Cosy Reading Night + #PersephoneReadathon = The Perfect Winter’s Evening

Just in case you needed another excuse to read this weekend, the beloved Booktuber Lauren of Lauren And The Books is hosting one of her Cosy Reading Nights tonight!! This Winter edition just happens to align with the Winter 2020 Mini Persephone Readathon. What could be more perfect than curling up with a Persephone Book for three hours?!


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Mini Persephone Readathon Challenge List (Winter 2020)

Would it really be a readathon without some challenges?

For those interested, I’ve put together a list of six optional challenges that can be completed at any point during the weekend. Feel free to do as many or as few as you’d like.

You can share your responses on your blog, on social media with #PersephoneReadathon, and/or in the comments of the readathon open post.

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Mini Persephone Readathon Open Post (January 24-26, 2020)

Welcome to the Winter 2020 Mini Persephone Readathon!

This open post will serve as a central place to share your reading progress, your completed challenges, share links to your readathon posts, and just to chat about anything Persephone books/readathon related. I’ve also listed a few reminders/links below.

I hope you all have an enjoyable, cozy, and relaxing weekend of Persephone reading!

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Announcing the Winter 2020 Mini Persephone Readathon

The news feels unrelentingly bleak at the moment. I don’t know about you, but I for one could use a quiet distraction. Since the pages between certain iconic grey covers never fail to offer just that, I thought a weekend-long readathon celebrating all things Persephone Books would be a good place to start.

I’m happy to announce that the Winter 2020 Mini Persephone Readathon will run from Friday, January 24th through Sunday, January 26th, 2020.  Continue reading “Announcing the Winter 2020 Mini Persephone Readathon”

20 Books On My Shelves I’d Like to Read in 2020

After taking a look at the unread books sitting on my bookshelves, I thought it would be fun to compile a list of 20 titles that I’d most like to pick up in 2020.

This isn’t a super strict TBR list that I’m going to absolutely hold myself to out of fear of punishment from the bookshelf gods. Instead, I’m hoping it will be a helpful reminder if I’m at a loss for what to read next.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Most Anticipated Book Releases For the First Half of 2020

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme created by The Broke and the Bookish blog, and now hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl.

This week’s topic is: Most Anticipated Book Releases For the First Half of 2020

It seems like the first half of 2020 is set to be an embarrassment of riches when it comes to new book releases.

Here are the twelve books set to be published from January through June that I’m currently most looking forward to reading.

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Wordless Wednesday- 10/30/19

Gardner, Daniel. The Three Witches from Macbeth (Elizabeth Lamb, Viscountess Melbourne; Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire; Anne Seymour Damer). 1775. Gouache and chalk. National Portrait Gallery, London, UK.