What’s In a Name 3 – the challenge is to read 6 books with titles in a certain category.
FOOD: Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie / Alan Bradley
Body of WATER: The Sea / John Banville
Royal TITLE: The Princess Bride / Wm Goldman (in house!)
PLANT: Where the Red Fern Grows / Wilson Rawls (in house!)
PLACE: North Dallas Forty / Peter Gent (in house!)
MUSIC Term: The Bell Jar / Sylvia Plath
Now, the fun of this challenge to me is in the recommending. I will now go through my recently-done-read-list to see if I can recommend and encourage you to read the following if you need help in deciding one of the categories.
FOOD: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society / Shaffer & Barrows, Chocolat / Joanne Harris
Body of Water: On Mystic Lake / Kristin Hannah, Green Grass Running Water / Thomas King
Royal TITLE: The Little Prince / Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
PLANT: The Orchid Thief / Susan Orlean, Green Grass Running Water / Thomas King
PLACE: Anne of Green Gables / LDMontgomery, Firefly Lane / Kristin Hannah, Popular Music from Vittula / Mikael Niemi, The Last Beach Bungalow / Jennie Nash, Last Night in Montreal / Emily St John Mandel, 84 Charing Cross Road / Helene Hanff
MUSIC Term: Popular Music from Vittula / Mikael Niemi, The Soloist / Mark Salzman