Sunday, February 1, 2015

A Million More Pages - Hogwarts: To Be A Ravenclaw

To Be A Ravenclaw hosted by A Million More Pages on Goodreads.

A challenge based on the characteristics of a Ravenclaw student. I will not try to get the extra bonus point.
February Challenge - 2 month challenge - February 1-March 31,2015

What it Takes to Be Part of Ravenclaw House

Ravenclaw House prizes learning, wisdom, wit, and intellect in its members. Thus, many Ravenclaws tend to be academically motivated and talented students. Ravenclaws also pride themselves in being original in their ideas, and methods. It's not unusual to find Ravenclaw students practicing especially different types of magic that other houses might shun. Students in Ravenclaw can also be quirky and possess unusual intellectual interests. Ravenclaws generally accept and celebrate these eccentrics.

Choose Your Level:
Level 1: Complete 3 tasks - 2 points
Level 2: Complete 6 tasks - 4 points
Level 3: Complete all 9 tasks - 6 points

When posting your book, please include a link to the book (or book cover if required for task), date book was completed, and your rating of the book. If any additional information is required based on the task, include that as well.

✦ Intelligence - Most people describe Scientists as a book with Science or Science Fiction as a Main Page Genre
Obsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout

✦ Wit - read a book that has comedy/humor as Main Page genre
Fat Vampire by Johnny B. Truant

✦ Wisdom - read a book that features a teacher/professor as a Main Character (should be obvious from the book's description)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling 

✦ Creativity - read a book that has "the arts" as a,artist,dancer,etc should be obvious from book description
Cora's Heart by Rachael Herron

✦ Originality - original=first an author's debut book
Love is a Thief by Claire Garber

✦ Individuality - Read a book that is a standalone...not part of a series
Secrets of the Sea House by Elisabeth Gifford

✦ Acceptance - Read a book that has a genre you don't typically read (specify the genre selected in your post). List at least 2 things about the book that you found you liked in your post.
H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald (non-fiction)
1. I liked the relationship she had with her hawk.
2. The way she portrays her depression, I was just waiting for the meltdown.

✦ The Ravenclaw House Mascot is an eagle - read a book that has a bird on the cover (include cover in post)
Raven's Key: A Novel by Siomonn Pulla (bird on cover)

✦ The Ravenclaw House Ghost is the Grey Lady - read a book that has Paranormal > Ghost as a Genre on the main page or that has GHOST in the book title or series name.
Child of the Ghosts by Jonathan Moeller

✦ The Ravenclaw House colors are blue and bronze - if Level 3 is completed and all covers include something blue or bronze on the cover, an additional point will be earned. Make sure to include all covers in your post and point out the blue/bronze on each cover in order to earn the bonus point.

7 points total for Level 3 + Bonus Point (6 + 1 bonus) 

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