What’s in a Name 2015 Reading Challenge

whats in a name 2015And here is my favorite reading challenge:

Here’s How It Works

Between January 1 and December 31, 2015, read one book in each of the following categories:

  1. A word including ‘ing’ in it (The Time Of Singing, Dancing To The Flute, Lex Trent Fighting With Fire) My examples are verbs but you can of course use other words.
  2. A color (The Red Queen, White Truffles In Winter, On Gold Mountain)
  3. A familial relation (Daughter Of Smoke And Bone, Dombey And Son, My Cousin Rachel) By all means include in-laws, step, and halves.
  4. A body of water (The River Of No Return, Black Lake, Beside The Sea)
  5. A city (Barcelona Shadows, Shanghai Girls, Under The Tripoli Sky)
  6. An animal (Black Swan Rising, The Leopard Unleashed, The Horse And His Boy)

The book titles are just suggestions, you can read whatever book you want to fit the category.

And here are my books:

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What’s in a Name 2014 Reading Challenge

Whats in a name 2014

I enjoyed so much this challenge in 2013, see my recap here, that I can’t resist joining again this year, plus the categories are really so much fun:

Here’s How It Works

Between January 1 and December 31, 2014, read one book in each of the following categories:

  1. A book with A reference to time in the title (Eleven Minutes, Before Ever After)
  2. A book with A position of royalty in the title (The People’s Queen, The Last Empress, The Curse Of The Pharaoh)
  3. A book with A number written in letters  in the title (The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, A Tale Of Two Cities)
  4. A book with A forename or names in the title (Rebecca, Eleanor & Park, The Unfinished Work Of Elizabeth D.)
  5. A book with A type or element of weather in the title (Gone With The Wind, Red Earth Pouring Rain)

The book titles are just suggestions, you can read whatever book you want to fit the category.

And here are my books:

Category 1: Mr. Penumbra’s 24-hour Bookstore, by Robin Sloan

Category 2: Queen Elizabeth’s Daughter

Category 3: Seven Letters From Paris

Category 4: Marie-Antoinette‘s Head, by Will Bashor

Category 5: Light and Dark, by Soseki

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