It is time to mark my calendar for another HoHoHo Readathon hosted by Kimberly at Caffeinated Reviewer. My fourth if I counted correctly. The thon encourages all readers to read as many Christmas´ or winterly-themed books as we can. And there will be fun events, contests, prizes, and other things. My list of books for this readathon is short, with only two Christmas-themed books on my TBR, at least so far. But it is the fun of reading a novel, that matters the most to me. Not the prizes. And hopefully, the Christmas mood will sweep all over me. Because so far, I am not at all in the mood for hot cocoa, Christmas music, some winterly decorations, or snow. Nope, nothing in sight! But this year, it is an anniversary. 

Tenth Annual Ho-Ho-Ho Read-A-Thon

And with that in mind, I hope it will be even more fun this year. Let us all hope that I will reach my goal of at least one read Christmas novel or better two!

This year, the #HoHoHoRAT will begin at 12:01 am Thursday, November 18th, and will end Wednesday, November 30th at 11:59 pm in your time zone.

Meaning, I have thirteen days of reading with two weekends wrapped in between!

We can choose between holiday reads, winter books, yuletide murder mysteries, naughty & nice romances, and holiday horror. Whatever your mood chooses from the mentioned counts for this Ho-Ho-Ho-Readathon. Any format counts. Audiobook, library book, eBook, old book, or new book. With or without the hot chocolate. Follow your mood and have a great time!

Read-a-thon Rules & Guidelines

-Link-up! It is unnecessary to link to goal post but of course, Kimberly loves them. Just link to the social media platform you will be using to track your reading. It can be your blog, your Goodreads Shelf you create – labeled HoHoHo2022, or any other account. (Kimberly must be able to see it. So be sure you are friends there).

-Declare your intentions on your blog or through social media. Be sure and link back to her post #HoHoHo Readathon Sign-Up over at Caffeinated Reviewer. The linky will close on November 24th, so be sure to link up even if you will only take part for a few days.

-Grab the image and share! Tell your friends, post the image and link on social media using Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr, or Instagram. Be sure to include a link to Caffeinated Reviewer, so others may join.

-Take part in at least one challenge and complete one book to be eligible for grand prize.

-Read or listen to as many Holiday or Winter themed books as you can from any genre. (Winter can be New Year’s setting, snowstorm etc. If you are unsure contact, Kimberly. Goodreads is a good source for finding Winter & Holiday reads. Ask your Librarian).

-Tweet your progress using #HoHoHoRAT2022

-Challenge schedule and Grand Prize widget will post on Thursday, November 18th at/by 8 am (EST).

-Read-a-thon starts on November 18th at 12:01 am (your time zone) and ends on November 30th at 11:59 pm (your time zone).

-Challenges will be open from 8 am (EST) on the 18th and stay open until Nov 30th at 11:59 pm (EST).

-Grand Prize Raffle will be open until December 1st at 11:59 pm (EST) to allow you to submit last-minute entries. You will only be able to submit two books in a twenty-four-hour period.

-All winners of challenges and the grand prize will be notified by December 3rd, 2022.

So let us see how this thon will be for me. How many books I will be able to read and how much fun I will have. As I said, two books are already on my list for this readathon, and I hope that I will be able to read them for this challenge as well as another one. Stay tuned *smile*

Happy reading



  1. I'm looking forward to this too! :)

    1. Me too *smile* And with the logo it should be fun and a success *lol*

  2. Thanks for sharing. I am getting excited. I have my books, but I will be working on fun challenges this weekend.

    1. You´re welcome. My book list for the Ho Ho Ho was already completed but Sunday I found two more Christmas novels so I will see how things go *lol*


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