GraphicsAthon Round 4 [June 21st - 27th]

Hosted by allonsythornraxx

8 participants, 22 books added

Starts: Monday, 21 June 2021

Ends: Sunday, 27 June 2021

A readathon dedicated to reading anything with graphics - e.g. comics, graphic novels, manga etc.

Round 4 taking place from June 21st to 27th! Find us here on Twitter!
Need some recommendations? We've got you covered! Here's our google doc + visit our blogs to find out individual recs!

Meet our hosts! β†  Ellyn @ Allonsythornraxx | Rebecca @bookishlyrebecca | Ally @ Allywritesthings | Bec @ Becandbooks

Challenge prompts

1. A New-to-You Author (2 books added)

An author you haven't read from before!

2. A 2020 or 2021 release (2 books added)

A graphic published in either 2020 or 2021

3. Read A Graphic Written By An Indigenous or BIPOC Author (1 book added)

We have some fantastic recs in our google doc!Β 

4. A 5 Star Prediction! (3 books added)

A graphic you predicted would get a 5 ⭐ rating from you!

5. An Age Group/Genre You Don't Usually Read For (1 book added)

e.g. If you automatically reach for YA, try Adult or Middle-Grade (and vice versa!)

6. Read A Graphic In A Different Format (2 books added)

e.g. If you usually read graphics physically, try reading via audiobook or on kindle - OR if you usually buy everything you read, try borrowing a book from a friend or reading a library copy (physically or on Libby/Overdrive etc.)

7. Rainbow on The Cover 🌈 (1 book added)

🌈🌈🌈 It's Pride Month so try reading something with a rainbow on the cover! You can take this literally or just read something with the rainbow colours on the cover! Brownie points if you read something by a queer author or with queer characters! 🌈🌈🌈

8. An Adaptation (3 books added)

A graphic that has been or will be adapted! e.g. This can mean anything! Has it been turned into a tv show or movie? Has it been adapted to novel form? (an example of this is the Fence comics by C. S. Pacat) This also counts for anything adapted from a film or show!

9. A Host Recommendation (0 books added)

You can find all of the host recommendations on the hosts' blogs! We also have a group read which counts for this prompt!

10. A Non-UK or US author (3 books added)

Read a graphic written (or illustrated) by an author not from the UK or the USA

11. A Backlist Title (1 book added)

A graphic written before 2020

12. Continue a Series (3 books added)

Just what it says on the tin - continue a series you've already started (it can be a series you start during the readathon)


Β This is by no means compulsory to participate but we thought it would be fun to buddy-read a graphic together and we chose Check, Please Vol 1 by Ngozi Ukazu. This is available as a webcomic, e-copy or physical copy.