Happy Friday bookish people! Today I am bringing you something extremely exciting. Earlier this month I teamed up with @Plaid_Reader is writing on Twitter to create a readathon. This readathon is based off the TV show Chopped and we have created book prompts to match different items of food and drink that could be found at a romantic dinner. The point of the readathon is to choose prompts by picking foods that you would have at your dinner. The readathon will run from February 1st – February 28th with a celebration on March 1st.
Like the real show the readathon will be broken into three rounds: Appetiser, Entree and dessert. You are welcome to take the rounds in whichever order you like but we have built them so the prompts get tougher as you go along.
|1) Steak and Lobster|
|2) Edible Glitter|
|4) Dark Chocolate Truffles|
|2) Ring Pops|
|3) Baked Alaska|
|Spaghetti||Good Friendships or Multiple Points of View|
|Champagne||A Protagonist with Anxiety|
|Steak and Lobster||An expensive book or one that looks fancy|
|Ring Pops||A book where someone gets married or a wedding shapes the plot.|
|Yuzu||A book with a sweet and tart protagonist.|
|Dark Chocolate Truffles||A book from a ‘darker’ genre horror, mystery, thriller.|
|Leftovers||A book you started but didn’t finish|
|Baked Alaska||A book with a surprise|
|Edible Glitter||A book about magic or a fantasy|
|Milkshake||Two people must go on a quest|
|Pizza||A comfort read|
We will be counting the pages that you (and we) are reading so make sure to enter the pages you read each day and make note when you finish each book. There will also be some cute prizes along the way…but remember everyone is a champion no matter how many pages or books you read.
The Points and prizes
Everyone will get a prize for participating but the top 3 readers may get a special prize. There will be two top winners, one from the US and one International, we will be doing a random draw for both. The US winner will receive a signed copy of A Place At The Table by Laura Shovan and Saadia Faruqi. The International winner will get £20 in Book Depository credit as long as it ships to your country.
Here is a link to the announcement video :https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NK_btUJHPI
And if you have any questions leave a comment below or contact me on Twitter at @oliviatempleto6 or my co-host at @Plaid_Reader is writing. All of this information and the sign up form is on the Chopped Readathon Twitter: https://twitter.com/choppedread
Also, we would love to see your TBR’s for this readathon!