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message 1: by Lahni (last edited Sep 20, 2011 11:08PM) (new)

Lahni | 290 comments I don't know how many of these I'll actually complete. I'm not a fast reader. I'll probably be more of a "Puddle Jumper".

Africa:
Botswana - The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency (1/2)
Egypt - The Red Tent (4/11)
Morocco - The Alchemist (9/1)

Asia:
China - Shanghai Girls (11/15) (also: California)
India - Secret Daughter (2/2) (also: California)
Indonesia - Eat Pray Love (11/5) (also: Italy, India)
Japan - Norwegian Wood (1/26)
Malaysia - The Rice Mother (3/7)
Nepal - Sold (8/14) (also: India)
North Korea - Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea (9/11)
Thailand - The Wishing Trees (12/4) (also: Japan, Hong Kong, India, Viet Nam, Nepal, Egypt)

Australia/Oceania:
Australia - I am the Messenger (1/31)
New Zealand - The Whale Rider (10/31)

Caribbean:
Dominican Republic - The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (11/12) (also: New Jersey)

Europe:
Austria - The People of the Book (5/16) (also: Bosnia, Hungary, Spain, England)
Bosnia and Herzegovina - The Cellist of Sarajevo (4/26)
England - Major Pettigrew's Last Stand (10/8)
France - Sarah's Key (10/18)
Germany - The Book Thief (1/27)
Greece - A Midsummer Night's Dream (6/17)
Guernsey - The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (9/9)
Hungary - The Invisible Bridge (6/15) (also: France, Ukraine)
Iceland - The Gargoyle (5/22) (also: USA, Germany, Japan, England, Italy)
Ireland - Artemis Fowl (10/28)
Italy - Catch-22 (3/14)
Netherlands - Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl (12/22)
Poland - Maus I: My Father Bleeds History (1/5)
Spain - The Shadow of the Wind (3/31)
Sweden - The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (6/6)
Switzerland - Frankenstein (11/28)
Ukraine - Everything is Illuminated (4/11)

Latin America:

Middle East:
Afghanistan - The Kite Runner (2/22) (also: California)
Israel - The Last Ember (10/25) (also: Italy)
United Arab Emirates - The Witch of Portobello (12/18) (also: Romania, Scotland, England?)
Yemen - I am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced (1/9)

North America:
Canada - Through Black Spruce (1/12)
USA - A Quiet Belief In Angels (10/5)

*Antarctica:


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Diane  | 464 comments Welcome to the challenge, Lahni!


message 3: by Lahni (last edited Sep 19, 2011 10:01PM) (new)

Lahni | 290 comments I want to track the US states I read from as well. I may do better here!


1. Alabama: A Redbird Christmas (12/10)
2. Alaska: Call of the Wild (9/11)
3. Arizona:
4. Arkansas:
5. California: The Stupidest Angel (12/10)
6. Colorado: Whiter than Snow (1/11)
7. Connecticut:
8. Delaware:
9. Florida: Homer's Odyssey (10/10) (also: New York)
10. Georgia: The Color Purple (11/10)
11. Hawaii:
12. Idaho:
13. Illinois: The House on Mango Street (3/11)
14. Indiana: Zombies VS Unicorns "Princess Prettypants" (3/11) (also: Mississippi - "Inoculata")
15. Iowa:
16. Kansas: The Scent of Rain and Lightning (4/11)
17. Kentucky:
18. Louisiana: Dead Until Dark (5/11)
19. Maine: Carrie (2/11)
20. Maryland: Kindred (10/10)
21. Massachusetts: Little Women (11/10)
22. Michigan: The Time Traveler's Wife (2/11) (also: Illinois)
23. Minnesota: The Dark Divine (12/10)
24. Mississippi: The Help (10/10)
25. Missouri: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (5/11)
26. Montana:
27. Nebraska:
28. Nevada:
29. New Hampshire: A Separate Peace (11/10)
30. New Jersey:
31. New Mexico: The Passage (10/10) (also: Oregon, California, Colorado, Nevada)
32. New York: A Quiet Belief In Angels (10/10) (also: Georgia);
33. North Carolina: Dress Your Family In Corduroy and Denim (7/11)
34. North Dakota:
35. Ohio:
36. Oklahoma:
37. Oregon: Snowbound (3/11)
38. Pennsylvania: The Kitchen House (4/11) (also: Virginia)
39. Rhode Island:
40. South Carolina: The Secret Life of Bees (1/11)
41. South Dakota:
42. Tennessee:
43. Texas: Miss You Most of All (1/11)
44. Utah: Stolen Innocence (10/10)
45. Vermont:
46. Virginia: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (4/11) (also: Maryland)
47. Washington: The Rivers Run Dry (10/10)
48. West Virginia: The Glass Castle (9/11) (also: Arizona, Nevada, New York)
49. Wisconsin: How High the Moon (2/11)
50. Wyoming:

*Washington D.C.: The Audacity of Hope (5/11)


TOTALS
2010-2011: 28
2011-2012:
Grand Total: 28

Started: 10/10
Finished:


message 4: by Lahni (last edited Oct 05, 2010 02:38PM) (new)

Lahni | 290 comments 1. North America, USA - Georgia, A Quiet Belief in Angels

When I began this book I expected it to be a typical murder mystery. What I found was something entirely different. This is Joseph Vaughn's story. His dad dies of a poor heart when Vaughn is a boy. Then the young girls begin to die, about one a year. This is his story as he tries to make sense of the world around him, as he tries to protect the young girls of his small town though he is a boy himself. His coming of age and beyond. His struggle to come to grips with the death and loss he experiences throughout his life. This is not a fast paced action thriller but rather a thoughtful and beautifully written almost poetic journey through a man's life. It is not a book to rush through to see "who did it" but rather a book to be savored.


