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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.


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.


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).



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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