I can’t sleep! So. Have a reading challenge!
Have you heard of the Golden Trio Reading Challenge?
I attempted this year, being the current year of 2019, but wasn’t quite successful. Read all about it below!
Here’s the specs, as put out by Flourish and Blott’s.
You’ll notice this challenge is from 2019. I’m still going to participate in it this year. Also, this year, I’m reading nothing but books written by women! Because why not?
Here’s the list:
|Author First||Author Last||Title||Challenge Name:||Challenge Entails:|
|Jane||Austen||Pride and Prejudice||Ancient Runes||Read a book set before you were born|
|Kym||Grosso||Immortals of New Orleans: Luca’s Magic Embrace||Apparition||Read a book set somewhere you want to travel|
|Mercedes||Lackey||One Good Knight||Arithmancy||Read a book with a number in the title|
|Mary||Fan||Starswept||Astronomy||Read a book with a star on the cover or in the title|
|Katie||Cross||Bon Bons to Yoga Pants||Bathilda Bagshot||Read a book written by a woman|
|Mireille||Guiliano||French Women for All Seasons||Beaubatons||Read a book by a French author|
|Kym||Grosso||Immortals of New Orleans: Tristan’s Lyceum Wolves||Care of Magical Creatures||Read a book with an animal on the cover|
|Mercedes||Lackey||The Snow Queen||Charms||Read a book with a charming cover|
|Dorothy||Dreyer||Phoenix Descending||Deathly Hallows||Read a book with a symbol on the cover|
|J.A.||Armitage||Dark Water||Defense Against the Dark Arts||Read a book about Good vs. Evil|
|Sarah Addison||Allen||The Girl Who Chased the Moon: A Novel||Divination||Read a book that includes prophecy or fortune telling|
|JK||Rowling||Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire||Dumbledore||Read a book involving a school or teacher|
|Amanda||Lamb||Love Lies: A True Story of Marriage and Murder in the Suburbs||Dumbledore’s Army||Read a book about social justice or a current issue|
|Sheila||Roberts||Winter at the Beach||Durmstrang||Read a book with a boat in it|
|Maria||Duenas||The Heart Has Its Reasons||Fleur Delacour||Read a book translated from another language|
|TBD||TBD||TBD||Flourish and Blotts||Read a 2020 release|
|Sarah||Painter||The Night Raven (Crow Investigations Book 1)||Flying||Read a book with a bird on the cover|
|Gloria||Vanderbilt||Double Exposure: A Twin Autobiography||Fred & George||Read a book with twins in it|
|Sara||Gruen||Water for Elephants: A Novel||Gilderoy Lockheart||Read a book from a celebrity book club|
|Willow||Winters||Damaged: A Poetry Collection||Ginny||Read a book of poetry|
|Margaret||Atwood||The Handmaid’s Tale||Gringotts||read a book with gold foiling|
|Louisa May||Alcott||Little Women||Gryffindor||Read a book recommended by a Gryffindor|
|JK||Rowling||Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone||Harry||Re-read a Harry Potter Book|
|Meara||Platt||My Fair Lily||He who must not be named||Read a book with a character that shares a name with an HP character|
|Mercedes||Lackey||The Sleeping Beauty||Helga Hufflepuff||Read a book that represents this founder’s values|
|Sarah||Painter||The Garden of Magic||Herbology||Read a book related to nature|
|JK||Rowling||Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows||Hermione||Read a book over 500 pages|
|Peggy L.||Henderson||Yellowstone Heart Song||History of Magic||Read a historical fiction|
|JK||Rowling||Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban||Hogwarts-A History||Read a book that intimidates you|
|Malala||Yousafzai||I Am Malala||House Cup||Read a book that has won an award|
|SM||Reine||Witch Hunt||Hufflepuff||Read a book recommended by a Hufflepuff|
|Sarah Addison||Allen||The Sugar Queen: A Novel||Ilvermorny||Read a book by an American author|
|Emily||Carpenter||Burying the Honeysuckle Girls||Luna Lovegood||Read a book about creativity or something unusual|
|Joy||Lincoln||Robin Williams: The Biography||Muggle Studies||Read a memoir or biography|
|JK||Rowling||Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix||Newt||Read a book containing a fantastic beast|
|JK||Rowling||Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets||Potions||Read a book with potions/alchemy/chemistry in it|
|Jane||Griz||An Heir for Pemberley||Professor McGonagall||Read a book iwth a strong female lead|
|Stephanie||Julian||The Brick Wall: Redtails Hockey||Quidditch||Read a book involving a sport|
|Rae D.||Magdon||The Second Sister||Ravenclaw||Read a book recommended by a Ravenclaw|
|Maya||Angelou||I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings||Restricted Section||Read a banned book|
|Amy Rose||Bennett||All She Wants for Christmas: A Regency Christmas Novella||Ron||Read a book under 200 pages|
|Alice||Hoffman||The Rules of Magic: A Novel||Rowena Ravenclaw||Read a book that represents this founder’s values|
|Sara||Whitford||The Smuggler’s Gambit||Salazar Slytherin||Read a book that represents this founder’s values|
|Kym||Grosso||Immortals of New Orleans: Kade’s Dark Embrace||Slytherin||Read a book recommended by a Slytherin|
|JK||Rowling||Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince||Snape||Read a book that contains page 394|
|JK||Rowling||Harry Potter and the Cursed Child||The Chosen One||Read a book that mentions Harry Potter|
|Mercedes||Lackey||Beauty and the Werewolf||The Dark Mark||Read a book with a dark cover|
|Mercedes||Lackey||The Fairy Godmother||Transfiguration||Read a book about a huge change|
|Pearl||Goodfellow||Bohemian RhapsoDIE||Umbridge||Read a book with a pink cover|
|Karin||Slaughter||Pieces of Her||Wizarding Radio||Listen to an audiobook|
Now, that isn’t all that I’ll be reading.
I’m reading a total of 111 books in 2020, which is about half the goal that I set for myself in 2019. So, hopefully, it is a little more achievable. You can read all about my 2020 Women Writers Reading Challenge here.
Flourish and Blotts has a different challenge for 2020: the Wizarding World Tour Reading Challenge. I’m going to try to complete at least two of the locations:
I’m not quite sure which school I’m going to focus on, but I’m leaning towards Uagadou:
- Read a book over 450 pages
- Read a book with a moon on the cover
- Read a self-help book
- Read a book that includes an animal
- Read a book where a character follows a dream
- Read a book with a symbol on the cover
- Read a book with a hand on the cover
What are you reading or planning to read in 2020? Tell me all about it!
Want to check out The Analog Book Challenge for 2020?
Want to follow my literary consumption adventures on Goodreads?
Or maybe read some of my fanfic on Archive of Our Own?