Thursday, November 26, 2015

What's in a Name 2016

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This is the sign-up post for the ninth annual What’s In A Name challenge, originally started by Annie, handed to Beth Fish Reads, and now continued at The Worm Hole
The basics

The challenge runs from January to December. During this time you choose a book to read from each of the following categories: 

  • A country (try not to use ‘Africa’!) Suggestions: Daphne Du Maurier’s Jamaica Inn, Xiaolu Guo’s I Am China, Martin Wagner’s Deutschland)
  • An item of clothing (Su Dharmapala’s Saree, Ann Brashare’s The Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants, Javier Moro’s El Sari Rojo; Pierre Lemaitre’s Vestido De Novia)
  • An item of furniture (Marghanita Laski’s The Victorian Chaise-Longue; C S Lewis’s The Silver Chair; Goslash;hril Gabrielsen’s The Looking-Glass Sisters)
  • A profession (Adriana Trigiani’s The Shoemaker’s Wife; Mikhail Elizarov’s The Librarian)
  • A month of the year (Elizabeth Von Arnim’s The Enchanted April; Rhoda Baxter’s Doctor January)
  • A title with the word ‘tree’ in it (Ai Mi’s Under The Hawthorn Tree; Elle Newmark’s The Sandalwood Tree)

 Here are my proposed titles from my stacks:

1. Four Against the Bank of England by Anne Huxley [Country] (1/25/16)
2. Puzzle in Petticoats by Samuel Melvin Kootz [Clothing] (1/20/16)
3. The Bridal Bed Murders by A. E. Martin [Furniture] (2/13/16)
4. Which Doctor by Edward Candy [Profession] (1/28/16)
5. The April Robin Murders by Craig Rice [Month] (2/17/16)
6. The Clue of the Judas Tree by Leslie Ford ["Tree"] (2/6/16)

1 comment:

Charlie (The Worm Hole) said...

I haven't read either you've listed, but loving 'crabtree' as a possibility. Welcome to the challenge!