Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Hogwarts Reading Challenge 2011

I joined this challenge last year and it was a lot of fun so here I go again! Hosted by Bunnitas at Worth reading it?

Hogwarts Reading Challenge 2011

January 1, 2011 to June 30, 2011

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). (from the WorthReadingit? Blog)

Bunnitas will post all of the Mini Challenges in the next few days so that everyone can plan out their books in advance.

To be eligible to win prizes you must have a blog and sign up using Mr. Linky. Then start a Hogwarts Reading Challenge post and link it back to the original post. ****Update you can be eligible for prize if you become a member of I Love Reading Challenges on Shelfari and keep the list of the books you read for this challenge under the Hogwarts Challenge post there. You can also become a fan of the I Love Reading Challenges Facebook fan page and keep you list there as well.

Click here to go to the Sorting Hat. Please be honest. If there are too many in one particular house you may be place into another. So if the Sorting Hat places you in Sytherin you are Sytherin for duration of this challenge.

Click here to check your individual points and your house points.

Reading one of the 7 Harry Potter books earns you 25 house points. You can only read this books once during the challenge. 15 points for any other Harry Potter related book such as Tales of Beedle the Bard or A Parent's Guide to Harry Potter, again these books and only be read once during the challenge.

Have any questions leave them in a comment and I will get back to you. Have fun, good luck and Happy Reading!

****you can also find this challenge at my group I Love Reading Challenge on Shelfari

The Houses :

Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, Slytherin

If you were a part of this challenge before you can stay in the house you were in or go to any house of your choosing just leave a comment letting me know what house you are in.

I am staying in Hufflepuff!

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
Defence 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

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)

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

Astronomy - read any book that has astronomy in its title, books about planets, stars, etc, sci-fi

History of Magic - read any book that has history or magic in its title, books about magic, witches, etc

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

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
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

Muggle Studies - nearly any book works here, what better why to understand Muggle than to read what they read

How to list your books and keep track of points:

When you copy this post onto your blog just list the book you read for the challenge under the subject to which it fits. Please list books using numbered bullet points. This makes keeping track of points easier for me.


History of Magic - read any book that has history or magic in its title, books about magic, witches, etc
1. Tears of the Moon by Nora Roberts 3/12/2010

My January Reads for this Challenge:

Transfiguration -

Defence Against the Dark Arts - Jan 1)The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins - 09 Jan

Mar 1) Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins - 04 Mar

Mar 2) MockingJay by Suzanne Collins - 05 Mar

Charms -

Potions -

Astronomy -

History of Magic - Feb 1) Something Wicked this way comes by Ray Bradbury - 2/6

Herbology -

Arithmancy - Jan 2) Bangkok 8 by John Burdett - 16 Jan

Ancient Runes -

Divination -

Care of Magical Creatures -

Muggle Studies -


  1. Just stopping by and saying hi! I'm in Hufflepuff also! I loved Hunger Games. I loved it so much I'm afraid to read the other two books. Go Hufflepuff!

  2. OH oh! I just saw you are going to be reading Pillars of the Earth. I just started it! Did you start it yet? I've been looking for someone else who has read it or is reading it.

  3. Hi! Found you via the linky...I'm definitely doing the other challenge and I'm pretty sure I'd like to do this one. I'm just worried that I won't find books to fit the categories!! So much fun though! So glad I found it and your blog :)

    I'm your newest follower!