Saturday, December 27, 2008

What's in a Name? Reading Challenge

January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009

Full details from Annie.

Choose one book from each of the following categories.

1. A book with a "profession" in its title.
2. A book with a "time of day" in its title.
3. A book with a "relative" in its title.
4. A book with a "body part" in its title.
5. A book with a "building" in its title.
6. A book with a "medical condition" in its title.

My projected tbr list: those completed will be highlighted:
4.Mind's Eye by Hakan Nesser
6.The Leper by Steve Thayer

1.The Jewel Trader of Pegu by Jeffrey Hantover
2.Last Night in Montreal by Emily St. John Mandel
3.The Accordionist's Son by Bernardo Atxaga
4.
5.
6.Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Reading recommendations, comments (no spoilers), and links to your reviews of these titles are welcomed.

Completed May 12, 2009. But I may do another round.

3 comments:

  1. I am considering joining this one as well. Several of the books you list are ones I want to read too. Good luck with the challenge!

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  2. The Beach House by Mary Alice Munroe is a really good read. I just read it a few weeks back and am not reviewing it just recommending it. You could have a challenge alone with books with this title. It's amazing! Anyway, I just wanted to wish you a Happy New Year and good luck with all your reading challenges. Hope you enjoy The Seamstress and the Piano Teacher. You really have some great lists.

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  3. I've joined this one too, Sandra. It looks like a fun (and quirky) challenge. Again, I'm impressed that you've selected your books already. I may peek back here for ideas if I get stuck mid-year!

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