Saturday, December 5, 2009

Cybils Award Challenge 2010

December 1, 2009 - December 31, 2010

Michelle from GalleySmith is hosting the Cybils Award Challenge for 2010 where participants are encouraged to read from The Cybils Award nominees for the given year.

  • Anyone can join, you don’t have to blog to play along
  • Challengers can choose to participate in as many of the categories listed below as they want
  • Challengers may not mix books from across multiple categories
  • Challengers do not need to construct a reading list just decide as you go however the mood strikes you
  • Challengers may participate at any of the levels indicated below
  • All books used as part of the challenge must be from the 2009 reading lists linked below
  • Books read can overlap with other challenges you are participating in
  • Challengers can read in any format (ie: audio, e-book, print)
Levels of Participation:
  • Categorically Speaking – choose to read all books in a category
  • Halfway There – choose to read 50% of books in a category
  • Rule of Fours – choose to read 1/4 or 3/4 of books in a category
  • Pick A Number – choose to read a specific number of books in a category
  • Shorties Rule – choose to read books in a specific short list (finalists will be publicized Jan 1, 2010)
The categories include:
Michelle will be offering author interviews, guest posts, giveaways and a grand prize drawing for a $100 gift card to Borders Books. To qualify for entry in the drawing a challenger must choose the “Categorically Speaking” level of participation, must complete all books within that category and must post a review of each either on a blog, a social networking site or bookstore site (ie: Amazon, B&N, Borders or some other store you may affiliate with).

Interested? To learn more, visit the post about the challenge. To sign up, visit the sign up page.