Monday, November 21, 2016

What’s In A Name 2017

Another challenge I've been doing for the last few years is now up. Click here to sign up and see more details.

What's In A Name 2017 logo

The basics
The challenge runs from January to December. During this time you choose a book to read from each of the following categories. (Examples of books you could choose are in brackets – translations and other languages most definitely count!):

A number in numbers (84, Charing Cross Road; 12 Years A Slave; 31 Dream Street):
12th of Never--James Patterson

A building (The Old Curiosity Shop; I Capture The Castle; House Of Shadows; The Invisible Library; Jamaica Inn):
Slaughterhouse Five--Kurt Vonnegut

A title which has an ‘X’ somewhere in it (The Girl Next Door; The Running Vixen):
How to Take the Ex out of Ex-Boyfriend--Janette Rallison

A compass direction (North and South; Guardians Of The West; The Shadow In The North; NW):
Southern Ghost--Carolyn G. Hart

An item/items of cutlery (The Subtle Knife; Our Spoons Came From Woolworths):

A title in which at least two words share the same first letter – alliteration! (The Great Gatsby; The Luminous Life Of Lilly Aphrodite; Gone Girl; The Cuckoo’s Calling):

Black Beauty--Anna Sewell

Challenge completed on March 11


  1. Sounds like another fun challenge:)

  2. What a fun challenge! Of course, that puts a damper on any one word titles. ;)

  3. What fun! You always find the most unique challenges.

  4. Glad to see you joining again, Jamie! Best of luck!