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message 1: by Jessica (last edited Dec 20, 2012 09:25PM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments Currently visiting: Serbia - The Tiger's Wife






Total Regions: 9
Total Countries: 37
Total Books: 59

Africa
22. Canary Islands - Too Much Trouble in Paradise
28. Kenya - It Happened On the Way to War
10. Liberia - Beyond The Mango Tree
27. Morocco - Hideous Kinky
31. Rwanda - Baking Cakes in Kigali
Antartica
24. The Tourist Trail
Asia
9. China - Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
20. India - Ladies Coupé
29. Japan - Norwegian Wood
6. Malaysia - Evening Is The Whole Day
21. Mongolia - Book of a Thousand Days
11. Myanmar - The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
26. Nepal - Beyond the Summit
1. Singapore - Frog Under a Coconut Shell
16. South Korea - The Red Queen
18. Tibet - Sky Burial
Caribbean
19. Jamaica - The Long Song
14. Trinidad & Tobago - The White Woman On The Green Bicycle
Europe
30. Austria - The Piano Teacher
33. Bosnia & Herzegovina - The Cellist of Sarajevo
32. Channel Islands (Guernsey, Jersey) - The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society
4. England - Agnes Grey | Bridget Jones's Diary | Mrs. Dalloway | One Day | RSVP | The Casual Vacancy
2. France - A Tale of Two Cities | The Paris Wife
35. Iceland - Independent People
5. Ireland - The Druid
34. Italy - The Four Seasons: A Novel of Vivaldi's Venice
15. Netherlands - The Most Beautiful Thing
37. Serbia - The Tiger's Wife
Latin America
7. Uruguay - The Invisible Mountain
The Middle East
17. Iran - The Saffron Kitchen
13. Israel - Walk the Land: A Journey on Foot Through Israel
25. Turkey - The Bastard of Istanbul
North America
23. Canada - Cat's Eye | Mad Hope
8. Mexico - Path of the Jaguar
3. USA - A Tree Grows in Brooklyn | Banned for Life | Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet | Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously | Life From Scratch | Little Women | The Accidental Tourist | The Art of Racing in the Rain | The Color Purple | The Descendants | The Fault in Our Stars | The Great Gatsby
Oceania
12. Australia - The Unexpected Life of Carnegie Lane
36. New Zealand - The Bone People


message 2: by Jessica (last edited Apr 17, 2012 07:19PM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments Launching off from home, I read:

1. Asia: Singapore - Frog Under a Coconut Shell by Josephine Chia (23/2/12)

Was not expecting to finish this book so quickly. If anyone's looking for a Singapore book, this is definitely recommended! Never heard of the author till I found this book in the library. Then again, I've never been familiar with local literature anyway.

Frog Under a Coconut Shell by Josephine Chia

Total Regions: 1
Total Countries: 1


message 3: by Jessica (last edited Apr 17, 2012 07:19PM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments Adding to the list, the books I've read since October 2011:

2. Europe: France - The Paris Wife by Paula McLain (18/12/11)

3. North America: USA - Little Women by Louisa May Alcott (28/12/11)

4. North America: USA - The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (15/2/12)

The Paris Wife by Paula McLain Little Women by Louisa May Alcott The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Total Regions: 3
Total Countries: 3


message 4: by Jessica (last edited Apr 17, 2012 07:19PM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 5. Europe: England - Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë (09/03/12)

Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë

Total Regions: 3
Total Countries: 4


message 5: by Jessica (last edited Apr 17, 2012 07:19PM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 6. North America: USA - Banned for Life by D.R. Haney (21/03/12)

Not a book I would normally pick but I enjoyed it very much. Lesson learnt. I'll try not to judge a book by its cover next time.

Banned for Life by D.R. Haney

Total Regions: 3
Total Countries: 4


message 6: by Jessica (last edited Apr 17, 2012 07:19PM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 7. Europe: England - RSVP by Helen Warner (23/03/12)

RSVP by Helen Warner

Total Regions: 3
Total Countries: 4


message 7: by Jessica (last edited Apr 17, 2012 07:20PM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 8. Europe: Ireland - The Druid by Frank Delaney (26/03/12)

The Druid (Frank Delaney Storytellers) by Frank Delaney

Total Regions: 3
Total Countries: 5


message 8: by Jessica (last edited Apr 17, 2012 07:20PM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 9. Asia: Malaysia - Evening Is The Whole Day by Preeta Samarasan (28/03/12)

As painful as it was to read it, this has to be one of the best books I've read in my life.

