Dusting Off The Shelf Read-A-Thon | TBR

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I have just recently moved back home and I’m trying to be a big kid and find a real job, but while the search is underway I have loads of free time and what better way than to dedicate to reading! Emily @ Books & Cleverness is hosting a two week long read-a-thon from August 1st to August 15th! Check out her blog to see the rules/sign-up and all that good stuff! The theme of this read-a-thon is reading books that have been gathering dust on your shelves for a very long time! Emily has also created some challenges which you can check out here! With the books I have picked I tried to find ones that are different genres and such since I have been reading and ones that have been sitting on my shelf for some time. I have to say that my TBR is subject to change, but for the most part I will be trying to stick to it! I also haven’t decided on how I will be doing my updates (they will follow my typical read-a-thon update format) I won’t be doing one everyday, but after I decide I will let you know! Now on to the challenges…

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♠ Read a book set in the past- The Ravenmaster’s Secret: Escape From The Tower Of London by Elvira Woodruff

♠ Read a classic- Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

♠ Read a book written before 2010-

The Wedding by Nicolas Sparks

Fallen by Lauren Kate

Confessions of a Working Girl: A True Story by Miss S

♠ Extra: The Storybook of Legends by Shannon Hale

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I know this is a very weird assortment, but they are ones I have been neglecting and need to get around to! Hopefully I get to these and more!

 

If you plan on participating please let me know! I would love to keep up with your updates and see what you will be reading!

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3 thoughts on “Dusting Off The Shelf Read-A-Thon | TBR

  1. Pride and Prejudice is on mine as well! I’m “killing two birds with one stone” with this one as I’m also participating in The Book Heap’s Austen August P&P read-a-long. I’m ashamed that I’ve never read it! :O I really enjoyed Fallen, too – total guilty pleasure read 😉

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  2. OMG I am so doing that read-a-long too! Haha thats why I decided to pick Pride and Prejudice as my classic. I also cannot believe I have never read it before. And I know there has been talk about Fallen being turned into a movie and Ive heard mixed things about it so I figured I would just give it a try!

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  3. Yeah I read it way back before I started blogging…I feel like my reading taste and standards have matured quite a bit since then, so don’t take my word for it. And yes! They’ve already released the first promo pic, but I don’t really know how I feel about it being brought to the screen.

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