book tag

-| Bookshelf Scavenger Hunt |-

So today I decided to mix things up and do the Bookshelf Scavenger Hunt.
I first saw this over on the I won’t Say I’m In Love With Reading blog, it looked like a lot of fun and something different to usual book tags so I decided to give it a go!

Let’s get our hunt on!

1. Find an author name or title with Z in:



Part of your world by Liz Braswell

2. Find a classic:



Sherlock Holmes Volume. 1 by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

3. Find a book with a key on it:



The Last Mile by David Baldacci – you have a whole bunch of keys on here!

4. Find something on your shelf that’s not a book:



Graduation teddy holding my flag from the Book Box Club

5. Find the oldest book on your shelf:



The Handmaids Tale by Margaret Atwood which was first published in 1985.

6. Find a book with a girl on it:



The Ice Princess by Camilla Lackberg

7. Find a book with an animal on it:



The Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill

8. Find a book with a male protagonist:



Death Note by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata

9. Find a book with only words on the cover:



Nomad by James Swallow

10. Find a book with illustrations in it:



Tangleweed and Brine by Deidre Sullivan

11. Find a book with gold lettering:



Under a dancing star by Laura Wood

12. Find a diary, true or fictional:



The Home by Karen Osman – Not a diary but features quite a lot of diary entries.

13. Find a book written by an author with a common name (like smith):



Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith

14. Find a book with a close up of something on it:



The Craftsman by Sharon Bolton (close up of a coffin plaque)

15. Find a book on yourself that takes place in the earliest time period:



The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood takes place from 1933

16. Find a hardcover book without a dust jacket:



100 Nasty Women of History by Hannah Jewell

17. Find a teal/turquoise book:



Darkside by Belinda Bauer

18. Find a book with stars on it:



Nevernight by Jay Kristoff

19. Find a non YA book:



Stasi Wolf (Karen Muller #2) by David Young

I can’t leave it at 19 so I’ve added the next question

20. Find your newest addition:


The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

That was a lot more difficult than I expected! But it was definitely worth it.
If you have done this then please leave your link so I can head over, I love seeing what others have for their answers.

See you in the next one…

16 thoughts on “-| Bookshelf Scavenger Hunt |-”

  1. OMG this looks like so much fun!! Most of my books are piled up on the floor at the moment (in a fit of madness I decided I didn’t like my rainbow shelves, and now I’m regretting every decision I’ve ever made)… but when they are back on shelves then I totally want to do this!!

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      1. I think I’m going to go back to having a shelf dedicated to special editions, and a shelf sorted by author, then publication date (with series together). Although, it’s not 100% confirmed… I mean, I kind of want the rainbow shelves back, but it was so hard to find anything!!

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