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#Readathon Hour 18: Book Jenga

#Readathon Hour 18: Book Jenga

Dewey’s Readathon Mini-Challenge


Awake? Are you ready? Go on, get that cup of coffee. It’s time to stretch some of those muscles and test your motor skills, it’s Book Jenga time!

What on earth is Book Jenga, I hear you mumble sleepily. You know the game, which is normally played with wooden blocks, well I want to see your Jenga towers built with books!

You can try and stack them in the same way as Jenga, or create a house of cards books, or just create a really impressive pile. It’s the taking part that counts (oh OK, if anyone creates a really impressive construction, they will get a bonus prize). Just take a photo and leave a comment or tweet it to me.

If you also want to enter for a paperback book of your choice (who wouldn’t), please, please stick your name in the Rafflecopter. It means you don’t have to leave your contact details for all and sundry to see AND it makes it easier for me to pick a winner.

So I know you’re tired, here’s the steps:

1. Build a tower of books*
2. Take a photo**
3. Comment with a link to your photo
OR Tweet @patchworkbunny your photo
4. Add yourself to the Rafflecopter

*You could try and build it out of ereading devices, but surely you haven’t got rid of ALL your books? You have? Sorry, this ones for us luddites.

**I know there’s always a few people that don’t have access to digital cameras and sorry. Maybe you could draw a picture? If you are BookTubing, you can show it in your video but please make it short or near the beginning.

This challenge will run until the end of the readathon. So if you wake up and realise you’ve missed out on hours of reading, you can still come play! Please ignore the end time on the widget.

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  1. Steph

    this was SUPER FUN.
    And now I'm super awake
    thanks for this challenge :):)
    I was seriously aiming for the ceiling but once I had the books fall on me 3 times and nearly wake up the entire house I decided it would be smart to keep things quieter.

  2. Unknown

    Here is my beautiful (not so much) Book Jenga πŸ™‚

  3. Heather

    Just the pickup I needed. Fun challenge, here's mine.

  4. Unknown

    This was fun! Although the crashing of books awoke my husband… whoops!

  5. Unknown

    Here is the link to my pic. Thanks for staying awake with me. LOL!

  6. Anonymous

    Booko Jenga was a fun distraction. there is definitely some strategies involved πŸ™‚

  7. Lydia

    Here is my tower! (it's small because I didn't want to wake the baby!)

  8. stacybuckeye

    Thanks for giving my eyes rest πŸ™‚

  9. Maria

    Not as tall as it could have been, but my husband is asleep, and I didn't want to wake him up when it suddenly fell πŸ˜‰

  10. Livvvy75

    I tried to do something a little different. It's not a tower exactly…Please ignore the mess of books behind it – I tried tons of different ideas.
    Fun challenge, thanks πŸ™‚

  11. Vicky @ A Backpack Full of Adventures

    Ha, it was fun! Mine's not as tall as I wanted it to be either (all my hardbacks are in my previous flat) but here we go πŸ˜€

  12. Nadia

    This was really fun πŸ™‚

    24 books! πŸ˜€

    Thank you for the challenge!

  13. Tanja

    That was a lot of fun πŸ™‚ I did my best to make 'READ' out of books. It's in this post:

  14. Celine

    Awesome challenge! I posted my photo in my challenge post

  15. Riv

    The funnest challenge! I tweeted as well, but here is my Book House:

  16. Anonymous

    Mine is really small, but it was so much fun πŸ™‚

  17. Deb Nance at Readerbuzz

    My tower: All the books I read during the Readathon!

  18. Faith Hope and Cherrytea

    hoping my photo will finally post to my tweet to you via @_eHope
    if not I'll create a post at my FHC blog…HERE

    thx for the fun!

  19. So many books, so little time

    I think mine was 36 books, not very impressive built but it kept falling down and I had a hyper kitty jumping over them. I tweeted mine


  20. Ellie

    The random winner has been chosen – Vicky @ Books, Biscuits, and Tea

    1. Vicky @ A Backpack Full of Adventures

      Yay, thank you!

  21. Book Dragon

    Congrats to Vicky!

    just stopping by to say thank you for hosting a mini-challenge. Gina @ BookDragon's Lair

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