Evening Is The Whole Day by Preeta Samarasan

Total Regions: 3
Total Countries: 6


message 9: by Jessica (last edited Apr 17, 2012 07:20PM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 10. North America: USA - The Color Purple by Alice Walker (30/03/12)

The Color Purple by Alice Walker

Total Regions: 3
Total Countries: 6


message 10: by Jessica (last edited Apr 17, 2012 07:20PM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 11. North America: USA - Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford (02/04/12)

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

Total Regions: 3
Total Countries: 6


message 11: by Jessica (last edited Apr 17, 2012 07:20PM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 12. North America: USA - A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith (12/04/12)

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

Total Regions: 3
Total Countries: 6


message 12: by Jessica (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 13. Latin America: Uruguay - The Invisible Mountain by Carolina De Robertis (18/04/12)

The Invisible Mountain by Carolina De Robertis

Total Regions: 4
Total Countries: 7


message 13: by Jessica (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 14. North America: Mexico - Path of the Jaguar by Vickie Britton (23/04/12)

Path of the Jaguar by Vickie Britton

Total Regions: 4
Total Countries: 8


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Jessica | 504 comments 15. Asia: China - Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See (25/04/12)

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See

Total Regions: 4
Total Countries: 9


message 15: by Jessica (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 16. Africa: Liberia - Beyond The Mango Tree by Amy Bronwen Zemser (26/04/12)

Beyond The Mango Tree by Amy Bronwen Zemser

Total Regions: 5
Total Countries: 10


message 16: by Jessica (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 17. Asia: Myanmar - The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendker (26/04/12)

The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendker

Total Regions: 5
Total Countries: 11


message 17: by Jessica (last edited Apr 27, 2012 06:50AM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 18. Oceania: Australia - The Unexpected Life of Carnegie Lane by Virginia Higgins (27/04/12)

The Unexpected Life of Carnegie Lane by Virginia Higgins

Total Regions: 6
Total Countries: 12


message 18: by Jessica (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 19. Middle East: Israel - Walk the Land: A Journey on Foot Through Israel by Judith Galblum Pex (30/04/12)

Walk the Land A Journey on Foot Through Israel by Judith Galblum Pex

Total Regions: 7
Total Countries: 13


message 19: by Jessica (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 20. North America: USA - The Descendants by Kaui Hart Hemmings (01/05/12)

The Descendants by Kaui Hart Hemmings

Total Regions: 7
Total Countries: 13


message 20: by Jessica (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 21. North America: USA - The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler (04/05/12)

The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler

Total Regions: 7
Total Countries: 13


message 21: by Jessica (last edited May 25, 2012 07:34AM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 22. Caribbean: Trinidad & Tobago - The White Woman On The Green Bicycle by Monique Roffey (11/05/12)

The White Woman On The Green Bicycle by Monique Roffey

Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 14


message 22: by Jessica (last edited Aug 06, 2012 10:37PM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 23. Europe: Netherlands - The Most Beautiful Thing by Fiona Robyn (15/05/12)

The Most Beautiful Thing by Fiona Robyn

Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 15


message 23: by Jessica (last edited May 19, 2012 07:53AM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 24. Asia: South Korea - The Red Queen by Margaret Drabble (19/05/12)

The Red Queen by Margaret Drabble

Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 16


message 24: by Jessica (last edited May 25, 2012 07:35AM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 25. North America: USA - Bill Warrington's Last Chance: A Novel by James King (21/05/12)

Bill Warrington's Last Chance A Novel by James King

Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 16


message 25: by Jessica (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 26. Middle East: Iran - The Saffron Kitchen by Yasmin Crowther (25/05/12)

The Saffron Kitchen by Yasmin Crowther

Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 17


message 26: by Jessica (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 27. Europe: France - A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens (28/05/12)

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 17


message 27: by Jessica (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 28. Asia: Tibet - Sky Burial by Xinran (30/05/12)

Sky Burial by Xinran

Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 18


message 28: by Jessica (last edited Aug 06, 2012 10:33PM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 29. Caribbean: Jamaica - The Long Song by Andrea Levy (10/06/12)

The Long Song by Andrea Levy

Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 19


message 29: by Jessica (last edited Aug 06, 2012 10:33PM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 30. Asia: India - Ladies Coupé by Anita Nair (16/06/12)

Ladies Coupé by Anita Nair

Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 20


message 30: by Jessica (last edited Aug 06, 2012 10:34PM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 31. Asia: Mongolia - Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale (17/06/12)

Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale

Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 21


message 31: by Jessica (last edited Aug 06, 2012 10:35PM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 32. Africa: Canary Islands - Too Much Trouble in Paradise by Michelle Betham (21/06/12)

