Booktubeathon Wrap-up

This year’s reading challenges were:

1/ Let a coin toss decide your first read.
2/ Read a book about something you want to do.
3/ Read and watch a book to movie adaptation.
4/ Read a book with green on the cover.
5/ Read a book while wearing the same hat the whole time.
6/ Read a book with a beautiful spine.
7/  Read seven books.

I started Booktubeathon with The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue. This has been a high one on my TBR for a little while now and I’m really glad I got a chance to read this one. This helped me get through challenge 2 (traveling Europe) and 4.

the gentlemans guide

Then I moved on to Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds. I love poetry and I especially love Spoken Word. I wore my bonnet the whole time and since it covers my head I’m counting that as a hat so challenge 5 completed.

long way down

Next I read Eleanor and Park. Also an audiobook. This wasn’t for the challenges, I just really wanted to read it.

eleanor and park

Then I re-read Black Movie by Danez Smith. It was just as beautiful as before.

black movie

After that I read Fat Kid Rules the World for challenge 1 and 6.

fat kid

Five books and five challenges is pretty great for me. I think I only got through three last year. This was a fun week of fun reads and I’m happy to have participated. I’ll have my reviews out for these books in the coming weeks. Booktubeathon 2018 was a success!

Did you participate in Booktubeathon this year? If not, do you plan on trying it out next year?

Author: Rachelle Saint Louis

Rachelle Saint Louis is a Haitian-American writer, born and raised in South Florida. She received a 2018 Silver Medal in the Scholastic Art and Writing Competition for her poem “Red Blood Cell.” She is currently a Psychology and English double major at Florida Atlantic University. Her poetry has been published in Rigorous Magazine. Rachelle has been writing poetry since the 7th grade and you can often find her performing Spoken Word at local open mics.

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