Friday, June 27, 2008

Kristi's list for What an Animal challenge

Since I'm hosting, I figured I'd better come up with a list of books ;>). I'll choose at least six books from the ones below (the ones in red are crossovers with other challenges):

Animal in the title:
Right from the Gecko by Cynthia Baxter
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Kissed by Cat by Shirley Jump
The First Horseman by John Case
Along Came a Spider by James Patterson
Hornet's Nest by Patricia Cornwell
Red Dragon by Thomas Harris
Sphinx by Robin Cook

Animal on the cover:
Dog on cover
Twenty Wishes by Debbie Macomber
Capped Off by Barbara Jaye Wilson
Hatful of Homicide by Barbara Jaye Wilson
Murder Crops Up by Lora Roberts
Cat on cover
An Accidental Woman by Barbara Delinsky
Familar Heart by Caroline Burnes
Horse on cover
Low Country by Anne River Siddons
Orlando by Virginia Woolf
True Betrayals by Nora Roberts
Summer Pleasures by Nora Roberts
Irish Hearts by Nora Roberts
Irish Rebel by Nora Roberts
Remember My Touch by Gayle Wilson
Family Ties by Joanna Wayne
Birds on cover
Blue Bayou by JoAnn Ross
The Vendetta Defense by Lisa Scotoline
Monkey on cover
Next by Michael Crichton
The Darwin Awards: Evolution in Action by Wendy Northcutt
Alligator on cover
Rumble on the Bayou by Jana DeLeon
Tourist Season by Carl Hiaasen
Other animals on cover
Tales of Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffett (butterflies)
The House of Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne (rat)
A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson (bear)
In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson (kangaroo and joey)

Animal that plays a major role:
The Red Pony by John Steinbeck
Travels with Charley: In Search of America by John Steinbeck
Moby Dick by Herman Melville
The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman

Major character is (or turns into) an animal:
Must Love Dragons by Stephanie Rowe
Bitten by Kelley Armstrong
Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment by James Patterson

I pulled all of these off of my bookshelf. Wow, who knew (especially the horses on the covers, what's up with that?)! As you can see, finding books that fit the theme isn't very hard ;>).

Happy Reading!


1 comment:

sfdavide said...

I am really looking forward to this. Of Mice and Men will be #1 for me. My blog is