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message 5: by Michelle (last edited May 12, 2018 09:29PM) (new)

Michelle (govmarley) | 3115 comments Posting Format

Book (link to actual book edition, please)
Date Read
# of pages for your version. If you read the audiobook, you will use the page count for the default version on GRs. This is the first version that comes up when you look up the book.

BOM / BRs
Please post a link to your first discussion post so I can add it to the sheet.

Spells
Titles, series names, authors (first or last names), main or secondary characters (first or last names, and also nicknames). You may ignore the indefinite and definite articles (a, an, the, etc.)

For the letters X, Y and V, you can also use translators names and or audion narrator names, providing the edition you are reading allows for it.

Meaning, you'll have to read the translated version to use translator's name or listening to the audio version to use the narrator's name.

Classes
Please list how it fits / class you read it for.


message 6: by Devann (last edited May 12, 2018 07:56PM) (new)

Devann (devannm) | 2732 comments Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
read: technically on the evening of May 11th my time but it was after the official start of the challenge
320 pages
BR: here is my first major comment but I'm basically all over the thread lol

Spells: J, R, or ...does the title go under H for HP for S for SS? and then i think we all know the relevant names


message 7: by Devann (last edited May 14, 2018 11:39AM) (new)

Devann (devannm) | 2732 comments The Night Parade by Kathryn Tanquary
read: May 12
320 pages

Spells: we can use it for N, K, or T. also the main character's name name is Saki Yamamoto so we could use it for S or Y, which would be good since that's not a common letter.

Classes: i don't think it really fits any except maybe history of magic depending on what we end up doing with that maybe


message 8: by Michelle (last edited May 12, 2018 09:00PM) (new)

Michelle (govmarley) | 3115 comments Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1) by J.K. Rowling
5/12/18
320 pages

BR: 40 points link

Spells / Classes - will wait to place. SO many options.


message 9: by Devann (last edited May 13, 2018 12:54PM) (new)

Devann (devannm) | 2732 comments Eight Days of Luke by Diana Wynne Jones
5/13/18
226 pages
[word count here since I'm apparently only reading children's books this month lol]

Spells: We've got E for the title and D or W for the author [or possibly J? Not sure how we count the two last names thing]. For character we've got Luke, David, and Astrid mainly so also works for L and A

Classes: it has fire on the cover so if we are using fire to defeat a vampire or something, or transforming something into fire [ie the fire into a snake example from the books]


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Michelle (govmarley) | 3115 comments Entered up to here.


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Devann (devannm) | 2732 comments The Girl Who Twisted Fate's Arm by George Saoulidis
5/13/18
192 pages [per Amazon. GR doesn't seem to have a page count]

Spells: G and S for title/author. Characters are aura, orosa, viko, antioche, bremusa, meloussa so that adds A B M O and V

Classes: has a gun on the cover so could work with a zombie book for one of our DADA pairs


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Devann (devannm) | 2732 comments The Gorgon Bride by Galen Surlak-Ramsey
5/14/18
268 pages

Spells: G, S, and R for title/author. Characters are alex weiss, euryale, jessica, and most of the greek gods but mainly athena/aphrodite/ares aka all the ones with the same letter. So that adds A, E, J, and W.

Classes: could be used for an ARC bc it's not published til July but I think we should use the gorgon aspect for our DADA class and someone could read a book with a mirror/shield/something on the cover. Or possibly even a case could be made for using CoS because (view spoiler)


message 13: by Abbey (last edited May 17, 2018 09:43AM) (new)

Abbey (abbeyhauser) | 210 comments Doctor by Andrew Bomback Doctor by Andrew Bomback
Completed 5/13/18
176 pages

Spells: D, A, B for author. This is non-fiction, so not sure how "characters" work, but his wife's name is Xenia and is pretty much the other "main character" besides the author, so that could count for an X, if non-fiction has characters.

Classes:
Divination - This is an ARC, book release date is September 20th, 2018
My review is on Goodreads, Netgalley and my blog.
*still working on getting caught up in understanding the classes


message 14: by Abbey (last edited May 17, 2018 09:44AM) (new)

Abbey (abbeyhauser) | 210 comments What Doesn't Kill Her (Reeve LeClaire, #2) by Carla Norton What Doesn't Kill Her by Carla Norton
Completed 5/14/18
Pages 320 (Kindle Version - which I used) or 313 (for hardcover according to GR)

Spells: W, C, N for author and title. R, M, F for main characters Reeves, Milo and Flint.

