Tag: I Spy Books!

I was hopping around the blogoshpere looking for inspiration to strike me outta somewhere to write a post. Okay I have been saying that for the past two weeks and nothing worked. Until, yes there is an until. Until I saw this tag from Kristina of Books and Dachshunds called I Spy Book.

The rules are really simple and it seems like fun. It has been a while since I did any tags so why not do one for the heck of it, right?

Rules for the I Spy book Tag:

Find a book that contains (either on the cover or in the title) an example for each category. You must have a separate book for all 20, get as creative as you want and do it within five minutes!

I will be trying to use books that are on my read, reviewed or to be read shelves.Here we go.

1. Food

The Vegetarian by Han Kangelgeewrites Tag: I Spy Books! 1 Veg

Why haven’t I written a review for this book yet?

2. Transportation
elgeewrites Tag: I Spy Books! 2 Car

Fast Cars & Fidgety Feet by Rishad Saam Mehta

3. Weapon
elgeewrites Tag: I Spy Books! 3 weapon

Raakshas – India’s No.1 Serial Killer by Piyush Jha

This is the only question I commented with a related book cover, I think.

4. Animal
elgeewrites Tag: I Spy Books! 4 animal

Dog’s Tale by Mark Twain

5. Number
elgeewrites Tag: I Spy Books! 5 number

The Eleventh Commandment by Jeffrey Archer

6. Something you read
elgeewrites Tag: I Spy Books! 6 letter

Letter, The by Kathryn Hughes

7. Body of Water
elgeewrites Tag: I Spy Books! 7 water

Stillhouse Lake by Rachel Caine

8. Product of fire
elgeewrites Tag: I Spy Books! 8 fire

Born in Fire by Nora Roberts

9. Royalty

Shall We Tell the President? by Jeffrey Archer

elgeewrites Tag: I Spy Books! 9 pres

I am gonna consider the US President as a royalty. They are similar, right? RIGHT?

10. Architecture
elgeewrites Tag: I Spy Books! 10 tower

A Fort of Nine Towers by Qais Akbar Omar

11. Clothing item

Fancy Pants by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

elgeewrites Tag: I Spy Books! 11 Pants

It has been a while since I read any of SEPs books. hmm..

12. Family member

Mummy’s Little Angel by J W Lawson

elgeewrites Tag: I Spy Books! 12 Mummy
13. Time of day

4:50 from Paddington by Agatha Christie

elgeewrites Tag: I Spy Books! 13 time
14. Music

Songs of the Mist by Shashi

elgeewrites Tag: I Spy Books! 14 songs
15. Paranormal being

Devil’S Prayer, The by Lucas Gracias

elgeewrites Tag: I Spy Books! 15 devil
16. Occupation

Guide, The by R.K. Narayan

elgeewrites Tag: I Spy Books! 16 Occ
17. Season

Seventeenth Summer by Maureen Daly

elgeewrites Tag: I Spy Books! 17 summer

It has been more than a decade since I read this one.

18. Color

Cobalt Blue by Sachin Kundalkar

elgeewrites Tag: I Spy Books! 18 color

I need to write a review on this awesome book.

19. Celestial body

The Stars Shine Down by Sidney Sheldon

elgeewrites Tag: I Spy Books! 19 star

I can’t think of anything other than ‘stars’ for this one.

20. Something that grows

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

elgeewrites Tag: I Spy Books! 20 secret garden

Everything in the garden grows, right?

I DID IT. And it took a lot more than few minutes. Thanks to Goodreads, otherwise I wouldn’t know where to start even. If you think this definitely was an interesting tag, try these as well. You may like them.


Have you done this tag? If you are interested consider yourself tagged. And in case you find any other cool tags, let me know I might even do it.


  1. Kristina

    it’s quite harder than it looks, eh ? xD i think you still did pretty well !

    Wow.. mummy’s little angel’s cover is a tad bit terrifying, though i’d so read it – makes it even more appealing !

    • Gayathri

      Thanks for sharing this awesome tag with me. That book has a lots twists and turns, you will like it for sure.

  2. Kristen @ Metaphors and Moonlight

    Oh, you reminded me that I started doing this one at some point cuz it’s a cool one, and then I forgot about it lol. I need to finish! But anyway, you found such great answers! And I’ve never even heard of a lot of these!

    • Gayathri

      I wanted to add in books that are unusual. Glad you appreciate that.

  3. Aparna Prabhu

    I’m discovering bookish tags. They are so cool and creative. Want to create a tag someday.

    • Gayathri

      Until then you can answer the tags created by others. They are sure fun.

  4. lauren

    such a fun post!

    Also please do write your review of the vegetarian bc i really wanna read it ahha

    • Gayathri

      It is halfway done. Will post it soon!

    • Gayathri


  5. Wendy Lemeric

    Yay! Glad I found your blog and this list. I’ve been looking for other genres to read.

    • Gayathri

      Thanks and hope you stick around.

    • Gayathri

      Glad to be helpful.

  6. Tasha

    Fantastic tag. I like your answers.

    • Gayathri

      Glad you liked it.

      • Tasha

        I had a go too!

        • Gayathri

          Yay I will love to take look at that.


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