This is one my favorite challenges year after year. It’s a not only a great way to get random titles off your TBR list, but I love a title that is deeply connected to the story, a title that makes sense regardless of the cover art. Titling anything from a short story to a research paper is difficult for me, so I can’t help be impressed when the title fits the novel.
For the fifth round, What’s in a Name? challenges participants to read six books that include a certain characteristic – topographical feature, something you’d see in the sky, creepy crawly, type of house, something you’d carry in your pocket/purse, something you’d find on a calendar – in the title between January 1 and December 31, 2012.
Topographical Feature: Little City by the Lake (Celia Wilkins) Something You’d See in the Sky: Half of a Yellow Sun (Chimamanga Ngozi Adichie)
- Creepy Crawly: Little Bee (Chris Cleave)
Type of House: Little House in the Big Woods (Laura Ingalls Wilder) Something You’d Carry in Your Pocket: Seattle City Guide (Becky Ohlsen) Something You’d Find on a Calendar: The 9/11 Report (Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colón)
This challenge is hosted by Beth of Beth Fish Reads.