Mark your calendars, gather your spice, and prepare to go on an Epic Journey! 🏜️ The Odyssey Bookly Readathon 2024 is here! 🤩

In our last readathon, we went on an intergalactic quest beyond the stars and dove into a galaxy of captivating tales, all in a Cosmic reading challenge. For our next stop, we want you to get lost in the magic of storytelling and have fun while at it! ⭐

💥Blast off with us on a literary quest, where every page is a portal to other dimensions and unexplored worlds. Let’s ride the sandworm of imagination, get lost in a world of interstellar intrigue and epic battles, and awaken the joy of reading! 

Whether you’re a disciple through the sands of time and space, or a master explorer of outer spheres, get ready to expand your horizons. Your transformational journey into the unknown awaits! 🗺️✨

Are you ready to make history?⌛


🐪 From April 19th to April 28th, all seekers of wonder and wisdom will join a 10-day-long mind-expanding journey. Pack your favorite books (e-books and audiobooks, too ✌) and onboard on our transformational cruise. 

Registration for the Bookly Readathon opens on March 28th and will be open until April 18th. Signing up is easy: update your Bookly app, tap “join” on the Readathon tab, and start tracking your reading sessions. 

Bonus points if you use the #BooklyReadathon hashtag to share your progress and get book suggestions from fellow participants.

What Are the Odyssey Challenge Levels? 🔥

For this readathon, we challenge you to level-up your reality! There are 4 levels based on the number of hours you spent reading:

🌵 Oasis Novice – read for up to 8 hours

🐪 Desert Explorer – read for 8 hours or more & under 20 hours

🦂 Master of the Sands – read for 20 hours or more & under 45

You’ve asked for it, and we’re here to deliver! 

For the Odyssey Readathon, we challenge you to unlock a new level 😱

🌪️ Ultimate Sandstorm Conqueror – read for 45 hours or more

For bonus points, make sure to also join us on Discord and Threads Apr 20-21, Apr 27-28 for some exciting reading sprints.

📖 Do you already have a list of books you plan on reading? AWESOME! If not, we’ve prepared a few prompts for you: 

Odyssey Bookly Readathon Prompts:

  • A book with a complex political system 💼
  • A book with a transformative journey 🦢
  • A book set in a desert-like environment 🏜️
  • A book on your TBR 📚

When is the readathon taking place?

From April 19th to April 28th

For 10 whole days! 

What do I need to do? 

Read for more than 8 hours during the readathon and track your progress with Bookly. 

You can do this!

Where can I sign up?

Here’s how to sign up for our #BooklyReadathon:

  1. If you’re an iOS or Android user, you can sign up directly on the special Readathon Tab in the Bookly App;
  2. Give us a shoutout on your social media to help us spread the news! Share our readathon-related posts, and make sure to tag us @booklyapp 🤗

Hurry up! Registrations for the Odyssey #BooklyReadathon are open only until April 18th, 11:59 PM UTC.

What’s in it for me?

According to each level, we’re offering four gift cards* to four lucky winners that we’ll choose randomly after the readathon ends.

For this edition, we’ve added an extra prize! Many of you have exceeded the highest number of hours in the previous Readathon – making us proud and hungry for more (pages)! 

So if you’re ready to make history, aim for the Ultimate Sandstorm Conqueror and read for 45 hours or more and win a $150 Gift Card!  

Make sure you don’t forget about the “most active on social media” prize! 

Win a Bookshop Gift Card worth $15 by being active during the Odyssey Readathon – How? 👉 Share your progress, use the Bookly Instagram templates, mention @booklyapp, post on your feed, and don’t forget about the #BooklyReadathon hashtag.

🥉Oasis Novice – $25

🥈 Desert Explorer – $50

🥇 Master of the Sands – $100

🎖️Ultimate Sandstorm Conqueror $150

🤳 Social Media Prize – $15

*As Gift Cards are only available for shipping within the US, in the case of a non-US resident winner, we will turn to other bookstores available in your country.

How do I win?

It’s simple! First, use the Bookly App to track all your reading sessions. 

If you’ve signed up through Bookly App, on April 29th, you can export your Custom Reading Report directly through the app at the end of our readathon.

If you signed up through our form, on April 29th, export your Custom Reading Report and submit it 👉 here.

Here’s a video on how you can export your report:

Don’t forget to join us on our discord server Bookly Reading Lounge for ongoing bookish discussions, a dedicated channel for the Odyssey Readathon, and book lovers worldwide!! 💙

Join the Bookly Reading Lounge Discord Server here

Enjoy your readathon! 📚

Sign up for the #BooklyReadathon here

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