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 July.
July #BookBlogger Events
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
July 9 – 16. Make Me Read It ReadaThon. This readathon allows your friends and audience to vote for what you’ll be reading. Make a list of these books on your blog, or make a video, or a Goodreads shelf or post a picture on Instagram—whatever is easiest for you. Then get friends, other bloggers/booktubers etc. to vote on which books you HAVE to read. When the readathon comes along, you read the books in the order of most votes.
July 10-18. Fantasy Favourites Read-a-Thon. Read as much as you can – anything – not just fantasy books. There’ll be challenges, games and quizzes
July 1 – 31. Potterhead July Blog Festival. Each day there will host a series of blog posts across all the different blogs, each discussing an element of Harry Potter that is near and dear to our heart. Sign up will close on Monday 13th July, 2016.
July 18-24. High Summer Readathon hosted by Michelle of Seasons of Reading. Just read, read, and read some more. Read when you can for as long as you can – whatever you want. #HSReadathon and check out the Facebook group too.
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
July 9. Winners of the Thriller Award – a literary award for crime fiction.
July 10. Winners of the Shirley Jackson Award honoring outstanding achievement in the literature of psychological suspense, horror, and the dark fantastic
July 16. Winners of the RITA and Golden Heart Awards – the highest award of distinction in romance fiction.
July 10. Finalists of the The World Fantasy Awards Ballot for works published in 2015.
Are you participating in any of these challenges? I’m doing the Big Book Summer Reading Challenge.