Luckily for me, this readathon actually coincides very well with my pre-existing 2020 plans, which were to focus on books I already owned and overdue ARCs as much as possible!
#StartOnYourShelfathon’s goal is simple: read the books on your shelves!
Whether that means books you bought years ago, things you picked up this year, ARCs, etc., it’s just important that it’s something you own (as opposed to library books, etc.) and something you’ve never read before (no rereads!). The books you read can be in any format, and from my understand, 2020 hauls are still eligible to count towards your readathon — again, as long as they’re something you own and you haven’t read before!
As you read books, you’ll be helping sweet little Castor the Star Collector find stars for star maps! I think this is such a freaking adorable idea, but I’ll direct you to please check out the original post as it explains everything much better than I can, and it also offers downloadable resources to help you with your star map!
The reason this coincides so well with #ARCApocalypse for me is that my goal for 2020 is to catch up on all of my review copies! Since they’re unread books that I own, they’ll count towards my readathon goals! My overall reading goal for 2020 is pretty big (240 — 20 books per month), and I really don’t want to fill that number up with primarily graphic novels from the library like I did in 2019. Since I don’t own many unread graphic novels/manga/etc., this readathon should further motivate me to focus on ARCs, so…
I’m setting my #StartOnYourShelfathon goal at 200 books!
I don’t have a set TBR list aside from my entire backlog of review copies, which… well, we’d be here a long time if I listed out a thorough description of them all. Instead, for now I’m just going to drop a link to my “owned-TBR” Goodreads shelf, where I’ll be pulling all of my #StartOnYourShelfathon choices from! I also plan on making a new TBR jar for 2020, so maybe I’ll come back and update this post with pictures once that tremendous undertaking is complete. 😅
All #StartOnYourShelfathon images (i.e. those adorable pictures of Castor!) are credited to CW @ The Quiet Pond!
Are you joining #StartOnYourShelfathon? If so, what’s your TBR looking like?
— destiny ♥