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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! 1mo
Cinfhen Yes @BarbaraBB I recognized that title from your previous post ❣️❣️❣️ it looks really good!!! My TBR is just ridiculous 1mo
TrishB Apart from Litsy The Guardian is responsible for a lot of my tbr! 1mo
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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 👌 1mo
Ruthiella I loved Kintu! 1mo
BarbaraBB @TrishB Mine too! 1mo
GatheringBooks checked out the link - great resource, stacked so many books, put a few in my goodreads to-find list as well. :) 1mo
KarenUK Thanks for sharing this article... 👍💕 1mo
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 1mo
Cinfhen I agree @TrishB their book reviews are really spot on!! It‘s some of their other articles I have trouble with 🙄😝 1mo
TrishB I treat most journalism with a big dollop of scepticism! (edited) 1mo
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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.

(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 1mo
RamsFan1963 @Cinfhen I prefer Gaiman's short stories to his novels, but Neverwhere is probably my favorite. 1mo
Cinfhen I don‘t know why, I just don‘t connect with his work @RamsFan1963 🤷🏼‍♀️ 1mo
BarbaraBB I am so intrigued by the deserted subway stations in London! 1mo
batsy Nice pick! 1mo
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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!!! 1mo
MrBook 😂😂👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 #LitsyHumor 1mo
erzascarletbookgasm Ha! 😄 1mo
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BarbaraBB Ha ha! 1mo
Tanisha_A Sounds like an apocalyptic premise! 1mo
BooknerdsLife 🤣🤣 1mo
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Katalin Street | Magda Szabo
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Well, it would appear that these streets DO have names. 😉 #PromptFail



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Blaire 🤣😂🤣perfection 1mo
BiblioLitten 😁😁😁 1mo
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TrishB 👍🏻👍🏻 1mo
Ruthiella Well done!😀 1mo
rubyslippersreads 😹😹😹 1mo
emilyhaldi LOL. I loved Greenery Street 💕 1mo
erzascarletbookgasm 😄 but that‘s perfect! 1mo
BarbaraBB Persephone and NYRB. Of course 🙌 1mo
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. 😆😆 1mo
BarbaraBB The next month as well probably 😀 1mo
Reviewsbylola 🥰🥰🥰 1mo
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A Wizard of Earthsea | Ursula K. Le Guin
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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.

Crime and Punishment | Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky
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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 ❣️ 1mo
BarbaraBB I didn‘t know! Interesting!! 1mo
Larkken Love the map! 1mo
erzascarletbookgasm Oh interesting! 1mo
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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 1mo
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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 😂😂😂 1mo
BarbaraBB Are those gadgets yours? So retro 😍 1mo
StayCurious @BarbaraBB my husband‘s collection. He loves that movie and will grab any comics and gadgets that relate. 1mo
BarbaraBB Very cool! 1mo
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My Name Is Resolute | Nancy E. Turner
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#WanderingJune #WhereTheStreetsHaveNoName

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

Cinfhen Truth!!! 1mo
rubyslippersreads I need to read this. I loved 1mo
CrowCAH @rubyslippersreads oh neat! Thanks for the author recommendation. 1mo
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