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Around the World in a Year is an exciting book club hosted by our cataloger, Beth Morrill. Join us on the 3rd Tuesday of each month to discuss books set in locales around the globe!.


May 15 Mission to Paris (Furst) France
Apr 15 Siren of the Waters (Genelin) Slovakia
Mar 15 God of Small Things (Roy) India
Feb 15 When a Crocodile Eats the Sun (Godwin) Zimbabwe
Jan 15 Blood of the Wicked (Gage) Brazil
Dec 14 Beautiful Ruins (Walter) Greece
Nov 14 Turn Right at Machu Picchu (Adams) Peru
Oct 14 Harbor (Lindqvist, Alvide) Sweden
Sep 14 Devil-Devil (Kent) Solomon Islands
Aug 14 The Dancer and the Thief (Skarmeta) Chile
Jul 14 Doghead (Ramsland) Norway
Jun 14 Broken Shore (Temple) Australia
May 14 Secret Scripture (Barry) Ireland
Apr 14 A Guide to the Birds of East Africa (Drayson) Kenya
Mar 14 Map of the Invisible World (Tash) Indonesia
Feb 14 The Zookeeper's Wife (Ackerman) Poland
Jan 14 In the Shadow of the Banyan (Ratner) Cambodia
Dec 13 The True History of Paradise (Cezair-Thompson) Jamaica
Nov 13 The Cellist of Sarajevo (Galloway) Bosnia
Oct 13 Harbor (Lindqvist, Alvide) Sweden
Sep 13 Perla (DeRobertis) Brazil
Aug 13 Boy in the Suitcase (Kaarbol & Friis) Denmark
Jul 13 Climbing the Mango Trees) Jaffrey
Jun 13 A Test of Wills (Todd) Scotland
May 13 The Beauty of Humanity Movement (Gibb) Vietnam
Apr 13 The White Woman on a Green Bicycle (Roffey) Trinidad
Mar 13 City of Thieves (Benioff) Russia
Feb 13 Coroner's Lunch (Cotterill) Laos
Jan 13 Revenge: A Story of Hope (Blumenfeld) Israel
Dec 12 The Lotus Eaters (Soli) Vietnam
Nov 12 State of Wonder (Patchett) Brazil
Oct 12 Messenger of Athens (Zouroudi) Greece
Sep 12 Shanghai Girls (See) China
Aug 12 Cutting for Stone (Verghese) Ethiopia
Jul 12 Kabul Beauty School (Rodriguez) Afghanistan
Jun 12 The Wife of the Gods (Quartey) Ghana
May 12 Ice Bound (Nielsen) Antarctica
Apr 12 Marriage Bureau for Rich People (Zama) India
Mar 12 Persepolis (Satrapi) Iran
Feb 12 Invisible Bridge (Orringer) Hungary
Jan 12 Lime Tree Can't Bear Orange (Smyth) Tobago
Dec 11 The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (Kamkwamba) Malawai
Nov 11 A Beautiful Place to Die (Nunn) South Africa
Oct 11 Into the Beautiful North (Urrea) Mexico
Sep 11 When Elephants Dance (Holthe) Phillipines
Aug 11 In Other Rooms, Other Wonders (Mueenuddin) Pakistan
Jul 11 House at Sugar Beach (Cooper) Liberia
Jun 11 Corpse in the Koryo (Church) Korea
May 11 Baking Cakes at Kigali (Parkin) Rwanda
Apr 11 Memories of a Pure Spring (Huong) Vietnam
Mar 11 Faceless Killers (Mankell) Sweden
Feb 11 Strength in What Remains (Kidder) Burundi
Jan 11 Invisible Mountain (DeRobertis) Uruguay
Dec 10 Snow (Pamuk) Turkey
Nov 10 The Bookshop (Fitzgerald) England
Oct 10 Elegance of the Hedgehog (Barbery) France
Sep 10 A Star Called Henry (Doyle) Ireland
Aug 10 Wide Sargasso Sea (Rhys) Jamaica
Jul 10 The Pearl Diver (Talarigo) Japan
