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October, October | Katya Balen
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Sorry #TeamSlaughter! We thought we addressed the #TeamMovie points already, but we must have forgotten to include it in the previous posts.

Scream 1996 or 2022 is worth 20 pts.
Scream Tv show (Netflix) is worth 10pts/episode
All other movies/tv shows are with 5pts!

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Social Creature | Tara Isabella Burton
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Today is going to be a busy one, with another 16 he shift at the hospital, so I‘m trying to get what little points in, while I can. Here are my picks for #Campfire #OminousOctober and #Creature which fits todays #ScarathlonDailyPrompts, as well as the monthly #Buzzwordathon challenge. Hoping to read it within the next few days.

Aside from that, hoping to do some more planning for this weeks game. I‘ve written down ways to match similarities ⬇️

Clwojick … to each of our buddyreads, now I just have to write down all/some of the books that match each thing. I‘m thinking I‘ll have to tackle this with paper and pen, because it‘s going to be a long one! 😂🫣 #GetThosePoints! #TeamSlaughter #GoTeamGo #Scarathlon 👻🖤 1d
Clwojick As for reading plans today, I have zilch! 1d
Eggs 16 hr shift😳 1d
Clwojick @Eggs and then I‘m that hardcore employee that always feels the need to show up early, and stay late to help. 🫣😳 (edited) 1d
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Book 5 for #Scarathlon and #20in4 is done! 3 more hours read, but I‘ll calculate all the Readathon points either weekly, or all together at the end of the month!

This book will count for 2 #dailyphotochallenges read for #OrangeCover (30 points). I found 225 words, so 2,250 points making this worth 2296 pts!


Clwojick @Andrew65 🖤🖤 2d
Andrew65 That‘s great 👏👏👏 2d
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Shady Hollow | Juneau Black
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I stayed up until 5am reading, so I could get a good head start on #Scarathlon! 3 super short novellas, and a perfect fall cozy mystery. Shady Hollow was so fun, and I can‘t wait to read the next one. I‘m an hour or so into Desolation Canyon, so I‘m off to continue with more of that!

4*15(#teamreads)+ 45 (matching 3 photo prompts) +4670 (word search words) = 4775

#TeamSlaughter #ominousoctober #autumnAtoZ #scarathlondailyprompts

Traci1 Awesome! I downloaded a counter app so I could keep track of the word search words. Seems like those will be a nice point boost. 2d
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Awesome 👏🏻 📚 2d
MartinaLove That is awesome! 2d
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As soon as it passed midnight, I popped in my headphones, listened to a couple of short audios for #scarathlon, and got started on my daily challenges.

Blackberry Pie Murder for #ScarathlonDailyPrompts
Cat Got Your Diamonds for #OminousOctober
And my hilarious pumpkin doodle inspired by the photo on the bottom right for #OctoberDailyDoodles

#Scarathlon #TeamSlaughter

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Perfect 🎃🖤 2d
Ann_Reads 🖤 your doodle! Cute! 🎃 2d
Liatrek Hi, I can't remember did anyone share a google doc for tracking points? 2d
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Clwojick @Liatrek not that I know of. I know some people just edited ones from previous years, but we don‘t have a new one. 2d
Liatrek @Clwojick Ok, Thank you 2d
Eggs Well done 👍🏼 🐈‍⬛🧡🖤 2d
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Heyyy hey #TeamSlaughter!

🦇🖤 #Scarathlon2022 has officially started in my neck of the woods, and that means it‘s time to post the first of the unlimited points weekly games! Rules are simple with this one, so have fun with it! Tag in the comments below (using spoilers) or write them out in a notebook. Whichever is easier for you! 🖤🦇

Good luck and Happy Haunting! 🖤🖤🖤

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SamAnne Except genre? What does that mean? 3d
Clwojick @SamAnne since our team reads are both thrillers/mysteries, simply matching the genre would be too easy. However, you could do book cover, same series, authors same first name, main characters have the same job, cats on cover, etc etc etc. (edited) 3d
FantasyChick False Witness - MC named Leigh 2d
FantasyChick False Witness - Both were Scarathlon team reads 2d
britgetslit Were the buddy reads ever posted? I couldn't find them. 2d
Clwojick @britgetslit Yes, but the tags have been acting up so maybe you didn‘t receive the notice. Here‘s the first one.xx 2d
lele1432 Same series (edited) 2d
lele1432 Same series (edited) 2d
Allylu “Murder” in title (edited) 2d
lele1432 Witness in title (edited) 2d
gossamerchild Continuing with the cookie theme/on the cover: 2d
lele1432 Witness in title (edited) 2d
gossamerchild @clwojick if we do end up writing more answers in a notebook do you want us to post a picture of that at some point so you can see that we've participated? I don't want to bombard you with posts if I don't have to :-D 2d
Clwojick @gossamerchild yeah, just post a pic. But you don‘t have to show every single one. We go by the honour system, so just make sure to include your total weekly game points. 🖤 2d
gossamerchild @Clwojick Awesome, thanks! 2d
Kimberlone Yay!! 2d
DanaManiac Woman running on the cover 2d
lele1432 Cookie in title 1d
BeckyWithTheGoodBooks Set in Atlanta, GA (edited) 20h
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The Islander | Cynthia Rylant
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All ready for my #TrappedOnAnIsland picks! So excited! 🖤❤️🧡


Trapped | S. A. Bodeen
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@Read4life Here are the 10 books you have with you during your spooky island adventure! Good luck and hope you enjoy them. 🖤

#TrappedOnAnIsland #Scarathlon

Read4life Thank you. Time to get reading! 🤓 1d
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Ominous: Borders | Peter Standish Evans
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Yay! Looks like we‘ve got another daily #photochallenge from @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks and @Eggs 🧡🖤 These #OminousOctober prompts look like a lot of fun, and keep in mind that all photo challenges gain you extra #scarathlon points!

Happy Haunting!

Eggs Thanks for incorporating our challenge! 🧡🎃🧡 4d
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you 🧡🖤 4d
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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Woohoo! September‘s #20in4 will actually run into the beginning of #Scarathlon, so I figure GO BIG or GO HOME, right?

I work this weekend, but I should be able to listen to a few audiobooks, and tear through a couple of childrens halloween books and some comics… so my goal is to finish 20 books/comics/graphic novels, in 4 days!

Thanks for all that you do @Andrew65 🦇🖤 I‘m hoping to be a little more active with my posts during this Readathon.

Andrew65 Thanks for sharing ♥️ hope it helps people collate big points! 4d
Emilymdxn Love that goal I will be cheering for you! 3d
Lin3han Hi! I just signed up for Litsy today because my friend recommended this. I don‘t know where to sign up. Can I still do so? 😊 3d
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#LitsyCrafters is hosting a colouring contest for #Scarathlon!

Decorate the page however you like (markers, fabric, paint, digitally etc) and post it to Litsy. A full size image can be found on @Catsandbooks page, as well as in the Scarathlon Google drive.

