This was a SheReads summer read that I didn’t get to until late.
Length: 338 pages
Setting: Memphis, Tennessee in 1939, and Aiken, South Carolina, present day Continue reading
I’ve been working my way through Ken Follett’s 900+ page tome Winter of the World, which is enjoyable, but still takes a long time to actually finish. So, I’ve got a couple of old book reviews for you this week.
I picked up this Anne Perry book because of the library’s summer reading program. They did a bingo card with different genres in each square, and I needed a mystery. Anne Perry has quite a few books published, so I decided to try one of her books for my mystery square.
Length: 384 pages
Setting: 1914, England Continue reading
Genre: middle grade graphic novel
Length: 88 pages
Setting: Stately Academy, present day Continue reading
Published: 1980 in Italy, translated into English in 1983
Genre: historical fiction
Length: 512 pages
Setting: 14th century Italian monastery
Library book club was last night and I was actually able to make it (after missing two months in a row). They chose this book for discussion. I’d already read the book, but I didn’t remember anything about it and decided to read the book again.
Published: 2005 in Swedish, 2008 in English
Length: 590 pages
Setting: Sweden in the 2000s Continue reading
Genre: courtroom mystery
Length: 421 pages
Setting: a suburb of Boston, in the recent past (when Facebook was still a new thing for kids only)
Interest: It was our book club choice for the month Continue reading
Genre: science fiction
Length: 208 pages, 4 hours, 23 minutes as an audio book
Setting: present day, a big U.S. city