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Friday, July 1, 2011

Six Degrees of The Forever Queen

Every now and then you need something fun to break up the monotony of the day.  I was bored this past week and was playing this game myself and thought - this would be a fun idea for a contest!  So I will occasionally post a Six Degrees of contest on my blog.

The rules are relatively simple - and I made them a little easier that what I was trying to do previously.
1. I will give you two book titles and you have to come up with 4 more that fall in between those two that ultimately connect the first with the last (example will be provided below).

2. You can connect one word in the title to one word in the next title; one word in the title with a name of the author; name of the author with name of the author.  You cannot, for example, connect Margaret George with Margaret George, but can connect Margaret George with Margaret Campbell Barnes.

3. The same word can only be used twice in a row.

Below (in red) is an example of a 6 degrees that works - connecting Helen of Troy by Margaret George to Royal Harlot by Susan Holloway Scott:

Helen of Troy by Margaret George
My Lady of Cleves by Margaret Campbell Barnes
Lady of the English by Elizabeth Chadwick
To Be Queen by Christy English
Queen of Last Hopes by Susan Higginbotham
Royal Harlot by Susan Holloway Scott

You can post your answers in the form below and next Friday - July 8th, I will post answers from those submitted and using Random.com select a winner from correct answers for a prize.

This weeks challenge - connect The Forever Queen by Helen Hollick to Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin by Six Degrees!

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  1. Hey Dolly...this was fun! I really had to dig through my bookshelves to finish it...lol Hope you have a wonderful July 4th Weekend. Fondly, Roberta

  2. Roberta - glad you enjoyed it! I have to give the credit to my boyfriend for thinking it up! Enjoy your weekend too.

  3. This was fun! And it didn't even take me as long as I thought it would. Thanks Heather!

  4. How fun! I loved this. I had to think a little, but it was awesome!!!

  5. This will require some thinking! Hmm.

  6. Hopefully I got it right this time! You can let me know if I didn't. Thanks!

  7. That was interesting. At times a bit hard to keep within the historical fiction realm.


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