Classes:
Arithmacy - 161 - 350 pages


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Jammin Jenny (jamminjenny) | 4149 comments The Echo Killing by Christi Daugherty
Completed 5/13/18
# of pages: 356
Characters: Harper McClaine, Larry Blazer, Miles, Luke
Spells: E, T, C, D for author and title, H, M, L, B
Classes:
Arithmecy: 351-500 pages


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Jammin Jenny (jamminjenny) | 4149 comments Murder & Marble Cake by Nancy McGovern
Completed: 5/14
# of pages: 206
Characters: Rachel Rowan, Emily Frank, Scott Tanner, Arthur Rafferty, Jay Frank
Spells: M, N, R, E, F, S, T, A, J
Classes:
Potions - 51% red cover


message 17: by Natalie (last edited May 14, 2018 07:26PM) (new)

Natalie | 974 comments Magic Bites by Ilona Andrews
Magic Bites (Kate Daniels, #1) by Ilona Andrews
Date read: 5/14
# pages: 208
BR: My first post for Magic Bites
Spells: (view spoiler)
Classes:
Arithmancy - 208 pages
Care of Magical Creatures: Lion on cover (fur, claws, fangs, I'm not entirely sure how this class works); set in Atlanta; Creature in book feeds on undead and shapeshifters to gain abilities;
Divination: Anna is clairvoyant and has visions during book


message 18: by Joanne (last edited May 19, 2018 01:00PM) (new)

Joanne Complete

Book: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling
Pages: 223
Finished: 05/14

Buddy Read: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Spells: D, F, H, J, M, N, Q, R, S

Classes:
Potions: red?


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Michelle (govmarley) | 3115 comments Updated through here.


message 20: by Michelle (new)

Michelle (govmarley) | 3115 comments Never Mind (Patrick Melrose Novels) by Edward St. Aubyn
Edward St. Aubyn
Pages: 256
5/14

BR: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Spells: N, E, S, P - Characters: Anne, Victor, Bridget, David, Yvette
Classes:


message 21: by Natalie (new)

Natalie | 974 comments The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
Date read: 5/15
# pages: 259
BR: NA
Spells: (view spoiler)
Classes:
Arithmancy - 259 pages
Care of Magical Creatures: Set in Sussex, Creepy character who only wants to make people happy (still not sure how this works)


message 22: by Karen Michele (last edited May 15, 2018 05:45AM) (new)

Karen Michele Burns (klibrary) Completion Post

Book:
A Complicated Kindness by Miriam Toews A Complicated Kindness by Miriam Toews
Date Read: 5/15/18
# of Pages: 253
BOM / BRs Link: none

Spells:

Title / Author: C M T
Characters:
Travis, Naomi "Nomi" Nickel, Raymond "Ray" Nickel, Natasha "Tash" Dawn Nickel, Gertrude "Trudie" Dora Nickel, Hans "The Mouth" Rosenfeldt, Lydia "Lids" Voth

Classes:
Arithmancy: 253 pages
Charms:
Banishing - two people are banished from the Mennonites
Potions:
Color: red
Transfiguration:
Cover objects: chicken / hatchet


message 23: by Devann (new)

Devann (devannm) | 2732 comments Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
5/15/18
341 pages
my first post on the buddy read can be found here

Spells: J, R, C, or H depending on if we count HP or CoS for the title, then a ton of character names but we know those

Classes: could possibly be used with gorgon's bride for DADA since it deals with how to not be petrified. also has snakes / phoenix / sword on the cover so snakes/phoenix could be used for care of magical creatures and sword possibly to defend against some other creature for DADA


message 24: by Abbey (last edited May 17, 2018 08:36AM) (new)

Abbey (abbeyhauser) | 210 comments Curious Minds Curious Minds (Knight and Moon, #1) by Janet Evanovich by Janet Evanovich and Phoef Sutton
5/15/18
322 pages

Spells: C, J, E, P, S for title and co-authors names. K, M, R for main characters (Emmerson Knight, and Riley Moon)

Classes:
Magical Creatures: Creature Description = curious or curious mind [Edit: just learned from the newly posted rules thread that the trait needs to be on the cover, so scratch this]
Herbology: Ear-Muffs = could potentially be considered "chick-lit/fluffy" since it's by Evanovich


message 25: by Jammin Jenny (last edited May 15, 2018 03:32PM) (new)

Jammin Jenny (jamminjenny) | 4149 comments Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
5/15, 5 stars, 320 pages
Buddy Read: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Spells: H, P, J, R, W, G, F, D, M, S, A, V

Classes:
Magical Creatures: unicorn on cover
Potions: red cover


message 26: by Michelle (new)

Michelle (govmarley) | 3115 comments Updated to here


message 27: by Jammin Jenny (new)

Jammin Jenny (jamminjenny) | 4149 comments 1st to Die by James Patterson
5/15, 3 stars, 462 pages

