Book Scavenger Hunt Tag

1. Find an author’s name with the letter Z in it.
~ I do have The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak, however my friend is borrowing that one. So I’m going with The Maze Runner my Max Brooks.

2. Find a classic.
~ The classic that I thought of was Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen.

3. Find a book with a key on it.
~ The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown has a huge key in the middle of the front cover!

4. Find something on your bookshelf that’s not a book.
~ One of the things on my bookshelf that isn’t a book is my little Daenerys Targaryen with a large head.

5. Find the oldest book on your shelf.
~ I can’t remember whether it was Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling or whether it was Magyk by Angie Sage.

6. Find a book with a girl on the cover.
~ I pretty much randomly picked a book from my shelf for this one and out came Alice in Zombieland by Gena Showalter.

7. Find a book with a boy on the cover.
~ I had to actually search for one with a boy on the cover but I knew that Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick did.

8. Find a book with only words on it.
~ This one was actually quite tricky but I managed to find the Penguin book of The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald and in case that didn’t count I remembered How To Write You Own Book & Make It A Bestseller by Rachael Birmingham had only words on the cover too.

9. Find a book with illustrations in it.
~ This was easy as I knew exactly what book to pick. It was The Ice Dragon by George R.R. Martin.

10. Find a book with gold lettering.
~ For this one I chose Deception by Grace Cavendish.

11. Find a diary (true or false).
~ I’ll have to skip this one as I none of the books I own are diaries – either true or false.

12. Find a book written by someone with a common name (like Smith).
~ I’m not sure whether this means first name or surname so I picked one for each. For the first name I picked The Fault in Our Stars by John Green, and for the surname I had The Hunger Games: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins.

13. Find a book that has a close up of something on it.
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer is an obvious one as it has a close up of a pair of hands holding a bright red apple.

14. Find a book on your shelf that takes place in the earliest time period.
~ I’m torn between Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare and Hamlet in the Original and Modern English by William Shakespeare as I’m not sure which is set earlier.

15. Find a hardcover book without a jacket.
The Celebrated Cases of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. My amazing faux leather covered one.

16. Find a teal/turquoise coloured book.
~ I wasn’t 100% sure what colour this was on books, so I just chose Teardrop by Lauren Kate.

17. Find a book with stars on it.
~ It took me a little to realise what book I should pick, but These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner is covered with stars!

18. Find a non YA book.
~ For this I picked a middle grade book which was Molly Moon’s Incredible Book of Hypnotism by Georgia Byng.

19. Find the longest book you own.
~ City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare. However when I opened the back to see how many pages it had, I found out that it was a poster-like thing in the back and also a couple of pages of comic strip type of thing! I’m not sure whether it’s in all books or not, but I felt so awesome finding that out!

20. Find the shortest book you own.
~ Eric by Shaun Tan. Nice and simple.

21. Find a book with flowers on it.
~ I chose Bloodlines by Richelle Mead for this one as around the title, on the spine and down the bottom on the back cover had roses on it.


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