Foreign Authors Bookbox

by Various | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: TBA Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingkinediwing of Rushyford, County Durham United Kingdom on 9/22/2015
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10 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by wingkinediwing from Rushyford, County Durham United Kingdom on Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Kinedi's first bookbox - UK only, under 2kg.

I have put the following books in to kick off the first round :

Bernhard Schlink - Flights of Love (Germany) http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/13596047

Camilla Lackberg - The Lost boy (Sweden)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/12572102

Antoine De Saint Exupery - The Little Prince (France)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/add/870-13598699

Gabriel Garciea Marquez - Love in the time of cholera (Colombia)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/9669524

Same rules as other book boxes :

- There must be a minimum of 4 books in the box. You can take out as many as you like but you please do send on at least 4 as well.

- Please try to keep the package weighing under 2kg to keep the cost down. Postage is currently £2.80 for a 2nd class parcel up to 2kg (s over 2kg goes up to £11).

- Please journal the date you received the book box (the BCID will be in the box - please leave for next person!) & journal any books you remove.

- Please message whoever is on the list after you, & then when you are ready, post it on.


Running order :

1) cfreckle
2) sarahmangan
3) HappyHarryBabe
4) Yorkshire-lass
5) Plum-crazy



Journal Entry 2 by wingkinediwing at Rushyford, County Durham United Kingdom on Friday, September 25, 2015

Released 5 yrs ago (9/26/2015 UTC) at Rushyford, County Durham United Kingdom

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And it's moving..Off to cfreckle !

Journal Entry 3 by Cfreckle at Sheffield, South Yorkshire United Kingdom on Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The postman delivered this bookbox to me this afternoon. Thank you kinedi.

There looks to be some good choices inside. I shall have a decide and pass it on after the weekend x

Released 5 yrs ago (10/14/2015 UTC) at -- Controlled Release, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- United Kingdom

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Posted on to sarahmangan....happy travels x

Journal Entry 5 by sarahmangan at Nottingham, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom on Sunday, October 18, 2015
This arrived with me Friday - have made my selections and replacements and it'll be on its way again very shortly! Thanks for including me in the book box! :)

Journal Entry 6 by wingyorkshire-lasswing at Maidstone, Kent United Kingdom on Thursday, October 29, 2015
The box is safely with me, I will try to send it on its way again next week :-)

Journal Entry 7 by wingyorkshire-lasswing at Maidstone, Kent United Kingdom on Friday, November 06, 2015

Released 5 yrs ago (11/6/2015 UTC) at Maidstone, Kent United Kingdom

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Will be posted off to Plum-crazy in the morning :-)

Journal Entry 8 by wingPlum-crazywing at Brighouse, West Yorkshire United Kingdom on Monday, November 09, 2015
Bookbox rec'd today containing a range of authors new to me. Thanks :o)

Journal Entry 9 by wingPlum-crazywing at by mail, A Bookbox -- Controlled Releases on Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Released 5 yrs ago (11/12/2015 UTC) at by mail, A Bookbox -- Controlled Releases

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Packed up & ready to go home......

Journal Entry 10 by wingkinediwing at Rushyford, County Durham United Kingdom on Saturday, November 14, 2015
The bookbox has safely arrived back home. Thanks to all who participated and who added postcards & bookmarks along the way. It's been a fine first experience for me and I may even decide to do more in the future :o)

Journal Entry 11 by wingkinediwing at Rushyford, County Durham United Kingdom on Thursday, May 05, 2016
Getting ready for Round Two :

The Awakening of Miss Prim - Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera (Spain)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/add/023-13402745

The unexpected inheritance of Inspector Chopra - Vaseem Khan (India)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/add/622-13905771

The girl who saved the King of Sweden - Jonas Jonasson (Sweden)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/add/282-12787437

The end of days - Jenny Erpenbeck (Germany)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/add/349-13689088

Life of Pi - Yann Martel (Canada)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/add/599-13997851

Participants (so far) :

1.) Yorkshire-lass
2.) Cfreckle
3.) crosspatch
4.) KaleLewin
5.) purple-pixie



Journal Entry 12 by wingkinediwing at Rushyford, County Durham United Kingdom on Monday, May 16, 2016

Released 4 yrs ago (5/16/2016 UTC) at Rushyford, County Durham United Kingdom

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And off it goes to Kent. Happy reading !

