Potions Class

Duration: 1st January – 31st December 2021
Number of books: 72
Hosted by: My Vampire Book Obsession

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Duration
1st January – 31st December 2021

Levels
Troll – 18 books
Acceptable – 36 books
Exceeds Expectations – 54 books
Outstanding – 72 books

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Amortentia

Amortentia is a love potion that does not create actual love but gives the drinker a powerful obsession and infatuation with the giver of the potion. It is usually either forced upon someone or covertly given. As a rule of thumb the longer a love potion awaits consumption, the stronger the effects will be.
To mix this potion read a book …
1. With a title using a letter found in the word Amortentia – Rolling with the Punchlines by Urzila Carlson
2. Tagged romance – The Girl with the Make-Believe Husband by Julia Quinn
3. With a couple on the cover – Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
4. That five of your friends loved the book, they gave it four stars or more. – The Bride Test by Helen Hoang
5. Wedding or engagement in the book. – Beautiful Beast by E.J. Hill
6. With an Obsessive Lover – Kissing Tolstoy by Penny Reid

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Draught of Living Death

When a person drinks the Draught of Living Death, they go into a deep sleep so strong that they appear to be dead, hence the name. It is made from powdered root of asphodel which is added to an infusion of wormwood.
To mix this potion read a book …
1. With a title using a letter found in the word death. – Danny the Champion of the World by Roald Dahl
2. Tagged vampires – One Bite with a Stranger by Christine Warren
3. That has died on your TBR pile, been on it over 2 years. – Born Free by Joy Adamson
4. From a series that you started but haven’t finished. – Kiss of Heat by Lora Leigh
5. A woman in black on the cover. – Blood Challenge by Eileen Wilks
6. With a graveyard or tombstone on the cover. – Grave Witch by Kalayna Price

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Felix Felicis

Felix Felicis, more commonly known as Liquid Luck, grants whoever drinks it unusually good luck. The time span of this luck depends on the amount imbibed. Liquid Luck is one of the hardest potions to make. Because of its properties, it is banned in all sporting events, competitions and examinations.
To mix this potion read a book …
1. A title using a letter found in the word Felicis. – Soul Deep by Lora Leigh
2. Tagged mystery. – Death by Diamonds by Annette Blair
3. That you got for free. – Over Sea, Under Stone by Susan Cooper (gift)
4. That someone recommend and you already own it. – James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
5. With some form of magic on the cover. – Sapphire Flames by Ilona Andrews
6. With a purple cover. – Fix Her Up by Tessa Bailey

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Polyjuice Potion

The Polyjuice Potion allows the drinker to assume the appearance of someone else for an hour or more depending on the quantity. The potion only causes a physical transformation of the drinker, but clothing and voice is not affected. Its ingredients include fluxweed, knotgrass, lacewing flies, leeches, powdered Bicorn horn, and shredded Boomslang skin. The final component is a bit of the individual to be impersonated; strands of hair are most often used for this purpose.
To mix this potion read a book …
1. A title using a letter found in the word Polyjuice. – Otherhood by William Sutcliffe
2. Tagged werewolves. – Edge of the Moon by Rebecca York
3. With a dragon on the cover.
4. By an author who uses initials in their pen name. – The Player and the Pixie by L.H. Cosway & Penny Reid
5. With a bad boy on the cover. – The Cad and the Co-Ed by L.H. Cosway & Penny Reid
6. With a two word title. – The BFG by Roald Dahl

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Skele-Gro

Skele-Gro is a medicinal potion that can regrow missing or removed bones, though it tastes terrible and the process is very slow and extremely painful.
To mix this potion read a book…
1. A title using a letter found in the word Skele. – Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward
2. Tagged paranormal. – Megan’s Mark by Lora Leigh
3. MC is in the medical field. – First Comes Scandal by Julia Quinn
4. Blood on the cover.
5. With a skull or skeleton on the cover.
6. With an author that has “Doc” in their name. – Happily Ever Ninja by Penny Reid (Dr. Penny Reid)

