Read Across Canada & Around the USA

The 2013 challenge is to read across North America ( I don’t aim to finish this year as I am doing another challenge as well). Stories or authors must come from each province or state and a story must be set in one of the many main cities. I’ll be starting the challenge in Nunavut with The Snow Walker.

Nunavut – The Snow WalkerA Discovery of Strangers

Quebec – The Tin Flute | The Hockey Sweater and Other Stories

Newfoundland & Labrador – Adrift | February

Prince Edward Island – Anne of Green Gables | Anne of Avonlea

Nova Scotia – Anne of the Island | Island – collected stories

New Brunswick – Kiss the Joy as it Flies | The Sea Captain’s Wife

Maine – Olive Kitteridge

Vermont – The Secret History

New Hampshire – Killer Keepsakes

Massachusetts – Ethan Frome

Rhode Island – Traveller

Connecticut – Revolutionary Road

New York –  Lucia, Lucia

New Jersey – Portnoy’s Complaint

Delaware – Hawkes Harbor

Maryland – The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants

Virginia – Big Stone Gap: big cherry holler; milk glass moon

North Carolina – Nights in Rodanthe

South Carolina – The Secret Life of Bees

Georgia – 47

Florida – Skinny Dip

Louisiana – Liquor

Alabama – I Still Dream About You

Mississippi – Ford County Stories

Arkansas – I Know why the Caged Bird Sings

Tennessee – Summer in the South

Kentucky – Uncle Tom’s Cabin

West Virginia – Rainbow Pie: a Redneck Memoir

Pennsylvania – The Boy in the Box: the unsolved case of America’s unknown child

Ohio – Beloved

Indiana – The Magnificent Ambersons

Illinois – The Chicago Way

Michigan – Middlesex

Ontario – The Blind Assassin | Through Black Spruce

Minnesota – Liberty

Wisconsin – The Women

Iowa – Some Luck

Kansas – The Cat Inside

Missouri – The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Oklahoma – The Grapes of Wrath

Texas – No Country for Old Men

New Mexico – The Wives of Los Alamos

Colorado – Fatally Flaky

Nebraska – A Lost Lady

South Dakota – High Plains Tango – a Novel

North Dakota – An Untamed Land

Manitoba – A Complicated Kindness | The Tricking of Freya

Saskatchewan – The Englishman’s Boy | Etta and Otto and Russell and James

Montana – Lost Souls

Wyoming – Close Range: Brokeback Mountain and other Stories

Utah – The Poet and the Murderer

Arizona – Queen of the Desert

California – D is for Deadbeat

Nevada – The Days of Anna Madrigal

Idaho – Wayward

Oregon – Wicked Stitch

Washington State – Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of your Fist

British Colombia – Fishing the River of Time

Yukon – Search for a New Dawn

Alaska – Caribou Island

Northwest Territories – A Discovery of Strangers | The 1000 Hour Day

Alberta – 40 Below | The Devils Cinema

Hawaii – The Curse of Lono


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