Read Tuesday is about all things related to reading:

  • Helping readers find books.
  • Helping authors find readers.
  • Encouraging more people to read.
  • Improving literacy.

Read Tuesday began as an annual event in December, like Black Friday, but for books.

But Read Tuesday is evolving.

Reading isn’t just an annual event.

So Read Tuesday is currently exploring opportunities to help readers find books, help authors find readers, encourage reading, and help promote literacy.

Encourage someone—especially, a child—who doesn’t read much to read books more often. :-)

Give the gift of reading.


Why not just have Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Those are great sales events.

On Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there are great discounts on electronics, tools, toys, and clothes, for example, but very few books seem to be discounted more than usual.

There are millions of books to choose from. Most tend to at ordinary prices during these big sales events.

Read Tuesday started as an annual event dedicated to big book savings.

Read Tuesday began as an opportunity for readers to stock up on books from their favorite participating authors and publishers.

But now Read Tuesday is evolving. It’s not just an annual event. Reading is something to do year-round.

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  1. Thank you SO very much Chris! What a wonderful idea :) I’m very appreciative of what you’re doing. I agree… I believe this event is going to be big, and something special. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! :)

    • I guess that depends on when the book becomes available (and if your book will be eligible for one or more of the ways to participate). There will be a cut-off for submissions in early December. I don’t know the exact date yet, but it will be announced on the Read Tuesday website. Good luck with your book. (There may also be a way for your to participate that will be announced soon.)

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