I Spy Book Challenge

The always-wonderful Shai at Cade Under Books tagged me (a while ago) in the I Spy Book Challenge!

How to do this tag: Find a book that contains (either on the cover or in the title) an example for each category. You must have a separate book for all 20, get as creative as you want and do it within five minutes! // Like Shai, I could not do this in under 5 minutes. It took me about 12 because I had to dig through my shelves to find and be sure of certain things. Most of them came to me pretty quickly, though.

Lets do this thing!

Food

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I have almost no clue what this is about and it’s not really up my alley, but my great aunt gave it to me last summer when I visited her so I have it on my shelf. It’s the only book I could think of with food.

Transportation

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This was the one book I could think of with some sort of transportation. Look at those canoes.

Weapon

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I just finished this, so the cover was fresh in my mind. I love the details on the axe.

Animal

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Bizarrely, this was the first book that came to mind, even though I was staring straight at Island of the Blue Dolphins. I guess I remembered seeing it on a list of top children’s books. I also love this books and anything about toy rabbits.

Number

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I mean, duh.

Something You Read

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Again, duh.

Body of Water

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I LOVED this series when I read it last year, and I don’t think enough people talk about it or have read it. It’s like Avatar: The Last Airbender magic meets Harry Potter world meets The Raven Cycle prep-school vibe. It sounds bizarre, but it’s so good.

Product of Fire

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Ok, I read this series way back when I was in middle school (so like 8 years ago), so I don’t really know if there’s fire in this. I do know that classical mythology says the chimera breathes fire, so I assume that’s included.

Royalty

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I haven’t actually read this yet and it’s been sitting on my TBR for a year now, but it should be good. I love a solid Alice in Wonderland re-telling.

Architecture

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I went with cover over title for this one because I didn’t want to go with something with “city” in it. I love the covers of the Grisha Trilogy and how the Ravkan palace and Little Palace are incorporated into them.

Clothing Item

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Again, I went with a cover since I couldn’t think of anything else. The Dorothy look? Iconic.

Family Member

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Finally, a title one I could do. This is one of my all-time favorite books. It’s super nerdy, but really interesting. Like the rest of his non-fiction books, Bryson makes topics that seem dull really fascinating and funny.

Time of Day

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I know this seems bizarre, but I’m telling you, these books were phenomenal. I absolutely loved them when I was in elementary and middle school, even if the first one did give me nightmares (The It’s a Small World ride came to life and was evil. It was traumatizing.)

Music

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This was the very first book that came to mind. I’ve never actually finished it (I think I’ve tried like 3 times, but never got more than 30 pages in), but I’ve been thinking about trying it again since it’s been on my shelf for probably 6 years and I know a thing or two about music history now.

Paranormal Being

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I loved this and its sequel when I was a freshman in high school. Teenage ghost hunters? Yes, please.

Occupation

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This one took me by far the longest, and I still couldn’t come up with a real answer. Please pretend with me that being Batman is a job.

Season

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I have no idea why this was the first thing I thought of, but here we are. I read this when I was like 9, but it always stuck with me because the dog’s name is Boysie and it helped to remember that Boise was the capital of Idaho when I was tested on it in 5th grade.

Color

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Very little explanation needed. I really want to binge re-read (and in some of the more recent cases, read) all of Rick Riordan’s books.

Celestial Body

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I just read this and loved it, so of course I’m using it.

Something that Grows

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Marie Lu is one of my favorite authors and this series is my favorite of hers, so here we are. Something else that grows: the amount of tears you will shed as you work through this trilogy.

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And there we have it! I have no idea who to tag, so consider yourself tagged if you want to! I always have a hard time figuring out who to tag, so if you want to be tagged in future challenges or tags, comment down below or message me so that I know!

Keep reading,

Francesca M. Healy (1)

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