1 entry/person =10pts
Tag @Catsandbooks @StayCurious @Clwojick
Enter by Oct 23rd
Everyone will vote from Oct 24th-30th
Winner will be announced on Oct 31st, gaining them 50 pts!

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Not sure if anyone wants to join me, but I decided to make an #OctoberDailyDoodle spread in my #BulletJournal, since Inktober is so popular on Instagram. I‘m definitely not an artistic person when it comes to drawing, but I thought it‘d be fun to doodle while I‘m listening to my audiobooks. 🖤🦇

Catsandbooks LOVE THIS IDEA! I actually used to do doodle challenges all the time in my bujo! So fun! I'm definitely going to try and join in! #LitsyCrafters 6d
Lizpixie I‘m gonna try and do this too! Sounds like fun👍 6d
mdm139 There is something called Inktober on Facebook. They give you a daily prompt like this to draw in pen and ink mediums. 6d
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BookwormAHN Cool idea 😺 6d
TheSpineView I'll give it a go. Not sure I will get to it everyday October is going to busy. It will be fun!🧡🖋 5d
Kenyazero I'll totally join you on this! 5d
Pageturner1 definitely will try it 5d
coffeewithbooks Are you hosting here and Instagram?this sound so fun 🧡👻🎃 5d
CBee I love to doodle! Might give it a shot 😊 5d
Clwojick @coffeewithbooks just on here, as I‘m not very active on Instagram. ☺️ 5d
coffeewithbooks @Clwojick oh okay cool. I haven‘t seen them in Instagram 5d
IndoorDame Sounds fun! I‘ll try to join you 😄 5d
RedxoHearts I'm awful at doodling but excited to see yours haha 5d
Ann_Reads @Clwojick Looks like a fun stress reducer. I'm not particularly artistic but I might try. I made a graph to printout with all the prompts, so that might get me to follow through. For #scarathlon would this count as a 15 point spooky craft? (Meaning all 31 doodles combined count for 15 points total.) 5d
Clwojick Definitely! @Ann_Reads 🖤🦇 (edited) 5d
Texreader I‘ll give it a try! 5d
Texreader @Ann_Reads Thanks for helping us track this too!! 👍🏻 5d
hissingpotatoes How fun! Are these official prompts, or is it whatever prompts people want to choose? 4d
Clwojick @hissingpotatoes this are the prompts, but I‘m not opposed to you changing them out if you want to 4d
hissingpotatoes @Clwojick Okay, thanks! 4d
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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Hey guys, here‘s the link to the Google folder with screenshots of all the Scarathlon & other October event posts. (Including Listy, insta, blogs, etc)

It should be editable, so feel free to add to it, if you‘d like.


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Ann_Reads Thank you so much for putting all those screenshots in one place. That's so helpful, especially for those of us who are new to #scarathlon this year. 🙂 6d
DanaManiac Wow. Thank you so much!! 6d
Bookwormjillk That is so helpful thank you! 6d
lele1432 This is awesome, thanks!! 6d
Larkken So great! Thank you! 5d
Allylu 4 days to go! Woohoo! 5d
BarkingMadRun Wowwwwww so many more challenges! How fun! 5d
TheAromaofBooks Ooooooo thank you!!!! 5d
Andrew65 Thanks 😁 5d
DieAReader Thanks👩🏻‍✈️♥️ 5d
gossamerchild Wow, this is amazing. Thank you! 5d
Traci1 I just want to be sure I do this correctly. Say I read 4 hours doing 5 readathons, so that's 200 points. But it also fits a prompt from 3 bingo boards. My assumption is that those don't count like readathons but just the 20 points once we have enough for a bingo and 100 for blackout. Is that right? 4d
Clwojick Correct!🦇 @Traci1 4d
Traci1 @Clwojick thanks! One more day. I'm so excited. 😃 3d
Clwojick @Traci1 wait! Rereading that, the bingo boards for events like “BookSpin”, would count for both hours read, and bingo lines, since you don‘t necessarily have to do the bingo boards to participate. Basically just use your best judgement and we‘ll trust you, but for the most part, the points are there for you to stack in multiple ways. If you‘re ever unsure just ask!! 3d
Traci1 @Clwojick ok, that makes sense. Like bookspin and listenlisten have their own thon type thing, but if it's just a bingo board, it counts for just the bingos. 👍thanks for putting up with all the questions. I mostly just don't want to inadvertently cheat. 😊 3d
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October, October | Katya Balen
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As per my previous post, the points will be as follows:

5pts when you share a photo of a book that matches these prompts. You can backdate these photos if you miss a couple days, but do not post ahead.

15pts if you READ a book that matches one of the prompts. This could be completed at ANY TIME during the month.

Reminder that this point system goes for any photo challenge you take part in October.

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BarkingMadRun Love this!! 6d
Texreader I‘m so excited about this one! 6d
PaperbackPirate Cute calendar! 🎃 6d
julieclair The fun just keeps getting better! 🎃👻🎃 5d
coffees So just to double check, if i read a book that's black, that counts as 15pts? 2d
coffees Also is the posting ahead ok by one day? I'm on a different timezones so am I allowed to post day 2 when it's Oct 2nd w me? @_@ 2d
Clwojick @coffees yes! Once you‘ve finished a book that matches the prompt you get 15 points. But if you‘re just posting a photo of a book/item to match the photo, but it hasn‘t yet been read, it‘s 5 pts. And we‘re all in different time zones, so you could either choose to play along in your own time zone or play along in mine. Whatever makes it easier for you. We‘re not super picky. 2d
coffees @Clwojick 👍👍👍 2d
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October, October | Katya Balen
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The official October #Scarathlon photo challenge will be posted next, but feel free to share more as you come across them! 🖤

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Rivers of London: Water Weed #1 | Ben Aaronovitch, Andrew Cartmel
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After adding an extra day, and getting super into comics & graphic novels, I managed to crush my #SuperSeptember goals.

I tried to stick to only 1 or 2 issues of each comic, so I can save some for #Scarathlon! I‘m getting my reading mojo back, and I‘m so excited for October to begin. Thanks again for another brilliant Readathon @Andrew65

Andrew65 Great and thanks for playing along 👏👏👏🙌🥳🍾🥂 5d
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Hopeful Cowboy | Elana Johnson
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I managed to finish 12/14 books for #SuperSeptember but I‘ve decided to carry one for one more day to hopefully read two more books and finish my goal. Starting the tagged book while I bring Puddles out for a walk. 💞

Andrew65 Great, thanks for playing along 👏👏👏🙌🥳🍾🥂 5d
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Here is my #Scarathlon #BucketList! I‘m most excited for all the seasonal beverages, dressing up our 🐱🐱🐶, and the Slate River Slaughter, which is a super scary maze type event. First time going, and I‘m really looking forward to it!

julieclair Beautiful art! 1w
Yuki_Onna This is so pretty! 🎃🧡 1w
Ann_Reads Absolutely lovely list, in a creepy sort of way, of course. 😃 1w
Alora This is soooo pretty 😍🎃 7d
Bookjunkie57 I especially like number 15. 😂 4d
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False Witness | Karin Slaughter
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My official list doesn‘t look like much at the moment, but it‘ll fill up once I decide what books to read for each event.

