1. Create a simple application interface (console, forms or web), for a SOAP based web service on the Internet, which will provide the appropriate UI to offer and accept the request and response. Should be able to view the request and response messages using Fiddler.
You may use a directory of services such as http://xmethods.net or http://www.service-repository.com/ to help.
2. Implement a Google Book Search using the Google Books API
Create a simple application interface (console, forms or web), using RESTful Web Services, which will accept a generic query string and should return a variable number of results (user specified), as well as the images for the books and the book rating.