Hey everyone! Today I am here to announce something very exciting! A read-a-thon!!

So I was so happy to be chosen as a co-host for the Music-A-Thon, a read-a-thon combing 2 of my biggest passions: books and music.

So here is everything that you are going to need to know (plus a giveaway) going into the read-a-thon if you are interested in participating!

Dates of the read-a-thon: May 21st – 27th
Time: Starts at 12am on May 21st and ends at 11:59pm on May 27th.

Hashtag: #musicathon

Hosts:
@missmadyreads
YouTube: https://bit.ly/2vR3Sg7
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/missmadyreads
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/missmadyreads

@evilqueenbooks
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCL1mM-HhoViEGM2OgnnKItA?view_as=subscriber
Twitter: https://twitter.com/evilqueenbooks
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/evilqueenbo…

@bookaholicbanter
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLcT…
Twitter: https://twitter.com/banterbooks

Music-a-Thon Social Media:
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/musicathon
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/musicathon

Reading Challenges:

1. Read a book that has to do with music.
2. Read a book with a musical instrument on the cover.
3. Read a book that has a song title or lyrics in the title.
4. Reread a book that reminds you of a song.
5. Read a book by an author who has the same first and/or last name of your favorite artist. (It counts if the author’s name is spelled differently from the artist. For example, Sarah J Maas can work for Sara Bareilles)
6. Read a book that has a music term in the title. (ex: “song”, “music”, “guitar”, “note”)
BONUS CHALLENGE: Read a book while listening to music.

YA Music Books: https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/2…

Authors who share the same names as artists: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1S…

Song lyrics/titles in the title: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1z…

How to enter the giveaway:
1. Subscribe to the hosts: @missmadyreads https://bit.ly/2vR3Sg7
@evilqueenbooks https://bit.ly/2JwzEkq
@bookaholicbanter https://bit.ly/2HDvRkz
2. Send a video of you performing a cover or original song. Singing to an instrument or karaoke track is acceptable. If you would rather not sing, instrument performances such as guitar, piano, ukulele, violin, etc are accepted.
3. Upload your performances to YouTube and leave a link to it in the comments section of this video: (link to come when my announcement video is uploaded). If you don’t have a channel or don’t want to upload it, send it to me at bookkittyxo@gmail.com
4. The person with the best performance will win. The winner will get the choice to receive “This Savage Song” by Victoria Schwab or “P.S I Like You” by Kasie West which will be sent through Amazon.
5. If you are under 18 years of age, please get your parent’s permission to enter because I will need your address.
6. This giveaway is U.S only.
7. The giveaway ends on May 26th, 2018.

I’ll be posting my TBR for this read-a-thon in the week before the start of the read-a-thon! I will also be posting a new post and video on both the blog and my YouTube channel during the week of the read-a-thon (music themed of course!)

I hope you guys will be able to join me and the other hosts during that week at the end of May! If you are able to participate, let me know in the comments!!

 

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