2 > NonFiction
3 > Buzzword: Animal/Creature
4 > Hannah Swensen book
5 > #WickedWords
11-20 > #TrappedOnAnIsland
21-25 > FREE spaces

TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 1w
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Turkey Trick Or Treat | Wendi Silvano
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More #BookSpinBingo boards for October! 🖤🦇

StayCurious You‘re way too neat lol my handwriting is a mess 7d
TheAromaofBooks I know I say this every month... but I really love your layout! 😂 6d
Clwojick @TheAromaofBooks 😆😆😆😆Thanks! 6d
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Wicked Witch Murder | Leslie Meier
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Here are 2/5 of my #BookSpinBingo boards, although, only one board will count as my #BookSpin and #DoubleSpin reads. 🖤 So excited for October to start!

These also count as part of my #ScarathlonTBR

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 1w
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My Killer Vacation | Tessa Bailey
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Listening to the tagged audiobook while I clean and put out the Halloween decorations! It‘s our first holiday since getting our puppy, so hopefully Puddles will leave everything be. I doubt it, but here‘s hoping! 😅 #SuperSeptember @Andrew65

Ann_Reads Just the right amount of seasonal pumpkin spookiness. 🎃 🎃 🎃 (edited) 2w
Andrew65 Good luck with Puddles and the decorations 🙈 2w
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October, October | Katya Balen
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Since everyone loved the word search game during last years #WinterGames, so we knew we had to introduce it to our #Scarathlon event too!

As you‘re reading throughout the month, keep track of how many times you come across the above words, and give yourself 10 pts per word found! Woohoo! Let‘s go team! Only 9 days to go! 🦇🖤

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Emilymdxn Amazing I love the word search game! 2w
Yuki_Onna This word search starts on October 1st, right? And it lasts the whole October? 2w
5feet.of.fury I loved this for Winter Games! So excited! 2w
Clwojick @Yuki_Onna You‘ve got it! The whole length of the event. 2w
Yuki_Onna Great! This is going to be so much fun! Thanks! 🎃 2w
BarkingMadRun Woohoo!! I‘m making my stack now, it should have a LOT of these words in it! 2w
julieclair How fun! Do word variations count? Ex: guilty, killing, bodies 👻 2w
Allylu @Clwojick No pressure, but are you compiling a Google Doc for the Bingo boards? How do you get all this stuff done? You are amazing! I appreciate you and @StayCurious so much. 2w
GHABI4ROSES You guys, this seriously just looks like one of my work files, but I will only give myself credit in the fiction reads. And I am reading a complete non-scary book to keep my nose out of the Team Reads! @DieAReader @Andrew65 @Clwojick @Lesanne I hope this does not look like any of your files. 2w
Andrew65 @GHABI4ROSES 😂😂😂
Andrew65 Love the word search aspect. 2w
Yuki_Onna @Clwojick Two questions:
1. Do the words also count if I find them in German? As I'll hopefully read some quick mysteries in my native tongue, too - does it count if I find the words Geheimnis = secret; Tod = death etc. as well?
Yuki_Onna @Clwojick 2. As for the TV aspect: Do episodes of mystery series or true crime documentary series count as separate? I.e. does each episode of, let's say, Columbo or Medical Detectives watched each give #TeamSlaughter 5 points? Or do 'only' proper movies count? 2d
Yuki_Onna @Clwojick 2. As for the TV aspect: Do episodes of mystery series or true crime documentary series count as separate? I.e. does each episode of, let's say, Columbo or Medical Detectives watched each give #TeamSlaughter 5 points? Or do 'only' proper movies count? 2d
Clwojick @Yuki_Onna You can absolutely use the words in your native language! And yes each tv episode/ podcast or movie counts for 5pts. 2d
Yuki_Onna @Clwojick Ooohh, how fun! Awesome!🎃 2d
britgetslit Is it the word exactly or can Killed be used for Kill? 1d
Clwojick @britgetslit it‘s fine to use kill, killed, kills, killer etc 15h
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October, October | Katya Balen
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We‘ve added something new to this years #Scarathlon event, and it‘s sure to be a blast! Can‘t wait for October r1st for the fun to begin! 🖤🦇

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GHABI4ROSES needed this @DieAReader, let us set some fun anti-SAD goals. We are in good company. 2w
DieAReader @GHABI4ROSES I couldn‘t agree more! Fantastic company indeed🥰♥️ Goal planning (hopefully) & other #Scarathlon2022 organizing later today. I‘ve fallen behind…again🤦🏻‍♀️🤷🏻‍♀️ 2w
Clwojick @Allylu here are the details! 1w
Allylu @Clwojick Thank you!! I‘m working on mine today. 🎃📚👻🐈‍⬛🎉 1w
Allylu @Clwojick I posted my #OctoberBucketList and tagged you. It doesn‘t show up under my profile though. Would you please let me know if you can see it? 1w
DieAReader Stupid question @Clwojick but whatever🤣 🤷🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️I assume we need to post our bucket list for points etc…? 6d
Clwojick @DieAReader yes! Post your bucket list whenever you complete your list, and then assign yourself the points whenever you scratch those items off your list! 6d
DieAReader @Clwojick 👍🏻Thanks hun! 6d
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October, October | Katya Balen
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Hey #TeamSlaughter! October is a little over a week away, so here is the point breakdown for this years #Scarathlon event! If you have any questions, comment down below! Happy Haunting! 🖤🦇

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mdm139 Can‘t wait to get the word find words and the bucket list 2w
Clwojick @mdm139 your wish is my command! I‘ll post them now. 2w
Allylu What are the points for the Team Movie? 2w
BeckyWithTheGoodBooks I may have missed the post, but so we know our team movie and buddy read yet? 2w
SomedayAlmost Since you tagged me I am assuming I am Team Slaughter? (I may have missed a post…) 2w
Clwojick @SomedayAlmost yes! There have been a lot of issues with the tagging on Litsy over the last little bit, so keep an eye on my profile in case you miss anything. 🖤 2w
Clwojick @Allylu Whoops! I knew we missed something! We upped it to 20 pts for either the original or the 2022 Scream movies, or 10 pts per episode if you watch the Scream show on Netflix. @BeckyWithTheGoodBooks ⏫⏫ 2w
BeckyWithTheGoodBooks @Clwojick Thanks for clarifying the Team Movie(s)! I LOVE the Scream franchise, so it will be fun to revisit and get points! 2w
PageShifter When a book counts to be directly related to Halloween? 2w
Clwojick @PageShifter If Halloween is mentions, it counts for the points! 2w
Traci1 What determines whether a show or movie is scary? If a murder is committed, does that count (thinking shows like Psych, which have murders every episode but aren't usually scary)? Or does it need to be more horror? 2w
Clwojick @Traci1 we‘re not super picky. Any thriller/mysteries/horror or anything thing else you think is scary or creepy counts. As well as any tv episode or movie that features Halloween. 1w
Allylu What is the #BucketList ? 1w
AllDebooks @clwojick can I just doublecheck on points for tv. Is it 5 points per episode or per series? 1w
Clwojick @AllDebooks per episode! 1w
AllDebooks @Clwojick woohoo, thanks x 1w
Bookwormjillk Do photo challenges count this year? 6d
Clwojick @Bookwormjillk yes! And there‘s an added bonus this year too! 😆 6d
Bookwormjillk @Clwojick ah, must have missed that. Thanks! 6d
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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Here are the 12 books I currently have on my radar for the #SuperSeptember. Mostly romance since I‘ll be reading a ton of mystery/thrillers next month. Since I already missed two days, I‘m going to set my goal at 14 books total (avg 2/day). Fingers crossed that I can crush it! 😆

Andrew65 Best of luck, good preparation for next month. 😁 2w
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Readathon: Occasional List : Geleentheidslys | Gauteng (South Africa). Education Media Service
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Whoops! I had a very busy Saturday, and therefore took THREE naps on Sunday 😅 I totally forgot all about this Readathon until now, so I‘m off to think of my TBR, and goals.

