Wednesday, August 6, 2008
Challenge Blog: What's in a Name?
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.