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 March.
Mar. 12. 24 hour Take Control TBR Pile Read-A-Thon. “All you need is a pile of books, an eReader or audiobooks.” Sign up and then take over Twitter and/or Instagram – #TakeControlTBR
Mar. 21-27. Spring Bloggiesta. This is a week long event with mini-challenges to help you improve your blog and internet presence.
Mar. 21 – 30. Re-Readathon. The rules are very simple: just re-read! Grab your favourites that you’ve read before or the brilliant books you’ve been meaning to read again but haven’t had the time and make time with us! There will be mini challenges and hopefully you’ll get to revisit a bunch of favorites and make some new friends.
Mar. 1-31. Take Control of Your TBR Pile Challenge.
For the entire month of March you focus on reading/listening to books in your TBR pile.
Mar. 1 – 31. #MarchMagics. Celebrating the works of Diana Wynne Jones and Terry Pratchett. There are writing prompts 2 readalongs and a Twitter chat.
Mar. 1-31. #Weirdathon – a celebration of #weirdbooks. Read as many weird books as you can during March. Every week there will be an optional link-up for your progress.
Mar. 9-30. Get Up Offa That Slump. A fun 3 weeks of writing prompts to help you out of a blogging rut, slump, or just help get those creative juices flowing. There is a prompt for every Monday, Wednesday & Friday – and a linky will be posted on those days too. Sign up and join the fun anytime. #bloggerextravaganza
#BookAwards Happenings in March
- Mar. 2. Winner for The Short Story Prize will be chosen from these 3 finalists.
- Mar. 8. Longlist for the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction. “The Prize is awarded annually and celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in women’s writing from throughout the world.”
Mar. 17. Winners of the National Book Critics Circle Awards. Here’s a list of this year’s NBCC finalists.
Mar. 10. Longlist for The Man Booker International Prize. This award is for the “best” book translated into English.
March. Longlist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award for the best Science Fiction novel first published in the United Kingdom.
- March. Shortlist for The OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature will be announced this month. It’s awarded to books written by an author born in the Caribbean or holding Caribbean citizenship.
Are you taking parts in any of the #BookBlogger Events? Have you read any of the books nominated for an award?