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OWLs Magical Readathon 2020: Round-Up

It feels like years since I wrote up my TBR for this year’s OWLs Magical Readathon, where I said I hoped I could read the five books I needed to get started on the Librarian career. Three weeks into April and I’d completed every prompt, even the additional one for the Dragon Tamer side-class. I read a lot in March, though it certainly helped that some of the books I chose were on the shorter side – a couple were even short stories – so coupled with the UK lockdown giving me plenty of free time, I’m in a great place to start NEWTs in August, and can go for any career I like now!

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Magical Readathon: Winter Edition – Part V

We’re in the last few days of 2019 and with that comes the final part of the Magical Readathon: Winter Edition! Since the completing the previous chapter last week I’ve changed my book choice. The prompt was to read a book written by an author whose surname begins with either T, M, or R. I was going to read The Last Day by Andrew Hunter Murray but instead decided to pick up A Life’s Music by Andreï Makine. I’m looking forward to getting my last prompt(s) so let’s get right to it!

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Magical Readathon: Winter Edition – Part III

We’re halfway through December – yikes! – so the third chapter of Magical Readathon: Winter Edition is open. I got two prompts last week and haven’t completed prompt one yet, but as I said in at Part I, I’m going to read at my own pace and I’ll just finish when I finish 🤷 Let’s see what prompts I get this week!

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Magical Readathon: Winter Edition – Part II

The second Sunday of December has been and gone so that means Chapter 2 of the Magical Readathon: Winter Edition is open! I finished my only read for Chapter 1 on Saturday and I’m ready for my next prompt! I didn’t get to go through the door for Chapter 2 until Monday evening as I went to visit magical Oxford where there was plenty of Harry Potter merchandise in almost every gift shop given that some scenes were filmed there.

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Magical Readathon: Winter Edition – Part I

For the third and final time this year, it’s Magical Readathon time! Once again, G at BookRoast has gone above and beyond with this readathon, this time creating a whole website for it! Here you can find all the info about all the past Magical Readathons, and get your prompts for this Winter edition.

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NEWTs Magical Readathon Round-Up

I had so much fun with this year’s NEWTs Magical Readathon! I didn’t get a chance to join in with any of the challenges and games on Twitter, but I did take part in a few reading sprints and read a lot. I needed to read seven books to achieve my career of Hogwarts Professor of Divination: an O in Divination (three books), an E in Defence Against the Dark Arts (two books), and two As in any subject (one book each). I chose Charms and Ancient Runes as my two ‘Acceptable’ subjects. You can take a look at my original TBR here. Thanks to some quick and very short reads I managed to get through fifteen books and achieve four Outstanding grades, one Excellent, and one Acceptable.

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NEWTs Magical Readathon: TBR

It’s here, it’s here, it’s here! I have been so excited for the NEWTs Magical Readathon. OWLs were so much fun so I can’t wait to get stuck back in. You can find my OWLs posts here. As per usual, G at Book Roast has gone over and above with her work on this readathon…

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OWLs Magical Readathon: Round-Up

Taking part in this year’s OWLs Magical Readathon has been so much fun! I managed to complete all the OWLs I needed for the career of Hogwarts Professor, plus two extras, giving me a total of nine and an overall grade of Outstanding!

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