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January 2018 - Harry Potter > January - To Be Read (TBR)

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message 1: by ke-sha (last edited Dec 31, 2017 11:05PM) (new)

ke-sha (angel707) | 2007 comments Mod
This Month's Info:
Takes Place From - 1-7
Theme - Harry Potter
Challenge - Adaptations

What are you planning on reading?
and I hope everyone had a good time during the holidays :)

Want to discuss the book in the depth? Here are the discussion threads:

The Sorcerer's Stone:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
The Chamber of Secrets:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
The Prisoner of Azkaban:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
The Goblet of Fire:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
The Order of the Phoenix:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
The Half-Blood Prince:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
The Deathly Hallows:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
The Cursed Child:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
Quidditch Through the Ages:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
The Tales of Beedle the Bard:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


message 2: by Emilee (new)

Emilee McDonald | 38 comments Harry potter and the Deathly Hallows.


message 3: by Ashly (last edited Dec 31, 2017 03:12PM) (new)

Ashly (ashlyh) | 104 comments I will be reading Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K. Rowling . I might read it in the Illustrated edition because I'm getting it from my library on tuesday.

If I'am in the mood I will also read Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them The Original Screenplay by J.K. Rowling

Have a Happy New Year!


message 4: by Paget (new)

Paget | 118 comments Happy New Year
I started my Harry Potter reread in December and I will continue with the books. I am reading Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix right now.
And I am really looking forward to read Die Stadt der träumenden Bücher by Walter Moers. One of my favourites, now turned into a graphic novel.


message 5: by Kimberly (new)

Kimberly | 139 comments I will be reading Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6) by J.K. Rowling and maybe Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts 1 & 2 (Harry Potter, #8) by J.K. Rowling


message 6: by Lizzy (new)

Lizzy Seitz (cookinggurl43) | 239 comments So I'm trying to finish the last book on my list of books I wanted to read in 2017 since I didn't finish it during the year which was The School for Good and Evil but then I think maybe I'll pick up The Tales of the Beddle and the Bard, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and Quidditch Through the Ages


message 7: by sarah (last edited Jan 01, 2018 04:07AM) (new)

sarah (sarahshelves) I started re-reading HP at the end of 2017, so I'll be continuing on with book 5 onwards. So glad this is part of the #ayearathon gives me more motivation to do it! PS Happy New Year everyone!


message 8: by Janie (new)

Janie (sj_ellis11) A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, #1) by Ransom Riggs Wonder by R.J. Palacio for adaptations. I may try and pick up the screenplay for Fantastic Beasts, but I'm not sure yet.


message 9: by Aryka (new)

Aryka | 52 comments Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Newt Scamander I’ll be reading -
And The Case of Beasts Explore the Film Wizardry of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Mark Salisbury (but the illustrated edition )


message 10: by Mayra (new)

Mayra Perez | 8 comments I am currently reading Caraval and The Bone Witch.


message 11: by Claire (new)

Claire (clairescragglepine) | 63 comments I plan on reading Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.


message 12: by Susan (last edited Jan 01, 2018 01:37PM) (new)

Susan (jazzescrapper) | 15 comments My TBR is going to be

1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1) by J.K. Rowling
2. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
3. Twilight (Twilight, #1) by Stephenie Meyer
4. Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
5. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
6. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2) by J.K. Rowling
7. The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2) by Dan Brown


message 13: by Susan (new)

Susan (jazzescrapper) | 15 comments I know I will not get to all of those this week but I needed a list to go by :)


message 14: by zainab (new)

zainab (zainab_sheikh) | 1 comments I'm rereading Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban!


message 15: by Kirin (new)

Kirin I'll be reading the illustrated edition of Chamber of Secrets!


message 16: by Danne (new)

Danne Cole (dannecole) | 1 comments think I will pick up HP number 1 😊


message 17: by Belinda (new)

Belinda Logan | 1 comments Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix!


message 18: by Ellen (new)

Ellen (ellen-jane) | 3 comments For the theme do you have to read Harry Potter books or can you read something that contains similarities? For example I am currently reading Six of Crows which is a fantasy, contains magic and divides magicians into different groups based on certain characteristics or talents.


message 19: by Lisa (new)

Lisa (destinyisntfree) | 1 comments I had started Sorcerer's Stone in December but didnt finish so going to try to finish that this week


message 20: by matilde (new)


message 21: by Isabel (new)

Isabel Arrañaga | 1 comments Reading Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban with my 9 year old!


message 22: by Alisha (new)

Alisha (theamwriter) So I have 2 #AYEARATHON set ups....this group, and one of my own creation for personal readings.

For this group: I'll be reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone the illustrated edition, Quidditch through the Ages, and Fantastic Beasts and where to find them screenplay version.

For my personal one: I'll be reading goal oriented self improvement types - Time Management from the Inside Out, and The Recovering Spender

Plus a library book - The Broken Circle for this month.

So Excited.


message 23: by Katie (new)

Katie (Kitkatscanread) (kitkatscanread) | 143 comments Mod
So for the adaptations im going to try to read Before i Die and Ready Player One. Whos read these?


message 24: by Cassie (new)

Cassie | 23 comments We received the illustrated editions for books 1-3 as a Christmas gift. I've been reading one chapter at a time out loud to my son. We won't finish this week but it's a great reading start to the year!


Amber (bookstacksamber) (bookstacksamber) I was going to skip the readathon this month because I didn't have anything on my immediate TBR that fit the challenges...but I watched the Fallen movie adaptation last night, and it was really awful but still made me want to read the books? The reviews are polarizing for the series so I'm really curious about it. I got the audiobooks from my library, and if I like the first one, I'll plan to read at least a couple of them this week.
Fallen (Fallen, #1) by Lauren Kate Torment (Fallen, #2) by Lauren Kate Passion (Fallen, #3) by Lauren Kate


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