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message 1: by A, Crazy. (new)

A H | 7672 comments Mod
Yess. Harry Potter fans! Where are you? Welcome to 'The Harry Potter Challenge!'

This challenge is based on one of the greatest series in the history of books, The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. Join in!

Below are the four Houses of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. You can choose any one or more of these houses, and complete the clues given below to do the challenge.

TIME LIMIT OF THE CHALLENGE

The last date is 31st December, 2015.

THE HOUSES

Gryffindor



Founder : Godric Gryffindor
House Colors : Crimson/Scarlet and Gold
Animal : Lion
Element : Fire
Traits : Bravery, Nerve, Chivalry, Courage, Daring, Strength of Will, Just, Honor, Courteous


Clues :

★Read a book with a lion on the cover.
★Read a book with a scarlet/gold cover.
★Read a book wherein the protagonist performs a great act of courage/bravery.
★Read a book concerning law, wherein a just and fair judgement is passed.
★Read a book wherein a fire incident occurs.
★Read a book by an author whose initials include G.



Ravenclaw



Founder : Rowena Ravenclaw
House Colors : Blue and Bronze
Animal : Eagle
Element : Air
Traits : Intelligence, Wit, Wisdom, Creativity, Originality, Individuality, Acceptance


Clues :

★Read a book with an eagle on the cover.
★Read a book with a blue/bronze cover.
★Read a book wherein the author uses humor/wit/sarcasm in his book.
★Read a book which presents a serious issue in an original way.
★Read a book wherein the protagonist/s can control the air. (Has to be paranormal sorry)
★Read a book by an author whose initials include R.


Hufflepuff



Founder : Helga Hufflepuff
House Colors : Yellow and Black
Animal : Badger
Element : Earth
Traits : Dedication, Hardwork, Fairplay, Patience, Kindness, Tolerance, Loyalty


Clues :

★Read a book with a badger on the cover.
★Read a book with a yellow/black cover.
★Read a book which deals with a person putting in efforts and hard work into something and finally reaching his goals.
★Read a book which presents a dominated person's feelings about tolerance.
★Read a book which follows a journey of the protagonist.
★Read a book by an author whose initials include H.


Slytherin



Founder : Salazar Slytherin
House Colors : Green and Silver
Animal : Serpent
Element : Water
Traits : Resourcefulness, Cunning, Ambition, Leadership Qualities, Self-Preservation, Determination, Cleverness, Fraternity, Power


Clues :

★Read a book with a reptile on the cover.
★Read a book with a green/silver cover.
★Read a book in which the protagonist is portrayed as a very ambitious man.
★Read a book which depicts the story of a power-hungry protagonist.
★Read a book describing a journey by sea.
★Read a book by an author whose initials include S.


Those are the clues you have! Post all queries below. Sign up here!

Happy Reading.


message 2: by A, Crazy. (last edited Aug 26, 2015 08:52PM) (new)

A H | 7672 comments Mod
Sign-ups

Alison
Colleen
Carmen
Skye
Kme_17
Kylie
Janessa
Just another Fangirl
Sadia
Erin
Arena
Margaret
Brianna
Elizabeth
Anastasia


message 3: by Alison (last edited Oct 13, 2015 01:42PM) (new)

Alison (a1ison74) | 418 comments The Harry Potter Challenge

House : Gryffindor
Completed : 3/6
Clues :

★Read a book with a lion on the cover.
★Read a book with a scarlet/gold cover.
★Read a book wherein the protagonist performs a great act of courage/bravery.
A Thousand Nights by E.K. Johnston read 23/8/15
★Read a book concerning law, wherein a just and fair judgement is passed.
Sentencing Sapphire (Stalking Sapphire, #3) by Mia Thompson read 22/9/15
★Read a book wherein a fire incident occurs.
Monster by C.J. Skuse read 25/8/15
★Read a book by an author whose initials include G.


message 4: by Colleen Marie (new)

Colleen Marie Zukowski (clevergirlfromgallifrey) This is so awesome. I am in.


message 5: by Carmen (new)

Carmen | 44 comments I guess I'm in too


message 6: by ✨Skye✨ (new)

✨Skye✨ Count me in!


message 7: by Kme_17 (new)

Kme_17 | 78 comments I m in : )


message 8: by Kylie (new)

Kylie (booksbykylie) I'm trying the Ravenclaw challenge!


message 9: by Janessa (last edited Nov 25, 2015 12:08PM) (new)

