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Reading in the Time of Corona

Reading in the Time of Corona

What do you read when you’re isolating or social distancing yourself from others to help prevent the spread of infection? How do you choose the appropriate reading material to help you “survive” your isolation? Should you read new editions or old favourites? What genres and topics to pick? What media to choose: books, e-books, audio books, comics, manga, magazines, fanfiction? The choices are unlimited and mayhap overwhelming… However, we also have to acknowledge the fact that in some parts of the world, in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 virus, libraries and book shops are closing down. So your choice of reading material can be limited.

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Posted by on 18/03/2020 in Bookshelf corner, Literature


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My first readathon

Hello dear reader(s)!

I hope you’re all doing well and that you had an amazing weekend, ‘cause I certainly had. 🙂 On Saturday 21st October I participated in Dewey’s 24 hour Readathon. It was my 1st ever readathon, and the event’s 10th anniversary. If you’re unfamiliar with the term here’s the explanation directly from their website liked above.

It’s sort of a reading challenge, only everyone participates at the same time. For 24 hours, we read books, post on social media about our reading, and visit other bookworms online. We also participate in mini-challenges throughout the day and win prizes. In recent years, this event has grown to encompass Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Goodreads, Litsy, a Facebook group, and other channels as well!

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Posted by on 23/10/2017 in Literature


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