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Lahni | 290 comments 2. Europe, England - Major Pettigrew's Last Stand


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Lahni | 290 comments 3. Europe, France - Sarah's Key


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Lahni | 290 comments 4. Middle East, Israel - The Last Ember


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Lahni | 290 comments USA Colorado - The Passage


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Lahni | 290 comments 5. Europe, Ireland - Artemis Fowl


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Lahni | 290 comments USA Maryland-Kindred

Total States:7


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Lahni | 290 comments 6. Australia/Oceania, New Zealand - The Whale Rider


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Lahni | 290 comments 7. Asia, Indonesia - Eat, Pray, Love


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Lahni | 290 comments USA Georgia - The Color Purple

I moved A Quiet Belief in Angels to New York

Total States: 8


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Lahni | 290 comments 8. Caribbean, Dominican Republic - The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao


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Lahni | 290 comments 9. Asia, China - Shanghai Girls


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Lahni | 290 comments USA New Hampshire - A Separate Peace

Total States: 9


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Lahni | 290 comments USA Massachusetts - Little Women

Total States: 10


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Lahni | 290 comments 10. Europe, Switzerland - Frankenstein


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Lahni | 290 comments 11. Asia, Nepal - The Wishing Trees

USA California - The Stupidest Angel: A Heartwarming Tale of Christmas Terror

USA Minnesota - The Dark Divine

Total States: 12


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Lahni | 290 comments USA Alabama - A Redbird Christmas

Total States: 13


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Lahni | 290 comments 12. Middle East, United Arab Emirates - The Witch of Portobello


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Lahni | 290 comments 13. Europe, Netherlands -Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl


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Lahni | 290 comments 14. Africa, Botswana - The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency


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Lahni | 290 comments 16. Middle East, Yemen - I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced


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Lahni | 290 comments USA, South Carolina - The Secret Life of Bees

Total States: 14


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Lahni | 290 comments USA, Colorado - Whiter Than Snow
(moved The Passage to New Mexico)

Total States: 15


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Lahni | 290 comments 17. North America, Canada- Through Black Spruce


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Lahni | 290 comments USA, Texas - Miss You Most of All

Total Sates: 16


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Lahni | 290 comments 18. Asia, Japan - Norwegian Wood


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Lahni | 290 comments 19. Europe, Germany - The Book Thief


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Lahni | 290 comments 20. Australia/Oceania, Australia - I Am the Messenger


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Lahni | 290 comments 21. Asia, India - Secret Daughter


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Lahni | 290 comments USA, Wisconsin- How High the Moon: A Novel

Total States: 17


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Lahni | 290 comments USA, Illinois - The Time Traveler's Wife
USA, Maine - Carrie

Total States: 19


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Lahni | 290 comments 22. Middle East, Afghanistan - The Kite Runner


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Lahni | 290 comments 23. Asia, Malasia - The Rice Mother


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Lahni | 290 comments 24. Europe, Italy - Catch-22

USA, Oregon - Snowbound

Total States:20


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Lahni | 290 comments EDIT: I moved The Time Traveler's Wife from Illinois to Michigan.

USA, Illinois - The House on Mango Street

Total States: 21


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Lahni | 290 comments USA, Indiana - Zombies vs. Unicorns "Princess Prettypants"

Total States: 22


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Lahni | 290 comments 25. Europe, Spain - The Shadow of the Wind


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Lahni | 290 comments 26. Africa, Egypt - The Red Tent


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Lahni | 290 comments 27. Europe, Ukraine - Everything Is Illuminated

USA, Kansas - The Scent of Rain and Lighting

Total States: 23


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Lahni | 290 comments 28. Europe, Bosnia and Herzengovina - The Cellist of Sarajevo

USA, Pennsylvania - The Kitchen House

USA Virginia - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Total States: 25


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Lahni | 290 comments USA, Louisiana - Dead Until Dark

USA, Washington DC - The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream

Total States: 26
Bonus: Washingon DC


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Lahni | 290 comments 29. Europe, Hungary - People of the Book


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Lahni | 290 comments 30. Europe, Iceland - The Gargoyle


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Lahni | 290 comments I'm moving People of the Book to Europe, Austria

31. Europe, Hungary - The Invisible Bridge
32. Europe, Greece - A Midsummer Night's Dream
33. Europe, Sweden - The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo


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