Janessa | 492 comments I'm going to do the Hufflepuff challenge
Founder: Helga Hufflepuff
House Colors: Yellow and Black
Animal: Badger
Element: Earth
Traits: Dedication, Hardwork, Fair Play, Patience, Kindness, Tolerance, Loyalty

Clues:
Read a book with a yellow/black cover: The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare
Read a book by an author whose initials include H: A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry
Read a book which deals with a person putting in effort and hard work into something and finally reaching his goal: The Haunting of Sunshine Girl by Paige McKenzie
Read a book that follows the journey of a protagonist: The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #2) by Rick Riordan


Just another Fangirl (fangirl4ever101) | 48 comments count me in


message 11: by Sadia (new)

Sadia Naheen | 182 comments You got me at Harry Potter..
i want in!


message 12: by Erin *Proud Book Hoarder* (last edited Aug 24, 2015 09:30AM) (new)

Erin *Proud Book Hoarder* (erinpaperbackstash) Sounds like fun! I'm in as well, going to choose Ravenclaw

Founder : Rowena Ravenclaw
House Colors : Blue and Bronze
Animal : Eagle
Element : Air
Traits : Intelligence, Wit, Wisdom, Creativity, Originality, Individuality, Acceptance

Clues :

★Read a book with an eagle on the cover.
★Read a book with a blue/bronze cover.
★Read a book wherein the author uses humor/wit/sarcasm in his book.
★Read a book which presents a serious issue in an original way.
★Read a book wherein the protagonist/s can control the air. (Has to be paranormal sorry)
★Read a book by an author whose initials include R.


message 13: by [deleted user] (last edited Sep 30, 2015 01:12AM) (new)

I'm in and will doing Gryffindor

Founder : Godric Gryffindor

House Colors : Crimson/Scarlet and Gold
Animal : Lion
Element : Fire
Traits : Bravery, Nerve, Chivalry, Courage, Daring, Strength of Will, Just, Honor, Courteous

Clues :

★Read a book with a lion on the cover.
When the Lion Feeds (Courtney, #1) by Wilbur Smith
★Read a book with a scarlet/gold cover
The Rosie Project (Don Tillman #1) by Graeme Simsion
★Read a book wherein the protagonist performs a great act of courage/bravery.
★Read a book concerning law, wherein a just and fair judgement is passed.
★Read a book wherein a fire incident occurs.
★Read a book by an author whose initials include G.
The Quiet American by Graham Greene


message 14: by Margaret (new)

Margaret Standafer | 6 comments Harry Potter?? Of course, I'm in!! This is going to be fun.


message 15: by Brianna (new)

Brianna Andreda | 18 comments I'm in. I'm choosing Slytherin


message 16: by Sadia (new)

Sadia Naheen | 182 comments has any one stated it??
Who is reading what??


message 17: by Alison (new)

Alison (a1ison74) | 418 comments Hi Sadia, I'm going for the random approach of reading a load of books and hoping I can make them fit :-)


message 18: by A, Crazy. (new)

A H | 7672 comments Mod
Alison wrote: "Hi Sadia, I'm going for the random approach of reading a load of books and hoping I can make them fit :-)"

Even I'll follow the same logic :P


Erin *Proud Book Hoarder* (erinpaperbackstash) Alison wrote: "Hi Sadia, I'm going for the random approach of reading a load of books and hoping I can make them fit :-)"

Yep, pretty much for me too


message 20: by Anastasia (new)

Anastasia (hellish_charm) Whoa! It's books of
my childhood!
I am in. :)


message 21: by Akshya (last edited Aug 30, 2015 09:56AM) (new)

Akshya (akshyarajesh) | 9 comments I'm doing the Ravenclaw Challenge.
I'm, gonna read books written by authors whose initials include R.
Well, Actually I've read all 7 HP Books (J.K."R"owling)
All PJ and HoO and Kane Chronicles and Crossover of PJ and KC books ("R"ick "R"iordan)


message 22: by Akshya (new)

Akshya (akshyarajesh) | 9 comments Sadia wrote: "has any one stated it??
Who is reading what??"


I'm doing the Ravenclaw Challenge.
I'm, gonna read books written by authors whose initials include R.
Well, Actually I've read all 7 HP Books (J.K."R"owling)
All PJ and HoO and Kane Chronicles and Crossover of PJ and KC books ("R"ick "R"iordan)


message 23: by Anastasia (new)

Anastasia (hellish_charm) I have а question. Considered whether those
books that I read 1 or 3 years
ago?


message 24: by Colleen Marie (new)

Colleen Marie Zukowski (clevergirlfromgallifrey) I am doing both the the Slytherin and the Gryffindor challenges.

