Read Around the World

For our Adult Winter Reading Program, there is a bonus challenge you can participate in to earn prizes: Read Around the World Challenge. Read a book set in a foreign country or a translation of a book originally published in a different language. Submit the title of the book read to be entered into a drawing. Below are some great picks to help you start the challenge.The winner will be randomly picked on February 12th and will receive a travel notebook and a $10 gift card to Global Foods. If you haven’t already done so, CLICK HERE to sign up for our Adult Winter Reading Program and log books to earn prizes! Submit your entry to our challenges as well!


The Kite Runner Khaled Hosseini

The Orphan Master’s Son Adam Johnson

The Plague Albert Camus


Cutting for Stone Abraham Verghese

The Quiet Girl Peter Hoeg

War and Peace Leo Tolstoy

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Stieg Larrson

Les Miserables Victor Hugo

Norwegian Wood Haruki Murakami

A Doll’s House  Henrik Ibsen


The Discovery of Heaven Harry Mulisch

The life-changing magic of tidying up Kondō, Marie.

Sophie’s World Jostein Gaarder