Deweys 24-hour readathon - October 2017

This is it! It’s readathon time, and I can’t wait to get started! For the next 24 hours, I will be reading, cheering other bookworms on and posting updates here on the blog as well as on Twitter and Instagram.

Readathon Reading List:
My readathon reading list consists of 11 books this time! Yes, it’s a lot of books, but as you can see from the group picture, most of them are pretty thin. I made the mistake last year of choosing some “normal” length books. It didn’t work so well for me because I felt like I wasn’t going through books fast enough. I know that a readathon isn’t a competition against other bookworms, but it still felt like everyone else was on their 7th book when I was still reading my first book. So this year, I’ve chosen mostly thin books to read. Continue reading

DIY Friday – Bookish Cookies

DIY Friday - bookish cookies

Welcome to a special DIY Friday here at A Little Blue Book. Today I’ve put the glue and the scissors away and instead I’ve been throwing around flour and juggling eggs.

As some of you may know, Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon starts tomorrow, and I’ve been making bookish snacks for this epic event. Reading for 24 hours will require energy and lots of it, which makes these cookies the perfect treat. These little beauties are also perfect for bookish birthday parties, cosy tea parties and anytime you want to spoil yourself with a tonne of sugary goodness! Continue reading

Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon – a beginner’s guide in 6 short bullet points

Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon - a beginner’s guide in 6 short bullet points

“We read to know we’re not alone.” – William Nicholson

What are you doing this weekend? If you don’t have anything planned, you could join me as I throw myself headlong into Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon!

This will be my first readathon, and I’m very excited! I’ve thought about doing one for ages but just never got around to actually do it – until now!

As the name indicates, Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon involves reading books for 24 hours, but what’s the story behind it and what precisely does it cover? Continue reading