Around the World in 12 Books Challenge 2014


Hosted by Shannon at Giraffe Days

Level 4: The Seasoned Traveller

– The Seasoned Traveller doesn’t do anything by half-measures: they go the whole hog and the more obscure the better!
– Read 12 books over the course of the year, each set in a DIFFERENT country
– Books selected should include ones set in Africa, Asia, Europe, Australia+New Zealand, North America and South America. The Middle East is a bonus.

Click the title to read my review

1. SWEDEN:  The Little Old Lady Who Broke All The Rules by Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg

2. MALAYSIA: The Heart Radical by Boyd Anderson

3. MEXICO: Prayers for the Stolen by Jennifer Clement

4. AFGHANISTAN: Making Soapies in Kabul by Trudi-Ann Tierney

5. NORTH AMERICA: Five Days at Memorial by Sheri Fink

6. AUSTRALIA: Billabong Bend by Jennifer Scoullar

7.  MIDDLE EAST (Palestine/Lebanon): Chasing Shadows by  Leila Yusaf Chung

8. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Euphoria by Lilly King

9. SOUTH AFRICA: Present Darkness by Malla Nunn

10. NEW ZEALAND: Swimming in the Dark by Paddy Richardson

11. SOMALIA: The Catch by Taylor Stevens

12. CHINA: Frog by Mo Yan

1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Sharon @ Faith Hope & Cherrytea
    Feb 11, 2014 @ 03:20:27

    def another world story traveller here. some great Canadian books listed in my reviews [marked Cdn] for convenience or on my Canadian Reading Challenge tab-
    hope you find an addition to your global reading =)



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