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message 1: by Anita (last edited Dec 09, 2020 03:32PM) (new)

Anita Fajita Pita (anitafajitapitareada) | 861 comments Mod
Read Women Around the World
Make yours @ BigHugeLabs.com



message 2: by Anita (last edited Dec 09, 2020 03:51PM) (new)

Anita Fajita Pita (anitafajitapitareada) | 861 comments Mod
Goal: 34/80
2015
Make yours @ BigHugeLabs.com

1. Cambodia - First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers, by Loung Ung
2. China (Tibet) - Sky Burial: An Epic Love Story of Tibet, by Xinran
3. United Kingdom - How to Build a Girl, by Caitlin Moran
4. Finland - The Summer Book, by Tove Jansson
5. Democratic Republic of the Congo (The Belgian Congo) - The Poisonwood Bible, by Barbara Kingsolver
6. The United States - The Color Purple, by Alice Walker
7. The Czech Republic - The Small Backs of Children, by Lidia Yuknavitch


8. Pakistan - I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban, by Malala Yousafzai
9. Virgin Islands, U.S. (St. Thomas) - The Marriage of Opposites, by Alice Hoffman
10. France - The Nightingale, by Kristin Hannah
11. Nigeria (Biafra) - Half of a Yellow Sun, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
12. Japan - Kitchen, by Banana Yoshimoto
13. Iran - Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood, by Marjane Satrapi
14. Ireland - Asking For It, byLouise O'Neill


15. Guernsey - The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer
16. India - The God of Small Things, by Arundhati Roy
17. Russia - The Bear and the Nightingale, by Katherine Arden
18. North Korea - In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom by Yeonmi Park
19. Argentina - Things We Lost in the Fire by Mariana Enríquez


20. Norway - Kristin Lavransdatter by Sigrid Undset
21. Brazil - The Hour of the Star by Clarice Lispector
22. Syria - We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria by Wendy Pearlman
23. Poland - The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman *updated with native author @33.


23. Mexico - Umami by Laia Jufresa
24. New Zealand - The Bone People by Keri Hulme
25. Sudan - A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story by Linda Sue Park
26. Sri Lanka - Island of a Thousand Mirrors by Nayomi Munaweera
27. South Korea - Please Look After Mom by Shin Kyung-sook


28. Dominican Republic - Tentacle by Rita Indiana
29. Germany - Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home by Nora Krug
30. Thailand - Bright by Duanwad Pimwana
31. Oman - Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi
32. Poland - Flights by Olga Tokarczuk
33. Canada - Empire of Wild by Cherie Dimaline
34. Chile - Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende


message 3: by Alwynne (new)

Alwynne | 851 comments That's an impressive array Anita, wonderful range of books includes some personal favourites and a lot I'd like to try, thanks for posting!


message 4: by Anita (new)

Anita Fajita Pita (anitafajitapitareada) | 861 comments Mod
Thank you Alwynne. It's nice to see my progress over the years. This is definitely a great long term challenge for me, and even just having it in the back of my mind I manage to do alright over time.


message 5: by Anita (last edited Mar 26, 2021 08:15PM) (new)


〰️Beth〰️ (x1f4a0bethx1f4a0) | 75 comments Love how you set up your goals. You have definitely inspired me to add some books to my TBR.


message 7: by Anita (new)

Anita Fajita Pita (anitafajitapitareada) | 861 comments Mod
〰️Beth〰️ wrote: "Love how you set up your goals. You have definitely inspired me to add some books to my TBR."

Thank you, Beth. I do hope you find some good reads. If you're curious about any specific books just ask and I'd be happy to share my thoughts/review.


message 8: by Anita (last edited Dec 21, 2021 08:50PM) (new)

Anita Fajita Pita (anitafajitapitareada) | 861 comments Mod
Now we can't post outside links anymore, so I can't update my map!

37. British Columbia - The Cure for Death by Lightning by Gail Anderson-Dargatz
38. Italy - Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough
39. Barbados - How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House by Cherie Jones
40. Latvia - Soviet Milk by Nora Ikstena


message 9: by Alwynne (new)

Alwynne | 851 comments Have you tried Anita? They've been working for me again.


message 10: by Anita (new)

Anita Fajita Pita (anitafajitapitareada) | 861 comments Mod
Alwynne wrote: "Have you tried Anita? They've been working for me again."

Yeah I was just trying right now to update this post. Maybe soon they'll work for me again too then. *fingers crossed*


message 11: by Alwynne (new)

Alwynne | 851 comments This site is so weird!


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