When, exactly, is Read Tuesday? (Time Zones & Delays)

Today is the day! Browse the catalogs. Get ’em while they’re hot!


Conor Kelly by Ali Isaac


Read Tuesday is a Black Friday type of event just for book lovers on Tuesday, December 9, 2014.

But when, exactly, does Read Tuesday start and when does it end?

That, of course, depends on which time zone you’re in.

What really matters is when the book will go on sale and when the sale will end.

The Read Tuesday catalog shows the start and end dates and times for each sale. However, it doesn’t clarify the time zone, which is up to the author.

Many of the books went on sale prior to Read Tuesday and go off sale after Read Tuesday. (This is a wise practice, as it reduces the chances for time zone issues or delays interfering with potential sales.)

Another issue is that there are sometimes delays in making price changes (even when the price change can be scheduled…

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4 thoughts on “When, exactly, is Read Tuesday? (Time Zones & Delays)

  1. You are so right, days and times vary all across readership… I would like to add books to my list, but I have three waiting that are on loan from friends… Hope you have a wonderful and happy holiday season! Thanks for your visits to my post, too.

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