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Winter of the World by Ken Follett

This is the second book in the Century Trilogy and I’m going to try to finish the series this year, instead of letting it hang around for a few years.

Published: 2013

Genre: historical fiction

Length: 940 pages

Font: Warnock Pro

Setting: USA, Germany, England, and the USSR, 1933-1949 Continue reading

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Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

I had heard excellent things about a TV adaptation of the book, and decided I should check it out. I really enjoyed the first season, and was reminded the books were good. It’s been at least a decade since I started the series (before I started writing book reviews on what I read), so I decided it would be my reread for the year.

Published: 1991

Genre: historical fiction with time travel

Length: 627 pages

Setting: it starts in 1945, Scotland, but is mostly set in 1743, Scotland Continue reading

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The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

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

Genre: thriller

Length: 590 pages

Setting: Sweden in the 2000s Continue reading

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The Prince of Tides by Pat Conroy

Published: 1986

Genre: southern fiction

Length: 665 pages

Setting: Colleton, SC and NYC, 1960s to 1980s

Interest: It was one of the BBC’s The Big Read books. Continue reading

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Room by Emma Donoghue

Published: 2010

Genre: fiction

Length: 321 pages

Setting: a generic city, present day

Interest: It was chosen for book club. Even though I wouldn’t be able to make the meeting to talk about the book, I decided to read the book. Continue reading

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The Queen of the South by Arturo Perez-Reverte

Published: 2002 in Spanish, 2004 in English

Genre: fiction

Length: 436 pages

Setting: Mexico and Spain, 1980s (I think) to the present)

Interest: The book title started with a Q and was at the library when I was looking. Continue reading

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