Around the World in 12 Books Challenge 2015

around the world 2015

Hosted by Shannon at Giraffe Days

Challenge period: January 1st 2015-December 31st 2015

Seasoned Traveller 2015

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 should be considered too
– You do not need to plan ahead but it might help you keep on track
– No re-reads
– Any genre is okay (including non-fiction) BUT books MUST be set in a specific country or region with a noticeable attention to the location or environment; some genre books won’t be much use for this challenge

1. ITALY: The Umbrian Supper Club by Marlena de Blasi

2. AUSTRALIA: Turtle Reef by Jennifer Scoullar

3. CAMBODIA: Death in the Rainy Season by Anna Jaquiery

4. ICELAND: Reykjavik Nights by Arnaldur Indriðason

5. NORWAY: The Sunlit Night by Rebecca Dinerstein

6. NIGERIA: This House is Not For Sale by E.C. Osondu

7. FALKLAND ISLANDS: Little Black Lies by Sharon Bolton

8. ISRAEL: The Waiting Room by Leah Kaminsky

9. NORTH AMERICA: Miss Dreamsville and The Lost Heiress of Collier County by Amy Hill Hearth

10. NAMIBIA: An Empty Coast by Tony Parks

11. SOUTH AFRICA: Recipes for Love and Murder by Sally Andrew

12. INDIA: Dogs of India by Polly McGee

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