Journal Entry 13 by wingyorkshire-lasswing at Maidstone, Kent United Kingdom on Thursday, May 19, 2016
The box is safely with me, there looks to be some very good books in it. I will try to get it back on its way next week.

Journal Entry 14 by wingyorkshire-lasswing at Maidstone, Kent United Kingdom on Friday, June 24, 2016

Released 4 yrs ago (6/24/2016 UTC) at Maidstone, Kent United Kingdom

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2 out and 2 in :-)
So sorry for the delay in getting this out,the next person on the list was on holiday so I've had to hold on to it for a few weeks.

Journal Entry 15 by Cfreckle at Sheffield, South Yorkshire United Kingdom on Tuesday, June 28, 2016
The postman delivered this bookbox to me this afternoon.

There looks to be some good choices inside. I shall have a decide and pass it on in the next couple of days.

Journal Entry 16 by Cfreckle at Sheffield, South Yorkshire United Kingdom on Friday, July 08, 2016

Released 4 yrs ago (7/8/2016 UTC) at Sheffield, South Yorkshire United Kingdom

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Thank you for including me in the bookbox xx

There was a very good selection of books available, it was a pity that I had read 3 of the books in the last 2 months otherwise I would have jumped at the chance of reading those.

I took 3 out and put 4 in.

Posting on to cross-patch.

Journal Entry 17 by wingCross-patchwing at Leicester, Leicestershire United Kingdom on Monday, July 11, 2016
Just arrived. I have some reading to do and then shall get it on its way.

Released 4 yrs ago (7/19/2016 UTC) at -- Controlled Release, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- United Kingdom

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I shall take the box to the post tomorrow when there is transport.

2 out and 2 in. Thank you for the chance to enjoy my choices and also to read a little differently!

Journal Entry 19 by KaleLewin at Oxford, Oxfordshire United Kingdom on Sunday, July 24, 2016
Picked up from the sorting office today.

Released 4 yrs ago (7/27/2016 UTC) at -- Controlled Release, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- United Kingdom

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Sent on to the next lucky participant. (Sorry forgot to journal)

Journal Entry 21 by purple-pixie at Nuneaton, Warwickshire United Kingdom on Wednesday, September 21, 2016
I'm so sorry, I really thought I had journaled this.

I've taken some, added some and am now sending the box home.

Journal Entry 22 by wingkinediwing at Rushyford, County Durham United Kingdom on Monday, September 26, 2016
The bookbox round 2 has safely returned back to Co. Durham. Thank you for taking part and hope you found some interesting new books to read. Looks like there is a whole bunch of new one for me now too. Thanks !

Journal Entry 23 by wingkinediwing at Rushyford, County Durham United Kingdom on Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Ready for Round #3

I have put the following books in to kick off the next round :

Markus Zusak - I am the messenger (Australia)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/add/460-14677823

Elif Sharak - The bastard of Istanbul (Turkey)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/add/725-14577294

Hanan Al-Shaykh - Only in London (Lebanon)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/add/063-14424443

Arnaldur Indridason - Tainted Blood (Iceland)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/add/965-13470001

Margaret Atwood - The Heart goes last (Canada)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/add/530-14612578

Same rules as other book boxes :

- There must be a minimum of 4 books in the box. You can take out as many as you like but you please do send on at least 4 as well.

- Please try to keep the package weighing under 2kg to keep the cost down. Postage is currently £2.80 for a 2nd class parcel up to 2kg (s over 2kg goes up to £11).

- Please journal the date you received the book box (the BCID will be in the box - please leave for next person!) & journal any books you remove.

- Please message whoever is on the list after you, & then when you are ready, post it on.

Running order (so far)

1) Plum-crazy
2) Cross-patch
3) Diane-Fraser


Journal Entry 24 by wingkinediwing at Rushyford, County Durham United Kingdom on Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Released 3 yrs ago (9/7/2017 UTC) at Rushyford, County Durham United Kingdom

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And off it goes to Plum-crazy ! Happy reading

Journal Entry 25 by wingPlum-crazywing at Brighouse, West Yorkshire United Kingdom on Friday, September 08, 2017
The bookbox is with me, will make my choices (some great books to choose from!) & pop in my replacements over the weekend & get it moved on asap.


