Tuesday, May 21

Reading Challenges- an update


Updates on the Color coded challenge

1. A book with "Blue" or any shade of Blue (Turquoise, Aquamarine, Navy, etc) in the title
2. A book with "Red" or any shade of Red (Scarlet, Crimson, Burgandy, etc) in the title-
Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
3. A book with "Yellow" or any shade of Yellow (Gold, Lemon, Maize, etc.) in the title
4. A book with "Green" or any shade of Green (Emerald, Lime, Jade, etc) in the title.
5. A book with "Brown" or any shade of Brown (Tan, Chocolate, Beige, etc) in the title- 
The Poisoned Chocolates Case By Anthony Berkeley
6. A book with "Black" or any shade of Black (Jet, Ebony, Charcoal, etc) in the title-  
The Black Cat by Martha Grimes
7. A book with "White" or any shade of White (Ivory, Eggshell, Cream, etc) in the title.
The Ivory Trail by Talbot Mundy
8. A book with any other color in the title (Purple, Orange, Silver, Pink, Magneta, etc.)-
Domestic Violets by Matthew Norman
9. A book with a word that implies color (Rainbow, Polka-dot, Plaid, Paisley, Stripe, etc.)

Vintage Progress & ReviewsA vintage mystery mini-challenge: must read 4 vintage books in one of the categories mentioned by Dec 31st (doable you think, I say you think?!!)

Updates on the Vintage Mystery mini challenge- I AM DONE; not quite there! As of June 12th, 2013- I am done with this challenge... yippee!
Woman in White by Wilkie Collins (Category: Wicked women) this is neither a mystery nor have I finished it :)
Mystery of 31 New Inn by Austin Freeman (Category: Murder by the Numbers)

Orange and Yellow Diamond by J.S.Fletcher  (Category: Colorful Crime)
Dyke Darrel, the railroad detective by Frank Pinkerton (Category: Planes, Trains & Automobiles) 
Daffodil mystery by Edgar Wallace

If you have suggestions for me- please do let me know. And in case you are interested, hop on over to Bev's to sign up for the challenge.


Speech is Golden said...

Does it have to be fiction? I just finished Carl Sagan's 'Pale Blue Dot'. And I'd highly recommend it for your color blue.

Abbhirami Rajagopal said...

No, it does not have to be fiction da!