Wednesday, August 6, 2008

What's In A Name Challenge Wrap-Up

Challenge Blog: What's in a Name?

Books Read:
1. Book with a color in its title:
The Bluest Eye - Toni Morrison (finished 12 February 2008)

2. A Book with an animal in its title:
Tears of the Giraffe - Alexander McCall Smith (finished 17 June 2008)

3. Book with a character's first name in its title:
Sarah, Plain and Tall - Patricia MacLachlan (finished 28 January 2008)

4. Book with a place in its title:
The News from Paraguay - Lily Tuck (finished 5 August 2008)

5. Book with a weather event in the title:
 Snow Flower and the Secret Fan - Lisa See - (finished 27 April 2008)

6. Book with a plant in its title:
The Birchbark House - Louise Erdrich (finished 8 April 2008)

Favorite: It would be a toss-up between The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison and  Tears of the Giraffe by Alexander McCall Smith.

Least Favorite: Definitely The News from Paraguay. I wouldn't recommend this book to anyone.

New-to-me authors: Lily Tuck, Lisa See, and Louise Erdrich were all new to me.


Joy said...

Congratulation on finishing the challenge, Nyssaneala! This was a fun one.

Iliana said...

Yay - congratulations on finishing your challenge!

What a shame the Tuck book wasn't better.

Teddy Rose said...

Congrats of finishing the challenge!