December Wrap Up (#DiverseDecember #HarryXmasToYou, #NightmareBeforeChristmasReadathon, #WinterReadathon, #AVeryMerryReadathon, #CurrentAThon, #ReadersCrossing, #HolidayAdventureAThon, #BecauseDragonsRAT, #GrinchAThon, #FinishAThon, #CramAThon)

October TBR (6)

This Month I participated in a lot of read-a-thons, like I do every month. Check out my Read-a-thons TBR. So here is my Wrap Up for all the read-a-thons I participated in:

Diverse December (#DiverseDecember)

(Friday, December 1st – Sunday, December 31st)

I participated in Diverse December, which is hosted by Kathy @ Books and Munches. I had a lot of Diverse Books I wanted to read. So, here are the ones I ended up reading this month:

Queer by Kathy Belge & Marke Bieschke
Quiet by Susan Cain
Ouran High School Host Club Volume 1 by Bisco Hatori
If I was your Girl by Meredith Russo

Everything Leads to you by Nina LaCour
Vanilla by Billy Merrell
My True Love Gave to me, Edited by Stephanie Perkins

Harry Christmas to You (#HarryXmasToYou)

(Friday, December 1st – Sunday, December 31st)

I participated in Harry Christmas to you for the first time, and the plan was originally to finish reading the Harry Potter Series. That didn’t happen, but I did read some of the Companion books.

A History of Magic
A Journey Through a History of Magic
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them (Illustrated Edition)

Total # of Books Read: 3 Books

Cloak & Dagger Read-a-thon

(Friday, December 1st – Sunday, December 31st)

For the Cloak and Dagger Read-a-thon, you have to read mystery books.

Bloody Mary Volumes 5-9 by Akaza Samamiya

Wink Poppy Midnight by April Genevieve Tucholke
The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting
The Case Study of Vanitas Volume 3 by Jun Mochizuki

Total # of Books Read: 8 Books

The Nightmare Before Christmas Read-a-thon (#NightmareBeforeChristmasReadathon)

(Friday, December 1st – Tuesday, December 12th)

I participated in the Nightmare Before Christmas Read-a-thon, in which the goal was to read Horror/Spooky Books, Hosted by Drinking By My Shelf on YouTube. I didn’t end up reading as much as what I would have liked.

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Bloody Mary Volumes 5 & 6 by Akaza Samamiya

Total # of Pages: 344 Pages

Total # of Books Read: 3 Books

Winter Read-a-thon (#WinterReadathon)

(Friday, December 1st – Thursday, December 7th)

This was Created by . You can find the Twitter HERE! And the Challenges were:

A book set during the winter & A Christmas book – A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Read a book with angles on it
Listen to a audio book – Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell
A book you got as a gift – The Spiderwick Chronicles by Holly Black
Read a book that has been haunting your TBR for over a year – Tales of Deltora by Emily Rodda
Start a new series.

Total # of Pages: 956 Pages

Total # of Books Read: 8 Books

A Very Merry Read-a-thon (#AVeryMerryReadathon)

(Monday , December 4th – Friday, December 8th)

There were 3 challenges that go along with the read-a-thon and I completed 2 of the Challenges. The challenges were:

A book that takes place during the holidays
A book with Christmas colours on the cover – Tales of Deltora by Emily Rodda
Read A book just because you want to – The Spiderwick Chronicles by Holly Black

Total # of Pages: 735 Pages

Total # of Books Read: 6 Books

Current Read-a-thon (#Currentathon)

(Monday, December 11th – Sunday, December 17th)

This Read-a-thon is dedicated to books you are currently reading or have previously put down. The Hosts are  and . You can fin the Twitter HERE

If I was your Girl by Meredith Russo
Dark Summer by Lizzy Ford
The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting

Readers Crossing (#ReadersCrossing)

(Sunday, December 10th – Sunday, December 31st)

Aentee from Read at Midnight hosted the super cute #ReadersCrossing read-a-thon!  I absolutely adore her Reading Challenges/read-a-thons! The challenges are set up like a bingo board.