Characters: Lindsey Boxer, Claire Washburn, Jill Bernhardt, Cindy Thomas, Warren Jacobi

Spells: T, J, P, L, B, C, W

Classes:
Arithmecy - 351-500 pages


message 28: by Ashlee (last edited May 16, 2018 08:21AM) (new)

Ashlee | 553 comments Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
5/16/18 309 pages
Spells:
A - Albus, D - Dumbledore, G - Granger, H - Harry, J - J.K.,
L - Longbottom, M - Malfoy, N - Neville, P - Potter, Q - Quirrell,
R - Rowling,
S - Snape, V - Voldemort, W - Weasley

Last BR comment: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


message 29: by Michelle (new)

Michelle (govmarley) | 3115 comments Updated to here.


message 30: by Devann (new)

Devann (devannm) | 2732 comments The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh
5/16/18
404 pages

Spells: W, R and A for the title/author. characters uh ...S, D, K, T, and J for the main ones

Classes: majority red cover so could work for whatever class that is. also possibly history of magic? could say we are writing about some battle and use 'the wrath and the dawn' for a heading? is that how that class works?


message 31: by Joanne (new)

Joanne All the Ways to Ruin a Rogue (The Debutante Files, #2) by Sophie Jordan
All the Ways to Ruin a Rogue by Sophie Jordan
Finished: 05/16
Pages: 384

Spells: A, S, J - Characters: Max
Classes: Potions - Pink cover


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Jammin Jenny (jamminjenny) | 4149 comments Cocaine Blues (Phryne Fisher, #1) by Kerry Greenwood
Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood
Finished: 5/16
Pages: 185

Characters: Phryne Fisher, Dot Williams, Cec Yates, Bert Johnson, Jack Robinson, John Andrews, Lydia Andrews, George Fletcher, Alice Greenham, Elizabeth MacMillan, Sasha de Lisse, Princess de Grasse
Spells: C, K, G, P, F, D, W, Y, B, J, R, A, L, E, M, S

Classes:
Transfiguration: tea pot (in HP world turned into ferret)


message 33: by Michelle (new)

Michelle (govmarley) | 3115 comments Updated to here.


message 34: by Abbey (last edited May 17, 2018 08:38AM) (new)

Abbey (abbeyhauser) | 210 comments Dangerous Minds (Knight and Moon, #2) by Janet Evanovich Dangerous Minds by Janet Evanovich
5/16/18
319 pages

Spells: D, J, E, K, R, M for author, characters and title

Classes:
Herbology: Could be fluffy or chick-lit because of author
Potions: Purple cover

**Also a moon on the cover, but not sure where that fits in**


message 35: by Abbey (last edited May 17, 2018 10:46AM) (new)

Abbey (abbeyhauser) | 210 comments Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella
5/16/18
286 pages

Spells: F, S, K, A, L for title, author and main characters (Audrey and Linus)

Classes:
Charms: Cheering charm - the main character spends the book working through severe social anxiety and depression triggered by a serious event at her school, but meets a new friend who helps her to find happiness again.
Potions: 86% Green according to http://labs.tineye.com/color/534d0b7a...


message 36: by Abbey (last edited May 17, 2018 10:46AM) (new)

Abbey (abbeyhauser) | 210 comments Exposure (Virals, #4) by Kathy Reichs Exposure by Kathy Reichs
5/17/18
432 pages

Spells: E, K, R for title and author. V, B, H, S for main characters Victoria (Tori), Ben, Hiram and Shelton.

Classes:
Divination: Characters visit a Tarot Card Reader/Fortune Teller
Potions: Green according to http://labs.tineye.com/color/404d65a5...


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Jammin Jenny (jamminjenny) | 4149 comments Updated to here!


message 38: by Karen Michele (new)

Karen Michele Burns (klibrary) Completion Post

Book:
The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
Date Read: 5/17/18
# of Pages: 326
BOM / BRs Link: none

Spells:

Title / Author: S W F
Characters:
The Compsons, Dilsey Gibson, Quentin Compson III, Jason Compson IV, Caroline Bascomb Compson, Candace "Caddy" Compson, Benjamin "Benjy" Compson, Miss Quentin Compson

Classes:
Arithmancy: 326 pages
History of Magic
Title? The Sound and the Fury
Transfiguration:
Cover objects: trees
I don't see much else:(


message 39: by Karen Michele (new)

Karen Michele Burns (klibrary) Completion Post

Book:
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
Date Read: 5/17/18
# of Pages: 220
BOM / BRs Link: none

Spells:

