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Subject: read for charity
Date Posted: 10/28/2008 2:59 PM ET
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the website is eharlequin.com they have a book challenge every year and this year we are reading for the National Center for Family Literacy. now just because its a romance book site doesn't mean you have to read only romance books. but for every book we review thats one more book for the center. here is the info about the challenge.

Taller than a 10,000 book TBR pile…, it’s the eHarlequin.com 100,000 Book Challenge!

Once again, eHarlequin.com challenges you to new reading heights. IF we can read 100,000 books in total, we can beat our 2007 record and read a mind-boggling, and unprecedented 100,000 books! But the great news this year is that for every book we read, we'll be donating a book to the National Center for Family Literacy to benefit their literacy programs. The stated mission of the NCFL is to create a literate nation by leveraging the power of the family. Since its inception in 1989, more than one million families throughout the country have made positive educational and economic gains as a result of NCFL’s work, which includes training more than 150,000 teachers and thousands of volunteers.

So...don't just sit there...READ SOMETHING!!

we currently have 25899 books read so far. we have until January 1st,2009. 

Date Posted: 10/28/2008 3:32 PM ET
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you might want to post this is the CMT forum....although I'm going to check it out because I've read 118 or so books this year!

Date Posted: 10/28/2008 3:49 PM ET
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I had to hunt for this but in the center near the bottom is a Talk category and you should see Book Challenge

it is a little too time consuming for me to consider posting all of the books I've read this year...but I might try and do some.

Date Posted: 10/28/2008 5:51 PM ET
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thanks for posting this - just thought I'd mention the Book Challenge link and also in the rules Harlequin requires that at least 50% of the reviews you submit are Harlequin:

"We ask that a minimum of 50% of the books you read come from one of our imprints: Harlequin, Silhouette, Spice Books, Mira, HQN, Kimani Press, Steeple Hill, Red Dress Ink, Luna, and Worldwide Library"

Just FYI. Since I read romance, I do have some Harlequin reviews to submit, so I can submit one non-Harlequin for each one.