newts 2019
Here we are again, another overly ambitious TBR for a readathon I will probably miserably fail at. You know what, let’s keep it optimistic. THIS IS GOING TO BE MY MONTH. I can feel it. Can you feel it? I’m going to read like my life depends on it. Reading. Machine.

The N.E.W.T’s is a month-long readathon hosted by G@Book Roast on youtube. It’s an event inspired by the Harry Potter books, in which students have to take these Nastily Exhausting Wizarding Tests in their seventh year. There is a career guide from which you can pick your desired career, which is linked to a required for a selection of courses. To achieve the acquired grade (Acceptable, Exceeding expectations or Outstanding), you have to do it step by step. First reading the book for the A prompt, then the E prompt, and finally the O prompt.

For my wizarding career, I went with Mind Medic, which is really the only option for me since I have been working to become the muggle variant of this for years.


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Aren’t these covers just stunning? This is such a unique story with AMAZING art. So far I’ve only read the first volume but I can’t wait to continue on! I sneaked these in because I definitely would not be able to finish 12 novels, I chose 7 now and even that will be a stretch for me. 

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Thrillerssssss. I am in such a thriller/mystery mood and I can’t wait to discover some new gems. The Chalk Man has received a bunch of praise, A Nearly Normal Family I have been seeing everywhere and Bird Box has been on my TBR since the stone age.

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These two I mainly picked because they are on my summer tbr list and they fit the challenge. I’m actually trying with my set reading plans now. I have wanted to read both of these for a while now and I hope they live up to my expectations (especially THUG because Genuine Fraud has received some mixed reviews and I’m sceptical).

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I was actually already planning to read Into the Darkest Corner this month. A friend I made more recently is actually a reader. Finally, a real-life friend who reads! Dreams really do come true. Haha. We’ll we decided to do a monthly book club where we take turns deciding on a book. This is one she has already read and loved. So I’m excited! We don’t quite know yet how similar our tastes are because we haven’t really read the same books.

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So far I’ve only read They Both Die in the End by Adam Silvera and unfortunately was kind of underwhelmed (mainly the plot). But I do feel like I might love one of his other books, so we’ll see with History is All You Left Me.


These are the books I plan to read this month for the N.E.W.T’s readathon.

Will you be participating in this readathon?
If so, how ambitious do you feel your tbr is?

Thanks for reading and I hope you have a wonderful way!


4 thoughts on “N.E.W.T’s Readathon 2019 || My Overly Ambitious TBR

  1. I’m participating in the N.E.W.T.s as well! Great TBR; I’ve read and enjoyed Bird Box, The Chalk Man, THUG and History Is All You Left Me of these. Good luck and have fun! 🙂

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  2. So cool! I love seeing so many people participating in this! I posted my list recently, I’m aiming for “Hogwarts Professor” as a professor of Care of Magical Creatures … if only this could be REAL!!!
    Good luck with your reading challenge, love! ❤

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  3. I won’t be participating in the read-a-thon this year because I didn’t have time to prep a TBR for it. I might try and participate next time though. I’d be interested in hearing what you think about ‘Birdbox’, when you’ve read it.

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