Title / Author: T W S
Characters:
Viola, Count Orsino, Sebastian, Sir Toby Belch, Malvolio, Sir Andrew Aguecheek, Feste, Sebastion, Olivia

Classes:
Arithmancy: 220 pages
Potions:
Color: green


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Jammin Jenny (jamminjenny) | 4149 comments Updated through here!


message 41: by Devann (new)

Devann (devannm) | 2732 comments Antigoddess by Kendare Blake
5/18/18
333 pages
first comment on the BR can be found here

spells: A, B, and K for title/author. characters are athena, apollo, hermes, aphrodite, hera, poseidon, cassandra, odysseus, henry, and andie for the main ones so that adds C, H, O, and P since most of those all start with A lol

classes: cassandra has visions of the future so could possibly be used for divination? also feather on the cover so we could transfigure something into a feather.


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Devann (devannm) | 2732 comments Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire
5/18/18
173 pages
first comment on the BR can be found here

spells: E, S, and M for the titles/author. characters are eleanor, nancy, sumi, kade, jack & jill, and christopher for the main ones so add on N, K, J, and C

classes: maybe banishing charm since they are all going through doorways to different worlds? idk what we would pair it with though. or we could use it for one of the arithmancy levels.


message 43: by Devann (last edited May 18, 2018 05:09PM) (new)

Devann (devannm) | 2732 comments Runelight by Joanne Harris
5/18/18
515 pages

spells: H, J, and R for title/author. there are SO MANY CHARACTERS in this: bragi, njord, tyr, sif, thor, odin, perth, ethel parsons, frigga, freya, frey, sigyn, loki, maddy smith, maggie rede, adam goodwin, nan fey, mandy, hughie, idun, skadi, angrboda, jolly, heimdall, mimir ...and i still feel like i'm forgetting a few but anyway so that adds: A B E F G I L M N O P S T ...basically we can use this book for anything lol

classes: has a prophecy in it so possibly divination or also arithmancy if we need to. could also use for some kind of dark/light pairing for DADA?


message 44: by Jammin Jenny (new)

Jammin Jenny (jamminjenny) | 4149 comments Everyone please remember to post a link to the BOM or BR thread where you make your first post if also participating in those reads.

Many thanks!


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Jammin Jenny (jamminjenny) | 4149 comments Completion Post

Book:
First Shift Legacy (Shift, #1) by Hugh Howey First Shift: Legacy by Hugh Howey
Date Read: 5/18/18
# of Pages: 238
BOM / BRs Link: none

Spells:

Title / Author: F H
Characters: D, A, M, T
Donald, Anna, Mick, Senator Thurman, Hal

Classes:
Arithmancy: 238 pages
History of Magic: First Shift


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Michelle (govmarley) | 3115 comments Completion Post

The Cat Who Ate Danish Modern (Cat Who..., #2) by Lilian Jackson Braun
The Cat Who Ate Danish Modern
Lilian Jackson Braun
5/18
Pages: 228
BOM/BR: None

Spells:
T, C, L, B and characters: Jim Qwilleran, KoKo, Odd Bunsen, Arch Riker, Percy, Alacoque "Cokey" Wright, David Lyke, G. Vernon Tate

Classes: Care of Magical Creatures, Transfiguration - cat on cover,


message 47: by Karen Michele (new)

Karen Michele Burns (klibrary) Completion Post

Book:
Silas Marner by George Eliot Silas Marner by George Eliot
Date Read: 5/18/18
# of Pages: 262
BOM / BRs Link: none

Spells:

Title / Author: S G E
Characters:
Silas Marner, Eppie, Godfrey Cass, Dunstan Cass, Dolly Winthrop, Squire Cass, Nancy Lammeter, William Dane, Priscilla Lammeter, Aaron Winthrop

Classes:
Arithmancy: 262 pages
Transfiguration:
Cover objects: man and girl


message 48: by Michelle (last edited May 19, 2018 11:27AM) (new)

Michelle (govmarley) | 3115 comments Completion

A Charming Secret (Magical Cures Mystery #6) by Tonya Kappes
A Charming Secret
Tonya Kappes
Series: Magical Cures Mysteries
BOM/BR: None
Pages: 147

Spells:
A, C, T, K, M, Characters: June Heal, Oscar Park, Petunia Shrubwood, Genevive Shrubwood. Almost all letters are in it so I can post as needed.

Classes:
Cauldron and cat on cover, purple cover. Lots of places we can use it. I will read another in this series if we need it too.


message 49: by Michelle (new)

Michelle (govmarley) | 3115 comments Updated to here. Jenny, please double-check me! Getting weird server time out issues with GR today.


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Jammin Jenny (jamminjenny) | 4149 comments Will do!


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