Duration: 1st June – 30th June 2020
Number of books: 7
Hosted by: Crazy Challenge Connection
US States Named After European Kings and Queens
Duration: June 1 – 30, 2020
As I was cleaning my apartment, I found a deck of “Can You Name Them All?” cards. I found this interesting topic and since there are 7 states, it seemed perfect for a monthly challenge.
1. Georgia named for England’s King George II
Read a book that takes place in Georgia OR read a book that has a main character or author named George (reasonable variations okay –Georgia, Georgette, etc.) – Magic Triumphs by Ilona Andrews
2. North Carolina named for King Charles I of England:
Read a book that takes place in North Carolina
OR read a book that has “NORTH” in its title or author name (does not have to stand alone – i.e. Northcutt would work) – Devil Bones by Kathy Reichs (Charlotte)
3. South Carolina also named for King Charles I of England
Read a book that takes place in South Carolina
OR read a book that has “SOUTH” in its title or author name (does not have to stand alone – i.e. Southlake) – Grave Sight by Charlaine Harris
4. Louisiana named for King Louis XIV of France
Read a book that takes place in Louisiana or France OR read a book that is 14th in a series or published in 2014. – Rock Addiction by Nalini Singh
5. Virginia named for Elizabeth I, the “Virgin Queen”
Read a book that takes place in Virginia OR read a book in which someone loses their virginity; tell us who. – Temptation Ridge by Robyn Carr (Shelby)
6. West Virginia also named for Elizabeth I
Read a book that takes place in West Virginia OR read a book whose author’s or main character’s name is Elizabeth (reasonable variations okay – Beth, Betsy, Lisa, Eliza) – Paradise Valley by Robyn Carr (Liz)
7. Maryland named for Queen Henrietta Maria, wife of King Charles I of England
Read a book that takes place in Maryland OR read a book whose title contains a compound word. – Rock Courtship by Nalini Singh
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