December 6-8, 2013
Wow, what an amazing THREE DAYS! We set a record number of 130 participants! We had 20 mini-challenges and giveaways from 5 authors and 15 bloggers.
Thank you authors:
Tamara Ireland Stone (Time Between Us and Time After Time), Cylin Busby (Blink Once and The Year We Disappeared), Laurie Viera Rigler (Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict and Rude Awakenings of A Jane Austen Addict), Alan Day (The Horse Lover), and Lenore Appelhans (The Memory of After and Chasing Before)
Thank you bloggers:
Erin and Jaime (Fic Fare), Kassiah and Meg (Swoony Boys Podcast), Gaby (Queen Ella Bee Reads), Katelyn (Kate’s Tales of Books and Bands), Jenny (Supernatural Snark), Kai (Fiction State of Mind), April (Good Books, Good Wine), Courtney (Stiletto Storytime), Heidi (YA Bibliophile), Jen (Jenuine Cupcakes), Stacy (Girls in the Stacks), Monica (The Fuma Files), Joli (Actin’ Up With Books), and of course, ME!
Huge thank you to Books of Wonder – the best INDIE bookstore for purchasing signed books from your favorite children’s and YA authors.
And we burned up the Twitter feed during the Twitter party – #Readathon was TRENDING!!!!!!
Thanks to author Laurie Viera Rigler for emailing me this screenshot!
Twitter Party Winners:
The winners of the general drawing for the Books of Wonder signed books are:
Kimberly of @kimbacaffeinate
The winners of one of my favorite books read in 2013:
Books I read:
Started before the Readathon and finished during:
PAWN by Aimee Carter – My review here: Goodreads
BRADLEY WIGGINS: My Time – An Autobigraphy
WHAT THE MOON SAID by Gayle Rosengren – My review here: Goodreads
Started and finished during the Readathon:
JUST ONE YEAR by Gayle Forman – My review here: Goodreads
PLAYING DIRTY by Jennifer Echols
BETTER OFF FRIENDS by Elizabeth Eulberg – My review here: Goodreads
YOU KNEW ME WHEN by Emily Liebert – My review here: Goodreads