Journal Entry 26 by wingPlum-crazywing at Foreign authors, A Bookbox -- Controlled Releases on Monday, September 11, 2017

Released 3 yrs ago (9/12/2017 UTC) at Foreign authors, A Bookbox -- Controlled Releases

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On its way to cross-patch.

I've taken out the books by...
Elif Sharak (Turkey)
& Margaret Atwood (Canada)

& replaced with books by....
R K Narayan (India)
Laura Esquivel (Mexico)
& because there was room for a little 'un, squeezed in one by Alessandro Barico (Italy) as well ;o)





Journal Entry 27 by wingCross-patchwing at Leicester, Leicestershire United Kingdom on Monday, September 18, 2017
Thank you Plum-Crazy and Kinedi, the Foreign Author BookBox #3 is here.

Journal Entry 28 by wingCross-patchwing at Kinedi's Female Authors' BookBox, A Bookbox -- Controlled Releases on Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Released 3 yrs ago (10/10/2017 UTC) at Kinedi's Female Authors' BookBox, A Bookbox -- Controlled Releases

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On its way. I have taken out
Human Al-Shaykh. Lebanon
Marcus Zusak. Australia
And put in
Margot Sandemo. Sweden
Dean Meyer South Africa
J G Ballard. Singapore
And a little extra
R K Narayan. India

Journal Entry 29 by wingDiane-Fraserwing at Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear United Kingdom on Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Picked up from the post office today . great selection. I will be back with my choices etc and look like this is to return home next

Journal Entry 30 by wingDiane-Fraserwing at Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear United Kingdom on Thursday, November 23, 2017
Sorry to have held on to for so long. I have slowly been sending boxes and books out over the past few weeks and finally this is the last that was ready to go.
I chose Arnaulder indridason and Deon Mayer both new to me.
I didn't have anything as exciting available and both my authors are American
Harlen Coben and Donna Leon

Journal Entry 31 by wingkinediwing at Rushyford, County Durham United Kingdom on Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Round #3 has successfully come to an end and book box arrived safely back in Co.Durham today. Thanks to all who participated !

Journal Entry 32 by wingkinediwing at Rushyford, County Durham United Kingdom on Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Bookbox is getting ready for round 4!
I'll start it off with the following offerings

- Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche (Nigeria)
- Run, hide, repeat by Pauline Dakin ( Canada)
- A whole life by Robert Seethaler ( Austria)
- Normal people by Sally Rooney ( Ireland)
- The narrow read to the deep north by Richard Flanagan (Australia)

Participants
1.) Plum-crazy
2.) 3vie *** box is here ***
3.) Yorkshire-lass
4.) Booktwitcher
5.) Poppywalker
6.) Cross-patch
7.) Disneyfreaksam
8.) Nataliec7
9.) Poodlesister

Back to me, kinedi

Journal Entry 33 by wingkinediwing at Rushyford, County Durham United Kingdom on Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Released 2 wks ago (4/21/2021 UTC) at Rushyford, County Durham United Kingdom

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Round 4 has started and the box it's on its way to Plum-crazy


Journal Entry 34 by wingPlum-crazywing at Brighouse, West Yorkshire United Kingdom on Friday, April 23, 2021
The box is here, complete with tea bags & choc, which is the perfect combo in my eyes (BTW I have left some for everyone else! 😉)

I've already made my choices just need to decide on what's going in & it will be ready to travel on...

Released 1 wk ago (4/25/2021 UTC) at by mail / post / courier, A Bookcrossing member -- Controlled Releases

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Packed up & ready to go to 3vie, just need to get to the Post Office....

I took out "Run, Hide, Repeat" (Canada)
& "Normal People" (Ireland)

I added "Shadow Sister" (The Netherlands)
& "Children in Reindeer Woods" (Iceland)...

.. .as there was some weight allowance leftover I also snuck in "The Staircase" (Kenya) 😉



Journal Entry 36 by 3vie at Gateshead, Tyne and Wear United Kingdom on Thursday, April 29, 2021
Box is here 👍 will get it travelling again after the bank holiday weekend ❤️

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