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31 July 2019

OWLs in July Wrap Up

I was very late to the Magical Readthon party, mainly because I had a lot going on in April so couldn't join in them, so when Aoife mentioned she was doing her OWLs in July I jumped in and joined her.

I knew that I'd have A Lot going on for the considerable future, so I settled on the fairy easy goal of the Seer career path, as I knew it'd give me plenty of leeway for the NEWTs too.

Mandatory OWLs

Ancient Runes - Retelling


Astronomy - "Star" in the Title


Divination - Set in the Future

Perfect by Cecelia Ahern


Extra Credit OWLs

Muggle Studies - Contemporary


DADA - Reducto: Title Starts with an R

Rose, Interrupted by Patrice Lawrence

Charms - Age Line: Read an Adult Work


Potions - Next Ingredient: Sequel

The Shadow Cabinet by Maureen Johnson

History of Magic - Published at least 10 Years Ago

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë



So overall, I did much better than I expected. I read a lot more than I thought I would and I FOUND A NEW FAVOURITE BOOK and it's a Classic so colour me shocked because my party line is I Don't Like Classics. I even read a few other books outside of the readathon that I couldn't shoehorn into the prompts.

Now I'm excited for the NEWTs tomorrow, especially as I have a little more freedom if I want to stray from the Seer career path.


What did you read in July?


13 comments:

  1. It looks like you've read a lot this month! Good luck with your next readathon!

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  2. I've always wanted to participate in this readathon but I always have too much going on! Definitely next time :)

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  3. A Curse So Dark & Lonely is one of my absolute faves!!

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  4. Wow you read so much! I keep seeing people mention the OWLS and NEWTS but I don't think I'd be very good at keeping to the prompts.

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    1. I didn't think I'd read as much, so I only aimed for three books. So proud that I managed to beat it.

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  5. Well done!! I only read 5 books in July and I felt really slumpy, hopefully YALC has pulled me out of it!

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  6. I didn't even think of doing my O.W.L.s late! I was busy in April as well, so I was unable to do the read-a-thon then!

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    1. It was a super last minute decision for me, but I'm glad I did it.

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  7. I'm so pleased you enjoyed Jane Eyre. It's my favourite.

    How was Perfect? I really need to read that one. But I'm not sure I'm over Flawed yet.

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    1. Perfect was awesome, I really enjoyed it! I regret waiting so long as it picks straight back up, but there's enough recap to remind you.

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  8. So many books! I'm sure you'll be doing great with your O.W.L.s too!

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  9. You did great! Well done ��

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  10. you did great indeed! :) im also not a huge fan of classics so its great that one has become your fave

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