Thankfully Reading, the 2010 Edition!

Last Thanksgiving, Candace from Beth Fish Reads, Jen from Devourer of Books & I unveiled Thankfully Reading, an excuse to do an obscene amount of reading over the long Thanksgiving weekend.  I’m excited to announce that we’ll be doing the event again this year!

Here are the details:

There are no rules to the weekend, we’re simply hoping to devote a good amount of time to reading, and perhaps meeting some of our reading challenges and goals for 2010. We thought it’d be fun if we cheered each other on a bit. If you think you can join in, grab the button  and sign on to Mr. Linky. If you don’t have a blog, use the comments!

During the weekend, come back and link any Thankfully Reading Weekend posts to the Mr. Linky we’ll put up here on Friday, November 26. Feel free to link as many posts as you’d like. On Sunday will put up another Mr. Linky for your wrap-up post.

We’ll also be checking in on Twitter using hashtag #thankfulreading. Join in for the weekend or for only a single day. No rules, no pressure!

This year, we will be doing some fun Thankfully Reading mini-challenges over the weekend.  Be sure to check back Thanksgiving weekend for more details!

If you are interested in hosting your own Thankfully Reading mini-challenge, please don’t hesitate to contact me at jennsbookshelfATgmailDOTcom.

*Edit: Each participant of Thankfully Reading Weekend will receive a copy of Shelf Unbound, a new digital monthly magazine featuring the best of small press, university press, and self-published books!

So, if you are interested in participating, please sign up with the Mr. Linky below!

82 Responses to Thankfully Reading, the 2010 Edition!

  1. Hillary
    Twitter: purplemoonmyst

    Count me in also!! looking forward to it.

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  3. Count me in! I have a couple of books I want to get to (in between a little Christmas decorating).

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  5. I just signed up! My goal (not that we need one, but this is just how I roll) is to finish up the latter half of the Betsy-Tacy series, as well as hopefully get to a few other books.

    I don’t have a blog so I’m using my Twitter account. Hope that’s okay!

  6. I’m so in! I have SO much to read this weekend and I must must set the next four days to just reading. Let the boys hit the malls. I’m sitting on the couch with my puppies and books! :O)

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  8. I am so glad for the excuse to unwind and do some reading this weekend. This is a great idea.

  9. count me in!

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  14. This sounds like the perfect weekend for me. Thanks for hosting. This is exactly what I needed for the long weekend!

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  16. I was just sitting on my couch thinking about what I should do in lieu of black Friday shopping. This is the perfect alternative. Count me in! Awesome idea!

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  18. All signed up! Time to read…

  19. SenoraG
    Twitter: senorag2001

    Count me in as well. I haven’t done my post yet but i will get right to it. Happy reading weekend!!!!

  20. Charlie
    Twitter: bitsyblingbooks

    Hi Jenn,

    I’m listed as #20 on the linky. I had a website melt down yesterday and have been retrieving and moving dear Bitsy to a new URL. Would you kindly (big hugs) admin. my url link for the thankfully reading?

    Charlie-Bitsy Bling Books
    NEW URL: http://bitsybling.blogspot.com

    I’d be really grateful. So sorry for the hassle. I had my own black friday mishap :(

  21. I just launched my book blog and am excited in participating in my first event. Happy Friday!

  22. Im in! i signed up on the main mr linky I’m number 90 thanks

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