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Cute:

Graphic Novel or Manga – The Case Study of Vanitas Volume 3 by Jun Mochizuki
Pink Cover – Everything Leads to you by Nina LaCour
Main Romantic Plot – If I was your Girl by Meredith Russo
Middle Grade – The Silver Mask by Holly Black & Cassandra Clare

Cool:

Contemporary – Vanilla by Billy Merrell
Book Award Winner – The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting
Recommended by a FriendA Journey through a history of magic

Natural:

Yellow Cover – Bloody Mary Volume 8 by Akaza Samamiya
Animal on the Cover – A History of Magic

Sporty:

Written by a Team of Authors – Twelve Days of Dash and Lily by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan
Set in Wilderness – Dark Summer by Lizzy Ford

Extra Challenges:

Seasonally Inspired Read – My True Love Gave to me, Edited by Stephanie Perkins
Friend Picked from TBR – Wink Poppy Midnight by April Genevieve Tulcolke
Read in 24 Hours – Bloody Mary Volume 7 by Akaza Samamiya
Free Space – Bloody Mary Volume 9 by Akaza Samamiya

The Holiday Adventureathon (#HolidayAdventureathon)

(Wednesday, December 13th – Sunday, December 24th)

The Holiday Adventure-A-Thon is a Holiday-themed ‘choose-your-own adventure’ style read-a-thon. You choose your own reading challenges by Navigating through the Read-a-thon Map. This was so much fun and It’s hosted on the @adventureathon Twitter account.

These were my Challenges:

Presents: Read a Book you got as a gift –The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting
Santa: Read a book with red on the Cover – Bloody Mary Volume 7 by Akaza Samamiya
Wish: Read a Fairy tale Retelling
Cocktails: Read a book while drinking a festive beverage – Bloody Mary Volume 8 by Akaza Samamiya
Naughty: Read a book that was a cover buy – Wink Poppy Midnight by April Genevieve Tucholke
Jolly: Read a book with the word ‘Holiday’ in the title
Elf: Read a Fantasy Book – Dark Summer by Lizzy Ford

Because Dragons (#BecauseDragonsRAT)

(Friday, December 15th – Monday, December 18th)

Because Dragons is fantasy themed ReadAThon that went for 4 days! You can find their Twitter HERE! There were 3 challenges in this ReadAThon:

Read a book with a morally grey character – The Case Study of Vanitas Volume 3
Read a book that features travel or adventure
Read a book with treasure on the cover or in the title

Vanitas

Grinchathon (#Grinchathon)

(Sunday, December 17th – Saturday December 23rd)

This was Created by . You can find the Twitter HERE!

These were the Challenges:

1. A Book You Have Been Meaning To Get To: the year is coming to a close…what’s a book you haven’t gotten to but need to before the year is up! – The Silver Mask by Holly Black & Cassandra Clare
2. Mental Health Read: winter sucks especially for us Grinches sometimes it can be mentally draining so read a book about a character dealing with a mental illness
3. Feel Good Read: read a book that’s just going to make you feel good! – The Case Study of Vanitas Volume 3 by Jun Mochizuki
4. Black Cover: Pick a book that is as dark as my soul, especially during this time of year! – Wink Poppy Midnight by April Genevieve Tucholke
5. A Warm Book: a book set somewhere warm, or perhaps it just looks warm! Example: a sun on the cover, or flowers ect! Because the cold and winter both suck!
6. Diverse Read: LGBTQ+, Own voices ect! Don’t exclude a book because its different! It’s the holiday season it sucks for all of us! We must stand together!
7. A Dark Read: something dark, something creepy, something we would have loved to read during Halloween! Maybe just the cover is creepy, but the contents are sweet! You decide!

Finishathon (#Finishathon)

(Monday, December 25th – Sunday, December 31st)

I participated in Finishathon, hosted by . This is a read-a-thon in which you celebrate 2017 and finish a new or incomplete reading goal of the year. I Decided to Complete some of my “Currently Reading” Books:

Cramathon (#Cramathon)

(Tuesday, December 26th – Tuesday, January 2nd)

This is hosted by , , and

Under 200 Pages – A History of Magic
LGBTQIA+ – My True Love gave to me
Shortest Book on TBR – Fantastic Beasts and where to find them
Favourite Colour on the Cover (Red) – Twelve Days of Dash and Lily

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That’s it for this post! Have you read any of these books? Thoughts? Did you Participate in any of these Read-a-thons? If you have your own Wrap-up for December or any of these read-a-thons, leave them down below as well, I’d love to check them out.

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One Response to December Wrap Up (#DiverseDecember #HarryXmasToYou, #NightmareBeforeChristmasReadathon, #WinterReadathon, #AVeryMerryReadathon, #CurrentAThon, #ReadersCrossing, #HolidayAdventureAThon, #BecauseDragonsRAT, #GrinchAThon, #FinishAThon, #CramAThon)

  1. Whoooo! You did brilliantly!! 😀

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