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1 The Adventures of Mrs. Pollifax
Mrs. Pollifax, star of some 14 thrillers by Dorothy Gilman, is my favorite CIA agent of all time. This New Jersey grandmother is not as innocent as she seems! This quiz concerns the first three books of the series.
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10 Q
CellarDoor
Nov 08 05
210 plays
2 My Side of the Mountain
On Jean Craighead George's classic book about Sam Gribley, who runs away from his home in New York City to live in the mountains on his grandfather's old farm.
Average
10 Q
SilverNaiad
Jan 15 07
285 plays
3 The Fabulous Phryne Fisher
Phryne Fisher, glamorous 1920s detective, is the star of the novels by Australian author Kerry Greenwood. How much do you know about the delectable and feisty Phryne and her friends in the first of the series "Cocaine Blues"? (NO SPOILERS)
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10 Q
ellabell
May 06 07
162 plays
4 Dorothy Garlock's "Lonesome River"
"Lonesome River" is the first book in Garlock's Wabash River trilogy. Do you remember the romance of Farr and Libby?
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10 Q
GameMaster1967
Mar 20 06
126 plays
5 Martha Grimes' "Richard Jury" Novels
The cast of characters in Martha Grimes' "Richard Jury" series is quirky and a lot of fun to get to know. This quiz includes a few of my favorites.
Average
10 Q
jalicook
Oct 25 07
186 plays
6 "The Lion In Winter" by James Goldman
No questions about Oscars or who played what...just questions about the text and the times in James Goldman's brilliant play.
Tough
10 Q
paulhume
Mar 27 12
174 plays
7 "Water for Elephants" quiz
Here's a quiz about Sara Gruen's book, "Water for Elephants." Enjoy!
Average
10 Q
jsusfreak
Apr 17 08
336 plays
8 "In The Shadow of Man"
In 1960 Jane Goodall began her ground-breaking study on chimpanzee behavior. Her book "In The Shadow of Man" was first published in 1971, and gives a very interesting insight into her early discoveries.
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10 Q
ponycargirl
Sep 25 13
78 plays
9 Alex Garland's "The Beach". Who am I?
This is a 'guess the character' quiz. I will give you a short description and you must then guess the name of the character that is being described. This quiz is based on the novel by Alex Garland and not the 2000 film starring Leonardo DiCaprio.
Tough
10 Q
poshprice
Aug 05 08
156 plays
10 You Know this Poem: Elegy....
Thomas Gray's "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard" was once a popular choice in school textbooks and anthologies. Lines from the poem are quoted so often that they've attained cliche status! Yet its beauty lingers.
Tough
10 Q
SuLee
Jun 12 12
171 plays
11 People of the Moon
"People of the Moon" is part of the "First North Americans" series of books written by W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear. Enjoy!
Tough
10 Q
tiffanyram
Mar 25 08
162 plays
12 Water for Elephants
If you haven't read this book by Sara Gruen you are missing out on a great read! I hope you enjoy this quiz. Warning: Spoilers!
Average
10 Q
jaknginger
Feb 13 09
342 plays
13 Marley & Me
Questions based on the best seller by John Grogan. This is my first quiz, please feed back and enjoy.
Average
10 Q
cmt101
Oct 30 07
561 plays
14 Mrs. Pollifax: Spy in a Flowered Hat
From "The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax" to "Mrs. Pollifax Unveiled", this quiz covers all 14 books in the series by Dorothy Gilman. Come join me on a world tour as we revisit the adventures of this surprising grandmotherly spy.
Average
15 Q
akatriel1
Jan 06 13
111 plays
15 "The Bab Ballads" by W. S. Gilbert
Before he teamed up with Arthur Sullivan to write their famous comic operas, W. S. Gilbert wrote and illustrated many poems. Here are questions about a few of them.
Tough
10 Q
ertrum
Apr 17 11
405 plays
16 The Lisa Book Part 1
This quiz is on 'The Lisa Book' (from 'The Simpsons') by the same creator, Matt Groening. I hope you all enjoy!
Average
15 Q
cmt101
Feb 28 08
162 plays
17 Incompetence
"Incompetence" is a detective novel written by Rob Grant that is littered with hilarious jokes and incompetent people. In this book, bad is the new good, so I wish you "bad luck"!
Difficult
10 Q
kyleisalive
Jan 07 05
147 plays
18 "Down To A Sunless Sea" by David Graham
The story of the last aeroplane out of New York, and the 600 souls aboard, caught halfway to London when a devastating nuclear war breaks out below.
Very Difficult
10 Q
Rowena8482
Dec 13 07
123 plays
19 "Dove": The Story of Robin Lee Graham
"Dove" is the incredible true story of Robin Lee Graham, who, at age sixteen, began a five-year voyage around the world -- alone.
Tough
10 Q
bron317
Jul 13 07
132 plays
20 "Jemima J" by Jane Green
"Jemima J" was Jane Green's second novel after "Straight Talking" and probably my personal favourite of all her books. These questions are about the plot and characters.
Average
10 Q
nicolek
Apr 05 06
186 plays
21 "The Vicar of Wakefield" by Oliver Goldsmith
This quiz will test your knowledge of the delightful book "The Vicar of Wakefield", written in 1761 and first published in 1766. CONTAINS SPOILERS.
Tough
20 Q
aislina
Jun 24 04
156 plays
22 Dreaming in Cuban
Three generations of a Cuban family experience loss, love, and life in the times of the revolution in this novel by Cristina García. Good luck!
Difficult
10 Q
kyleisalive
Sep 03 11
93 plays
23 Lovers In A Dangerous Time
A quiz focusing on the "Angelique" series of books by Sergeanne Golon. WARNING CONTAINS SPOILERS
Tough
15 Q
StarStruck60
Dec 24 09
129 plays
24 Atmospheric Disturbances
In Rivka Galchen's "Atmospheric Disturbances", a psychologist by the name of Dr. Leo Liebenstein realizes that his wife is not actually his wife and that he and one of his patients are involved in an unfathomable weather-based mystery for the ages.
Average
10 Q
kyleisalive
Jun 13 11
111 plays
25 Marley: A Dog Like No Other
There are two Marley books, "Marley and Me", and "Marley: A Dog Like No Other". John Grogan writes them; they are true, but have a little twist to them, so they aren't completely true. This quiz contains spoilers.
Average
10 Q
Indy_B
Nov 28 08
468 plays
26 Mr. Monk and the Blue Flu
This is my first quiz created about Mr. Monk from the books written by Lee Goldberg.
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10 Q
ebon724
Jul 28 08
210 plays
27 The Forsyte Saga (books 1-3) by John Galsworthy
The Forsyte Saga is a series of novels by John Galsworthy. Set in late 19th century to early 20th century England, this story covers three generations of an epic family saga. This quiz covers the first three novels.
Tough
20 Q
hannafran
Jan 21 08
192 plays
28 Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Here's a quiz on the book "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" by Seth Grahame-Smith, a comical take on Jane Austen's classic novel where the main characters do battle with the undead.
Tough
10 Q
JsusFreak
Sep 15 09
183 plays
29 Even Steven
This quiz is about the novel by John Gilstrap called 'Even Steven'. It consists of 15 multiple choice questions from the novel. If you feel lucky go ahead and take this quiz. Good luck!
Difficult
15 Q
sthltn66
Feb 06 01
171 plays
30 Rumer Godden
The late British author Rumer Godden (1907-1998) wrote for both children and adults and has many rabid fans in America and the U.K. How much do you know about her novels?
Tough
10 Q
lanfranco
Feb 19 05
126 plays
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