Andrew65 The beauty of a nine day readathon. 2w
coffees I forgot too so i was like should i even participate 😂 2w
Moll 3 naps is amazing - I love that😂😴 1w
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October, October | Katya Balen
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I‘m not normally one for movies and TV, but every year I save all the good slashers and scary movies for #Scarathlon! Here are some of the movies available on Netflix, Amazon Prime & Disney Plus. 🖤🦇

Woohoo! We‘ve got 11 days until October starts! Let‘s do this #TeamSlaughter!

5feet.of.fury 💕What We Do In The Shadows 2w
Clwojick @5feet.of.fury I haven‘t seen it yet, but my friend was just telling me about it last week! 2w
monalyisha I really liked The Babysitter! 🖤😈 2w
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monalyisha Also, Casper is one of my favorites. Feel free to tag me in any & all Casper-related posts. 👻 2w
Clwojick @monalyisha YES! They‘re rematches for me. The Babysitter was hilarious! 2w
monalyisha Oh, good! Then hopefully you‘ll know what I mean when I say that I probably think about Casper as the runny egg way too much. Some days, that‘s about as human as I feel. 😅 2w
aperfectmjk Where is Scream streaming? 2w
Clwojick @aperfectmjk I believe it‘s on Prime! 2w
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October, October | Katya Balen
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I‘m sure I‘ll change my mind, swap out books, and get distracted by new books, but here are some of the books that are currently on my #Scarathlon radar. The month can‘t come quick enough! Let‘s go #TeamSlaughter! 🖤🦇

5feet.of.fury Oooh, I liked Real Easy! 2w
Larkken What Moves the Dead was awesome (and short!). Your list looks hard to pick from, too! 2w
RainyDayReading I‘ve got Deadly Brew on my list as well! It‘s just a matter of making it to the library to pick up 😅 Shady Hollow was quite fun! I‘ve got the sequel on the way to me now actually. If you get to it, I hope you enjoy it! 2w
MartinaLove Oh I'm thinking about reading My Best Friend Exorcism aso. I have it o kindle. Clown in a Cornfield also. The book by Agatha Christie looks good! 1w
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October, October | Katya Balen
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There are always a ton of fun readathons and reading events hosted in October, so I‘ve started a GoogleDoc that everyone can add to as they come across more events. The link will be shared with all participants, so there should be a good mix of styles, platforms, & genres,though from what I can see so far, Bingos are popular again! 🖤🦇


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mdm139 Thanks for sharing about #witchathon 2w
Lizpixie Thanks lovely! 2w
Emilymdxn Stabby bingo is an amazing title! 2w
TheAromaofBooks Do you have a way to access the bingo cards that are from off-Litsy challenges? I probably won't do the actual challenges because I don't do much bookish stuff on IG, but am always looking for fun bingo cards 😂 2w
TheBookHippie Headed home from all my concerts but my #SUNDAYBUDDYREAD is witchy 🧙🏼‍♀️for October anyone is welcome to join schedule is posted. 2w
Allylu Are any Littens doing Readathons without prompts like #SpookOweenReadathon last year? (edited) 2w
Clwojick @TheAromaofBooks I could edit the shared file from last year, and add to it, as we come across more. 2w
TheAromaofBooks If you have time, that would be amazing!! But I also know you have a lot going on, so it's not, you know, an emergency 😂 2w
Texreader Has anyone posted a point tracker yet? 2w
Clwojick Not that I know of! Im a paper tracker for my personal points, and then I use an excel sheet for tracking the teams totals. But I‘m trying to remember who made them for us in the previous years! @Texreader 2w
TheBookHippie @Clwojick I thought I had one too 😂🤪 I can‘t remember either. 2w
TheAromaofBooks I've modified a #WinterGames point tracker that I think may have originally been created by @kimmypete1 but I can't remember for sure! @Texreader @TheBookHippie 6d
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October, October | Katya Balen
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Here are some of our tips and tricks for the upcoming #Scarathlon2022 event! Feel free to add any tips or tricks you have for your teammates down below! 🖤🦇

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October, October | Katya Balen
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Hey Team! Here is a clarification on the stackable Readathon points, for anyone that‘s new to the #Scarathlon events. Any Readathon/reading event counts, regardless of whether or not it is hosted on Litsy. If you‘re participating in the event, then the hourly points can be stacked. Let me know if you have any questions! 🖤🦇

My tip: Consider making a couple #BookBingoBoards! I make separate boards for Kids books, Halloween books, NetGalleys etc.

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Trapped on Treasure Island | Floyd Gottfredson
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For anyone that‘s interested in gaining some extra hourly Readathon points for #Scarathlon, and want some help choosing which books to read in October, head over to @aperfectmjk ‘s post about her #TrappedonanIsland event!

aperfectmjk's post on Litsy https://litsy.com/p/Nnk4MzI3RFJj


SnowEcho @charityrau is an unknown user — @Clwojick ! 2w
Clwojick @SnowEcho strange! I‘ll look into it! 2w
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Clwojick @Charityann Found you! Your sign up had your first and last name as your username! Whoops 😅 I‘ve corrected it for all tags going forward, but check out my profile to get all #TeamSlaughter details! Happy haunting! 2w
Andrew65 Thanks for the tag. 2w
Charityann @Clwojick Oh, thanks! I was half asleep when I filled out the form.🤦🏻‍♀️ 1w
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October, October | Katya Balen
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Hey #TeamSlaughter, the lovely @TheAromaofBooks has created a #Scarathlon edition for her monthly #PromptMaze! With various prompts for both teams, this game is sure to be an added blast! There are more game instructions on the link below.🦇 To participate, click on the link, go to File, and then Make a Copy. Once you have your own copy, you‘re ready to stay playing on October 1st!


