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Cinfhen
The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives | Titilola Alexandrah Shoneyin
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#WanderingJune Came across this interesting article in The Guardian about #AfricanLady novelists. Of course I added these 4 books to my #TBR https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/dec/15/novels-african-women-female-author...

BarbaraBB Great article. And there‘s Segu too, i posted about it the other day #wherethestreetshavenoname. It‘s really good! 5mo
Cinfhen Yes @BarbaraBB I recognized that title from your previous post ❣️❣️❣️ it looks really good!!! My TBR is just ridiculous 5mo
TrishB Apart from Litsy The Guardian is responsible for a lot of my tbr! 5mo
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Kalalalatja I really want to read Kintu after hearing about it at a talk about East African literature. It is supposed to be a great family saga, and that‘s my jam 👌 5mo
Ruthiella I loved Kintu! 5mo
BarbaraBB @TrishB Mine too! 5mo
GatheringBooks checked out the link - great resource, stacked so many books, put a few in my goodreads to-find list as well. :) 5mo
KarenUK Thanks for sharing this article... 👍💕 5mo
Cinfhen My pleasure @KarenUK @GatheringBooks I thought it was really interesting too!!! I‘m glad to hear Kintu is good @Ruthiella it‘s going on my to buy list once I get to the States @Kalalalatja 5mo
Cinfhen I agree @TrishB their book reviews are really spot on!! It‘s some of their other articles I have trouble with 🙄😝 5mo
TrishB I treat most journalism with a big dollop of scepticism! (edited) 5mo
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erzascarletbookgasm
Neverwhere | Neil Gaiman
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In London Below, #wherethestreetshavenoname (only names of places), Richard Mayhew must learn to survive among monsters and saints, murderers and angels. An enjoyable read.
#WanderingJune

(Book Cover inspired by the Novel “NeverWhere” by Neil Gaiman - Alessandra di Bianco).

Cinfhen Not a Gaiman fan but I know this book has lots of #LitsyLove 5mo
RamsFan1963 @Cinfhen I prefer Gaiman's short stories to his novels, but Neverwhere is probably my favorite. 5mo
Cinfhen I don‘t know why, I just don‘t connect with his work @RamsFan1963 🤷🏼‍♀️ 5mo
BarbaraBB I am so intrigued by the deserted subway stations in London! 5mo
batsy Nice pick! 5mo
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RamsFan1963
No Name in the Street | James Baldwin
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Imagine being lost in a city and you come upon this sign, it's the stuff of bad dreams

#WanderingJune #WhereTheStreetsHaveNoName @Cinfhen @BarbaraBB

Cinfhen For sure!!! 5mo
MrBook 😂😂👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 #LitsyHumor 5mo
erzascarletbookgasm Ha! 😄 5mo
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BarbaraBB Ha ha! 5mo
Tanisha_A Sounds like an apocalyptic premise! 5mo
BooknerdsLife 🤣🤣 5mo
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LeahBergen
Katalin Street | Magda Szabo
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Well, it would appear that these streets DO have names. 😉 #PromptFail

#WhereTheStreetsHaveNoName
#WanderingJune

#PersephoneBooks
#NYRB

RachelO 🤣🤣🤣 5mo
Blaire 🤣😂🤣perfection 5mo
BiblioLitten 😁😁😁 5mo
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TrishB 👍🏻👍🏻 5mo
Ruthiella Well done!😀 5mo
rubyslippersreads 😹😹😹 5mo
emilyhaldi LOL. I loved Greenery Street 💕 5mo
erzascarletbookgasm 😄 but that‘s perfect! 5mo
BarbaraBB Persephone and NYRB. Of course 🙌 5mo
LeahBergen @BarbaraBB I was just wondering how many of this month‘s prompts I could do with a Persephone or an NYRB that I own. 😆😆 5mo
BarbaraBB The next month as well probably 😀 5mo
Reviewsbylola 🥰🥰🥰 5mo
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Centique
A Wizard of Earthsea | Ursula K. Le Guin
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Pickpick

Just finished this so I‘m bowing to serendipity and using it for #wanderingjune because as far as I can tell the Kingdoms of Earthsea are #wherethestreetshavenoname

This was a very enjoyable short read, my first Ursula K Le Guin. It felt myth-like and I enjoyed the world building and the magic. Le Guin has a lovely rich way of describing place and conjuring up islands, rocky shores and bleak fishing villages for her hero‘s quest.

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DebinHawaii
Crime and Punishment | Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky
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#WanderingJune
I started reading Crime and Punishment once, but never finished it. 🤷🏼‍♀️I was a bit stumped on this prompt & didn't want to repeat my pick of the streets Tokyo from two years ago so I did some Googling. I read that many of the streets & place names in Dostoevsky's novel were masked by abbreviation to placate the Russian censors. So the way it is written, the St. Petersburg in the book is a place #WhereTheStreetsHaveNoName 🤔

Cinfhen Nice!!! You did research xx that‘s real dedication ❣️ 5mo
BarbaraBB I didn‘t know! Interesting!! 5mo
Larkken Love the map! 5mo
erzascarletbookgasm Oh interesting! 5mo
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Susanita
Summer at the Garden Cafe: A Novel | Felicity Hayes-McCoy
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This is the second book in the Finfarrin series, and I enjoyed learning more about Hanna, Jazz, and the other characters. I'm looking forward to the conclusion of the #seriesread which looks like a fun Christmas book. Finfarrin is a fictional place but may be based on the Dingle peninsula where the author has a home. In any case, it's (relatively) far from Dublin #wherethestreetshavenoname except that it's right there on the wall. #wanderingjune

Crazeedi I liked the first one more than the second, but both were pleasurable books 5mo
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StayCurious
Back To The Future: Untold Tales and Alternate Timelines | Erik Burnham, Bob Gale, John Barber
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#wanderingjune @Cinfhen @BarbaraBB #wherethestreetshavenoname I‘m pulling the famous quote for this one: “Roads? Where we‘re going, we don‘t need roads!” A bit of a stretch, but this was a tough prompt!

Cinfhen Good memory!! Back to the Future was a long time ago 😂😂😂 5mo
BarbaraBB Are those gadgets yours? So retro 😍 5mo
StayCurious @BarbaraBB my husband‘s collection. He loves that movie and will grab any comics and gadgets that relate. 5mo
BarbaraBB Very cool! 5mo
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CrowCAH
My Name Is Resolute | Nancy E. Turner
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#WanderingJune #WhereTheStreetsHaveNoName
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=3FsrPEUt2Dg

When in the Atlantic and Other Oceans, the streets or waterways have no names.

Cinfhen Truth!!! 5mo
rubyslippersreads I need to read this. I loved 5mo
CrowCAH @rubyslippersreads oh neat! Thanks for the author recommendation. 5mo
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