What goes hand in hand with achieving your goals? Reading challenges! YES, we’re talking about smashing your target with all the best 2023 readathons ๐Ÿ™Œ

The new year is almost here, and all we can think of is that very ambitious yearly reading resolutions list ๐Ÿ‘€ย So then, how can we make sure weโ€™re on top of the reading game and we keep ourselves engaged all year round? Well, by sticking to a reading habit. But itโ€™s easier said than done, right? ๐Ÿ˜…

Sometimes, just sometimes, itโ€™s like all the motivation slips away. We either run into a reading slump, or weโ€™re just feeling overwhelmed by all the books we want to read Thatโ€™s when joining a reading challenge helps the most. No need to worry or scour the internet for crazy solutions. Weโ€™ve got you covered with our masterlist of all 2023 readathons – the perfect way to start on your yearly resolutions โœจ

Check out our list of 2023 readathons, find your favorite themes, and get the wheel spinning. Weโ€™re sure your TBR pile will get shrink down in no time! ๐Ÿ’ช

2023 Readathons: The Ultimate List ๐Ÿ’ช

  1. Be sure Readathon / Every Heart a Readathon (1-31 January) โ€“ A true fantasy fan? Hereโ€™s a readathon based on five fantasy teams that you can join. How exciting is that? ๐Ÿ“–
  2. Bout of Books (1-31 January) โ€“ All you wanna do is read? Join this week-long readathon hosted three times per year and fly through your books! ๐Ÿ“–
  3. The Royal Readathon (1-28 February) โ€“ Princesses vs. villains – if you love books based on the old battle of the good versus the bad, then this is your readathon. Choose your team and hop on your horse! ๐Ÿ‘ธ๐Ÿฆน
  4. Trope-ical Readathon (1-31 March) โ€“ Relax in the tropics with a good book and some worthy trope-ical sprints ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ
  5. Queer Lit Readathon (26-27 March) โ€“ Have a free weekend? Join this 2023 readathon and dig into all those inclusive books in your TBR ๐ŸŒˆ
  6. Marvel-a-thon (March) โ€“ Which one is your hero? Loki, Shang Chi, Scarlet Witch, or Black Panther? Pick your team and smash this challenge! ๐Ÿฆธ
  7. Kenyan Readathon (September) โ€“ An ode to Kenyan literary works, this readathon welcomes you to a month-long event ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช
  8. Spoopathon (1-31 October) โ€“ Excited about thrilling reading sprints, zombie prompts, and spooky polls? Join the Halloween theme and read those chilling books on your shelf ๐ŸŽƒ
  9. Trick-or-t(read)athon (1-31 October) โ€“ In the mood for the classic Halloween theme? Join this readathon and bring your scariest titles ๐Ÿฌ
  10. Black-Oween-Athon (1-31 October) โ€“ A whole month to celebrate authors of color, with a twist! All books must be spooky ๐Ÿ‘ป
  11. Gothtober Readathon (1-31 October) โ€“ If you’re a goth lover, get ready to join the scavenger hunt! Check the October reading calendar, win games, and join reading sprints. Are you up for the challenge? ๐Ÿฉธ
  12. 13NightsofHalloween (17-29 October) โ€“ Are you talking about lucky numbers? Join 13 days of chilling readings and follow the custom calendar and prompts ๐Ÿฆ‡
  13. Vampathon (25-31 October) โ€“ Looking for bingo challenges, TBR & wrap-up templates, and a photo challenge, all with a spooky twist? This readathon is what you need ๐Ÿง›โ€โ™€๏ธ
  14. ThankfulAThon (November) โ€“ Let’s be thankful for all those books that warmed up our hearts when we first saw them in the bookstore or at the library. ๐Ÿ™
  15. The Nightmare Before Christmas Readathon (6-19 November) โ€“ If you’re obsessed with the movie, you’ll definitely want to join this two-week readathon. Check the bingo board and read any Halloween ๐Ÿ’€ or Christmas books ๐ŸŽ…
  16. Gilmore Girls Readathon (7-13 November) โ€“ How big of a fan of Rory and Lorelai are you? If you have watched every episode, you’ll love this Gilmoreathon with sprints and games. See you at Luke’s! โ˜•
  17. Wacky Witches (2-4 December) โ€“ A 72- hours witchy readathon might be just what you need. There are templates, sprints, potions, and everything a magical being needs. Do you dare to join? ๐Ÿง™โ€โ™€๏ธ
  18. Slavic Readathon (5-11 December) โ€“ A Slavic folklore-inspired readathon with everyday sprints and visuals! Ready to jump into this adventure? ๐Ÿ‰
  19. Japanese Readathon (12-18 December) โ€“ Excited to dive into a full week of Japanese literature, manga, and light novels? Then this readathon is for you! ๐ŸŒธ
  20. Reindeer Readathon (1-31 December) โ€“ Feeling festive and ready to roll those books by the end of the year? This 2023 readathon awaits you with holiday reading sprints that will get you going ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸฆŒ
  21. Christmathon (1-31 December) โ€“ Ready for Christmas? Then hop on this advent calendar-style readathon and take each day at a time โ„๏ธ
  22. Christmas Readathon (17-31 December) โ€“ Ho, ho ho! If you love everything Christmassy and everything to do with this time of year, this challenge is like the marshmallow to your hot chocolate ๐Ÿซ
  23. The Final Book Support Group โ€“ Need that top-notch help and support group to get through your TBR? Well, then this is the perfect place. This 2023 readathon takes place every month of the year – perfect to get you back on track!ย  ๐Ÿค—
  24. Olympianalong โ€“ Ready to talk all things Percy Jackson? This is what this readathon is about ๐Ÿ”ฑ