The best part…. Each completed prompt is 20 POINTS! 🖤

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BarkingMadRun How fun!!! 2w
Curly_Reader Ohh exciting! 2w
MartinaLove Thank you so much!!!!!! 🎃 2w
PageShifter Should I see the prompts somewhere..? 2w
lele1432 Oh this is going to be fun!! 2w
julieclair Fun! I‘m in! 👻🎃 2w
Blackink_WhitePaper This is exciting 😍 @TheAromaofBooks Thank u so much ☺️ you always come up with creative challenges 🥰💐 2w
AllDebooks Oh yes 🤗 Time to run amok amok amok thru the tbr list. Thank you @TheAromaofBooks 2w
Clwojick @PageShifter So down on the bottom of the excel sheet there are tabs. It first opens up onto the instructions. Click the tab for Scarathlon, and it will show you the first prompt. Once completed you click on the box that fits the next prompt ( ex C3, would be 3 down and 3 over) 2w
PageShifter Oh yes, now I got it! Thanks! 2w
OutsmartYourShelf Looks intriguing! Thanks @TheAromaofBooks 2w
Allylu Wow! I never knew about this! I can‘t wait to get to my computer so I can survey this! 2w
CaitZ This looks like fun! Thanks, @TheAromaofBooks for putting it together 2w
Read4life Love @TheAromaofBooks prompt mazes. So fun! 2w
Larkken Ooh, fun! 2w
CogsOfEncouragement This is amazing. Thank you @aromaofbooks for the month-long fun with this! (edited) 2w
Sleepswithbooks Gahhhhh - I can‘t make all the black squares go away 😫 I‘m too computer illiterate to play. 2w
Clwojick @TheAromaofBooks Not sure if you could explain it better to @Sleepswithbooks 🖤 2w
TheAromaofBooks @Sleepswithbooks - Hey!! The main thing is that you have to make your own copy of the spreadsheet, otherwise you won't be able to edit it. To do that, you'll go to File, then Make a Copy. What I've done is typed everything with black font, and then filled each cell with black fill so you can't read it. So to “uncover“ a cell, click on the cell you want to read, then go to the paint bucket at the top and choose any not-black color as your new fill⬇ 2w
TheAromaofBooks (cont'd) color - so white, green, orange, whatever. Any other background color will make the words “appear“. It can be a little confusing if you don't work with spreadsheets much!! The icon is a little bucket tipping over with a drip coming out of it. Let me know if you still can't get it to work and we can switch to email if we need to!!! ❤ 2w
Texreader @TheAromaofBooks I'm pretty sure I've figured it out. Do we need to sign up or do we just play? 2w
Sleepswithbooks Thanks for trying to explain it for me - I‘ll have to skip this one. I can‘t figure it out. 2w
LaraS What a cool maze! Looks like I *just* missed the scarathalon signups but i think i'm going to do the maze and the photo prompts anyway just for fun!! 💀 5d
Clwojick @LaraS if you‘d like to sign up, I am looking for one more person for #TeamMonsterMash to make it even! No sign up required, just let me know, and I‘ll add you to @StayCurious team. 5d
LaraS Amazing! Yes please, I'd love to join in the shenanigans. Thanks!! 5d
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October, October | Katya Balen
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Hey #TeamSlaughter!

Here is the posting schedule for the event this year. The weeks will run from Monday to Sunday, giving us a slightly longer weeks 1 & 4 this year! You will have until Tuesday to calculate and post your weekly total. Please make sure to tag me, so that our totals will be accurately calculated for Wednesdays #TeamVsTeam totals!

Life happens, so if you miss a weekly check in, just add your points to the following week.👻

PageShifter I am a bit confused: I was tagged here but not on yesterday's post so I am in #TeamSlaughter or not? 2w
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Clwojick @PageShifter You are! Not sure why some of the tags didn‘t work, but your name is listed in the list of tagged members on all four of my #TeamSlaughter posts. Keep an eye on my profile, as I‘ll be posting more in the next few days. Let me know if you continue to have issues. 2w
PageShifter Thanks for information 2w
DanaManiac Thanks for posting all of the info! I‘ve gone through everything and think I‘m all set. Just two quick questions- should we be tagging you in all posts or just weekly points? Also, do we just add early bird points to the overall points for week one? 1w
Clwojick @DanaManiac please tag me in all posts, and yes, please add the early bird to your week one total. 🤍🦇 1w
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October, October | Katya Balen
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DON‘T MISS OUT! The 2022 #Scarathlon sign up forms will be closed on September 28th, so sign up before it‘s too late!

Clink the link for more event details and to sign way your soul… just kidding. Or am I? 🦇👻🧛🏻‍♂️


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October, October | Katya Balen
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Sorry (not sorry) in advance for the upcoming middle of the night posts, but I‘m awake with the bats on the graveyard schedule, so 3am is my time to shine! 🦇

This year we will be offering 50 #earlybirdpoints for #Scarathlon, so make sure not to miss out! I can‘t wait to see everyone‘s TBR‘s!

The sign up form will be open until the 28th, so we‘re hoping to spread the word to ensure no one misses out! See my next post for the link! 🎃

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October, October | Katya Balen
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Happy Spooky Season everyone! 👻 If you were tagged in this post, you are on #TeamSlaughter for this years #Scarathlon event! Woohoo! I will be your team captain, so please don‘t hesitate to reach out to me on her or by email clwojick@live.com if you have any questions. Please read below, for a few need to know basics, and expect to be tagged in more posts as the event gets nearer!

