – 5, 10, 15 or 20 – books to read this summer. Make a list, and link back to the original post. Then hashtag the hell out of your progress #20booksofsummer
August 24. Winners of the Arthur C. Clarke Award for Science Fiction literature.
August 20. Winners of The Hugo Awards for the best in Science Fiction.