Global Reading Challenge (2011)

November 28, 2010

Dorte is hosting the Global Reading Challenge.

Click the link to read the review for each book. The completion date follows the book title in parentheses.

I am going to be participating at the “Expert” level, which means:

Read three novels from each of these continents in the course of 2011:

North America:

  1. Montreal, Quebec, CanadaYou Comma Idiot by Doug Harris (January 13, 2011)
  2. Various locations, United StatesWater for Elephants by Sara Gruen (April 18, 2011)
  3. Miami, Florida, United StatesDarkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay (March 25, 2011)

The Seventh Continent:

  1. The FutureThe Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (February 7, 2011)
  2. Fairy Tale LandCinder & Ella by Melissa Lemon (June 12, 2011)

Asia:

  1. VietnamThe Beauty of Humanity Movement by Camilla Gibbs (March 17, 2011)
  2. IsraelJerusalem Maiden by Talia Carner (June 21, 2011)
  3. Saudi ArabiaFinding Nouf by Zoë Ferraris (July 2, 2011)

Europe:

  1. FranceSome Dream for Fools by Faïza Guène (April 9, 2011)
  2. SwedenThe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson (May 31, 2011)
  3. ScotlandThe Translator by Leila Aboulela (July 11, 2011)

Africa:

  1. Morocco & EgyptHeart of Deception by M. L. Malcolm (April 20, 2011)

Australasia:

  1. AustraliaPeople of the Book by Geraldine Brooks (August 10, 2011)
  2. Pacific IslandsGetting Stoned with Savages: A Trip Through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu by J. Maarten Troost (November 1, 2011)

South America:

  1. TBD

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