Clwojick As many of you know, the main goal of the event is to compete against @StayCurious and her group #TeamMonsterMash, by collecting points in a various of ways, including weekly games, reading, watching spooky movies, and an assortment of activities. These are all OPTIONAL. Feel free to post and participate as much as you are comfortable or able to. Just remember the more you participate, the more points you gain. 3w
Clwojick 2.) As with previous years, you are in charge of keeping track and posting your own points. Please make sure you tag me with your weekly points, otherwise they will not be counted. Point Breakdown, and Posting Schedule to be posted soon. 3w
Clwojick 3.) I feel like this goes without saying and is generally not needed for this platform, but please be respectful and kind to all players. If you break this rule you will be removed from this event, and banned from all future events. NO EXCEPTIONS. We created this event to spread some spooky joy! Please keep it fun for everyone. 3w
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Clwojick 4.) As you can see above, I am continuing the tradition of #TeamSlaughter by choosing a Karin Slaughter book for one of the #TeamBuddyReads. Her books do tend to be dark, and descriptive, so please do your research if you have any triggers. You can also choose to read ANY of the books in the Hannah Swensen Cozy Mystery series by Joanna Fluke. I‘ve chosen the first in the series as the official buddy read, but any count. 3w
Clwojick 5.) Now I‘ve chosen what I consider to be a classic for our #TeamMovie. SCREAM! You can either watch the original from the 90s, or the new 2022 movie! 3w
Clwojick 6.) I think that‘s it for now! You will be tagged in some more detailed posts soon! Good luck team! I can‘t wait to crush it with you! 🎃🎃🎃 3w
lele1432 Yay can‘t wait!! Just watched the new Scream last month and was wanting to watch the original again so this is perfect! 3w
Rissa1 Yay! So excited. I love the original Scream. 3w
Emilymdxn I‘m so excited for this! Scream is my all time favourite movie and I WILL be wearing my scream shirt to work on Halloween 😱😱😱 3w
Emilymdxn Thanks as always for your hard work Cassandra and @StayCurious 😘🎃 3w
Bookwormjillk Yay! Let the best reading season of the year begin! 3w
Allylu Yay!!! I was hoping, of course I would have been happy either way, but I‘m super excited to be on #TeamSlaughter again! 🎃💀👻📚❗️ 3w
candc320 I am so excited 🤗🤗🤗!!!! 3w
FantasyChick Can't wait for another round on #TeamSlaughter😈 I'm in the middle of a Slaughter binge now so the timing is perfect!! 3w
AllDebooks Ooohhh, I haven't read any Karun Slaughter books yet 🙈🎃🎃Excited for my 1st #scarathalon on #TeamSlaughter 🎃🎃 3w
kezzlou85 Yay I'm so excited. Missed this last year so really looking forward to being #TeamSlaughter again. I've read the Karin Slaughter one already so will give the other a try. 3w
TheQuietQuill Yay! Can‘t wait 🎃 3w
Allylu I found my spreadsheet from last year and updated it as far as I could, so I am READY! 3w
julieclair Yay! I‘m excited to be on #TeamSlaughter for my first #Scarathlon ! 😱🎃👻🎃😱 3w
PathfinderNicole YAY!!! Let‘s do this #TeamSlaughter 🎃🎃🎃 3w
JenReadsAlot I'm super excited!! 3w
Airykah13 Woo hoo! I‘m excited! 3w
Blackink_WhitePaper Wow ! That‘s awesome 🤩 can‘t wait! Super excited to be a part of #Teamslaughter 🎃 3w
MartinaLove I've already read False Witness. 🎃 3w
MidnightBookGirl I‘m not showing I was tagged for either team? 3w
Sleepswithbooks Soooooo excited!!!! 3w
5feet.of.fury @MidnightBookGirl me too! @Clwojick are you still sorting the teams? I thought I was signed up! 3w
CaitZ Yikes! I forgot to sign up for this. Off to do it right now 3w
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! Super excited!!! 3w
Addison_Reads Awesome. I'm excited to participate again. 🎃 3w
TheDaysGoBy I‘ve never done this before. I always do the Christmas one which is loads of fun but my first time for the Spooky season. I‘m excited! And I‘m hoping that it‘ll help me get out of my sporadic reading schedule and get back on track. This‘ll be fun! 3w
Liatrek Yay!!! This post made my week 🍂🍁🍂🍁 Thank you ❤️ 3w
DHill Yay!!! 3w
vonnie862 Woop woop!!! 3w
aperfectmjk Yay! This is always my favorite way to spend the month of October. 😁 3w
aperfectmjk @Clwojick so is our team theme mysteries, thrillers, suspense, etc? 3w
Lizpixie @Clwojick I‘m not on your team this year?? I‘ve already started my bujo spread and been stockpiling mystery/thrillers! Any chance of swapping? (edited) 3w
rsteve388 Oh fuck I missed the sign up... Damn. I didn't see anything go out about it. Booo. Oh well. I'll watch from.a far. Have fun y'all.. 3w
Clwojick @rsteve388 sign up is still open! Check my profile for the sign up form! 3w
Clwojick @Lizpixie hey girl! You didn‘t request a specific team/ genre, so you got randomly assigned, but I have no problem swapping you! 😆 3w
Clwojick @aperfectmjk Our teams genres include mystery, thriller, suspense, true crime, and cozies. 🎃 3w
Clwojick @5feet.of.fury sorry girl, I had an extra period in your username, so the tag didn‘t work. All fixed up for previous posts. You‘re on my team! @MidnightBookGirl You we‘re tagged in my team too! Not sure why the tag didn‘t work…. It looks like it was spelled correctly? I‘ll be posting a few more posts in the next few days, so check my profile and let me know if you‘re still not receiving the tags. ☺️ 3w
Clwojick @CaitZ Welcome to the team! Please read the event details in the comments above, and let me know if you have any questions! Happy haunting! 3w
Lizpixie Brilliant! I must‘ve checked the wrong box on the questionnaire, sorry! Looking forward to being on your team again, let‘s kick butt! Nicely & politely of course😁 3w
Clwojick @Lizpixie 🤣👻 3w
Sleepswithbooks Yayyyyy - just ordered my books 📚 📖 2w
Clwojick @Sleepswithbooks woohoo! 🧛🏻‍♂️ Better get those slasher memes ready to go! 🤣 2w
MidnightBookGirl @Clwojick it's so weird- I didn't get the first tag in my notifications, but I got the second one in this post and one for Week One... so I guess it's working? Now I can just stalk you like a proper #TeamSlaughter participant! So looking forward to this! 2w
BarkingMadRun Woohoo! I own all of the original Scream movies and I‘ll order the first book, I‘ve already read the second. If it‘s available at the library or on kindle I will read it again though! Gotta earn those points! 2w
Larkken Weird! The tag for me on this post did not notify me! I‘ll just have to stalk you like a good team slaughter member 😂 can‘t wait! I had so much fun last year! 🧛🏻‍♀️🕸🎃 2w
SnowEcho Excited 😛😛😛 2w
Clwojick @CogsOfEncouragement @OutsmartYourShelf @SamAnne @Linsy Welcome to Team Slaughter! Please read the details posted in the comments above, as well as check out my profile for some more event posts! Happy Haunting! 2w
Sleepswithbooks @Clwojick Memes and #TeamSlaughter Knife 🔪 ready!!!! 2w
Linsy Thanks! So happy to be back again!! 2w
Clwojick @TheBookHippie @BeckyWithTheGoodBooks @britgetslit Welcome to the team! Read my comments up above, and check out the other event posts on my profile. You‘ll be added to the team tag list for all event posts going forward. (edited) 2w
DieAReader @GHABI4ROSES I found us!!! Not sure how, but I missed the tag (stupid📱). Thanks Cassandra♥️♥️♥️ 2w
GHABI4ROSES I also missed it. So this is our team @Clwojick 2w
Clwojick @DieAReader @GHABI4ROSES Not sure what‘s going on with that, but there have been multiple comments about the tags not working. Not just with this event, but randomly across Litsy. I think @StayCurious said she was going to reach out to the support team. In the meantime, just keep stalking my profile 🦇🫣 2w
DieAReader @Clwojick 👩🏻‍✈️I just assumed it was my stupid📱being an arse again🤣 Let the profile stalking commence😉 2w
StayCurious Yes I have emailed support about tagging not working. 2w
kay.the.bibliophile Woohoo!!! I'm excited!!!! I can't wait 🖤💀☠️ 2w
Clwojick @Roary47 @i.besteph @AsYouWish @sarahreadstoomuch @SomedayAlmost @Jerdencon @Gossamerchild Welcome to the team. Read my comments up above, and see all other event related posts on my profile. You will be tagged in all event posts going forward. 😃 (edited) 2w
SnowEcho Is the Scream movie the original or the new one? 2w
Clwojick @SnowEcho It can be either one! 2w
Roary47 Yay! Excited 😆 2w
kay.the.bibliophile Quick question. If I'm unable to get the chocolate chip cookie murder by Joanne Fluke can I substitute it for another one of her murder books that I already have access to? If not it's totally ok just thought that I would ask. I'm so excited for the Scarathlon. I look forward to this Read-A-Thon ever year ☺️ 2w
Clwojick @kay.the.bibliophile yes! Any other book in the same series. 2w
kay.the.bibliophile @Clwojick awesome thanks 😊 2w
gossamerchild Oh, I'm so excited to participate in this this year. “Scream“ is probably my favorite scary movie franchise, so that'll be a breeze! Yay! 2w
Clwojick @so1quilt @Alora Welcome to #TeamSlaughter! Check my comments up above or more event details, as well as my profile for any event posts! 2w
Clwojick @Ann_Reads @steph.infxn @CurvyCrochetGirl 🎃 Welcome to the team! Make sure to read my comments above, as well as check out my profile for all event related prompts. 1w
Ann_Reads @Clwojick Oh thank you so much!!! I'm really excited my schedule cleared out enough in October to participate after all! Quick question, how many points does each picture book count for? Also, points per short story? I wasn't sure if they were fewer points than for a regular length book. Thanks in advance. 🎃🙂 1w
Clwojick @ann_reads Picture books count the same, and short story collections are goldmines, since each story counts for individual points. (Ex if you finish a collection with 10 Halloween stories in it, the points would be 10books x 25 points =250 points! 1w
Catsandbooks @CurvyCrochetGirl here you'll find your team theme! 7d
Clwojick @AnnRaz @Ms.Story @PaperbackPirate Welcome to the team! Please check my profile for all event related posts. 🧡 6d
PaperbackPirate Thank you for the welcome! Can‘t wait! 🎃 6d
hes7 Hey @Clwojick maybe you already answered this, but how many of the Hannah Swensen books count for 50pts? If I were to read 5 of them, would they be 50 each? Or just one for 50 and the rest would be genre points? 2d
Clwojick @hes7 just the first one, and then the remaining books would be counts as a #TeamTheme (15pt) 2d
hes7 @Clwojick Thanks! That‘s what I was thinking, but wanted to make sure. 2d
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A Gingerbread House | Catriona McPherson
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Just posting all my August updates now, since I haven‘t finished anything since August 19th! 😅🫣