  25. Demonathon (January) โ€“ Take a walk into the cold, dark forest and choose your path. But be careful, there are demons everywhere! Will you survive this adventure? ๐Ÿ‘ฟ
  26. SeasonAthon โ€“ Each season comes with its dedicated readathon. Which one will you choose? Or will you join all of them? ๐Ÿ‚
  27. ShrekAThon โ€“ Who doesn’t love Shrek? Let’s celebrate him, regardless of the time of the year! Complete the bingo card and all the reading challenges! ๐Ÿ“—๐Ÿ’š
  28. Magical Readathon: Orilium โ€“ For every equinox, follow the prophecy, summon all your magic, and get the strength to real all those fantastic books. Are you truly ready? ๐Ÿ”ฎ
  29. ย Mythothon Readathon โ€“ Curious to know the quest? Follow the Greek myth of Poseidon, defeat the Minotaur and get out of the labyrinth by checking off the prompts. Will you win? ๐ŸŒŠ
  30. Olympic Games Readathon โ€“ Are you on team Poseidon or Persephone? Get ready for the challenge and achieve victory! ๐Ÿ†
  31. Graphicsathon โ€“ The only rule here is to choose books that tell the story through images, not words. And there’s more fun to it: there are buddy reads, a game board to randomize your TBR, and, of course, prompts ๐ŸŽฒ
  32. Crave-a-long-a-thon โ€“ This 2023 readathon is dedicated to the Crave series by Tracy Wolff. If you have a crush on these books or you have them waiting on your TBR pile, then this is your go-to challenge ๐Ÿ‘‘
  33. West End Readathon โ€“ Let’s celebrate all things theatrical. Get those tap or dancing shoes on, your ticket prompts, and prepare for the play! ๐ŸŽญ
  34. Cloak and Dagger Reading Challenge โ€“ It’s time to dust off all your mystery, suspense, thriller, or crime books and join this challenge. Who knows, maybe you’ll reach the highest level: Sherlock Holmes ๐Ÿ•ต๏ธ
  35. #AYearAThon โ€“ Time for traveling around the world in 2023! You have one week each month to read a book that is set in a different country โœˆ๏ธ
  36. Color Coded โ€“ Do you have any books where the color may either be named in the title, or it may appear as the dominant color for the cover? Then, certainly, this is your readathon ๐ŸŽจ
  37. Rapid Readers Annual Readathon โ€“ 50 prompts? Oh, YEAH! You have the entire year to reach that goal and complete the challenge. Now, that’s a great 2023 readathon! ๐Ÿ’ช
  38. COYER โ€“ Or Clean Out Your E-Reader is a three-semesters-long readathon, each semester with its own theme. Join the 10th anniversary of the COYER challenge! ๐ŸŽ‰
  39. Epistolary Reading โ€“ Read books written in the form of letters, diaries, blogs, and e-mails. All book formats are allowed! ๐Ÿ“œย 
  40. Beachcomber Mystery โ€“ Become a beachcomber and fill the set of four beach bags as you read mystery books ๐Ÿ–๏ธ
  41. What An Animal โ€“ Do you have books with animals as the main characters? Then this 2023 readathon is your sign to start reading them ๐Ÿถ
  42. Gaia/ Nature โ€“ All you have to do is read at least one nature-themed book, and you’re in! ๐ŸŒฑ
  43. Memoir Reading Challenge โ€“ Read at least five memoirs from any category listed. Do you want to know a secret? Rereads are accepted ๐Ÿคซ
  44. Calendar of crime โ€“ Each month has a specific category, but all have one thing in common: mystery books. Read 12 titles by the end of the year to complete the challenge ๐Ÿ“†
  45. Diversity Reading โ€“ Read as many diverse books as you can and check out the monthly themes ๐Ÿ™Œ
  46. Alphabet Soup โ€“ Read one book for each letter of the alphabet. It is simple as that! ๐Ÿ”ค
  47. Indie Reading Challenge โ€“ How to participate? Choose your level, write about it and post it on your blog or social media, and then start reading indie books ๐Ÿค—
  48. Children’s Book Reading Challenge…for Adults! โ€“ Any title the whole family would enjoy is perfect! Or anything that you can find in the children’s section at the library. Let’s play! ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿšผ
  49. Finishing the Series โ€“ Any series you started and forgot about it? Challenge yourself to finish it by joining this 2023 readathon ๐Ÿ“š
  50. Library Love โ€“ This is your readathon if you’re always spending time in the library. Throughout the year, read 12 books, all from the library ๐Ÿ”–
  51. She Reads Romance Books โ€“ You might fall in love with this readathon. Read at least one romance book each month, and you’re set ๐Ÿ’–
  52. The 52 Book Club Reading Challenge โ€“ Get as creative as you like with interpreting the prompts and match one book to each of the 52 prompts ๐Ÿ˜ฏ
  53. Nonfiction Reader Challenge โ€“ Read and review up to 12 nonfiction books by the end of the year that fit within the categories ๐Ÿ“–
  54. Bookly Readathon โ€“ Bloo’s cooking an exciting 2023 readathon in January, and it’s going to be awesome! Keep an eye on the blog and our social media platforms. More details soon ๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ’™

That’s it! Now, all you have to do is pick your favorite 2023 readathons and get started. No worries, you have all 12 months to achieve your goal, and the Bookly App is always there for you.

Bloo, your personal reading assistant, will be by your side and help you improve by tracking all the books for your next readathon along the way! 

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