18 November 2008

Challenge: What's in a Name? 2

I've joined this challenged for 2009. The challenge is hosted by Debi. For the complete rules and the other participants, click here. The challenge is to read 6 books, one each in the following categories.

  1. A book with a profession in the title -- Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly (mystery)
  2. A book with a time of day in the title -- The Dead of the Night by John Marsden (kind of a fantasy)
  3. A book with a relative in the title -- The Marsh King's Daughter by Elizabeth Chadwick (historical novel)
  4. A book with a body part in the title -- A Needle in the Right Hand of God by R. Howard Bloch (historical fiction about the Bayeux tapestry)
  5. A book with a building in the title -- Teahouse Fire by Ellis Avery (historical fiction)
  6. A book with a medical condition in the title -- In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson (nonfiction; travel)
I reserve the right to change my mind and substitute books! Thanks, Debi, for hosting this challenge.


Anonymous,  11/18/08, 9:00 AM  

These challenges become addictive...or they have for me.

Beth F 11/18/08, 9:14 AM  

J.Kaye: No kidding!!!

Nely 11/18/08, 1:57 PM  

I'm glad you joined in on the fun. I, of course, have completely no self control and have joined every challenge that I've come across. I need all the incentive I can get to read 100 books in a year.

Anonymous,  11/18/08, 8:47 PM  

This looks like a good one! I have to organize my challenge lists for 2009, as I think I'll be joining you with "what's in a name"

The Bumbles 11/19/08, 1:35 PM  

Thanks for visiting our WW post. I saw your Bill Bryson title on this challenge and had to laugh. A Walk In The Woods is one of my favorite books. I have yet to read any of his others. Curious to see how you like this one.

Laurie 12/22/08, 9:49 PM  

Great list- I'm using In a Sunburned Country for my list as well. :)

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