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message 1: by Christy (new)

Christy Stewart (christyleighstewart) | 166 comments Name a thing or a place or a theme or whatever and the person below you has to recommend a book with that in it and then name something else for the person below them.

I'll go first...


message 2: by Kandice (new)

Kandice Survivor Type by Stephen King (short story)

Inter-racial marriage.

message 3: by Becky (new)

Becky (beckyofthe19and9) The Waste Lands by Stephen King (Eddie Dean and Susannah Holmes-Dean)


message 4: by L (new)

L (audinosbiitch) Probably something by H.P. Lovecraft....G2G

message 5: by Paul (new)

Paul | 1 comments For Schizophrenia -

Lowboy by John Wray

Greek Mythology

message 6: by Kandice (last edited Apr 06, 2010 09:15PM) (new)

Kandice Witch Princess by Dorothy Johnston

Government enforced sterilization.

message 9: by Joseph (last edited Jun 25, 2010 04:33PM) (new)

Joseph  (bluemanticore) | 906 comments A sure bet is The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells


message 11: by Kaion (new)

Kaion (kaionvin) Do they have to have read the book and genuinely recommend it?

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~Sara~ | 30 comments Guinness World Records (worlds largest popcorn ball)

An elephant

message 13: by Petra (new)

Petra The White Bone

A tropical vacation with a murder....

message 14: by Joseph (new)

Joseph  (bluemanticore) | 906 comments The George Eliot Murders by Edith Skom
Professor Beth Austin is an expert on 19th century novels and a born sleuth. Taking along George Eliot's Middlemarch on her Hawaiian vacation was pure serendipity, for Beth never dreamed the classic novel could help her solve a crime. Stumbling upon a gruesome murder, Beth observes Eliot's brilliant character studies coming to life in those close to the crime.

Chess-themed fiction

message 15: by Karen (new)

Karen (granuaille) Alice in Wonderland
Not sure if this counts, however we all familiar with the Queen of Hearts and co.

A jigsaw

message 17: by LindaD (new)

LindaD (freedom333) | 253 comments What Is the What by Dave Eggers

book set in 19th century Europe

message 18: by Lorraine (new)

Lorraine (saanichlori) Persuasion by Jane Austen

A book about a smart cat

message 19: by Jane (new)

Jane | 221 comments Any of the Sneaky Pie Brown mysteries by Rita Mae Brown.

How about a smart dog?

message 21: by Lorraine (new)

Lorraine (saanichlori) Message in a Bottle by Nicholas Sparks

a book set in Canada

message 22: by Dionisia (new)

Dionisia (therabidreader) | 332 comments Let's Kill Uncle by Rohan O'Grady

dystopian novel

message 23: by LindaD (last edited Apr 13, 2011 04:16PM) (new)

LindaD (freedom333) | 253 comments The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Tea(iced or hot)

message 24: by Ken (new)

Ken (ndcrew) | 38 comments Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson


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Ken (ndcrew) | 38 comments Figured this one out when you posted Flavia de Luce in the character game!
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley

How about a novel centered around cooking

message 27: by Anna (new)

Anna Lucia, Lucia by Adriana Trigiani (not strictly a book about cooking but lots of cooking goes on.)

A novel about knitting

message 28: by Ken (new)

Ken (ndcrew) | 38 comments Fair enough! I'm gonna have to take a pass on your subject idea though :-)

message 29: by Lorraine (new)

Lorraine (saanichlori) The Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs

A novel set in France.

message 30: by Anna (new)

Anna Chocolat by Joanne Harris

A novel set in London

message 31: by Lorraine (new)

Lorraine (saanichlori) A Taste For Death by P.D. James

A novel set in Montana.

message 32: by Lorraine (new)

Lorraine (saanichlori) Too tough? How about The Horse Whisperer

OK, here's another one:

A novel set in Dublin.

message 33: by Anna (new)

Anna The Glass Lake by Maeve Binchy (It's partially set there)

A novel set in one of the Greek Islands?

message 34: by Lorraine (new)

Lorraine (saanichlori) The Moon-Spinners by Mary Stewart

OK, this should be easy: a book about an autistic boy.

message 37: by Anna (new)

Anna The Postmistress by Sarah Blake (my current read)

A novel set in WWI?

message 38: by Lorraine (new)

Lorraine (saanichlori) The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie (I just read this one).

A novel set during the Civil War.

message 39: by Anna (new)

Anna Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell (partially set during the Civil War)

A novel set in New York

message 40: by Lorraine (new)

Lorraine (saanichlori) Heat Wave by Richard Castle

A novel with pirates.

message 41: by LindaD (new)

LindaD (freedom333) | 253 comments The Princess Bride by William Goldman

A novel about cars or the car industry

message 42: by Lorraine (new)

Lorraine (saanichlori) Wheels by Arthur Hailey

A novel with a werewolf

message 43: by Susanna (new)

Susanna (jb_slasher) Cycle of the Werewolf by Stephen King

Advanced technologies

message 44: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10095 comments Mod
(cutting in to say I really like this game, and love seeing the diverse topics and novels listed!)

message 45: by rebecca j (new)

rebecca j (technophobe) | 6029 comments Partnership by Anne McCaffrey

novel about airplanes

message 46: by Lorraine (new)

Lorraine (saanichlori) Airframe by Michael Crichton

A novel about a nurse in training

message 47: by Ankita (new)

Ankita Chadha (ankitac) | 4 comments 'Anything else but love'

Anything Else But Love by Ankita Chadha

message 48: by Lorraine (new)

Lorraine (saanichlori) Ankita - do you have another recommendation?

message 49: by Ankita (new)

Ankita Chadha (ankitac) | 4 comments Why?

message 50: by Lorraine (new)

Lorraine (saanichlori) So someone else can answer it?

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