O.W.L.s Read-a-thon TBR 2019

Good morning book wizards and witches!

Today I was going to post my book haul for March, but that got pushed back so that I can announce my OWLs read-a-thon TBR!

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So, if you don’t know about O.W.L.s you can click on my post from last year HERE, or you can go watch G @ Book Roast‘s video HERE.

Careers

OK, so I am really undecided on which Wizarding Career I want to aim for with my NEWTs. I mean, obviously there’s some I don’t care for. But Alchemist is in my YES pile, so all of the prompts anyway. I have nailed it down to five though:

  • Alchemist (all 12 prompts)
  • Auror (Charms, DADA, Herbology, Potions, Transfiguration)
  • Curse Breaker (Ancient Runes, Arithmancy, Charms, DADA, Potions, Transfiguration)
  • Healer (Herbology, Charms, DADA, Potions, Transfiguration and 3 of my choice)
  • Magizoologist (Care of Magical Creatures, Charms, Herbology, Potions)

So, at a minimum, I will need to complete:

  • Charms
  • Defence Against the Dark Arts (DADA)
  • Herbology
  • Potions
  • Transfiguration

And I’ll aim for these three as a secondary:

  • Ancient Runes
  • Arithmancy
  • Care of Magical Creatures

If I complete these EIGHT prompts, then I can apply for all my selected careers, with the exception of Alchemist.

OWL TBR

So, with all of that in mind, these are my prompts and potential books I will read for the OWLs read-a-thon (in the order(ish) that I will try and read them).

Subject

Prompt

Book to Read

Charms Read an adult book My Not So Perfect Life – Sophie Kinsella
Defence Against the Dark Arts Read a book thats title starts with R Radio Silence – Alice Oseman
Herbology Read a book with a plant on the cover The Wren Hunt – Mary Watson
Potions Read a sequel Saga Vol 2 – Brian K Vaughan
Transfiguration Read a book with sprayed edges or a red cover Ace of Shades – Amanda Foody
Ancient Runes Read a retelling Geekerella – Ashley Poston
Arithmancy Read a book written by more than one author These Broken Stars – Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner
Care of Magical Creatures Read a book with a land animal on the cover Coraline – Neil Gaiman
Astronomy Read a book with ‘star’ in the title Navigating the Stars – Maria V Snyder
Divination Read a book set in the future Renegades – Marissa Meyer
History of Magic Read a book published at least 10 years ago Sea of Monsters – Rick Riordan
Muggle Studies Read a contemporary book Letters to the Lost – Brigid Kemmerer

Ace of Shades and My Not So Perfect Life will be buddy reads with Ruby @ Ruby’s Books.

What books are you reading for this?

Until next time, happy reading 😊📚

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      1. Haha me too! ANd now, I’ve gone and messed it up by breaking my book buying ban and soon I’ll be raeding books I’m not supposed to be reading right now.

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  1. We’ve got two of the same books on our OWLs TBR – Saga Vol 2 and Radio Silence 😁. I loved Geekerella, it’s super cute. Renegades was fun too.
    I’ve been wanting to read Ace of Shades but haven’t gotten around to it.
    I hope you enjoy all of the books you manage to get through!

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    1. I finished Geekerella on the 2nd! I loved it! I’ve since read all of 3 pages of Radio Silence, but I’ve got some travel time tomorrow so hopefully I can read some more then. Good luck with your readathon too!! (How fun are the OWLs?!)

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      1. Wow! Great progress. I’m so glad you enjoyed it. 😊 It’s such a cute book.
        Haha, that’s okay. I’m sure you’ll get through a chunk tomorrow. I’ll actually be starting it on my morning trip to work tomorrow so we’ll both be reading it together.
        Thanks! (Super fun!).

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