Common Thread Quiz

What is the common denominator in these book (and one movie) combinations?  Tell me the number and what you think the five books have in common,  Go ahead and take a guess – you could be right! If you are the first to get it right you will earn an extra entry in both of the giveaways I have going on right now.

1.Little House on the Prairie (Little House Series by Laura Ingalls Wilder: Book CoverSharp Objects by Gillian Flynn: Book CoverIn Cold Blood by Truman Capote: Book CoverSarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan: Book CoverPersian Pickle Club by Sandra Dallas: Book CoverSet in Kansas (Candice)


2.The Shining by Stephen King: Book CoverBeach Music by Pat Conroy: Book CoverCover ImageCover ImageCover ImageMain characters named Jack (Nise)

3.Cover ImageCover ImageCover ImageCover ImageCover ImageBooks made into movies starring John Cusack (Mark)


4.Northanger Abbey (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) by Jane Austen: Book CoverThe Original of Laura by Vladimir Nabokov: Book CoverPirate Latitudes by Michael Crichton: Book CoverA Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole: Book CoverLook at the Birdie by Kurt Vonnegut: Book CoverPublished after author’s death (Hannah)


5.Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen: Book CoverCover ImageCover ImageCover ImageCover ImageMagical Realism (Mary)


6.Cover ImageCover ImageCover ImageCover ImageThe IslandPirates! (Hannah) 


7.Cover ImageCover ImageCover ImageCover ImageCover ImageAuthors born in Ohio (Susan)


8.Cover ImageCover ImageCover ImageThe Castle by Franz Kafka: Book CoverEarly Autumn: A Story of a LadyFirst published in 1926 (Em)

9.Seducing Mr. Darcy by Gwyn Cready: Book CoverNot Another Bad Date by Rachel Gibson: Book CoverThe Edge of Impropriety by Pam Rosenthal: Book CoverOh. My. Gods. by Tera Lynn Childs: Book CoverTribute by Nora Roberts: Book Cover2009 RITA award winners (Mark)

10.Cover ImageCover ImageCover ImageCover ImageCover ImageOne degree of Kevin Bacon (Mark)