Book Blogger Hop – Do you read books from outside your country?

The Book Blogger Hop was originally created by Jennifer @ Crazy-For-Books in March 2010 and ended on December 31, 2012. With Jennifer’s permission, Billy @ Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer relaunched the hop on February 15, 2013. Each week the hop will start on a Friday and end the following Thursday. There will be a weekly prompt featuring a book related question. The hop’s purpose is to give bloggers a chance to follow other blogs, learn about new books, befriend other bloggers, and receive new followers to their own blog.

The question this week is:
Do you read books by authors from outside your country?Any book recommendations? Also, if you’re not from the US/UK, could you name one author/book from your country? (submitted by Kristin @ Lukten av Trykksverte)

I often read authors who are from different parts of the world. Nordic Noir is one of my favourite crime genres. Last year I read my first book by a South Korean author, The Plotters. I think it has only been more recently, in the last five years when I have read more translated fiction though.

How often do you read books outside of your country?

10 thoughts on “Book Blogger Hop – Do you read books from outside your country?

  1. I often read books based outside of the UK. I try and read a variety and I had set myself the challenge of reading a book set in every country in the world, though that has fallen by the wayside lately…

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  2. As I’m originally from The Netherlands, currently live in Argentina and almost exclusively read English books, about 99% of the books are from outside my country haha. I do love discovering books from non UK/US authors and try to read not only nordic noir titles but also other translated fiction whenever I have the chance. xx

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