I might have discovered this month long reading challenge late, but it’s definitely one I will be participating in. April 2nd to April 29th is the OWL Reading Challenge. This reading challenge is hosted by Gintare over at Book Roast. It’s been some time since I’ve stumbled on a readathon or reading challenge and gotten this excited about it. Despite being late, I just knew that I had to join in.
The theme this time is the Hogwart’s O.W.L. exams. Each class has its own specific challenge relating somehow to that subject. One book counts for one subject only. Not only do novels count, but graphic novels, manga, and more as well. No need to complete every class. A total of five challenges means you’ve aced your O.W.L.s.
I’m not sure how many of these challenges I’ll be able to complete. This is due largely to the fact that the month’s half over and I’ve only just stumbled on this reading challenge. However, I’m aiming to complete more than the five required to beat the challenge as the challenges beating in this reading challenge will determine which N.E.W.T.s you’re qualified for in the next reading challenge.
Check out the complete list of challenges here.
So far I don’t have a book lined up for every category. Some I’ve left blank in the hopes that I’ll stumble across an eligible book somewhere on my bookshelves. But the following is what I’m planning on reading so far.
Ancient Runes: Null States by Malka Older
Arithmancy: One Way by S. J. Morden
Astronomy: Void Black Shadow by Corey R. White
Care of Magical Creatures: Quintessence by David Walton
Charms: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
Defense Against the Dark Arts: The Shotgun Arcana by R. S. Belcher
Herbology: Sea of Rust by C. Robert Cargill
History of Magic:
Muggle Studies: Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History by Bill Schutt
Transfiguration: Cutie Honey a Go Go! By Go Nagai, Ito Shinpei, and Anno Hideaki