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to the new home of The TBR Dare, originally set up by James Chester at James Reads Books, where his beloved dog Dakota was its mascot for 6 years. Thank you to James for starting this meme and letting us continue it. Now Lizzysiddal of Lizzy’s Literary Life and Annabel of AnnaBookBel are taking it over. We’ll be hoping to sign you up and will be encouraging you and checking how you’re doing throughout the period of The TBR Dare.

How does it work?

The dare runs from Jan 1st to March 31st 2017 – and between these dates we dare you to only read the books that were already in your TBR pile(s) as of midnight December 31, 2016.

You can include books you’ve ordered but not received yet as well as books you have already placed on reserve at your local library.  You can also make exceptions for certain books that will be published early next year along with book club choices and review copies as needed.  The TBR Dare has always been about having fun, so make whatever changes to the “rules” you need to to keep it fun.

If you just want to take The TBR Dare for a month, that’s fine, too.  The TBR Dare will run from January 1, 2017 to April 1, 2017.  Technically, it’s not a shopping ban so you can still buy books–you just can’t read them until April 1.

And please do help spread the word by posting on your own blog, Facebook, Twitter, and anywhere else you go on-line. You can follow the Dare on Twitter where we are @DareTBR.  Feel free to use the above and to link to this website.

Remember, The TBR Dare is not a “reading challenge”; it’s a dare.  So if you’re someone who does not sign up for reading challenges you can still participate.

Now why don’t you go and sign up …. you know you want to join in. Click HERE