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Our Fall into Fall Readathon is here to help readers change gears from summer reading (outside! so many thrillers!) to cozy fall reading (inside! where’s my blanket! time to read Dickens I guess!)—welcome to Day Two! If you missed Day One, get all the posts, giveaways, and task here.
Every day this week we’ll have one bookish task (and optional bonus tasks) designed to help you fall into fall reading, along with a giveaway, and a few posts to help you with the task. And for Day Two, our task is to create a fall TBR (to be read) list and include one chunkster or classic…and start it on audiobook.
Your fall TBR can be anything you want: tons of cozy mysteries or thrillers, campus novels for that back-to-school nostalgia, exciting new releases you’ve pre-ordered, whatever. Put as many or as few books on it as you’d like, but be sure to include one long book and/or classic novel that you’ve been meaning to get to forever and never have. Listening to it on audio is a great way to finally defeat a mountain of a book that’s been intimidating you. It’s how most of us around BR HQ finally got through Moby-Dick. Bonus: you can probably borrow a digital copy of the audiobook from your library on Overdrive or Libby, and if it’s a classic in the public domain, you can listen to it for free at LibriVox.
Bonus task: analyze your year-to-date reading and fill in any gaps with your fall TBR. Haven’t read any books in translation yet? Nary a science fiction novel to be seen? Haven’t picked up any poetry or essay collections? Is your 2018 books read list totally lacking authors of color? Now’s the time to proactively widen your reading horizons.
Never made a TBR list? Not sure how to fit in an audiobook this fall? We’re here to help (and to give someone an Audible membership):
That’s it for Day Two! Jot down the task in your Bullet Journal/OmniFocus/Todoist/task management system of choice, and get on it. There’s no sign up sheet, and no one here is checking up on you (as you are a grown adult person). Come back tomorrow for your next task, tips, and giveaway!
Fall into Fall Readathon Wrap-up
Missed last week's Fall into Fall Readathon? Get the full task list here!
Fall into Fall Readathon Day Five: Read
This one's easy.
Readthon Giveaway: Kindle Fire
Enter to win a Kindle Fire for the last day of our Fall into Fall readathon!
Cozy Cookbooks for Fall: Fall into Fall Readathon
Excellent cookbooks for fall and the changing seasons.
One-Sitting Reads from Every Genre: Fall into Fall Readathon
Want a book you can get through in one satisfying sitting? We've got picks from every genre.
Fall into Fall Readathon Day Four: Get Thee To the Library
For the fourth day of the Fall into Fall Readathon, we're talking about supporting local libraries.
Readathon Giveaway: Book Riot Library Prize Pack
Enter to win a prize pack of cozy, library-themed socks, t-shirts, and a hoodie!
Comparing Overdrive, Libby, Hoopla, 3M: Fall into Fall Readathon
Check out the pros and cons of various library eBook platforms, including OverDrive, Libby, Hoopla, and 3M Cloud Library.
7 Childhood Faves That Hold Up (And Are At Your Library): Fall into Fall Readathon
Revisit these childhood favorites that stand the test of time, and are probably available at your local library.
Fall into Fall Readathon Day Three: Set Up Your Fall Reading Space
Day three's task is to set up your fall reading space, and we've got tips!
Readathon Giveaway: Cacoon Chair
Enter to win your own cozy cacoon chair as part of our Fall into Fall Readathon!
Tips for Maximum Fall Reading Coziness: Fall into Fall Readathon
First, you're going to need some good socks.
Cozy Fall Bookish Items: Fall into Fall Readathon
Ready to curl up this fall with a good book? We've got your cozy fall bookish items picked out for you!
Fall into Fall Readathon Day Two: Create Your Fall TBR
It's day two of the Fall into Fall Readathon, and we're focusing on prepping your fall TBR list.
Readathon Giveaway: 6-Month Membership to Audible
We're giving away a 6-month membership to Audible as part of our Fall into Fall Readathon! Enter here.
Fall Tasks Perfect for Audiobooking: Fall into Fall Readathon
Baking, knitting, raking leaves: check out this list of fall tasks you can do while listening to an audiobook!
How to Make a Seasonal TBR: Fall into Fall Readathon
Day two's task for the Fall into Fall Readathon is to make your fall TBR: here are a few tricks for making a seasonal TBR list.
Readathon Giveaway: 5 Exciting Fall New Releases
Enter to win five exciting new fall releases, including the latest books from Tana French and Barbara Kingsolver.
How to DNF a Book Like You Don’t Give an F: Fall into Fall Readathon
The saying is true: so many books, so little time. Here's how to DNF a book that you just aren't feeling anymore.
5 Ways To Weed Your Digital and Physical TBRs: Fall into Fall Readathon
Need help weeding your TBR for the Fall into Fall Readathon? With one or more of these techniques, you too can conquer your physical and digital stacks!
Also In This Story Stream
- Fall into Fall Readathon Wrap-up
- Fall into Fall Readathon Day Five: Read
- Readthon Giveaway: Kindle Fire
- Cozy Cookbooks for Fall: Fall into Fall Readathon
- One-Sitting Reads from Every Genre: Fall into Fall Readathon
- Fall into Fall Readathon Day Four: Get Thee To the Library
- Readathon Giveaway: Book Riot Library Prize Pack
- Comparing Overdrive, Libby, Hoopla, 3M: Fall into Fall Readathon
- 7 Childhood Faves That Hold Up (And Are At Your Library): Fall into Fall Readathon
- Fall into Fall Readathon Day Three: Set Up Your Fall Reading Space