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Travel the world without leaving your chair. The target of the Read Around The World Challenge is to read at least one book written by an author from each and every country in the world. All books that are listed here as part of the Read Around South America Challenge were written by authors from ecuador. Find a great book for the next part of your reading journey around the world from this book list. The following popular books have been recommended so far.

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Cockfight by María Fernanda Ampuero EN

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"Cockfight is the debut short story collection by Ecuadorian writer María Fernanda Ampuero. Over thirteen stories, Cockfight explores the brutality and everyday violence contained in the structures of home, family, gender, and class in twenty-first-century Latin America"--
Recommended: 23 Nov 2022

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Incendiary by Zoraida Córdova EN

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Description:
Renata was only a child when she was kidnapped by the crown. As a memory thief, the rarest and most feared of the magical Moria, she was used by the crown to carry out the King's Wrath, a siege that resulted in the deaths of thousands of her own people. Now Renata is one of the Whispers, a rebel spy working against the crown. When Dez, her commander -- and the boy she's grown to love -- is taken captive by the notorious Principe Dorado, Renata must return to the palace and complete his top-secret mission herself. Can she keep her cover, even as she burns for vengeance against the brutal, enigm... continue
Recommended: 01 Jan 2021

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Jawbone by Mónica Ojeda ES

Rating: 5     1 Vote
Description:
"Was desire something like being possessed by a nightmare?" Fernanda and Annelise are so close they are practically sisters: a double image, inseparable. So how does Fernanda end up bound on the floor of an abandoned cabin, kidnapped by one of her teachers and estranged from Annelise? When Fernanda, Annelise, and their friends from Opus Dei Delta Academy for Girls convene after school, Annelise always spins the scariest stories and devises the riskiest games. Wearing her crocodile-jawbone crown, she leads them in rituals to her invented god: the rhinestone-encrusted firefly, the wandering womb... continue
Genre Horror
Recommended: 11 Sep 2022

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The Inheritence of Orquídea Divina by Zoraida Córdova EN

Rating: 4     6 Votes
Country: Europe / Ecuador flag Ecuador
Description:
"A ... novel about a family searching for the truth hidden in their past and the power they've inherited"--
Recommended: 06 Mar 2022

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The Spanish Daughter : A Gripping Latinx Historical Novel by Lorena Hughes EN

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Description:
Set against the lush backdrop of early twentieth century Ecuador and inspired by the real-life history of the coastal town known as the birthplace of cacao, this captivating #OwnVoices novel from the award-winning author of The Sisters of Alameda Street tells the story of a resourceful young chocolatier who must impersonate a man in order to claim her birthright... "An atmospheric and captivating mystery set against the backdrop of 1920s Ecuador, The Spanish Daughter is an engrossing, suspenseful family saga filled with unpredictable twists and turns."--Chanel Cleeton, New York Times bestselli... continue
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Recommended: 10 Jun 2022

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THIS WORLD DOES NOT BELONG TO US

This world does not belong to us by Natalia Garcia Freire EN

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Many years have passed since Lucas was expelled from his childhood home by Felisberto and Eloy, the two men who arrived uninvited and slowly, insidiously, made it their own. Now Lucas is back, fully grown and intent on claiming his rightful inheritance.

But he is not interested in the house as it once was, in his mother's lovingly planted flowerbeds - now conquered by weeds - nor in the lavish portraits covering every wall. Lucas belongs to a darker world, one crawling with the only creatures he really trusts: insects. As the house crumbles before his eyes, Lucas turns to the allies of... continue
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Recommended: 23 Nov 2022


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