All Hallows’ Read Challenges


Hi Everyone,

These are the reading challenges extending throughout the whole week. Those who complete the most challenges (participants will comment progress on the festive reads website at the end of the read-a-thon) will be randomly selected to get first pick, second pick, then third pick from among three prizes. The prizes are:

Room by Emma Donahue + Senora series sticker + espresso bookmarks+ barnes and noble tote

write notebook + signed david estees bookmark + mini stationary set + book mark pens

zaria fierce trilogy e book card

As with every readathon we operate, you must be 18 or older OR have parental permission to qualify.


  1. Read a spooky book
  2. On Halloween, you pretend to be someone or something else. Read a book in a genre that is out of the ordinary for you.
  3. Read a book with any of the following: ghosts, vampires, witches/wizards, or faeries.
  4. Halloween only lasts one night, so select and read a book you can finish in one day.
  5. Halloween is also about having a fun time with friends and family so read a book  book you feel nostalgic about.
  6. During Halloween, it is hard to decipher who is who since everyone is in a costume. Pick a book by a debut author or an author you have never read before.
  7. Read a book on Kathy’s or Olivia’s Festive Reads Halloween list.

One of the reading challenges is to read a book on Olivia or Kathy’s Book Pick List. Below are seven books Kathy and Olivia would recommend, select one!

Kathy’s Books:

  1. The Diviners by: Libba Bray
  2. Heist Society by: Ally Carter
  3. The Geek’s Guide to Unrequited Love by: Sarvenaz Tash
  4. The Princess Diaries by: Meg Cabot
  5. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by: J.K. Rowling
  6. A Wrinkle in Time by: Madeleine L’Engle
  7. Frankenstein by: Mary Shelley

Olivia’s Books:

  1. The Shining by: Stephen King
  2. Water for Elephants by: Sara Gruen
  3. Jackaby by: William Ritter
  4. The Program by: Suzanne Young
  5. Room by: Emma Donoghue
  6. The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by: Holly Black
  7. Anna Dressed in Blood by: Kendare Blake

This is the daily challenge schedule:



Please participate and share, it would really mean a lot to everyone involved!

Kiss 4


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