Thursday, November 22, 2012

Challenge Completed: European Reading Challenge


I signed up for the five star (deluxe entourage) level of Rose City Reader's European Reading Challenge. I read twelve books.

1) His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg: Courage, Rescue, and Mystery During World War II. Louise Borden. (Sweden OR Hungary; NONFICTION)
2) My Family for the War. Anne C. Voorhoeve. (England OR Germany)
3) All Our Worldly Goods. Irene Nemirovsky. (France)
4) In the Garden of Beasts. Erik Larson. (Germany; NONFICTION)
5) Between Shades of Gray. Ruta Sepetys. (Lithuania)
6) Breaking Stalin's Nose. Eugene Yelchin. (Russia--Soviet Union)
7) Mascot: Unraveling the Mystery of My Jewish Father's Nazi Boyhood. Mark Kurzem. (Latvia/Belarus; NONFICTION)
8)  Smuggled by Christina Shea. (Romania/Hungary)
9) The Lost Wife by Alyson Richman (Czech Republic)
10) The Gathering Storm by Robin Bridges (Russia and Montenegro)
11) Gods and Warriors. Michelle Paver. (Greece)
12)  The Flight of Gemma Hardy. Margot Livesey. (Scotland/Iceland)

© 2012 Becky Laney of Becky's Book Reviews

1 comments:

Bellezza 5:51 PM  

Congratulations on completing such an exciting challenge! (Love love love Europe!) Didn't love In The Garden of Beasts, though, which everyone else seems to be crazy about. I think I'm about done with Nazi themes, and Middle Eastern abuse of women themes, for quite some time.

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