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Veritaserum

Veritaserum is a very powerful truth potion. The name “Veritaserum” derives from the Latin word Veritas, meaning truth. Three drops of this potion are all that is needed to force anyone to respond to any question with the truth.
To mix this potion read a book …
1. A title using a letter found in the word Veritaserum. – Rebel Hard by Nalini Singh
2. Tagged Dragons
3. With an author that has two letters of the word “Polygraph”. – Marry in Haste by Anne Gracie
4. That is a guilty pleasure, that you would lie to your mom about. – Harmony’s Way by Lora Leigh
5. With a sword on the cover. – The Iron Hunt by Marjorie M. Liu
6. MC is in law enforcement. – Dr. Strange Beard by Penny Reid (Simone)

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Antidote to Common Poisons

The Antidote to Common Poisons (or Antidote for Common Poisons) is a potion which counteracts ordinary poisons, such as creature bites and stings. Its ingredients include Bezoars, Standard Ingredient, ground unicorn horn and mistletoe berries.
To mix this potion read a book …
1. A title using a letter found in the word Poisons. – The Other Miss Bridgerton by Julia Quinn
2. With the word Poison in the Title or the series name.
3. With a Mystical Creature on the Cover. – Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh
4. Tagged Fantasy. – Splintered Stars by Rachel Madbury
5. That has very low rating. – The Little Breton Bistro by Nina George
6. Where the secondary character dies. – Love Hard by Nalini Singh

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Beautification Potion

A potion that transforms the appearance of the drinker, making them seem to be attractive, even if they are not.
To mix this potion read a book …
1. A title using a letter found in the word Beautification. – Beard in Mind by Penny Reid
2. With a kick ass chick on the cover. – Her Perfect Mate by Paige Tyler
3. Tagged Urban Fantasy. – Grave Dance by Kalayna Price
4. With a mask on the cover.
5. With a female author. – Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy
6. With a flower in the title or series name.

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Sleeping Draught

An extremely powerful sleeping draught, sending the drinker into a death-like slumber. Its effects are similar to suspended animation.
To mix this potion read a book …
1. With a title beginning with any letter in SLEEPING DRAUGHT – Lucky Child by Loung Ung
2. Written by a female author. – The Hooker and the Hermit by L.H. Cosway & Penny Reid
3. With a character that can only go out at night. – Bloodcircle by P.N. Elrod
4. That you could read all night and get no sleep! – The Peak of Love by Langley Gray
5. With the colour red on the cover. – The Girlfriend’s Guide to Pregnancy by Vicki Iovine
6. Set in the country you live in.

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Emerald Potion

The Emerald Potion, also known as the Drink of Despair,[2] is a mysterious potion which induces fear, delirium, and extreme thirst. This potion is meant for protecting something of extreme importance. As the potion typically does not kill the victim, it nonetheless makes them very weak and vulnerable. As such, for a more complete security, something else should be there to be prepared to attack the victim once they finish drinking the potion.
To mix this potion read a book …
1. A title using a letter found in the word Emerald. – Matilda by Roald Dahl
2. With a green cover. – A Southern Girl’s Guide to Plant Based Eating by Cametria Hill
3. Tagged Magic.
4. With an author’s name that is a jewel.
5. MC is from the UK. – The Switch by Beth O’Leary
6. Read a book where a character is jealous/green eyed monster. – Driftwood Cottage by Sherryl Woods

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Elixir of Life

The Elixir grants the drinker an indefinitely extended life, for as long as they keep drinking it. Any person who relies on the Elixir will die if they cannot obtain more Elixir before the last quantity imbibed wears off.
To mix this potion read a book …
1. A title using a letter found in the word Elixir. – Love Her or Lose Her by Tessa Bailey
2. With a body of water on the cover. – Bad Boys of Summer by Lori Foster, Erin McCarthy & Amy Garvey
3. Tagged adult.
4. With an author whose first or last name starts with E.
5. With someone who drinks everyday. – Jacob’s Faith by Lora Leigh (Faith)
6. That is one of the first 20 books added to your TBR pile.

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Mandrake Restorative Draught

The Mandrake Restorative Draught is a potion used to restore those who have been transfigured or cursed to their original state. It requires Mandrake roots that have been matured past the stage of adolescence.
To mix this potion read a book …
1. A title using a letter found in the word Draught. – Tools of Engagement by Tessa Bailey
2. With an MC that doesn’t age. – Be Mine Tonight by Kathryn Smith
3. With a male author.
4. Tagged high fantasy.
5. That someone under 30 has read and enjoyed.
6. With a forest on the cover.

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