Many thanks to scootsa1000 for these great books and a cute little set of bookplates. It made my day! Happy holiday book exchange, everyone!
It’s that time of year – wrap-up time! Submit your three best and one worst books of the year below. Include the link to your post so people can get to your review. If you have something you must say about any of the books, add your comment. Please submit your choices by midnight on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 EST, then watch for our yearly wrap-up post on Pajiba. To see the choices we made in years past, visit our Updates page.
I’m so pleased to announce that we exceeded our fundraising goal of $1,500 in November with a final total of $1,651.65. We appreciate every donor who chipped in to support us, and want to acknowledge one particular anonymous donor who made an extremely generous $500 donation! Thanks to your donations, we have made our single biggest contribution to the American Cancer Society, in the amount of $1,300.00, which puts 2018 on track to be our largest donation year ever. And without further ado, the winner of the 2018 #GivingTuesday prize raffle is[…]
After Thanksgiving, we had Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and now it’s #GivingTuesday. Today, we’re asking folks to chip in and donate to celebrate 10 years of Cannonball Read and more than 20,000 books read in honor of AlabamaPink. Our goal this year is to raise $1,500.00. As an incentive this year, all donors will be entered into a raffle! Every person who donates today or by the end of November will get one entry into the prize raffle drawing. One lucky donor will win this amazing book prize package valued at $200.
We had a banner year with the CBR10 #CannonBookClubs, and we’re planning for next year. Please fill out this survey to give us some feedback on your book club experience in 2018. Even if you weren’t able to participate, we still want to hear from you so we can make CBR11’s book clubs even better!
As part of our anniversary year, I’m pleased to announce that our first ever Bingo Reading Challenge has officially begun! Select five squares across, down, diagonally, or 5-up (four corners + center square), and get an entry into a drawing for some cool prizes. Complete the entire card – a blackout! – and get 15 entries into our drawing. Detailed prize information to follow, but I can say right now that the current list includes autographed books and a CBR tote bag filled with bookish things.
As part of our anniversary year, I’m pleased to announce our first ever Bingo Reading Challenge! Select five squares across, down, diagonally, or 5-up (four corners + center square) and get an entry into a drawing for some cool prizes including autographed books and CBR merch. Complete the entire card – a blackout! – and get 15 entries into our drawing.
I’m happy to announce our first CBR10 donation to The American Cancer Society for Cannonball Read 10, in the amount of $125! But it’s never too late to support Cannonball Read. You can do so by supporting us: On Paypal – make your contribution via “Send funds to friends and family” to firstname.lastname@example.org On Venmo – visit our page on venmo.com By purchasing CBR10 anniversary gear – shirts, mugs, totes, you name it. Of your time – if you’ve got an idea or just want to pitch in, contact MsWas to see how you can become one of our awesome volunteers.