Jun 10 The House on the Lagoon (Ferre)) Puerto Rico
May 10 Cossacks (Tolstoy) Russia
Apr 10 White Tiger (Adiga) India
Mar 10 Death in a Strange Country (Leon) Italy
Feb 10 Waiting for the Barbarians (Coetzee) South Africa
Jan 10 Bastard of Istanbul (Shafak) Turkey
Dec 09 Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society (Shaffer & Barrows) England
Nov 09 Beautiful Mrs. Seidenman (Andrzej Szczpiorski) Poland
Oct 09 True Sources of the Nile (Sarah Stone) Burundi
Sep 09 White Man's Grave (Richard Dooling) Sierra Leone
Aug 09 Annie John (Jamaica Kincaid) Antigua
Jul 09 Homestead (Rosina Lippi) Austria
Jun 09 The Alchemist (Paulo Coelho) Chile
May 09 Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (Sijie Dai) China
Apr 09 Tree of Red Stars (Tessa Bridal) Uruguay
Mar 09 Woman in the Mists (Farley Mowat) Rwanda
Feb 09 Death in the Andes (Vargas Llosa) Peru
Jan 09 Girls of Riyadh (Alsanea) Saudi Arabia
Dec 08 Wild Sheep Chase (Murkami) Japan
Nov 08 Anil's Ghost (Ondaatje) Sri Lanka
Oct 08 The Reader (Schlink) Germany
Sep 08 Pomegranate Soup (Mehran) Ireland
Aug 08 Bangkok 8 (Burdett) Thailand
Jul 08 Chinese Lessons (Pomfret) China
Jun 08 Frangipani (Vaite) Tahiti
May 08 Visitation (Reidy) New Zealand
Apr 08 Miss Garnet's Angel (Vickers) Italy
Mar 08 The Skull Mantra (Pattison) Tibet
Feb 08 All the Names (Saramano) Portugal
Jan 08 Rasputin's Daughter (Alexander) Russia
Dec 07 American Chica (Arana) Peru
Nov 07 Renato's Luck (Shapiro) Italy
Oct 07 Shadow of the Wind (Zafron) Spain
Sep 07 True History of the Kelly Gang (Carey) Australia
Aug 07 House Under Snow (Jill Bialosky) Lapland
Jul 07 Bitter Grounds (Sandra Benitez) El Salvador
Jun 07 The Lemon Tree (Sandy Tolan) Palestine
May 07 In the Palm of Darkness (Mayra Montero) Haiti
Apr 07 A Fine Balance (Rohinton Mistry) India
Mar 07 American Chica (Marie Arana) Peru
Feb 07 Land of a Thousand Hills (Rosamund Halsey Carr) Rwanda
Jan 07 Waiting for Snow in Havana (Carlos Eire) Cuba
Dec 06 Lie in the Dark (Dan Fesperman) Sarajevo
Nov 06 The Journey Home (Olafur Johann Olafsson) Iceland
Oct 06 The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down (Anne Fadiman) Hmong
Sep 06 I Heard the Owl Call My Name (Margaret Craven) Canada
Aug 06 The Kite Runner (Khaled Husseini) Afghanistan
Jul 06 No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency (Alexander McCall Smith) Botswana
Jun 06 Palace Walk (Naguib Mahfouz) Egypt
May 06 Purple Hibiscus (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie) Nigeria
Apr 06 Power of One (Bryce Courtenay) South Africa
Mar 06 Haunted Ground (Erin Hart) Ireland
Feb 06 In the Time of Butterflies (Julia Alvarez) Dominican Republic
Jan 06 Moghul Buffet (Cheryl Bernard) Pakistan
Dec 05 Le Divorce (Diane Johnson) France
Nov 05 Leaning to Bow (Bruce Feiler) Japan
Oct 05 Dreaming in Cuban (Christina Garcia) Cuba
Sep 05 Piano Tuner (Daniel Mason) Burma