Magical Readathon (Autumn Equinox)

August 1, 2022

Hello/welcome back booklions!

Today we return to Orilium Academy with the beginning of the Autumn Equinox (our second semester). If you are not familiar with the Magical Readathon, I highly recommend that you check it out from the beginning. G, who runs the booktube channel Book Roast, is our host and you can check out her Magical Readathon introduction or begin from the second semester with the rest of us here in August. There is also an entire Drive folder where you can find anything from the background story to reading prompts. And yes, this entire readathon fantasy world is made up by G’s imagination alone!

Magical Readathon (Autumn Equinox) Announcement

It’s impossible to wrap up the entire readathon quickly. Basically, books are read to fulfil prompts that are attached to a chosen character and a chosen magical study. Personally, I have chosen Master of Elements as my path and I’m part of the Crescent Order. My studies now require a certain “grade” which means reading one, two or three prompt for each topic. G goes through all the study courses and the attached reading prompts in the video above.

This is my Magical Readathon (Autumn Equinox) TBR based on course grades needed.

Animal studies (one prompt)

Astronomy (one prompt)

Study of familiars

A book with a familiar/animal companion

the guest cat book cover

The Guest Cat by Takashi Hiraide


A book with the letter “L” in the title

the penelopiad book cover

The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood

Elemental Studies (three prompts)

Elements of Water

Start a book with a drink

the initial insult book cover

The Initial Insult by Mindy McGinnis

Wind Direction

Read a random book’s neighbour

watch over me book cover

Watch Over Me by Nina LaCour

Wave Manipulation

A book with a sea setting

the girl who fell beneath the sea book cover

The Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea by Axie Oh

Restoration (two prompts)

Enchanted Scroll Mending

Β Oldest book on your TBR

haunting of hill house book cover

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

Object Restoration

Single object as focus of the cover

the sword saint book cover

The Sword Saint by C.F. Iggulden

Shapeshifting (one prompt, undecided)


Wings on the cover

crooked kingdom book cover

Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo


(Alternative choice)

descendant of the crane book cover

Descendant of the Crane by Joan He

That’s the Magical Readathon (Autumn Equinox) TBR!

My picks aren’t written in stone – as my Shapeshifting book choice(s) show. Reading moods will change or I could run out of time, who knows? It’s just good fun so I won’t stress about it.

Are you either participating or intrigued? Check out how I geared up for the beginning of the readathon and/or contact me on my socials below and let’s talk about your TBR. I will post an update at the end of August (and more content until then).

See you next time bookish gang!

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