World Book Day 2019; Free Books To Celebrate the Event: The World Book Day is an event that is organized every year by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in order to encourage reading, publishing, and copyright. At first, the World Book Day was celebrated on 23 April 1995 and lasts to be accepted on that day. A related event in the United Kingdom and Ireland is held in the month of March. The World Book Day is also known as World Book and Copyright Day, or International Day of the Book.
Amazon is celebrating World Book Day with free ebooks, and they all appear incredible! On their Read the World page, you can see and download books to read all across the world, from Mexico to the Netherlands to Israel and more further to it.
GO: A Coming Of Age
A novel by Kazuki Kaneshiro, Translated By Takami Nieda
GO is a novel written by Kazuki Kaneshiro and published in the year 2000 by Kodansha. The story revolves around Sugihara who is a zainichi chosenjin (North Korean nationals in Japan), who falls in love with a Japanese girl, and he’s dealing with the usual high school issues—bullying, heartache, first loves, and long-buried secrets.
The story tells about the Korean/Chinese racism in Japan with Sugihara changing his Korean name from Lee and moving to a Japanese school from a Japanese Korean school.
GO received a Naoki Prize, which is an award of high admiration in Japan. A film version of the novel was also released in the year 2001 that won several awards in Japan. An English translation by Takami Nieda was released by AmazonCrossing in the year 2018.
The Murmur Of Bees
A novel by Sofía Segovia, Translated By Simon Bruni
Set for the duration of the Mexican Revolution and the influenza pandemic of 1918, a mysterious child was found and was welcomed into a local family, and he approaches of age and learns he has a magical gift of vision and is secured by the bees.
From an enticing voice in Mexican fiction derives an amazing novel–her first to be translated into English–about a mysterious child with the magical power to change a family’s history in a nation on the edge of revolution.
The Passion According To Carmela
A novel by Marcos Aguinis, Translated By Carolina De Robertis
A novel from the prize-winning, worldwide bestselling novelist Marcos Aguinis comes an epic love narrative set against the unrestrained backdrop of the Cuban Revolution. An epic love story set for the duration of the Cuban Revolution, Carmela gets caught up in the pleasure of revolution, joins the protesters, and sets out on an unsafe journey that will change her life and perspective.
The Dark Heart: A True Story Of Greed, Murder, And An Unlikely Investigator
Book by Joakim Palmkvist, Translated by Agnes Broomé
A chilling true crime story of deadly family mysteries love gone wrong, and a cold case that denied to stay buried…
In late summer of the year 2012, millionaire landowner Göran Lundblad went missing from his farm situated in Sweden. When a search brings forth nothing was found, and all physical evidence had apparently vanished, authorities had little to go on–except a distressing phone call five weeks later from Göran’s daughter Maria. With nobody, there was no crime and the case grew colder year after year, but missing person investigator Therese Tang wouldn’t give up and what she discovers the truth it was a nest of evil secrets, lies, and disloyalty.