Too Much Trouble in Paradise by Michelle Betham

Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 22


message 32: by Jessica (last edited Aug 06, 2012 10:37PM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 33. North America: Canada - Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood (26/06/12)

Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood

Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 23


message 33: by Jessica (last edited Aug 06, 2012 10:37PM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 34. Antartica - The Tourist Trail by John Yunker (02/07/12)

The Tourist Trail by John Yunker

Total Regions: 9
Total Countries: 24


message 34: by Jessica (last edited Aug 06, 2012 10:38PM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 35. Middle East: Turkey - The Bastard of Istanbul by Elif Shafak (06/07/12)

The Bastard of Istanbul by Elif Shafak

Total Regions: 9
Total Countries: 25


message 35: by Jessica (last edited Aug 06, 2012 10:38PM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 36. Asia: Nepal - Beyond the Summit by Linda LeBlanc (08/07/12)

Beyond the Summit by Linda LeBlanc

Total Regions: 9
Total Countries: 26


message 36: by Jessica (last edited Aug 06, 2012 10:39PM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 37. Africa: Morocco - Hideous Kinky by Esther Freud (10/07/12)

Hideous Kinky by Esther Freud

Total Regions: 9
Total Countries: 27


message 37: by Jessica (last edited Aug 06, 2012 10:39PM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 38. Africa: Kenya - It Happened On the Way to War by Rye Barcott (23/07/12)

This is a memoir that really touched me.

It Happened On the Way to War by Rye Barcott

Total Regions: 9
Total Countries: 28


message 38: by Jessica (last edited Aug 06, 2012 10:40PM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 39. Asia: Japan - Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami (30/07/12)

Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami

Total Regions: 9
Total Countries: 29


message 39: by Jessica (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 40. North America: USA - Life From Scratch by Melissa Ford (05/08/12)

Life From Scratch by Melissa Ford

Total Regions: 9
Total Countries: 29


message 40: by Jessica (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 41. Europe: England - One Day by David Nicholls (06/08/12)

One Day by David Nicholls

Total Regions: 9
Total Countries: 29


message 41: by Jessica (last edited Aug 18, 2012 06:06AM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 42. Europe: Austria - The Piano Teacher by Elfriede Jelinek (17/08/12)

The Piano Teacher by Elfriede Jelinek

Total Regions: 9
Total Countries: 30


message 42: by Jessica (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 43. Africa: Rwanda - Baking Cakes in Kigali by Gaile Parkin (21/08/12)

Baking Cakes in Kigali by Gaile Parkin

Total Regions: 9
Total Countries: 31

I found this wonderful book thanks to Alice's ATWi80 challenge!


message 43: by Alice (new)

Alice | 462 comments Jessica wrote: "43. Africa: Rwanda - Baking Cakes in Kigali by Gaile Parkin (21/08/12)

Baking Cakes in Kigali by Gaile Parkin

Total Regions: 9
Total Countries: 31

I found this wonderful book thanks to Alice's ATWi8..."


Thanks Jessica - I'm glad you liked it!


message 44: by Jessica (last edited Sep 09, 2012 06:22AM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 44. North America: USA - Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream by Hunter S. Thompson (28/08/12)

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream by Hunter S. Thompson

Total Regions: 9
Total Countries: 31


message 45: by Jessica (last edited Sep 09, 2012 06:20AM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 45. Europe: Channel Islands (Guernsey) - The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer (03/09/12)

The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer

Total Regions: 9
Total Countries: 32


message 46: by Jessica (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 46. North America: USA - The Personal History of Rachel Dupree by Ann Weisgarber (07/09/12)

The Personal History of Rachel DuPree by Ann Weisgarber

Total Regions: 9
Total Countries: 32


message 47: by Jessica (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 47. Europe: Bosnia & Herzegovina - The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway (09/09/12)

The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway

Total Regions: 9
Total Countries: 33


message 48: by Jessica (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 48. Europe: England - Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding (16/09/12)

Bridget Jones's Diary (Bridget Jones, #1) by Helen Fielding

Total Regions: 9
Total Countries: 33


message 49: by Jessica (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 49. Europe: Italy - The Four Seasons: A Novel of Vivaldi's Venice by Laurel Corona (24/09/12)

The Four Seasons A Novel of Vivaldi's Venice by Laurel Corona

Total Regions: 9
Total Countries: 34


message 50: by Jessica (last edited Oct 01, 2012 06:07AM) (new)

Jessica | 504 comments 50. North America: USA - The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (25/09/12)

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Total Regions: 9
Total Countries: 34


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