Monday, 31 December 2012

Global Reading Challenge 2012

I entered this challenge again for 2012, and tried for the Expert level, which is 3 titles from different countries for each continent. Made it for 4, didn`t make it for 3.

I read the following, having trouble once again with Africa and South America.

1. Chanda's Wars by Allan Stratton (fictional African country)

1. A Dublin Student Doctor by Patrick Taylor (Ireland)
2. Midwife of Venice by Roberta Rich (Italy)
3. Trap for Cinderella by Sebastien Japrisot (France)

1. The Long March Home by Zoe S. Roy (China)
2. Equal of the Sun by Anita Amirrezvani (Iran)
3. The Taliban Cricket Club by Timeri N Murari (Afghanistan)

North America: (can do 3 US states, or include Central America)
1. Beautiful Lie the Dead by Barbara Fradkin (Canada)
2. Betrayal of Trust by J.A. Jance (United States)

Australasia / Oceania (allowed to do different Australian states)
1. The Bungalow by Sarah Jio (Tahiti)
2. The Broken Shore by Peter Temple (Australia - Victoria)
3. Sarah Thornhill by Kate Grenville (Australia - NSW)

South America (can include Central America)
1. Blood of the Wicked by Leighton Gage (Brazil)
2. Perla by Carolina de Robertis (Argentina)

Seventh Continent (can be Antarctica, space, the sea, supernatural, history, the future or whatever alternative setting you want)
1. Come Looking for Me by Cheryl Cooper (the sea)
2. Eyes Like Leaves by Charles de Lint (fictional world)
3. Something Red by Douglas Nicholas (historical fiction)

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