Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Korean Book Challenge

Korean Book Challenge
hosted by vvb32 reads
January 1 to December 31, 2016

I am making my Korean interest and reading into a challenge.

Everyone is welcome to join. Let me know in comments with a link to you challenge accepted page and I will include it on this post. If I get participants, I will add a giveaway to this post with a KoreaN themed prize pack.

The challenge:
READ at least 3 books by Korean Authors and/or Containing Korean Characters

To do:
Post about the challenge on your blog along with your list of books. Make sure to send your challenge link to me in comments. Also send review links here too.

1. vvb (see my list below)
2. YOU should be here


The Birth of Korean Cool
by Euny Hong
Amazon | Goodreads | my review-coming

Please Look After Mother
by Kyung-Sook Shin
-Family, Korea
Amazon | Goodreads | my review-coming

Re Jane
by Patricia Park
-Bronte theme
Amazon | Goodreads | my review-coming

One Hundred Shadows
by Hwang Jung-eun
translated by Jung Yeown
-Contemporary Fiction, South Korea
Amazon | Goodreads | my review-coming

My Holiday in North Korea:
The Funniest/Worst Place on Earth
by Wendy E. Simmons
-Memoir, Travel, North Korea
Amazon | Goodreads | my review-coming

In Order to Live:
A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom
by Yeonmi Park, Maryanne Vollers
-Korea, Memoir
Amazon | Goodreads | my review-coming

by Min Jin Lee
-Fiction, Korea
Amazon | Goodreads | my review-coming

The Vegetarian
by Han Kang
translated by Deborah Smith
-Contemporary Fiction, Korea
Amazon | Goodreads-giveaway ends Aug 31 | my review-coming


Hello, I Love You
by Katie M. Stout
-Music, Romance, YA, Korea
Amazon | Goodreads | my review

I Have The Right To Destroy Myself
by Young-Ha Kim
-Korea, Mystery, Art
Amazon | Goodreads | my review

K-Pop Now!:
The Korean Music Revolution
by Mark James Russell
-Non-fiction, Korea, Music
Amazon | Goodreads

=====> I am flipping through and reading bits and pieces from this one.


* Goodreads listopia list of Korean reads (here)

* badge image source: The Birth of Korean Cool by Euny Hong

* Ribbet was used for badge image creation

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