Here are some of the exciting Book Events and Reading Challenges that Create With Joy is participating in this May! Which events are you looking forward to joining this month?
May 2013 Events
Sit Down And Write –May 1 thru 14, 2013
Hosted by Michelle the True Book Addict
The Sit Down and Write 3 Write-A-Thon is for any writing you need to get done. Whether you’re working on a novel, a novella, or short stories of have a ton of reviews to write from your recent Read-a-thons… whatever writing you need to get done, this is the time to buckle down!
There are no mini-challenges, but there will be check-in linkies posted every few days where you can link your reviews or progress posts. You can also stop in and chat on Twitter and share your progress at Twitter hashtag #sitdownwrite.
Bout Of Books Read-A-Thon – May 13 thru 19, 2013
The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, May 13th and runs through Sunday, May 19th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure, and the only reading competition is between you and your usual number of books read in a week. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 7.0 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog.
Kid Lit Giveaway Hop – May 13 thru 19, 2013
Create With Joy will be celebrating Children’s Book Week by participating in the Kid Lit Giveaway Hop – a special event co-hosted ! This special event is being co-hosted by Mother Daughter Book Reviews and Youth Literature Reviews. Children’s book or teen literature bloggers, authors, publishers, or publicists looking to share copies of a fabulous book are welcome to link in a giveaway for fabulous children/teen’s books, gift cards, cash, or other prizes. You’ll find the full details and sign-up information on the host sites.
Armchair BEA – May 28 thru June 2, 2013
This event is the virtual convention for book bloggers who can’t attend the Book Expo America and the Book Blogger Convention in New York! Sign-ups are open now, and the agenda for the event – which includes daily blogging themes, discussions, and giveaways – has been posted!
I’ll be updating my Current Reading Challenges in the weeks to come. In the meantime, here is my New Reading Challenge for May!
Clean Sweep ARC Challenge – May 1 thru 31, 2013
Hosted by Kimba the Caffinated Book Reviewer
This challenge includes all physical and digitals ARCs you read between May 1st and May 31st, 2013. Recaps must be posted by June 3. The challenge includes weekly Saturday challenges (with chances to win additional prizes) and a Rafflecopter entry form with entries for each book review linked and other items. The Challenge Schedule and Rafflecopter posts on April 30th at 4 pm EST and the Rafflecopter closes on June 3, 2013; two Grand Prizes will be awarded. See the sign-up post for full details.
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If you have any news you’d like to share – if you’re participating in any exciting events or challenges – if a book catches your eye– let me know!
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