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Grishaverse Readathon Recommendations (Part Three)

And here is part three of the Grishaverse Readathon Recommendations! Here I’ll recommend prompts fitting to the nation prompts. Here I have the most books I personally haven’t read, but I am pretty sure that these are great books nonetheless. As I’ve mentioned already, for each of these prompts, you can also pick a book written by an author from this region!

Part One | Part Two | Part Three | Part Four

Ravka – Read a Russian inspired book (or by a Russian author)

Romanov by Nadine Brandes (Fantasy)
The House With the Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson (Fantasy)
The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden (Fantasy)

Fjerda – Read a Scandinavian inspired book (or by a Scandinavian author)

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson (Mystery/Thriller)
Beartown by Fredrik Backman (Contemporary)
As Red as Blood by Salla Simukka (Mystery/Thriller)

Shu-Han – Read a book inspired by Asian folklore (or by an Asian author)

Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi (Fantasy/Mythology)
The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang (Fantasy)
Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan (Fantasy)

Kerch – Read a book taking place in the Netherlands (or by a Dutch author)

Letter for the King by Tonke Dragt (Fantasy)
On the Edge of Gone by Corinne Duyvis (Science Fiction)
The Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse (Historical Fiction)

Novyi Zem – Read a book taking place in Oceania (or by an author from this area)

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff (Science Fiction)
Guardian of the Dead by Karen Healey (Fantasy/Mythology)
The Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera (Fantasy)

The Wandering Isle – Read a book inspired by Irish Folklore (or by an Irish author)

Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier (Fantasy)
The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater (Fantasy)
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer (Fantasy)

That concludes my third post of recommendations. In the next one, I’ll talk about the Grishaverse books and which prompts they fit in! If you have any recommendations for these prompts, leave a comment or post them on Twitter with the hashtag #grishareadathon2020