Tuesday, January 10, 2012

2012 Color Coded Reading Challenge


I had said I wasn't going to do any reading challenges in 2012, but then I saw this one and thought that it sounded fun! So I'm going to participate in just this one challenge.

Here are the rules:
*Read nine books in the following categories.
1. A book with "Blue" in the title.
2. A book with "Red" in the title.
3. A book with "Yellow" in the title.
4. A book with "Green" in the title.
5. A book with "Brown" in the title.
6. A book with "Black" in the title.
7. A book with "White" in the title.
8. A book with any other color in the title (Purple, Orange, Turquoise, Pink, Magneta, etc.).
9. A book with a word that implies color (Rainbow, Polka-dot, Plaid, Paisley, Stripe, etc.).

4 comments:

  1. Interesting idea! Do you have any books selected yet? The Color Purple seems like an obvious choice. I'd recommend The Yellow Wallpaper also although I think it's technically a (long) short story or novella than a full-length book.

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  2. I read The Blue-eyed Devil by Lisa Kleypas for Blue and I'm thinking the Green Mile for Green and I've got True Colors for the color themed one.

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  3. Ooo, interesting choices. What about Devil in the White City (sounds interesting) and The Red Tent (got good buzz)? I still can't think of anything for brown or black (except Brown Bear but I don't think you'd be interested in a children's board book!). This is a fun challenge just to think of books that would fit the parameters.

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  4. Thanks for the ideas! Looks like I'm going to have a good list of books to read this year!

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