I‘ve had my hands full with our little Puddles, so reading has been pushed to the back burner unfortunately.

At least I managed to finish my #bookspin and #doublespin picks, thanks to a productive first half of the month. @TheAromaofBooks

Chrissyreadit I just love how you journal 🎉❤️🎉 1mo
Clwojick @Chrissyreadit thanks!! 🤍 1mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! Fantastic month!! And Puddles is a pretty adorable distraction!! 4w
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Flock | Kate Stewart (Romance author)
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@Littlewolf1 Hey! I love your list of options! These were the five that I chose for you. I‘ve read all but Flock, but it‘s been on my radar, and I‘ve heard such good things! The others I‘ve read and rated between a 4-5 ⭐️ Hope you enjoy them, and can‘t wait to see your results!

Littlewolf1 Thank you so much… I look forward to the reads 😊 1mo
KristiAhlers OMG Flock is so so so so good! You‘ll want to read the rest of the series. And do yourself a solid have Kleenex handy!!! 1mo
aperfectmjk Thanks @Clwojick 😁 1mo
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Good Neighbours | Sarah Langan
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@she.hearts.horror Here are the 5 I chose for your #TrappedonanIsland adventure! Enjoy!!

she.hearts.horror Ooh. I‘m finishing up Good Neighbors Now and I‘ll be up to date! This is my first time playing, please let me know what my next deliverable is 🤓 4w
SilversReviews LOVED The Lies I Tell!! 3w
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Puddles!!! | Kevan Atteberry
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I feel like I‘ve done next to no reading since getting this little monster. He‘s a handful, but it‘s been so fun! #apugnamedpuddles 🖤

Ruthiella What? He looks so innocent! 😇 1mo
Dragon 🐶💚🐉 1mo
JenReadsAlot Omg so cute 1mo
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KateReadsYA Awwwww he's a cutie 1mo
KateReadsYA What's his name?? 1mo
LauraJ Pugs are the best! 1mo
eanderson Theo says Hi! I love my puggy! 1mo
ReadingRachael So sweet!!!!! 1mo
squirrelbrain So cute! ❤️ 1mo
Yuki_Onna Oh my goodness, what a cutie! 😍 1mo
Buchbeeg Oh, I love him!!!! 1mo
julesG He's such a cute face. 😍 1mo
BethM Adorable! 1mo
Clwojick @KateReadsYA Puddles! 1mo
KateReadsYA @Clwojick omg stop! That's too cute 1mo
ShelleyBooksie Puddles ♡♡♡♡♡♡ I cannot even - the cuteness!!!!! 1mo
RenePenn Awwwww♥️ 1mo
PageShifter Time well used 💜 1mo
rachelsbrittain How precious! Clearly deserves all your time and attention! 1mo
PaperbackPirate Omg so cute! 😍 Congratulations! 🐕💙 1mo
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October, October | Katya Balen
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We‘re happy to announce that the fourth annual #Scarathlon sign ups are now open!! If you‘re interested in a fun month of Halloween games and spooky reading then maybe this is the event for you! More details in the sign up form. 🖤


Please share to spread the news!


