Read Around the World Reading Advisories

Throughout the Summer Reading Challenge, we’ll be your travel guides, sharing reading lists full of great books in a variety of genres representing every continent.

Black Mamba Boy by Nadifa Mohamed (East Africa)

My Last Continent by Midge Raymond (Antarctica)

Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Rao (India)

Rush Oh! by Shirley Barrett (Australia)

Temeraire series by Naomi Novik (England)

Washington Black by Esi Edugyan (Barbados)

The Seamstress by Frances de Pontes Peebles (Brazil)

The Automobile Club of Egypt by Alaa Al Aswany (Egypt)

How the Penguins Saved Veronica by Hazel Prior (Antarctica)

The Windfall by Diksha Basu (India)

All the Birds, Singing by Evie Wyld (Australia)

Empty Hearts by Juli Zeh (Germany)

Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel (America)

Mario Vargas Llosa (Peru)

Kintu by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi (Uganda)

At the Mountains of Madness by HP Lovecraft (Antarctica)

Bangkok Wakes to Rain by Pitchaya Sudbanthad (Thailand)

Only Killers and Thieves by Paul Howarth (Australia)

Cathedral of the Sea by Ildefonso Falcones (Spain)

The Terror by Dan Simmons (Canada)

Blue Label by Eduardo Sánchez Rugeles (Venezuela)

The Dragonfly Sea by Yvonne Adhiambo (Pate Island, Kenya)

Pym by Mat Johnson (Antarctica)

Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh (India, Mauritius)

Dangerous Women by Hope Adams (Australia)

We, The Drowned by Carsten Jensen (Denmark)

The Watery Part of the World by Michael Parker (OBX, North Carolina)

Sea Wife by Amity Gaige (Panama)