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Want to see reading suggestions for a specific country, city or region featured on Tale Away? Maybe you’re visiting a country or would like to see your home town included? I receive lots of requests, so wanted to make it easy to share your thoughts about the reading lists you’d like to see! 💡

Please complete this form to let me know your suggestions. I can’t promise to compile them all – but I’ll certainly try my best for the most frequently requested areas. I love to help others find books from around the world! 💖

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24 Comments

  • Reply Kendra February 5, 2018 at 8:57 am

    could you please do a list on sweden, norway, finland, croatia or egypt?
    any of those countries would be great.
    i love your previous list they are perfect.

    • Reply Ash at Tale Away February 8, 2018 at 5:43 pm

      Hi Kendra! Thanks for your suggestions, I’ll keep them all in mind! I used to live in Sweden, so I’d especially love to tackle the Scandinavian ones 🙂

  • Reply Jennifer February 10, 2018 at 6:27 pm

    Love this! What a great idea! Looking forward to reading many of these. I loved Arundhati Roy’s book, The God of Small Things for India and would love a suggestion for Israel!

    Best, Jennifer Membreno, @almondeyesmua

    • Reply Ash at Tale Away February 15, 2018 at 6:27 pm

      Hi Jennifer, The God of Small Things is a favorite of mine too! Thanks so much for sharing your request for books set in Israel, I’ve added it to my list!

  • Reply Kathryn February 14, 2018 at 4:49 pm

    Could you please do a list on France. I especially loved your list on japan by the way .
    Thank You

    • Reply Ash at Tale Away February 15, 2018 at 6:29 pm

      Hi Kathryn, I’d love to prepare a list of books set in France! It’s certainly in the back of my mind, as I’ve read many great ones over the years 🙂

  • Reply Deborah Jacobs February 16, 2018 at 10:44 am

    I saw your list for 2018 on Pinterest. Kindly tell me why Israel was not included.

    • Reply Ash at Tale Away February 17, 2018 at 1:12 pm

      Hi Deborah! Thanks for asking. I could only include 52 countries, so I missed quite a few (over 100 countries)! I’m compiling another list for next year, so will keep your suggestion in mind.

  • Reply Autumn February 17, 2018 at 2:01 am

    I have a trip coming up to the southwest of the US and have Barbara Kingsolver and Edward Abbey on my list but would love to see a list with others. You have done the other lists beautifully and have inspired me to continue my reading and traveling journey.

    • Reply Ash at Tale Away February 17, 2018 at 1:17 pm

      Hi Autumn, I’m super jealous of your trip! I’d love to start working on some more US centric lists, so thanks so much for your suggestion! Thanks also for your kind words, please do keep me posted if you have any book recommendations I should add! 🙂

  • Reply Rosie February 22, 2018 at 12:31 pm

    Can you do one for Turkey? I’ve only been reading Elif Shafak books and I would love to find more Turkish authors!

    • Reply Ash at Tale Away February 26, 2018 at 7:40 pm

      Hi Rosie, it’s on the list indeed! Turkey is certainly a part of the world I’d love to explore more, both in books.. and travels too!

  • Reply Kellie February 26, 2018 at 2:51 am

    Hi!
    I love expanding my horizons through reading (and making lists!), so your site is an awesome find for me! 🙂 I see that you put out requests for places, but I’m very interested in also seeing a list for Black History books, Poetry collections, and especially celebrating women. Would you be interested in creating to-read lists for any of those topics? Even if the answer is no, I still can’t wait to start on your already published lists! Thanks!

    Happy Reading,
    Kellie

    • Reply Ash at Tale Away February 26, 2018 at 7:48 pm

      Hi Kellie, thanks so much for your lovely comment! I’m so happy that you might just find your next book here! I’d absolutely love to keep expanding the lists here in future. I particularly enjoy all the topics you’ve mentioned myself – so would love to look into these themes one day. Do you have any favorites you’d like to share? I’m always trying to expand my reading horizons further too! 🙂

  • Reply SueAn April 17, 2018 at 10:26 pm

    I recently traveled to Ghana, which I found to be an amazing country. Since my return, I have been reading books set in Ghana. Unfortunately, I am running low on options. I would love to know of more books set in the country.

    • Reply Ash at Tale Away April 19, 2018 at 6:35 am

      Hi SueAn, thanks so much for your request! I’d love to gather a list of books in Ghana, so I’ve put it on my to-do list! Have you read any titles you’d recommend so far?

  • Reply Lynn May 10, 2018 at 1:16 pm

    Hi Ash,
    Love your site!
    I run a high school book club and wanted to print your world travel list for the group but when I click on the printable it asks me to sign up again. I’m in a loop!
    Lynn

    • Reply Ash at Tale Away May 11, 2018 at 6:47 am

      Hi Lynn, thanks so much! I’m sorry to hear you’re having trouble downloading the printable World Reading Challenge list. After you signed up, the welcome email should have included your login details for the resource library – which is home to all the printable lists! I’ve sent you a follow up email with the login details too. 🙂

  • Reply Kellyanne May 10, 2018 at 9:21 pm

    I’d love to see a list consisting of the broader Scandinavian countries: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland (I enjoyed this list!), Faroe Islands, and Åland Islands! I love that your lists allow me to travel to countries I’ve never been and explore the ones I’ve already been to again! Thank you very much for creating this bookish heaven!

    • Reply Ash at Tale Away May 11, 2018 at 6:54 am

      Hi Kellyanne, thanks so much for your kinds words and wonderful suggestion too! I adore Scandinavia; I lived in Sweden a number of years ago and have been lucky enough to travel there extensively. Have you visited before? I’d love to put a Scandinavia reading list together, so have added it to my to-do list!

  • Reply Nichol May 21, 2018 at 12:23 am

    Hi I am trying to use your site and it keeps asking me for a password but it never asked me to set one up so how do I set one up so I can use the site thank you

    • Reply Ash at Tale Away June 15, 2018 at 4:51 pm

      Hi Nichol! I’m sorry to hear you’re having trouble. After you signed up, the welcome email should have included your login details for the resource library – which is home to all the printable lists! I’ve sent you a follow up email with the login details too. 🙂

  • Reply Terri May 21, 2018 at 1:11 am

    I’d love to see a set of books set in England! Not the usual books from Jane Austen, Charles Dickens & Agatha Christie, but a list with books that are a little more obscure. Thanks!

    • Reply Ash at Tale Away May 23, 2018 at 9:20 pm

      Hi Terri, thanks for commenting! I’d love to collate a diverse list of books set in England – there’s so much more than just the classics! It’s now on my to-do list 🙂

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