Annie is hosting a challenge for next year, with some pretty neat parameters. I had fun picking out books to fit the categories, and since it is OK to overlap books with other challenges, and it lasts all year, I think I can do this.
"What's In A Name?" Reading Challenge
Dates: January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008
The Challenge: Choose one book from each of the following categories.
1. A book with a color in its title.
Black Swan Green - David Mitchell
Island of the Blue Dolphins - Scott O'Dell
2. A book with an animal in its title.
The Goose Girl - Hale
The Terra Cotta Dog - Andrea Camilleri
3. A book with a first name in its title.
Eleanor Rigby - Douglas Coupland
Reading Lolita in Tehran - Azar Nafisi
4. A book with a place in its title.
Amsterdam - McEwan
Yellowknife - Steve Zipp
5. A book with a weather event in its title.
The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid - Bryson
Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell
6. A book with a plant in its title.
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn - Betty Smith
The Grass Harp - Capote
I've listed a few books for each category and I hope to read at least one for each. Thanks Annie, what a great idea
Challenge write up posted here