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Reindeer Games Answers

In my last post, I posted some puzzles from one of my book group’s annual Christmas celebration. Here are the promised answers:

The first list of items represented the Chronicles of Narnia in this order:

  • The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe (a picture of Barry Sanders, a Detroit Lion for his entire career)
  • The Magician’s Nephew (the magician David Copperfield)
  • Prince Caspian (a picture of Prince, the singer)
  • The Last Battle (a picture of Waterloo)
  • The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (Tony Orlando’s backup group)
  • The Silver Chair (the Lone Ranger’s horse)
  • The Horse and His Boy (Boy George)

The second category of pictures represented the works of Ray Bradbury.

  • Dandelion Wine (the picture of a dandelion)
  • The Martian Chronicles (Marvin the Martian)
  • The Illustrated Man (a tattooed gentleman)
  • Something Wicked this Way Comes (a picture from the musical Wicked)
  • Fahrenheit 451 (a picture of a man working on a thermometer)
  • I Sing the Body Electric (a man in an electric chair)
  • S is for Space (Superman’s logo)

The anagrammed titles are:

  • Turn Coat by Jim Butcher
  • Blue Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
  • Elantris by Brandon Sanderson
  • Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
  • Martian Time-Slip by Philip K. Dick
  • The Dying Earth by Jack Vance
  • Inkheart by Cornelia Funke

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About the Author:

Neil Hollands is an Adult Services Librarian at Williamsburg Regional Library in Virginia, where he specializes in readers’ advisory and collection development. He is the author of Read On . . . Fantasy Fiction (2007) and Fellowship in a Ring: a Guide for Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Groups (2009).

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