2006

Girl in Hyacinth Blue ~ by Susan Vreeland, 1999, fiction (Netherlands)
found what I'd sent out in an email
Simon's Family ~ by Marianne Fredriksson, fiction (Sweden)
found my printout of what I posted on Oprah
Half of a Yellow Sun ~ by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Nigeria (Biafra existed for 3 years)
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April ~ My Sister's Keeper ~ by Jodi Picoult, 2004, fiction (Rhode Island)
May ~ Girl in Hyacinth Blue ~ by Susan Vreeland, 1999, fiction (Netherlands)
June ~ Gilead ~ by Marilynne Robinson, 2004, fiction (Iowa)
July ~ Stolen Lives: Twenty Years in a Desert Jail ~ by Malika Oufkir, 1999, memoir (Morocco)
August ~ Train to Pakistan ~ by Kushwant Singh, 1956, fiction (Punjab, India)
September ~ She's Come Undone ~ by Wally Lamb, fiction (northeast USA)
October ~ The Name of the Rose ~ by Umberto Eco, 1980, fiction (Italy)
November ~ Never Let Me Go ~ by Kazuo Ishiguro, 2005, fiction (England)
December ~ The Alchemist ~ by Paulo Coelho, 1993, fiction (Spain, Morocco, Egypt)

I found some of these in a 2007 email to Essencia Island readers, detailing what we'd read in 2006 and 2007.  The lists below are in my 2007 post on Traveling in Books:

Around the World in 80 Books
2006
August ~ Storyteller's Daughter ~ by Saira Shah ~ Afghanistan
September ~ Snowflower and the Secret Fan ~ by Lisa See ~ China
October ~ A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali ~ by Gil Courtemanche ~ Rwanda
November ~ Mutant Message Down Under ~ by Marlo Morgan ~ Australia
December ~ Simon's Family ~ by Marianne Fredriksson ~ Sweden

Essencia Island
2006
April ~ My Sister's Keeper ~ by Jodi Picoult ~ Rhode Island, USA
May ~ Girl in Hyacinth Blue ~ by Susan Vreeland ~ Groningen, Netherlands
June ~ Gilead ~ by Marilynne Robinson ~ Iowa, USA
July ~ Stolen Lives ~ by Malika Oufkir ~ Morocco
August ~ Train to Pakistan ~ by Khushwant Singh ~ Punjab, India
September ~ She's Come Undone ~ by Wally Lamb ~ New England, USA
October ~ The Name of the Rose ~ by Umberto Eco ~ Italy
November ~ Never Let Me Go ~ by Kazuo Ishiguro ~ England
December ~ The Alchemist ~ by Paulo Coelho ~ Spain, Morocco, Egypt

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