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GraphicsAThon Round 4 Announcement + My Recs

Hello friends and fellow book lovers! I don’t normally post on Tuesdays but I made an exception because it’s one of my favorite times of the year. If you couldn’t tell by the title of this post, it’s time to announce Round 4 of Graphics-A-Thon. This is a readathon that was created a few years ago and it’s become something that I’m very excited to be apart of and something I’m happy to say that I’ve helped with so let’s get into all the info you need to know. πŸ™‚

What is Graphics-A-Thon?

  • A readathon where the point is to read anything feature graphics as the main form of storytelling including but not limited to: comics, graphic novels, manga and much more.

Who is hosting Graphics-A-Thon?

This round, there are 4 hosts with Ellyn and I being the mainstays from the last round while we’ve added two friends. πŸ™‚

  • Ellyn (Allonsythornraxxbooks)
  • Me!
  • Bec (Bec and Books)
  • Ally (Ally Writes Things)

When is Round 4 of GraphicsAThon taking place?

  • Round 4 is taking place from 12:00 AM (Your time) on June 21st until 11:59 PM on June 27th.

Where else can you find us?

  • If you want to keep up-to-date or participate in polls for future rounds, you can follow us on Twitter at GraphicsAThon. πŸ™‚ There’s also a Storygraph challenge you can follow.

What are the prompts for Round 4?

For Round 4, we have both main prompts and bonus prompts. Of course, you don’t have to use these as they’re optional but if you like having prompts, then these are for you πŸ˜€

Main Prompts:

  • A New-To-You Author
  • A 2020 or 2021 Release
  • Written by an Indigenous or BIPOC Author
  • Five-Star Prediction
  • Age Group/Genre You Don’t Usually Read (Out Of Your Comfort Zone)

Bonus Prompts:

  • Read A Graphic in a Different Format
  • Rainbow On the Cover
  • An Adaptation
  • A Host Rec
  • A Non-US/UK Author
  • Backlist Title
  • Continue A Series

My Host Recommendations

For the next section, I’m going to be recommending 10 of my favorite graphics so I can use it for a prompt or if you just want some recs. πŸ™‚

  • Exorsisters Volume 1 by Ian Boothby (Host Rec, Backlist Title)
  • SΓ©ance Tea Party by Reimena Yee (Host Rec, 2020 Release, Age Group You Don’t Usually Read and Rainbow On the Cover)
  • Snug: A Collection of Comics about Dating Your Best Friend by Catana Chetwynd (Host Rec, 2020 Release)
  • My Boyfriend Is a Bear by Pamela Ribon (Host Rec, Out Of Your Comfort Zone, Backlist Title)
  • Check, Please! Book 1: #Hockey by Ngozi Ukazu (Host Rec, BIPOC Author, Rainbow on the Cover [m/m romance], Backlist Title)
  • Kristy’s Great Idea by Raina Telgemeier (Host Rec, Out Of Your Comfort Zone, Adaptation, Backlist Title)
  • Heavy Vinyl, Vol. 1: Riot on the Radio by Carly Usdin (Host Rec, Rainbow On the Cover [f/f romance], Backlist Title)
  • Bob’s Burgers Volume 1 by Various Authors (Host Rec, Adaptation, Rainbow on the Cover, Backlist Title)
  • Bingo Love by Tee Franklin (Host Rec, Rainbow on the Cover [f/f romance], BIPOC author, Backlist title)
  • Spell On Wheels by Kate Leth (Host Rec, Rainbow on the Cover [f/f romance], Backlist Title)

Bingo Board

That’s basically all the info you need to know if you’d like to participate. I’m SO excited to see everyone’s TBRs and see everyone hopefully have a successful readathon. With that being said, I’ll post my TBR soon and you can find me on Twitter & Goodreads until then. πŸ™‚

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