Get ready to embark on a sunny adventure through exhilarating books! The Sunbeam Bookly Readathon 2023 is here! It’s time to let ourselves immerse into a world of literary delights, brilliant exploration and vibrant colors.

Whether you’re a true bookworm, an avid reading goals tracker freak, or someone looking to reignite their love for books, the Bookly Readathon promises to be an unforgettable experience. 

During our last readathon, we rode the roller coasters and had fun at the bookish festival of Read-a-Palooza. This time around, we’re turning on the fan, and soaking up the warm afternoon sun. Are you in? 🌻


☀️ From July 21st to July 30th, bookworms around the world will join the ultimate 10-days long reading challenge. 

So, grab your books (e-books and audiobooks, too ✌) and favorite drink, bask in the warmth of a lazy afternoon, and let the reading adventure begin!

Registration for the Bookly Readathon opens on July 7th and will be open for a full two weeks until July 20th. 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 Sunbeam Challenge Levels? 🆙

For this readathon we have a reading challenge that will surely keep you motivated to devour all the shining books on your TBR! There are 3 levels based on the number of hours you spent reading:

🐞 Shining Ladybug – read for up to 8 hours

🐝 Radiant Bee – read for 8 hours or more & under 15 hours

🦋 Glorious Butterfly – read for 15 hours or more

For all of you who want to go the extra mile, make sure to also join us on Twitter and Discord on July 22, 23 & 29, 30 for some exciting weekend reading sprints.

👉 Do you already have a list of the books you plan to read for the readathon? AWESOME! Even so, just in case, we’ve prepared a few prompts too: 

Sunbeam Bookly Readathon Prompts:

  • A book with an uplifting cover ☀️
  • A book about a fresh start 🆕
  • A mystery or adventure book 🏕️
  • A book you’ve been curious about for a while 💭

When is the readathon taking place?

From July 21st to July 30th

For 10 whole days! 

What do I need to do? 

Read for more than 8 hours during the readathon. 

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. (Optional) If you’d like to register using a form outside our Bookly App, please fill out this form;
  3. 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 🤗

Hurry up! Registrations for the Read-a-Palooza #BooklyReadathon are open only until July 20th, 11:59 PM UTC.

What’s in it for me?

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

In addition, we’ll give a special mention and a Bookshop Gift Card worth $15 to the participant who was most active on social media: share your progress, use the Bookly Instagram templates, mention @booklyapp, post on your feed, and don’t forget about the #BooklyReadathon hashtag.

🥉 Shining Ladybug- 25$

🥈 Radiant Bee – 50$

🥇 Glorious Butterfly – 100$

🤳 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 July 31st, 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 July 31st, 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 Sunbeam 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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