Around the World Reading Challenge

Read one book for each country as you travel around the world. Books should be set primarily in the country where it is counted.

Argentina (Andes Mountains)

  • Alive by Piers Paul Read – read 5/28/2021

Atlantic Ocean

  • Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy – read 6/9/2021

Australia

  • Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty – read 6/13/2021

Bolivia

  • The Puma Years by Laura Coleman – read 5/10/2021

Canada

  • A Moon of the Crusted Snow by Waubgeshig Rice – read 6/22/2021

Chile

  • The Soul of a Woman by Isabel Allende – read 5/16/2021

Czech Republic

  • Gerta by Kateřina Tučková – read 5/7/2021

Egypt

  • Nefertiti by Michelle Moran – read 7/8/21

England

  • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll) – read Jan 2021

France

  • Gone with the Wine: Living the Dream in France’s Loire Valley by Rosanne Knorr – read 5/8/2021

Germany

  • The Girls in the Attic by Marius Gabriel – read 6/13/2021

Grand Cayman

  • Cayman Cowboys: Reefs Under Pressure (Eric Douglas) – read 4/25/2021

India

  • Empire by Devi Yesodharan – read 5/16/2021

Ireland

  • Buried in the Bog (Sheila Connelly) – read Mar 2021

Italy

  • These Tangled Vines by Julianne MacLean – read 6/11/2021

Jamaica

  • How to Love a Jamaican by Alexia Arthurs – read 7/14/21

Japan

  • The Professor and the Housekeeper by Yōko Ogawa – read 5/17/2021

Lebanon

  • Always Coca-Cola by Alexandra Chreiteh – read 5/16/2021

Mexico

  • Like Water for Chocolate (Laura Esquivel) – read Apr 2021

Nigeria

  • My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

Papua New Guinea

  • Four Corners: A Journey into the Heart of Papua New Guinea – April 18, 2021

Puerto Rico

  • Don’t Make Me Turn This Life Around by Camille Pagán – 6/10/2021

Scotland

  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (JK Rowling) – read 2020

South Africa (Zululand)

  • The Elephant Whisperer by Lawrence Anthony
  • An Elephant in My Kitchen by Francoise Malby Anthony

Spain

  • Queen of the South by Arturo Perez-Reverte – read Jan 2021

Sweden

  • The Ice Princess by Camilla Läckberg – read 4/21/2021

Switerland

  • The Chateau by Karen Aldous – read 4/5/2021

Turkey

  • The Secret History: A Novel of Empress Theodora by Stephanie Thornton – read 4/28/2021

United States

  • One for the Money (Janet Evanovich) – read 12/1/2019

Read one book for each continent. Books should be set on the continent primarily. Books can be counted for both a country and a continent.

Africa

  • My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

Antarctica

  • South Pole Station by Ashley Shelby

Asia

  • Empire by Devi Yesodharan – read 5/16/2021

Europe

  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (JK Rowling) – read 2020

North America

  • Two for the Dough (Janet Evanovich) – read 12/2/2019

Oceania (Australia and the Pacific Islands)

  • Four Corners: A Journey into the Heart of Papua New Guinea – April 18, 2021

South America

  • The Puma Years by Laura Coleman – read 5/10/2021
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