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.
August #BookBlogger Events
Spanish Lit Month in July, German Lit Month in November and Month in August. And then there is the All August/All Virago project happening in just a few months.
Aug. 1-31. Women in Translation Month. Celebrate by posting on your blog and social media using #WITMonth
Aug. 1-31. ARC August. Any Advanced Reading Copy counts as part of this reading challenge including your backlist books. There will also be twitter chats and giveaways. Use #ARCAugust on social media posts.
Aug. 1-31. Austen in August. This is a one-month event focused on all things Jane Austen, including her primary texts, any re-imaginings of her works, biographies, critical texts, etc. #AusteninAugust
Aug. 6-13. The Make Me Read It Read-a-thon. Look at the books you own and pick out a few you really want to read, or feel like you should read. Make a list of these books and post them. Then get friends, other bloggers/booktubers/bookstagrammers etc. to vote on which books you HAVE to read.
Aug. 21-27. 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!
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Aug. 13 – Sep. 10. The Reading Quest. This is a fun reading challenge filled with quests and points.
May 26 – Sep. 4. 2017 Big Book Summer Reading Challenge. How many 400+ page books can you read from Memorial Day to Labor Day. I look forward to this challenge every year!
Jun. 1 – Aug. 31. BookBub’s Summer Reading Challenge. 12 weeks 12 categories. 12 books … that’s just Level 1. Level 2 & 3 require you read 2 or 3 books for each category.
Jun. 1 – Sep. 3. 20 Books of Summer. You can participate in this challenge by choosing your own – 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.
Jun. 3- Sep. 3. – Summer Reading Challenge. There are 10 categories + a bonus one. Do as many as you can.
Jun. 20 – Sep. 21. Sci-Fi Summer Reading. Read any book of at least 100 pages that is classified as Science Fiction, including any Sci-Fi subgenres.
Major Book Awards in August
August 11, 2017. Winners of The Hugo Awards for the best in Science Fiction will be announced.