Hosted by: Beth Fish Reads
Dates: 1 January to 31 December, 2012
The idea of the challenge is to read one book in each of the following categories:
- A book with a topographical feature (land formation) in the title
- A book with something you'd see in the sky in the title
- A book with a creepy crawly in the title
- A book with a type of house in the title
- A book with something you'd carry in your pocket, purse, or backpack in the title
- A book with something you'd find on a calendar in the title
- Books may be any form (audio, print, e-book).
- Books may overlap other challenges.
- Books may not overlap categories; you need a different book for each category.
- Creativity for matching the categories is not only allowed but encouraged.
- You do not have to make a list of books before hand.
- You do not have to read through the categories in any particular order.
See the challenge announcement/sign-up page here.
See the Gateway to Challenge Links here.
See my Challenge Wrap-up post here.
MY READING LIST (books read, with links to reviews):
Category 1: Tyrannosaur Canyon. Douglas Preston (See Review)POSSIBLE CHOICES:
Category 2: A Fall of Moondust. Arthur C. Clarke (See Review)
Category 3: Spiderweb. Penelope Lively (See Review)
Category 4: The Solitary House. Lynn Shepherd (Review to come)
Category 5: The Key: A Miss Silver Mystery. Patricia Wentworth (Review to come)
Category 6: A Month in the Country. J.L. Carr (See Review)
~ She Walks These Hills. Sharyn McCrumb
~ Tyrannosaur Canyon. Douglas Preston
~ The Evening Star. Larry McMurtry
~ A Fall of Moondust. Arthur C. Clarke
~ The Moonstone. Wilkie Collins
~ A Patchwork Planet. Anne Tyler
~ Ring Around the Sun. Clifford D. Simak
~ Iron House. John Hart
~ Rose Cottage. Mary Stewart
~ Books: A Memoir. Larry McMurtry
~ The Children's Book. A.S. Byatt
~ The Glass Key. Dashiell Hammett
~ The Key: A Miss Silver Mystery. Patricia Wentworth
~ 11/22/63. Stephen King
~ The Man Who Was Thursday. G.K. Chesterton
~ A Month in the Country. J.L. Carr
~ The September Society. Charles Finch
~ Three Junes. Julia Glass