I am participating in #TheReadingQuest readathon, which is hosted by Aentee @Read At Midnight. She created this bingo-board-type readathon that incorporates Game elements like different characters with varying quests, side quests and a fun leveling system. The readathon runs from Sunday 13th August until Sunday 10th September. You NEED to check out Antee’s original post (linked above) for all the important details, the rules, and enter the sign up (which is open until the start of the readathon). Credit for the character in my ID Card goes to the lovely CW @Read, Think, Ponder, who provided antee with the beautiful character art for the readathon. Credit for the Quest Board and background to my ID Card goes to Aentee.
Very briefly explained, we have this Quest Board. The character you choose to start with determines where you start. Once you finish all five quests on your first characters’ path (in no particular order), you can move on to another character. In the middle there are nine side quests which you can complete at any moment.
For rules about what is and isn’t allowed, please refer back to the original post. Aentee provided a Frequently Asked Questions and also responds to additional questions in the comments.
I decided to be a mage and these are my main TBR books. Don’t they look nice? I’m actually really excited for all of them. Fingers crossed I’ll get around to finishing each one! (Ps. I know re-reads aren’t allowed I’ve just never read Harry Potter or Percy Jackson before. I’m one of those people.)
If I manage to get through my Mage reads, these are the side quests I chose to continue with! I’ll be happy with my progress if I finish at least one of these by the time the readathon ends.
There is about a 1% chance I’ll actually manage to complete the Mage path and my chosen Side Quests before the readathon ends. The TBR I made for the Knight path was more for fun. I actually also made TBR’s for Bard and Rogue because I got a little carried away. I had too much fun with the first few graphics so I just didn’t stop. In the end, I decided against putting those other TBR’s in this post because it just started to look cluttered. Anyhow, I might miraculously get started on these books. If I actually get through all of these in addition to everything above, please notify a doctor because something has clearly gone terribly wrong with me.
There is an entire system of gaining Experience Points and Health Points which will allow you to level up your character. If you want to have a chance at winning the treasures Aentee has to offer, you should be keeping score. I advise you to check out all the details about the point system in the original sign up post.
This is my character ID card, which will hopefully look very different when the readathon ends. I added health points and character level to mine (because it wasn’t in the original template).
If you are terrible at maths or just a little bit lazy like me, I suggest using the Excel spreadsheet Lauren @Wonderless Reviews provided in her sign up post. She worked some magic so that all you have to do is put in the information of your books in the spreadsheet and it does all the calculations for you. Thanks again Lauren for the effort and helping us all out!