Out of the 24 prompts I managed to do 21 which is impressive, if I do say so myself. Today I want to take you through the prompts and the books I read.
- An Author from East Africa. The Shadow King by Maaza Mengiste. Read my review here.
- A Book with a Female Protagonist Older than 60. The Orchard of Lost Souls by Nadifa Mohamed.
- A Romance Novel in Translation.
- A Book Featuring a Queer Love Story. Love After Love by Ingrid Persaud.
- A Short Story Collection About Immigration. Manchester Happened by Jennifer N. Makumbi. Read my review here.
- An Author From The Arab World. The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns both by Khaled Hosseini. Read my reviews here and here.
- A Book by a South American Author in Translation.
- A Multigenerational Novel that Crosses Countries. Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madelein Thien. Read my review here.
- A Book With A Country In Its Title. We Are All Birds of Uganda by Hafsa Zayyan. Read my review here.
- An Author From The Caribbean. The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffey. Read my review here.
- A Book Set In Multiple Countries. Aftershocks by Nadia Owusu.
- A Book by an Arab Author in Translation. Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi
- An Author From South-Eastern Asia. The Mountains Sing by Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai
- A Book Inspired by African Traditional Beliefs. Kintu by Jennifer N. Makumbi and Love In Color by Bolu Babalola. Read my review here.
- A Book Featuring A Woman In STEM. Binti by Nnedi Okorafor and The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang.
- A Book Released By A Publishing House That Is Owned Or Managed By A Woman. The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennet. Read my review here.
- A Non- Fiction Book About A Topic That Interests You. The Dragons, The Giant, The Women by Wayétu Moore. Read my review here.
- A Crime Thriller/Mystery Set In Eastern Europe. Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith.
- A Book That Centers Food. Butter Honey Pig Bread by Francesca Ekwuyasi and Aunty Lee’s Delight by Ovidia Yu
- A Book By A Southern Asian Author In Translation. Record of a Night Too Brief by Hiromi Kawakami.
- A Book Set In A Populated City. One Day I Will Write About This Place by Binyavanga Wainaina. (Nairobi and Capetown)
- Poetry Collection by a Latinx Author
- A Book Set In A Country You’ve Always Wanted To Visit. The House I Loved by Tatiana De Rosnay. (Paris) Read my review here.
- A Classic Novel Written by A Non-Caucasian Person. If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin.
And that’s it for my list. I so glad I took part and I’m quite excited for the 2022 one. The ones I left unanswered are the propmts I wasn’t able to tick off.
Thank you for reading, see you on my next post.