Book Notes August Quiz

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Here is the August Book Quiz, see how many you can get right!

The answer to each question below contains a word (but not necessarily the first word) that begins with the letter “G”.  Can you guess the answers?

  1. The most popular novel written by F. Scott Fitzgerald.  It is still on some best seller lists.
  2. Character in one play by Shakespeare and another by Tom Stoppard.
  3. Popular children’s book by Margaret Wise Brown.
  4. A popular series of books by Suzanne Collins.
  5. Author of the A Song of Ice and Fire series.
  6. Wizard in JRR Tolkien’s books The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.
  7. Protagonist in Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451.
  8. Antagonist in Beowulf.
  9. Character in Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged.
  10. The first in a popular trilogy of books by author E. L. James.
  11. Villain in a James Bond novel.
  12. Creator of the valet Reginald Jeeves.
  13. Novel by Zora Neale Hurston.
  14. Main character in John Le Carre’s Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.
  15. Novel by French writer Colette.
  16. Character in Truman Capote’s novella Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
  17. Author of The Clearing and Welding with Children.
  18. Pen name of Eric Arthur Blair.
  19. Author of Riders of the Purple Sage.
  20. Novel by Robert A. Heinlein.
  21. Poem (then a 1939 movie with Cary Grant and Sam Jaffe) by Rudyard Kipling.
  22. Author, educator, business man, and partner of Oprah Winfrey.
  23. Son of Lancelot and Elaine.
  24. Long suffering father (and title character) in Balzac’s best known novel.
  25. Author of Lord of the Flies.

Want to see how you did? We’ve got the answers posted on our Find a Good Book InfoGuide (no cheating!)

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