Love-a-thon sign-up post '16.

Hello, friends! It is with great pleasure that I can announced that the sign-ups for the 2016 Love-a-Thon are officially open today. I’m really excited about this year’s event. Last year I was a participant and this year I am one of the co-hosts together with Cee of The Novel Hermit, Hazel of Stay Bookish and Alexa from Alexa loves books. We’ve got plenty of fun things in store that will challenge your creativity and foster positivity and friendship in the book communities – on blogs, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. I hope that you’re ready to get in on sharing the love with us this year, whether you’re an event veteran or newbie!

The Love-a-Thon is an event dedicated to spreading positivity and love. It’s time dedicated to visiting other bloggers/Instagrammers/BookTubers, leaving a comment or two, making new friends and fostering positivity among the members of our amazing community. As in the previous years, the event will include mini challenges, Twitter chats and giveaways galore! The full schedule will be sent to you when you’ve signed up, so you can start preparing your posts.
We’re really looking forward to seeing everyone participate in sharing love, encouragement and inspiration all over the bookish communities on the blogosphere, Instagram and YouTube! And, of course, we hope everyone will have fun. If you’re interested in participating, please fill in the sign-up form below. Once that’s done, you can consider yourself an official #LoveAThon participant!

Who can participate in the Love-a-Thon?
All book bloggers, Bookstagrammers, BookTubers, authors and publishers are welcome to jump in! We have challenges spanning three different platforms (blogs, YouTube & Instagram), and you can participate as much or as little as you’d like. (Everyone is invited to join in on the Twitter chats though!)

When is the Love-a-Thon happening?
We’re going to be maintaining the two day schedule, with the event taking place from February 20, 12:00AM EST to February 22, 12:00AM EST.

How can I sign up?
All you need to do is fill out the form below! You can grab the banner up top to share on your sidebar or your social media platform of choice. Sign-ups will be open up until February 20, though it’s recommended that you sign up early so that you receive the schedule and can plan out what you want to participate in!

How can I help?
There are two ways you can choose to help. First, you can help us spread the word! Last year’s number of participants was above and beyond anything I could have imagined. I’m hoping thereare even more of us this time! Second, you can donate to the giveaways! If you want to donate ANYTHING – books, swag, services – towards the mini-challenge giveaways or the big giveaway at the end, please email with details.

Use the official hashtag (#LoveAThon) when tweeting about the event. I’ll be checking on it every now and then, so use it if you want me to see your tweets!

Questions, comments, concerns or suggestions?
If you have any other concerns that were not answered here, feel free to send an email to or to tweet any of us (@alexalovesbooks • @thenovelhermit • @staybookish • @dailyprophecy).

So, what are you waiting for? Sign up to participate in the 2016 Love-a-Thon today! If you do sign up, please know that we are so grateful and so excited to have you joining us this year. This community is really wonderful, and constantly growing, and is made up of such unique individuals. It’s truly awesome to be able to celebrate it, and to celebrate each other too!


  1. I can't wait to participate again!

  2. Awesome post Mel :D Ahh. I'm so curious about this. Thinking about signing up. <3 I'm not sure yet, but might end up doing it :) It sounds like so much fun.

  3. I just signed up! I did the LoveAThon last year, and I had a blast! I think it's really needed right now, especially with all the plagiarism, stalking, and impersonations going on in our community. I can't wait to just talk about some good things! But I am sad that I won't be able to be online on the 20!

  4. This sounds like so much fun Mel, I'll help spread the word! We definitely need some positivity in the community.


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