Join Our 2019 Summer Reading Challenge!

Join the Early Bird Books community and get the most out of your summer reading.

summer reading challenge

Summer reading can be so much more than dull school assignments and paging through a fast read on the beach. Join our 2019 Summer Reading Challenge and expand your horizons with fantastic, new books! 

This summer, we're challenging you to read seven books between Memorial Day and Labor Day. The rules? Everyone picks their own books based on the themes we select. Sharing your recommendations and reviews is highly encouraged! 

By submitting your email address you agree to receive emails from Early Bird Books, Kensington Books, HarperCollins, Ingram, Bright Cellars, and Poisoned Pen Press. 

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the Summer Reading Challenge? 

May 23 – September 2, 2019. You have 14 weeks to read! 

How many books am I expected to read?

The official challenge is to read seven books throughout the summer, but you can also set your own goals! Follow our reading prompts to help you complete the challenge. 

How do I stay on track?

When you sign up for the challenge, we'll send you an email once a week to give you book recommendations, tips for staying involved, and more! 

How do I find other reading challenge members?

Join our private Facebook group to share your book recommendations and reviews, and to connect with other book lovers.

Not sure which books to pick? 

We've put together book recommendations for each of our reading prompts. Click through to see our suggestions! 

Is there a prize for completing the challenge?

Every person who signs up for the reading challenge will be entered to win a bundle of great books, a 3-month subscription to Bright Cellars or a 3-month subscription to The Tasting Board, and more! See official rules here

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