Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Hogwarts Reading Challenge

I just found out about this and just signed up.

Here are some of the details on the challenge. For complete rules, click HERE.

In the Hogwarts Reading Challenge you are a student of the school. You will be sorted into houses. Each book you read must fit in to the subject of one the classes. You do not have to read books that fit all the subjects. Each book equals one point (toward the house cup).

You must read at least 5 books (audio books counts) before you are enter in to the drawing. At the end of the Challenge one person will win a $15 Amazon Gift Card and one house will win the House Cup (purely a pride thing).

I got sorted and I'm in Gryffindor!!

The Classes

Transfiguration - read any book that has trans or figure in its title, is about shape shifting, has a shape shifter in it, or is about anything having to do with changing one thing into another
1.  Succubus Heat - Richelle Mead
2.  Succubus Shadows - Richelle Mead

Defense Against the Dark Arts - read any book that has defence(defense), dark and/or art(s) in its title, read any book that is about self defense, war, history of war/marital arts, murder mysteries
1.  Indefensible - Pamela Callow
2.  Shoot to Thrill - PJ Tracy

Charms - read any book that has charm in its title, any book that deals with gives something or someone a new aspect (for example the nerdy guy become a handsome doctor)
1.  Delirium - Lauren Oliver
2.  Saving Juliet - Suzanne Selfors

Potions - read any book that has potion in its title, cookbooks count but you must cook at least one recipe out of the book
1.  Elixir - Hillary Duff

Astronomy - read any book that has astronomy in its title, books about planets, stars, etc, sci-fi
1.  Unearthly - Cynthia Hand
2.  Fallen - Lauren Kate
3.  Frankenstein: Lost Souls - Dean Koontz
4.  Sapphique - Catherine Fisher
5.  Covet - JR Ward
6.  Across the Universe - Beth Revis

History of Magic - read any book that has history or magic in its title, books about magic, witches, etc
1.  The Iron Witch - Karen Mahoney
2.  Awakened - P.C. Cast
3.  Temple of the Winds - Terry Goodkind

Herbology - read any book that has herb in its title, again cookbooks count and again you must cook at least one recipe out of the book

Arithmancy - read any book that has arithmancy in its title, any book with a number in its title, any book that deal with numbers or math
1.  I Am Number Four - Pittacus Lore

Ancient Runes - read any book that has ancient or runes in its title, books about historical places like the pyramids, Stonehenge, great wall of china, or any book about symbols
1.  The Red Pyramid - Rick Riordan

Divination - read any book that has divine in its title, any book about psychics or psychic abilities, tarot reading etc

Care of Magical Creatures - read any book that has magical or creatures in its title, about supernatural beings
1.  Torment - Lauren Kate
2.  Kisses From Hell - Kritin Cast et al
3.  Breaking Dawn - Stephenie Meyer
4.  Bite Club - Rachel Caine

Muggle Studies - nearly any book works here, what better way to understand Muggles than to read what they read
1.  Before I Fall - Lauren Oliver
2.  Vegan Virgin Valentine - Carolyn Mackler
3.  The Earth, My Butt & Other Big Round Things - Carolyn Macker
4.  Bloodthirsty - Flynn Meaney
5.  The Land of Painted Caves - Jean M. Auel
6.  Does My Head Look Big in This? - Randa Abdel-Fattah
7.  Nobody's Prize - Esther M. Friesner


Lazy Girl said...

Hey there!! I'm a new follower via the Hogwarts Reading Challenge!! Go go Gryffindor! :o)

~Lah @ LazyGirl Reads

Bunnitaz said...

Hi Celeste,
I have noticed that you don't have any books listed. Just checking in.

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