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.
Genre: historical fiction
Length: 940 pages
Font: Warnock Pro
Setting: USA, Germany, England, and the USSR, 1933-1949 Continue reading
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.
Genre: historical fiction with time travel
Length: 627 pages
Setting: it starts in 1945, Scotland, but is mostly set in 1743, Scotland Continue reading
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: 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
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
Published: 2002 in Spanish, 2004 in English
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