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message 1: by Andrea (last edited Dec 24, 2018 11:57PM) (new)

Andrea | 857 comments Mod
This is my starting point - I'll add and subtract as I go. The asterisked ones are the books I actually own, so hopefully I'll make a dent in those throughout the year.

Afghanistan - Return to the Little Coffee Shop of Kabul* 3★
Bangladesh - The Bones of Grace* 3.5★
Cambodia - Making Ghosts Dance*
Canada - The Unquiet Dead*
China - Dreams of Joy*
China - Finding Gobi: The true story of a little dog and an incredible journey 3★
China - The Jade Lily 4★
Diomedes Islands - Fish-Boy* 4★
Ecuador - The Potbellied Virgin
Egypt - Hippy Days, Arabian Nights*
England - Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows: A Novel* 4★
England - Dead Lions* 4★
England - Happiness* 5★
England - Tin Man 4.5★
England - The Turn of Midnight 4★
Finland - Secret Passages in a Hillside Town 1★ (abandoned)
France - The Reader on the 6.27* 3.5★
France - City of Crows* 4★
Germany - A Guide to Berlin*
Germany - Salt to the Sea*
Ghana - Homegoing*
Greenland - The Girl Without Skin 4.5★
Guayana - The Water Rat of Wanchai* 4★
Hong Kong - Blue Dragon*
India - The Epic City: The World on the Streets of Calcutta*
India - Sikkim: Requiem for a Himalayan Kingdom
India - The Tea Gardens 3.5★
Indonesia - On the Java Ridge* 4.5★
Ireland - In the Woods* 4★
Ireland - The Ruin* 4★
Italy - Every Day in Tuscany: Seasons of an Italian Life*
Japan - Ghosts of the Tsunami: Death and Life in Japan’s Disaster Zone 4★
Japan - The Translation of Love*
Laos - Love Songs From A Shallow Grave* 2.5★
Mali - The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu*
Mauritius China - River of Smoke* 2.5★
Mexico - Olmec Obituary* 2★
Morocco - The Last Dance 3.5★
Nepal - Arresting God in Kathmandu 2★
New Zealand - See You In September* 4★
Oman - The Zanzibar Wife
Pakistan - The Golden Legend*
Poland - The Tattooist of Auschwitz* 4★
Portugal - In Your Hands 3.5★
Scotland - The Pearl Thief*
Singapore - The Feng Shui Detective's Casebook*
South America - Doña Nicanora's Hat Shop*
South Korea - Human Acts
Spain - Two Steps Forward* 4★
Spain - Memory and Oblivion 3★
Spain - The Summer of Dead Toys 3.5★
Syria - Sea Prayer 5★
Tibet - Sky Burial: An Epic Love Story of Tibet 4★
Tibet - To a Mountain in Tibet 3★
Tunisia - The Tremor of Forgery*
Turkey - The Seamstress of Ourfa 4.5★
Turkey - Liar's Candle 4★
Various - Atlas of Untamed Places: An extraordinary journey through our wild world*
Various - Atlas of Improbable Places: A Journey to the World's Most Unusual Corners


message 2: by Lilisa (new)

Lilisa | 1945 comments Mod
Both you and Almeta have The Water Rat of Wanchai on your lists - yes! I love Ava Lee - what a KA character!


message 3: by Andrea (new)

Andrea | 857 comments Mod
Lilisa wrote: "Both you and Almeta have The Water Rat of Wanchai on your lists - yes! I love Ava Lee - what a KA character!"

And I see a new instalment (was it #10?) is out this month!


message 4: by Rusalka (new)

Rusalka (rusalkii) | 996 comments Mod
Andrea wrote: "Lilisa wrote: "Both you and Almeta have The Water Rat of Wanchai on your lists - yes! I love Ava Lee - what a KA character!"

And I see a new instalment (was it #10?) is out this mo..."


I've been trying to source this one in Aus for years!! I will keep my eye out, in case you get to it!


message 5: by Andrea (new)

Andrea | 857 comments Mod
Original list updated with ratings. I think many of those I didn't get to throughout the year will form the basis for my 2019 challenge, particularly the paperbacks.


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