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message 1: by Ann (last edited Mar 29, 2018 12:42PM) (new)

Ann | 436 comments Never-ending [Circumnavigator]
Timeframe: March 23, 2018 onwards
Goal: 1 book set in 1 specific country

Yearly Frequent Flier goal [shelf]:
1 book in one country within the following 8 regions: North America, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Oceania/Australia
Even though you still have to start at your country of origin, you are free to travel at random around the globe with no specific route or itinerary.

You will make all updates under your own thread. Please state the region, the country, the book title, and the author during each new post.

Places travelled

https://bighugelabs.com/map.php


message 2: by Ann (last edited Nov 24, 2018 04:11PM) (new)

Ann | 436 comments The list of countries (209 in total):

Afghanistan
Albania
Algeria
Andorra
Angola
Antarctica
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Armenia
Aruba (part of the Netherlands)
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Bahamas, The
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belarus
Belgium
Belize
Benin
Bermuda (part of the UK)
Bhutan
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana

Brazil
Brunei
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Cameroon
Canada
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Chechnya
Chile
China
Colombia
Comoros
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Costa Rica
Cote d'Ivoire
Croatia
Cuba

Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Dijbouti
Dominica
Dominican Republic

East Timor
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Estonia
Ethiopia
Faroe Islands (part of Denmark)
Fiji
Finland
France
Gabon
Gambia
Georgia
Germany
Ghana
Greece
Greenland (part of Denmark)
Grenada
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
Hungary
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Ireland

Israel
Italy

Jamaica
Japan
Jordan

Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kiribati
Kosovo
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Latvia
Lebanon
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macedonia
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Maldives
Mali
Malta
Marshall Islands
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mexico
Micronesia
Moldova
Monaco
Mongolia
Montenegro
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
Nauru
Nepal
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria

Niue
North Korea
Northern Ireland (part of the UK)
Norway
Oman
Pakistan
Palau
Palestine
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Phillipines

Poland
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Qatar
Romania
Russia
Rwanda
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Samoa
San Marino
São Tomé and Príncipe
Saudi Arabia
Scotland (part of the UK)

Senegal
Serbia
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Africa
South Korea
South Sudan
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Suriname
Swaziland
Sweden

Switzerland
Syria
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Tatarstan (part of Russia)
Thailand
Tibet
Togo
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu
Uganda
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States

Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Vatican
Venezuela
Vietnam
Wales (part of the UK)
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe


message 3: by Diane, Armchair Tour Guide (new)

Diane | 12904 comments Welcome to the challenge, Mann!


message 4: by Ann (new)

Ann | 436 comments Diane wrote: "Welcome to the challenge, Mann!"

Thanks! Your moderation of the group is impressive. It could be my one-stop shop here because there are so many challenges and they are easy to personalize.


message 5: by Ann (last edited Mar 29, 2018 11:50AM) (new)

Ann | 436 comments 1. Home
Asia >> Philippines >> Manila
Smaller and Smaller Circles
by F.H. Batacan


message 6: by Ann (last edited Mar 29, 2018 11:51AM) (new)

Ann | 436 comments 2. North America >> US >> Chicago
The House on Mango Street
by Sandra Cisneros


message 7: by Ann (last edited Nov 24, 2018 04:02PM) (new)

Ann | 436 comments COMPLETED!
2018 Frequent Flier TBR list:

✅1. Home
Asia >> Philippines >> Manila
Smaller and Smaller Circles
by F.H. Batacan

✅2. North America >> US >> Chicago
The House on Mango Street
by Sandra Cisneros

✅3. Europe >> Italy >> Rome
Call Me by Your Name
by André Aciman

4. Latin America >> Cuba
The Old Man and the Sea
By Ernest Hemingway

✅5. Africa >> Sahara desert
The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

✅6. Carribean >> Dominican Republic >> Santo Domingo
This Is How You Lose Her
By Junot Díaz

✅7. Middle East >> Jordan
Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana
By Anne Rice

✅8. Oceania / Australia
The Rosie Project
By Graeme Simsion


message 8: by Ann (new)

Ann | 436 comments 3. Europe >> Italy >> Rome
Call Me by Your Name
by André Aciman


message 9: by Ann (new)

Ann | 436 comments Europe >> Ireland
Artemis Fowl
by Eoin Colfer


message 10: by Ann (new)

Ann | 436 comments North America >> US >> Ohio
Everything I Never Told You
by Celeste Ng


message 11: by Ruth (new)

Ruth | 423 comments Maan wrote: "Europe >> Ireland
Artemis Fowl
by Eoin Colfer"


I loved the Artemis Fowl books - read my son's when he was asleep! Not your normal kind of fairies.


message 12: by Ann (new)

Ann | 436 comments Ruth wrote: "Maan wrote: "Europe >> Ireland
Artemis Fowl
by Eoin Colfer"

I loved the Artemis Fowl books - read my son's when he was asleep! Not your normal kind of fairies."

They were a pleasure to read :)
I think I'll read the rest of the series.


message 13: by Ann (new)

Ann | 436 comments North America >> US >> Mississippi
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward


message 14: by Ann (new)

Ann | 436 comments 8. Oceania / Australia
The Rosie Project
By Graeme Simsion


message 15: by Ann (new)

Ann | 436 comments North America >> US >> Shaker Heights, Ohio
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng


message 16: by Ann (new)

Ann | 436 comments Africa >> Sahara desert
The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


message 17: by Ann (new)

Ann | 436 comments Europe >> UK Scotland >> Glasgow
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman


message 18: by Ann (last edited Jun 24, 2018 02:36PM) (new)

Ann | 436 comments ✅6. Carribean >> Dominican Republic >> Santo Domingo
This Is How You Lose Her
By Junot Díaz


message 19: by Ann (new)

Ann | 436 comments North America >> US >> Georgia >> Atlanta
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli


message 20: by Ann (new)

Ann | 436 comments North America >> US >> California >> Palo Alto
The Kiss Quotient
Helen Hoang


message 21: by Ann (new)

Ann | 436 comments ✅7. Middle East >> Jordan
Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana
By Anne Rice


message 24: by Ann (new)

Ann | 436 comments North America >> US >> Minnesota >> Minneapolis
Jane Doe by Victoria Helen Stone


message 25: by Ann (new)

Ann | 436 comments Europe >> United Kingdom >> London
Lethal White by Robert Galbraith


message 26: by Ann (new)

Ann | 436 comments North America >> US >> Connecticut
A Simple Favor by Darcey Bell


message 27: by Ann (new)

Ann | 436 comments Africa >> Nigeria >> Lagos
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


message 28: by Ann (new)

Ann | 436 comments Europe >> Italy >> Venice
Inamorata by Megan Chance


message 30: by Ann (new)

Ann | 436 comments North America >> US >> NY, NY
Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes


message 31: by Ann (new)

Ann | 436 comments Carribean >> Dominican Republic >> Santo Domingo
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz


message 32: by Ann (new)

Ann | 436 comments North America >> US >> Massachusetts >> Cambridge
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood


message 33: by Ann (new)


message 34: by Ann (new)

Ann | 436 comments Latin America >> Cuba
The Old Man and the Sea
By Ernest Hemingway


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