Six in Six 2020

This is the first time I've heard of this game, but I like the idea!  Jo at The Book Jotter says:
The idea being that as the end of June approaches and we are then halfway through the year,  let us share the books we have read in those first 6 months. In fact let’s share 6 books in 6 categories, or if time is of the essence then simply share just 6 books. Whatever combination works for you as long as it involves 6 books.
Well, that sounds fun!  There are about a zillion categories, so it's hard to pick just six.  It had to be a little bit arbitrary if I was ever going to choose.  Here we go, six books in six categories:


We all need a break from the world sometimes, so here are Six books to read to avoid politics
I love reading non-fiction, so: Six From the Non-Fiction Shelf:
Books sometimes disappoint.  Six books that didn’t live up to expectations:
Here's kind of an easy one, given my Reading All Around the World project.  Six Non-US/Non-British Authors:
I'm not very artistic, but here are Six book covers I love:
And finally, we'll end on a high note with Six books I have enjoyed the most:
PS: For a bonus, Six book covers that bear no resemblance to the story contained within.  I didn't have six of these, but I certainly have one: the very very pretty Bards of Bone Plain, the heroine of which is an archaeologist constantly covered in dirt.


Speaking of six, my oldest told me about this musical which I guess is something of a hit in the UK, which posits the six wives of Henry VIII as a girl group singing about their lives.  This is a pretty awesome idea, and I really like Anne Boleyn's song and also Katherine of Aragon's spiky cap.  This is about half? the song on a talk show:

Comments

  1. All those books and the only one I'm familiar with is Cuckoo's Calling. Donna at Girl Who Reads

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  2. I shrieked when I got to the end of this post! I'm so excited for you that you've discovered Six! Isn't it fab? I was lucky enough to see the US production in Chicago last year and it was an absolute delight to see live.

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  3. Oh, how fun! It was my oldest that introduced me to it. It's a good thing I have kids, or I'd never hear any new music!

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  4. Thrilled and delighted to see HHR with her Richard Mahony in your top 6 this year - bravo!!

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  5. I saw your first picture and just had to comment... I'm watching The Prisoner series right now, it's a blast! :)

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  6. I just love the design in that show! :) OK, the multi-colored capes are pretty weird.

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  7. Thank you very much for joining in - plenty of books I had not heard of so going to investigate those.

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  8. Hey Jean πŸ‘‹ I am stopping by from Jo's Six in Six roundup post! Love your category choices - The one about avoiding politics is very apt for the times we're living in and I also had a non-fiction category in my post. πŸ˜ƒ

    Here's my Six in Six post for this year, if you fancy taking a look: https://thebookwormchronicles.wordpress.com/2020/07/09/six-in-six-my-2020-edition/ πŸ™‚

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