Archive | October 2017

The House Cup Reading Challenge Update

Points so far: 60 for main

Bonus points 20

social Media  7

This means so far I have 87 pts for Slytherin

Main Challenge (20 points each)

The main challenge are reader’s choice. (I will fill these in as I go.)

First Year: Starcrossed (Starcrossed, #1) by Josephine Angelini -Finished

Second Year: Antigoddess (Goddess War, #1) by  Blake, Kendare –Finished

Third Year:The Rift Walker (Vampire Empire, #2) by Griffith, Clay -Finished
Fourth Year:
Fifth Year:
Sixth Year:
Seventh Year:

Bonus Challenges (10 points each)

For those who like categories to help narrow down their reading choices, here are thirteen bonus challenges to choose from. However, books you read for the bonus challenges cannot count toward the main challenge!  ( Some of these will have more than one option for me because I like options)
Gryffindor: Read a book with an epic hero/heroine The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, #1)
by Rick Riordan or The Great Hunt (Eurona Duology #1) by Wendy Higgins
Hufflepuff: Read a book that contains a strong friendship Truthwitch (The Witchlands, #1) by Susan Dennard
Ravenclaw: Read a book that revolves around a mystery Perfect Scoundrels (Heist Society, #3) by Ally Carter
Slytherin: Read a book set in a dystopian world Partials (Partials Sequence, #1)  by Dan Wells 
or  Bluescreen (Mirador #1) by Dan Wells
Astronomy Class: Read a book set in outer space  United by Melissa Landers -Finished
Care of Magical Creatures: Read a book that features an animal or magical/mythical creature The Last Namsara (Iskari, #1) by Kristen Ciccarelli  Finished
Tri-Wizard Tournament: Read a book that includes a competition
Occlumency: Read a book about a character with magical abilities or superpowers
Death Eater: Read a book told from the POV of a villain
Platform 9 3/4: Read a book that features travel
Time Turner: Read a book set in the future or past  Flamecaster (Shattered Realms, #1) by Cinda Williams Chima
or Lord of Shadows (The Dark Artifices, #2) by Cassandra Clare
Fantastic Beasts: Read a spin-off to a beloved series
Dumbledore’s Army: Buddy-read a book with a friend or group

Social Media Bonus Points

Use the hashtag #housecupreadingchallenge on Twitter to earn 1 point per tweet (limited to 20 points total).

The House Cup Reading Challenege


The hosts of The House Cup Reading Challenge are Kelsey of Kelsey’s Cluttered Bookshelf, Alex of Book Daisy Reviews, Lauren of Live, Love, Read, and Erica of Escape Under the Cover. The House Cup Reading Challenge runs from October 15th to November 12th. The point of the game is to get from a first year student to a seventh year student by reading seven books before the month is over with. The house Head Girls who you report your points to are listed below:

Gryffindor: Lauren @BetweenDPages
Hufflepuff: Kelsey @Kelsenator
Ravenclaw: Alex @booksydaisy
Slytherin: Erica @slytherinchica


My house is:


Name: Jessica Bolton
Hogwarts House: Slytherin
Wand Type: Laurel wood with Unicorn hair core 10 3/4″ and supple flexibility – according to Pottermore.
Pet: owl
Favorite Subject: Transfiguration
Favorite Professor: Professor McGonagall- She is amazing

My TBR is still to be determined.  I do have a October TBR and a Fall TBR that I will be using to get my books from. Although, there are some that may not have made the list.

This will be taking place on Sunday (October 15th) and goes until Sunday, November 12th. If you haven’t signed up then you definitely should!