Book-Tube-a-Thon 2017 | TBR

Tova is doing Book-Tube-a-Thon 2017!  I’ve never done a Read-a-Thon (besides the local one I did in like 3rd grade to raise money for my local library (which I won – I made the most $). I will be attempting to do all the reading challenges (aside from the group book).

Challenge #1 – Read a book with a person on the cover

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I’m choosing Romancing the Throne by Nadine Jolie Courtney

The title gives me major Romancing the stone vibes. Anyone else seen that movie? It’s actually really entertaining. Highly recommended.

Challenge #2 – Read a hyped book

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I’m choosing Tash Hearts Tolstoy by Kathryn Ormsbee

I have yet to see a negative review of this book. Basically, my expectations are threw the roof.

Challenge #3 – Read a book in 1 day

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I’m choosing Imaginary Vessels by Paisley Rekdal.  Reason? It’s short. Also, memories of Centrum.

Challenge #4 – Read a book with a character who is very different from you

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I’m choosing Written in The Stars by Aisha Saeed.
I’ve actually started this already because I hadn’t decided if I wanted to do BTAT and it’s SO GOOD, sad but good. I am not Pakistani-American, therefore her story and background are completely different than mine.

Challenge #5 – Read a book entirely outside

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I’m choosing Imaginary Vessels by Paisley Rekdal (again) partially because it’s really short and it’s uncomfortably hot where I live so I can’t stay outside very long.

Challenge #6 – Read a book that you bought because of the cover

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I’m choosing Imaginary Vessels by Paisley Rekdal (yet again) because I did buy it for the pretty cover. Yes, I can use the same book for 3 challenges. You must admit this cover is beautiful. Also, it was semi-cheap and I needed to eat food.

Challenge #7 – Read 7 books

To round out the rest of my TBR I’m choosing

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Olive’s Ocean by Kevin Henkes

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Spindle Fire by Lexa Hillyer

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Fire Color One by Jenny Valentine

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and When We Collided by Emery Lord

Yes, that makes 8 books but I’m giving myself options.

I’m low-key probably gonna fail. I have a writing conference and I work two days. Plus I’m trying to get to episode 40 of MC before August 1st. Oh whale, let’s just see what happens.

Are you doing book-tube-a-thon? If so what is your TBR? I’d love to know in the comments!

Petyr Baeish Books  © 2017 by Tova Portmann-Bown

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