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From Rodham to My Grandmother Asked Me... | Six Degrees of Separation

Six Degrees of Separation is a fun monthly meme hosted by Books are my Favourite and Best
Every month, a book is chosen as a starting point and linked to six other books to form a chain. Books can be linked in obvious ways – for example, books by the same authors, from the same era or genre, or books with similar themes or settings. Or, you may choose to link them in more personal ways: books you read on the same holiday, books given to you by a particular friend, books that remind you of a particular time in your life, or books you read for an online challenge. A book doesn’t need to be connected to all the other books on the list, only to the ones next to them in the chain.


This month’s book is Rodham by Curtis Sittenfeld.

Rodham belongs to that category of books that I like the idea of reading but know will never read. Basically this means, the book will be in my TBR forever and I may always talk about reading it, but if an opportunity comes, I'll likely balk. Something about a…

What's in a Name? 3 Challenge (2010)



This is going to be a fun challenge to do. Since it will be interesting to see how I can fit a title into a challenge or vice versa. This is being hosted by Beth F at What's in a Name? 3 Challenge. The categories are:

1. A book with a food in the title
Chocolat by Joanne Harris

2. A book with a body of water in the title
The Deep End of the Ocean by Jacquelyn Mitchard

3. A book with a title (queen, president) in the title
The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien

4. A book with a plant in the title
The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver

5. A book with a place name (city, country) in the title
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

6. A book with a music term in the title
The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks

Challenge Guidelines:
1. Books may be any form (audio, print, e-book).
2. Books may overlap other challenges.
3. Books may not overlap categories; you need a different book for each category.
4. Creativity for matching the categories is allowed.
5. You do not have to make a list of books before hand.
6. You do not have to read through the categories in any particular order.
7. There will be a single prize at the end of the challenge. Readers who complete the challenge and write up a wrap-up post (or wrap-up comment) are eligible.

Visit this post to sign-up.

Update (Jan 22, 2011): Abandoned this challenge.

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