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message 1: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments North America-United States- V is for Vengeance-Sue Grafton
Europe- Italy- The Glassblower of Murano-Marina Fiorato
Europe- England- Dreaming the Eagle- Manda Scott
Europe-Norway-The Snowman- Jo Nesbo


message 2: by Diane, Armchair Tour Guide (new)

Diane | 12835 comments Welcome to the challenge, Wanda!


message 3: by Wanda (last edited Apr 07, 2012 04:02PM) (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Middle East-Yemen- I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorces- Nujood Ali
Asia-Japan- An Artist of the Floating World- Kazuo Ishiguro
Africa-Rwanda- Baking Cakes in Kigali- Gaile Parkin
Aisa-China- Pearl of China-Anchee Min


message 4: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Europe-Estonia-Brecht at Night- Uni Mati


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Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Middle East-Egypt-River in the Sky-Elizabeth Peters


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Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Europe-Ireland-In the Woods-Tara French


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Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Europe-Russia-The Winter Queen-Boris Akunin


message 8: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Just finished another book and this time I was able to get off the European continent for awhile.

Latin America- Belize- Beka Lamb by Zee Edgell


message 9: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Oceania/Australia-South Pacific Islands-Kissesin the Nederends by Epeli Hau'ofu


message 10: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Asia-Indonesia-This Earth of Mankind-Pramoedya Ananta Toer

Written while the author was imprisoned, this novel is ax excellent portrayal of European and Colonial interactions and policies---


message 11: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Asia-Azerbaijan- Ali and Nino by Kurban Said

Interesting book written in the early 20th century and a sweet love story---great development of the Asian (ISlam) and European (Christian) cultural influences on this are


message 12: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments South America-Bolivia-Journey to Dignity by Eugenio Poma


message 13: by Wanda (last edited May 01, 2012 05:55AM) (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Africa-Nigeria-Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Fantastic read and I cannot recommend it enough. Story of a young Nigerian girl and her family. It is an interesting look at the cultural heritage of the Igbo people of southeast Africa. I am now moving on to India.


message 14: by Wanda (last edited May 08, 2012 07:55AM) (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments From Nigeria to India:

Asia- India-The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai.

The title is a clear indication of the theme. Each generation suffers loss but somehow the author has portrayed hope

19 books and countries visited---still flying!


message 15: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Europe-Switzerland-The English Assassin-Daniel Silva


message 16: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Asia-Tibet- Sky Burial: An Epic Love Story of Tibet-Xinran

Book and country 21 and still going strong.

What an amazing story of love and life!! Strongly recommend


message 17: by Wanda (last edited May 17, 2012 05:13PM) (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments North America-Canada-Still Life by Louise Penny

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message 18: by Wanda (last edited May 17, 2012 05:13PM) (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Latin America-Grenada-Under the Silk Cotton Tree-Jean Buffong

Book 23


message 19: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Book 24

Africa-Botswana-The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection-Alexander McCall Smith

Still one of my favorite series and especially with the visit of Clovis Anderson! So difficult not to remain hopeful after sharing time with all these wonderful characters.


message 20: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments South America-Brazil- State of Wonder- Ann Patchett


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Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Oceania-Tahiti-Frangipani-Celestine Vaite

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message 22: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Europe-Croatia-The Tiger's Wife-Tea Obreht

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message 23: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments North America-Mexico-Malinche-Laura Esquivel




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message 24: by Wanda (last edited Jun 07, 2012 05:11PM) (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Left North America and back to Europe

Europe-Denmark- The Keeper of Lost Causes-Jussi Adler-Olsen

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message 25: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Europe-Iceland-Jar City-Arnaldur Indridason

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message 26: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Africa-Ghana-The Wife of the Gods-Kwei Quartey


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message 27: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Europe-Spain-Shadow of the Wind-Carlos Ruiz Zafon


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message 28: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Europe-Belgium- Maigret at the Gai-Moulin-George Simen0n

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message 29: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Europe-Malta-The Maltese Goddess-Lyn Hamilton

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message 30: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments North America- Newfoundland(Dominion)-A Colony of Unrequited Dreams-Wayne Johnston

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message 31: by Wanda (last edited Aug 10, 2012 07:32AM) (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Europe-Armenia-The Sandcastle Girls-Chris Bohjalian

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message 32: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Europe- Germany- The Hangman's Daughter-Oliver Potzsch

Asia- The Philippine Islands- When The Elephants Dance-Tess Uriza Holthe

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message 33: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments
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message 34: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Latin America-Jamaica-The Columbus Affair-Steve Berry

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message 35: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Europe-France-A Foreign Country-Charles Cumming

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message 36: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Europe-The Netherlands- The Upstairs Room-Johanna Reiss


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message 37: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Antarctica-Antarctica-In Cold Pursuit-Sarah Andrews


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message 38: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments South America-Argentina- Secret in their Eyes-Eduardo Sacheri

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message 39: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Asia-Malaysia-Inspector Singh Investigates: A Most Peculiar Malaysian Murder-Shamini Flint

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message 40: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Europe-Wales- Winter of the World- Ken Follett

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message 41: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 150 comments Asia-Iran-Persopolis-Marjane Satrapi

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