Founder : Salazar Slytherin
House Colors : Green and Silver
Animal : Serpent
Element : Water
Traits : Resourcefulness, Cunning, Ambition, Leadership Qualities, Self-Preservation, Determination, Cleverness, Fraternity, Power

Clues :
★Read a book with a reptile on the cover.
★Read a book with a green/silver cover.
★Read a book in which the protagonist is portrayed as a very ambitious man.
★Read a book which depicts the story of a power-hungry protagonist.
★Read a book describing a journey by sea.
★Read a book by an author whose initials include S.

Founder : Godric Gryffindor
House Colors : Crimson/Scarlet and Gold
Animal : Lion
Element : Fire
Traits : Bravery, Nerve, Chivalry, Courage, Daring, Strength of Will, Just, Honor, Courteous

Clues :
★Read a book with a lion on the cover.
★Read a book with a scarlet/gold cover.
★Read a book wherein the protagonist performs a great act of courage/bravery.
★Read a book concerning law, wherein a just and fair judgement is passed.
★Read a book wherein a fire incident occurs.
★Read a book by an author whose initials include G.


message 25: by A, Crazy. (new)

A H | 7672 comments Mod
Anastasia wrote: "I have а question. Considered whether those
books that I read 1 or 3 years
ago?"


No. You have to read the books now for them to count. Re-reads are allowed, but make sure you read the books within the time limit.


message 26: by Anastasia (last edited Oct 30, 2015 12:38AM) (new)

Anastasia (hellish_charm) Ruchi wrote: "Anastasia wrote: "I have а question. Considered whether those
books that I read 1 or 3 years
ago?"

No. You have to read the books now for them to count. Re-reads are allowed, but make sure you rea..."

Thank you for answer. :)


I am doing both the Gryffindor and Slytherin challenges.

Gryffindor
★Read a book with a lion on the cover:
I re-read The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #1) by C.S. Lewis Re-read 22/9/15
★Read a book with a scarlet/gold cover:
I re-read The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling Re-read 22/9/15
★Read a book wherein the protagonist performs a great act of courage/bravery:
I read Judy A Dog In A Million by Damien Lewis . Read 24/9/15
★Read a book concerning law, wherein a just and fair judgement is passed:
I re-read The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #1) by C.S. Lewis
★Read a book wherein a fire
incident occurs:
Beautiful Disaster (Beautiful, #1) by Jamie McGuire
★Read a book by an author
whose initials include G:
Beautiful Disaster (Beautiful, #1) by Jamie McGuire
Someday, Someday, Maybe by Lauren Graham


Slytherin
★Read a book with a reptile on the cover.
Arcadia Awakens (Arkadien, #1) by Kai Meyer
★Read a book with a green/silver cover:
The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith
★Read a book in which the protagonist is portrayed as a very ambitious man:
I re-read The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
★Read a book which depicts the story of a power-hungry protagonist:
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1) by George R.R. Martin
★Read a book describing a journey by sea.
The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan
★Read a book by an author whose initials include S:
The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith


message 27: by Margaret (last edited Oct 14, 2015 03:16PM) (new)

Margaret Standafer | 6 comments I've been reading but not updating. Here's what I've read to date:



★Read a book with a lion on the cover.

★Read a book with a scarlet/gold cover.

★Read a book wherein the protagonist performs a great act of courage/bravery.
Grave Insight (A Maddie Graves Mystery Book 2) by Lily Harper Hart

★Read a book concerning law, wherein a just and fair judgement is passed.
The Governess by Noorilhuda

★Read a book wherein a fire incident occurs.
Re-read Misty Lake (Misty Lake #1) by Margaret Standafer

★Read a book by an author whose initials include G.


message 28: by Margaret (last edited Dec 28, 2015 12:48PM) (new)

Margaret Standafer | 6 comments Finished!



★Read a book with a lion on the cover.
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #1) by C.S. Lewis

★Read a book with a scarlet/gold cover.
The Christmas Wedding by James Patterson

★Read a book wherein the protagonist performs a great act of courage/bravery.
Grave Insight (A Maddie Graves Mystery #2) by Lily Harper Hart

★Read a book concerning law, wherein a just and fair judgement is passed.
The Governess by Noorilhuda

★Read a book wherein a fire incident occurs.
Re-read Misty Lake (Misty Lake #1) by Margaret Standafer

★Read a book by an author whose initials include G.
A Season of Miracles by Heather Graham


message 29: by Tina (new)

Tina Yay!


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