Friday, August 23, 2013

The Bloggers Recommend Perpetual Challenge


Since I got such positive feedback from my earlier post, I’ve decided to make this challenge a bit more official. It will be a perpetual challenge and pretty relaxed, but I will post at least once a month so we can check in, share reviews, and see how everyone is doing.

The Rules:*

(1) Sign Up Below

(2) Subscribe to the Bloggers Recommend Newsletter.

(3) Once you receive a Newsletter, pick which book(s) you want to read as part of the challenge.

(4) Read the book(s).

(5) Link up any reviews you write about the book(s) (e.g., your blog, goodreads).**

(6) Repeat steps (2)-(4) the following month!

That’s it. I am starting this challenge to make the Bloggers Recommend Newsletter less overwhelming and even more awesome. You can decide how many books you want to read each month – there are no specific challenge levels. If you want to read one book one month and five the next, great. If you want to take a month off, no problem. This is a no-pressure challenge. Really.

The Giveaway:

And, if you need an extra incentive to sign up, three lucky participants who sign up by August 30, 2013 will win a copy of The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt.

Each participant will be given one entry and I will choose three winners using Many thanks to Bloggers Recommend for this giveaway.

There will likely be more giveaways in the future, so sign up and keep checking back!

The challenge will officially start with the September newsletter, so look for the linky to be up after the next newsletter goes out. Happy Reading!


*I am reserving the right to change the rules as we go if I see a need. I’m not usually a challenge hostess, so I’m just making it up as I go.

**We’re all pressed for time. and I understand that you may end up reading a September book in October (particularly if it comes out in late September). You can link up any reviews you write that month, even if the book is from a prior month’s newsletter.

This reading challenge is hosted by My Books. My Life. For more information and to sign-up, please see this post.