I Finished What’s in a Name 8 for 2015 #WiaN15

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This is my personal favorite of Reading Challenges. I eagerly await the category announcements for the coming year and scrounge books on my shelf that will suffice.

This year, I was able to read multiple books in a few categories!

Here is the post where I announce my options for the 8th round for year 2015.

Here are the books I ended up reading for the categories:

  • Words ending with INGMockingjay, Far From the Madding Crowd, The Making of a Marchioness (still need to someday read: First You Try Everything by Jane McCaffery, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay – Chabon (I just bought the audio! so probably will get to in 2016 if not this year yet), or Music for a Torching by AMHomes)
  • ColorColor by Victoria Finlay (option not chosen: Vreeland’s Girl in Hyacinth Blue)
  • Familial Relationship – Winner: Sister Carrie (losers:  The Family Orchard by Nomi Eve, The Kingmaker’s Daughter by Philippa Gregory)
  • Body of Water – It was a BIG FAT YES for my option of Margaret Atwood’s Year of the Flood. Plus two more qualifiers: Lost Lake, Fog Island Mountains; (Two Rivers by T.Greenwood – sorry, maybe later.)
  • CityThe Boston Girl, Mansfield Park, Winesburg Ohio, The Bookseller of Kabul; (still waiting on that shelf: Hard City by Clark Howard)
  • AnimalThe Good Lord Bird, H is for Hawk, The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery (Not this time Ape House – Sara Gruen)

I think I may have overdone it. I could even count a few more titles that had words with ING: like Wings and Things. Goodness, the poor color category only got one book. A very successful challenge attempt. (Just writing this post makes me excited that we are only two months away from end of year posts!)

Will you be playing along in 2016?

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8 thoughts on “I Finished What’s in a Name 8 for 2015 #WiaN15

  1. I love this challenge, although I haven’t done it in years. I discovered book blogs around the same time I found this challenge, and the first year my kids and I all did it together. Such great memories! Maybe next year, I’ll play along again. Lunch soon!! (Girl in Hyacinth Blue is good and a quick read. Do it. LOL)

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