The Reading Rush ended nearly a week ago and I’m only just sharing my readathon wrap-up: we love procrastination. Looking back, I was pretty ambitious with my 1,900 page goal. And, despite only reading just over 300 pages in total, I have actually achieved my personal goal of getting back into reading.
For me, The Reading Rush presented the opportunity to spend a week prioritising reading, becoming part of the bookish community again, and discovering new non-fiction and fiction reads for the future. So, in that regard, I’m happy to have achieved what I set out to do.
It’s been a fun week of community challenges, discussions, and sharing recommendations. So here’s my delayed wrap-up for the 2020 Reading Rush.
We’re four days into The Reading Rush and wow have I read more words in passed these four days than I have in the past year. As expected, I have already strayed from TBR in an attempt to finish books opened before this week, and delve into ones that were calling my name. However, those books do correspond with a challenge so I’m not doing too bad.
Here’s a little catch-up on where I am with my Reading Rush progress from Monday to Wednesday. And if you’re not following me on Instagram, I recommend doing so as I am sharing my progress and activities over on my stories. While I am sharing my rating and a few thoughts on each book here, I actually plan on publishing separate mini reviews in the coming weeks.
This Monday marks the beginning of The Reading Rush, a week full of challenges, community, and the opportunity to tick 7 books off your TBR Pile. This week-long readathon is open to everyone and will be the first readathon I have taken part in for about 3 years.
It’s been a while since I was a wee little book blogger caught up in the world of YA literature. But now, I’m older, have a degree in Literature and Creative Writing, and my tastes have definitely changed (well, a little). So, without further ado, here’s my TBR for The Reading Rush!
For this readathon there’s 7 prompts to help you decide what to read. And, with some of these, they can be interpreted in different ways so that you can tailor the experience to suit the books that are actually on your shelves and the location you’re in (this’ll make more sense down the line).