The House Cup Reading Challenge Update Post

 

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 took place from October 15th to November 12th (today). The point was to get from a first year student to a seventh year student by reading seven books before the month is over with. I represented Ravenclaw. 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

 

I used the #HouseCupReadingChallenge hashtag during the reading challenge. It’s 1 point per update tweet (20 points total limit). I ended up tweeting 10 updates for 10 points.

 

 

Challenge Categories and Points Breakdown

 

Main Challenge (20 points each)
First Year: book of reader’s choice – The Sun Is Also a Star (20 points)
Second Year: book of reader’s choice – This is War (Checkmate Duet #1) (20 points)
Third Year: book of reader’s choice – Monstress Vol. 1 (20 points)
Fourth Year: book of reader’s choice – Saga Vol. 7 (20 points)
Fifth Year: book of reader’s choice – Ms. Marvel Vol. 3 (20 points)
Sixth Year: book of reader’s choice – Rat Queens Vol. 1 (20 points)
Seventh Year: book of reader’s choice – Hooking Up (20 points)

 

 

Bonus Challenges (10 points each)
There are 13 bonus challenges, but books you read for these can’t count for the main challenge:
Gryffindor: Read a book with an epic hero/heroine
Hufflepuff: Read a book that contains a strong friendship – This is Love (Checkmate Duet #2) (10 points)
Ravenclaw: Read a book that revolves around a mystery – The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett (10 points)
Slytherin: Read a book set in a dystopian world
Astronomy Class: Read a book set in outer space
Care of Magical Creatures: Read a book that features an animal or magical/mythical creature – Once Upon a Frog (10 points)
Tri-Wizard Tournament: Read a book that includes a competition
Occlumency: Read a book about a character with magical abilities or superpowers – Beautiful Creatures (10 points)
Death Eater: Read a book told from the POV of a villain
Platform 9 3/4: Read a book that features travel – The Fortunate Ones (10 points)
Time Turner: Read a book set in the future or past
Fantastic Beasts: Read a spin-off to a beloved series
Dumbledore’s Army: Buddy-read a book with a friend or group

 

Final Points Count:
10 points – Twitter updates
140 points – First-Seventh Year books
50 points – Bonus Challenge books
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200 points for #TeamRavenclaw!!!!!

 

Maybe I didn’t do as well as some people with the challenge, but I’m so happy with what I all read. I had some reading slumps and still managed to read 12 books (mostly due to audiobooks and graphic novels). If you participated, how’d you do with the challenge? Let me know in the comments!

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