Hosted By Beth F
January 1 – December 31, 2010

So here’s how it works: Between January 1 and December 31, 2010, read one book in each of the following categories:

  1. A book with a food in the title: Clockwork Orange, Grapes of Wrath, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
  2. A book with a body of water in the title: A River Runs through It, Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters, The Lake House
  3. A book with a title (queen, president) in the title: The Murder of King Tut, The Count of Monte Cristo, Lady Susan
  4. A book with a plant in the title: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Wind in the Willows, The Name of the Rose
  5. A book with a place name (city, country) in the title: Out of Africa; London; Between, Georgia
  6. A book with a music term in the title: Song of Solomon, Ragtime, The Piano Teacher

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


  1. FOOD – Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson
  2. BODY OF WATER – The Narrows by Michael Connelly
  3. TITLE – Queen of Babble by Meg Cabot
  4. PLANT – Password to Larkspur Lane by Carolyn Keene
  5. PLACE NAME – Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
  6. Music Term