Saturday, December 30, 2017

Blossom Bookology

This is another new one.

Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from 
one to another mind.” ~ James Russell Lowell

Blossom Bookology

Like flowers, books have a language all their own and fill up our senses, each with their own essence.  Our Blossom Bookology reading challenge will take you around the world and engage your senses in a variety of ways.  Read a book with one or more of the following (but not limited too) and have fun exploring a variety of places and topics:  

One book per letter in the flower's name

Name of the flower in the title

Color of the flower in the title

Color of the flower on the cover 

 Takes place in flower's country of origin.

Plot includes cultural significance and/or symbolism 


Flowers of the Month

January --- Chrysanthemum: Mum's the Word--Kate Collins (name of flower in title)

February -- Rose: Hot Pink in the City--Medeia Sharif (color of flower in title)

March -- Clover: Green Calder Grass--Janet Dailey (color of flower in the title)

April -- Mountain Aven: Girls in White Dresses--Jennifer Close  (color of flower in title)

May -- Lily: Lily's Crossing--Patricia Reilly Giff (name of flower in the title)

June -- Tulip: Girl With a Pearl Earring--Tracy Chevalier (Set in flower's country of origin--Netherlands)

July -- Edelweiss: Carmilla--J. Sheridan Le Fanu (Set in flower's country of origin--Austria)

August -- Jasmine: The Wedding Date--Jasmine Guillory (Author named Jasmine)

October -- Marigold: Marigold and the Feather of Hope--J.H. Sweet (name of flower in the title)

November -- Daisy: The American Heiress--Daisy Goodwin (Author named Daisy)

December -- Holly: Holly--Jude Deveraux (Name of Flower in Title)

Challenge completed on December 10


Elephant's Child said...

A different challenge with a lot of scope.

Robin M said...

Great job! Glad you had fun!