Bookwormjillk Yay!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 👻🎃👻🎃👻🎃👻🎃 1mo
MidnightBookGirl I have been waiting for this announcement!!! 1mo
wordslinger42 YAY!!!!! 🍁🎃🦊🍂 1mo
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PathfinderNicole YAY! 👻 🎃 1mo
vonnie862 😲😲😲😲yaas! 1mo
Kimberlone Can‘t wait! 1mo
DHill I‘m in! @THill how about you? 1mo
Liatrek I confess I‘ve been stalking your post all week waiting for this one 🍂🍁🍂🍁🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉 1mo
JenReadsAlot Yes! 1mo
RedxoHearts I can't believe it's already that time of the year almost! Excited for this year's festivities 1mo
Nelnjali Yay! I can't wait! 🎃 1mo
Airykah13 Woo hoo!! Can‘t wait! 1mo
julieclair Just signed up. First time participant. This sounds like so much fun! 👻🎃 1mo
aperfectmjk All signed up! 🤗 1mo
BookwormAHN I can't wait for October 👻 1mo
IndoorDame Just signed up. So excited! 👻🎃 1mo
PuddleJumper Yay! Signed up 1mo
bthegood I'm signed up - thanks for hosting - love this!! 1mo
JessClark78 Can‘t wait! 🖤🎃🖤🎃🖤 1mo
TheAromaofBooks Hurray!!! Also life has been crazy and I haven't emailed you back 😂 But I am hoping to have a PromptMaze for Scarathlon within the next week or so. I don't know if it will be something that works for adding points, but either way it should be mildly entertaining haha 1mo
Sleepswithbooks I‘m sooooo excited!!!! This is my favorite!!! 1mo
Bookjunkie57 I‘m excited to participate for the first time. 1mo
BooksNBowls Yaaaay! Just joined! How fun! @KateReadsYA would you wanna join us? 1mo
KateReadsYA @BooksNBowls looks like fun but definitely a bit too much for me to do during the holidays! Thanks for the invite tho! 1mo
AllDebooks Oh perfect, signed up for ny 1st #scarathlon 1mo
Larkken Excitement!! Yay!! 1mo
StayCurious So excited to see new and old participants! Looking forward to another year of fun! Also, this means my baby is already almost a year old since I had him during last year‘s event…crazy! 1mo
Lizpixie Done! Even though I‘m not tagged Cassandra🥹😂 1mo
Clwojick @Lizpixie oh my godddd! I‘m so sorry! 🥹🫣 1mo
Clwojick @StayCurious Crazy! I feel like it flew by, and I don‘t even have a baby. Lol must‘ve felt like the blink of an eye for you. 1mo
Nessavamusic Signed up! So excited! 1mo
KristiAhlers Signed up! Super excited for this! 1mo
SnowEcho Entered! Woop 1mo
Traci1 I've been looking forward to this all year. 👻 1mo
Emilymdxn This is an absolute highlight of my year! 1mo
Moony Yeah! I'm in. Which books the groups will read this year? 1mo
DebinHawaii Thank you for tagging me! I signed up & I‘m excited! 🧟‍♀️ 1mo
PageShifter I have signed up 👍 1mo
Andrew65 Just signed up. 1mo
Moony I'll sign up too, but can you tell me with titles we will read together, please? So I can look if I can read the titles in my mothertongue 😅 Thank you @Clwojick @StayCurious 1mo
PaperbackPirate I‘ve always wanted to play. I think I‘m going to give it a try this year. 1mo
DanaManiac Just signed up! I‘m so excited to be joining this year!! 🎃 1mo
kay.the.bibliophile Just signed up!!! Been excited for this Read-A-Thon 😊😍🖤 Already getting my spooky TBR together 4w
Ann_Reads @Clwojick @Staycurious I did sign up through Google Forms, but on further reflection I'm not going to have time to participate this year. Could you please remove me from the list for Scarathlon teams? Thank you and my apologies for the extra work. I will be cheering everyone on though! 🙂 3w
Clwojick @Ann_Reads No problem! Hopefully you‘ll be able to join in during the winter games! Happy spooky season! 3w
Ann_Reads @Clwojick Thank you! 😁 Happy (almost) Autumn to you. 🎃🌻🍁 3w
MatchlessMarie I realize that it‘s pretty early still, but as I am planning out my October TBR I think I would be a better fit for Team Hendrix this year based on theme. If there‘s availability can you switch me (unless you need to even out the teams)? 3w
CogsOfEncouragement Thank you for hosting. This looks like a ton of fun! 3w
Bookishgal71 Is it too late? Sent in my request a few days ago… 2w
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Well, we‘re officially dog parents! Meet our 9 week old pug puppy, Puddles. 🤎 He is the cutest, goofiest, most stubborn pup, and we love him to pieces. He loves #PuddlesCuddles, so I have high hopes that he‘ll be a fantastic #readingbuddy. 🤎

I couldn‘t resist starting an Instagram account for him, so if you want to stay updated on all of his goofy antics, follow him at apugnamedpuddles 🤎

MrsMalaprop That is some next level cuteness there 💕😍. 2mo
ju.ca.no Hi Puddles😍😍 how cute!! 2mo
Sleepswithbooks 🥰🐶🥰🐶🥰🐶 2mo
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sherri Adorable! 2mo
5feet.of.fury So cuteeee! 2mo
fredamans Pugs are the best! #PugMom 2mo
TheSpineView That face! Puppy breath! 2mo
CBee I‘m dying from the cuteness 😍😍😍 @UwannaPublishme look at this sweet baby! 2mo
Chelsea.Poole Adorable! 🥹 2mo
JenReadsAlot Adorable! I love pugs so much! 2mo
BookNAround Puddles is absolutely precious. 2mo
Monica5 What a cutie 😍🤗 2mo
Ruthiella So cute! 🥰 2mo
MyNamesParadise SO cute!! 2mo
BeeMagical Oh my goodness!! Too cute!! 2mo
Emilymdxn I love him already!! 2mo
Roary47 Soooo cute! I‘m sure my heart just melted. 😍 2mo
BookBosomed1 Sooo adorable. Congrats! 2mo
UwannaPublishme Omg, I think I‘m in love! That‘s face is cuteness to infinity and beyond. 😍😍😍 And thx for the tag @CBee 🤗 1mo
CBee @UwannaPublishme I knew you‘d want to see ♥️♥️ 1mo
Bookzombie So cute! 1mo
Dragon So darling 🐶 💚🐉 1mo
eanderson Oooooo!!!! Puggy!!!!! 😍😍😍😍 1mo
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This is the 2nd fictional book I‘ve ever found that‘s set in my hometown of Thunder Bay, Ontario. The first being Anna Dressed in Red. I‘ve just started it, and it‘s pretty good so far. #AwesomeAugust @Andrew65

Andrew65 Always good when books are set in places you know well. 2mo
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It was a slow start to the #AwesomeAugust Readathon for me this weekend. I‘ve finished Notes on an Execution, and A Beautiful Corpse, and am now just getting started on The Adults for #AugustARC. Not averaging 2 books a day, but there‘s still hope! @Andrew65

Andrew65 The beauty of the nine day readathon is that you have time to make up for some off reading days. 2mo
Clwojick @Andrew65 Agreed! 2mo
PageShifter Nice covers! 👍 2mo
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#AwesomeAugust goals:

👉🏻Read my hold Notes On an Execution
👉🏻Finish at least 9 books for #AugustARC
👉🏻Average 2 books a day, by finishing a minimum of 18 total books


Andrew65 Best of luck 😁 18 books is a great target 😳 2mo
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The Fragile Ordinary | Samantha Young
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We‘re just about to roll into day 10 of #AugustARC and here is my progress so far! My ratings have been all over the place, but mostly on the high end of the bar. My favourites so far include The Dream Daughter, Just Like Home, Widow Falls, andThe High Tide Club.

Least favourite was easily Secret Seduction, which was a surprise for me, since I normally like Jill Sanders books.

Monica5 Wow! You got a lot read. I'm only on book 3, but at least I am getting some I had forever read.😜 2mo
she.hearts.horror How was The Corpse Follower and Just Like Home? 2mo
she.hearts.horror Wait. I see your post for Just Like Home! 2mo
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Clwojick @she.hearts.horror The Corpse Flower was boring. Super slow. 2mo
she.hearts.horror @Clwojick it just popped up in my “ ready to borrow” list… I don‘t even want to now😅 4w
she.hearts.horror @Clwojick Just Like Home seems … off … I‘m starting to think that I am only meant to like one book from this author. Sigh. 4w
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Widow Falls | Kiersten Modglin
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2nd read for #TrappedOnAnIsland & #AugustARCs and it was another success! I‘ve loved the majority of the books that I‘ve read from this author. They‘re always super fun thrillers! Great choice @Laughterhp

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