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Monday, 19 October 2015

TRAVEL THE WORLD IN BOOKS: READATHON CHALLENGE ON NOW TIL OCT 31ST! 19.10.15


My Reading Week includes
World Wide Travel Photo Challenges :
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DAY 1:  Introductions
Tell us about yourself, your blog, your reading style (paper or e-reader?), 
~ I read both, but prefer hardcover books ~
where you live, your fav world lit ? ~ England ~
your fav reading nook?
Here's Mine:
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 etc, 
we want to get to know about you and anything you want to share by linking with us HERE 
DAY 2:  World Literature/Books You Want to Read
Whether you are reading it for this readathon or you have a TBR a mile long of the books you want to read from around the world, feel free to share at linkup HERE.
 Travel the World in Books Readathon is a chance to read books to learn about different cultures and countries than your own. Join us October 18-31, 2015 to expand your horizons, travel the world in books and let publishers know #WeNeedDiverseBooks.

And a MINI-CHALLENGE:
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Co-host Aloi from Guiltless Reading agreed to give us another Make Your Own Book Map mini-challenge and a GIVEAWAY for those who participate. Head over to Guiltless Reading and create or update your book map, it’s such a fun way to see where your reading travels have taken you. I’ve been working on mine-

VIEW my #TraveltheWorldinBooks READATHON MAP HERE

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I'm well underway with 2 world travel books completed Sunday Oct 18th.
I visited the  gorgeous settings of tea plantations in Ceylon via
THE TEA PLANTER's WIFE
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then I was off to solve a mystery in Cornwall, England via
WYCLIFFE and The LAST RITES
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My 3rd read took me to Llanfair Wales via Rhys Bowen's EVAN BLESSED,
the Welsh detective series of Evan Evans.  Read Oct 20.15
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I'm now just arrived in Juliet Blackwell's Paris France with Genevieve in THE PARIS KEY
This one via hoopla streaming audio with Xe Sands.  Oct 21
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Find my Other Readathon World Travel choices posted HERE
Find Host Lucy's posted HERE  plus more choices!
Find us tweeting #TTWIBRAT
Complete Event Schedule HERE
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HapPy Reading Travels !








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4 comments:

Terra said...

I love the idea of traveling via books we read, and I will soon be via book off the coast of Africa with Captain Jack Aubrey, as he sails there in "Commodore" by Patrick O'Brian. Time traveling too as it is set in 1810.

Lucy said...

Such a lovely introduction to our first two days of the readathon! Thank you for putting it all together with such grace and kindness!

Bex Hughes said...

I'm really enjoying this readathon :-) Love the look of The Tea Planter's Wife, I've added it to my TBR!

guiltless reader said...

What a beautiful reading nook you have! It feels so sophisticated ... and meanwhile I have a messy bed to look forward to :) So glad you've joined us. I am having fun making my rounds and getting to know everyone AND looking at your beautiful books and photos!

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