Read Around North America Challenge

Read at least one book by an author from each country in North America.

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Voyons voir by Jamaica Kincaid FR

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Traduit de l'anglais (États-Unis) par Jacqueline Huet et Jean-Pierre Carasso. " Voyons voir où en étaient alors Mrs. Sweet et Mr. Sweet : la voix de son épouse irritait Mr. Sweet, surtout sa sonorité; ce n'était pas une soprano, c'était sa femme, aussi banale qu'un poisson ou une viande ou des légumes dans son assiette pour le dîner, ou que le facteur qui apportait les factures de l'eau, du gaz, de l'électricité, du téléphone et du fuel. " Mr. Sweet quitte Mrs. Sweet. Dans un même élan de rage, tous deux entreprennent l'autopsie de leur mariage : failles, trahisons, détails insupportables du q... continue

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Go Deep by Rilzy Adams EN

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
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It was all supposed to be so simple. Navaya Howard is an erotic writer in a rut. Her readers are fed up of her stale plots and Navaya can't blame them. She's been celibate for over a year and a half since finding her now ex-boyfriend's side chick's positive pregnancy test on her bathroom counter. How can she write steamy romances if she can barely remember which body parts go into the other? Navaya enlists the help of her best friend, Xander, to revive the inspiration that used to have her sitting comfortably at the top of her game. What happens when the sex hits deeper than either of them exp... continue

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Among Flowers : A Walk in the Himalaya by Jamaica Kincaid EN

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In this delightful hybrid of a book—part memoir and part travel journal—the bestselling author takes us deep into the mountains of Nepal with a trio of botanist friends in search of native Himalayan plants that will grow in her Vermont garden. Alighting from a plane in the dramatic Annapurna Valley, the ominous signs of Nepal's Maoist guerrillas are all around—an alarming presence that accompanies the travelers throughout their trek. Undaunted, the group sets off into the mountains with Sherpas and bearers, entering an exotic world of spectacular landscapes, vertiginous slopes, isolated villag... continue


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Woman Take Two by Telcine Turner EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
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A three-act play that deals with love and greed. Set in The Bahamas, it tells the tale of a few people forging alliances for themselves - for love and/or money. Suspenseful and intriguing, it provides a glimpse into the darker side of the human character.

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Learning to Breathe by Janice Lynn Mather EN

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A 2019 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Selection Amelia Bloomer List’s 2019 Top Ten Recommended Feminist Books for Young Readers A Governor General’s Literary Award Finalist A Junior Library Guild Selection A Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize Semifinalist A BC Book Prize Finalist “A love letter to girls—bittersweet and full of hope.” —Ibi Zoboi, author of National Book Award Finalist American Street “This is a stellar debut.” —Brandy Colbert, award-winning author of Little & Lion and Pointe “A vibrant, essential story of healing, resilience, and finding one’s family.” —Stephanie ... continue

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Climbing Clouds : Stories and Poems from the Bahamas by Telcine Turner EN

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A collection of short stories and poems, most of which have been written by college students.

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Blind Sight by Tanya R. Taylor EN

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Lucille Pfiffer sees, but not with her eyes. She lives with her beloved dog Vanilla ("Nilla" for short) in a cozy neighborhood that is quite "active" due to what occurred in the distant past. Though totally blind, she plays an integral role in helping to solve pressing and puzzling mysteries, one right after the other, which, without her, might remain unsolved. The question is: How can she do any of that with such a handicap?

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Thine Is The Kingdom by Garth Buckner EN

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This novel of adventure and conflict explores the nature of class and identity in the post-colonial world of the Bahamas. The narrative, rich in imagery, reveals the inner lives of the characters and implicates us all in one man's struggle to do the right thing.