Host: Amy @ Passages to the Past
Dates: January 1 - December 31, 2019
- Choose your level.
- Read any sub-genre of historical fiction (Historical Romance, Historical Mystery, Historical Fantasy, Young Adult, etc.)
- You don't need a blog to participate.
- There will be a monthly link for reviews.
- 20th Century Reader - 2 books
- Victorian Reader - 5 books
- Renaissance Reader - 10 books
- Medieval - 15 books
- Ancient History - 25 books
- Prehistoric - 50+ books
My goal: "Victorian Reader" (5 books).
● See my original post about the challenge HERE.
● See the challenge announcement/sign-up post HERE.
● See the pages for linking reviews: JAN, FEB, MAR, APR, MAY, JUN, JUL, AUG, SEP, OCT, NOV, DEC .
● See the page for linking wrap-ups and recaps HERE.
MY READING LIST (books I've read, with links to reviews):
- O Pioneers! Willa Cather (published 1913; set in late 19th/early 20th Centuries)
- Mrs. Everything. Jennifer Weiner (published 2019; set primarily in mid-20th Century)
- Lady in the Lake. Laura Lippman (published 2019; set in 1960s)
- Sorry for the Dead (Josephine Tey #8). Nicola Upson (published 2019; set between WWI and 1950s)
- Old Baggage. Lissa Evans (published 2018/2019; set in 1920s)
POSSIBILITIES (some books I'd like to knock off my TBR pile):
- Alias Grace. Margaret Atwood
- The Alienist. Caleb Carr
- The Children's Book. A.S. Byatt
- The Conjurer's Bird. Martin Davies
- The Crystal Cave (Arthurian Saga #1). Mary Stewart
- The English Patient. Michael Ondaatje
- Flora. Gail Godwin
- The Fountain Overflows. Rebecca West
- A Gentleman in Moscow. Amor Towles
- Girl in Hyacinth Blue. Susan Vreeland
- The Glass Room. Simon Mawer
- The House of the Spirits. Isabel Allende
- I Am Madam X. Gioia Diliberto
- The Last Painting of Sara de Vos. Dominic Smith
- Los Alamos. Joseph Kanon
- Lydia Cassatt Reading the Morning Paper. Harriet Scott Chessman
- A Mercy. Toni Morrison
- The Mists of Avalon. Marion Zimmer Bradley
- Number the Stars. Lois Lowry
- Remarkable Creatures. Tracy Chevalier
- Rules of Civility. Amor Towles
- The Secret Keeper. Kate Morton
- The Summer Before the War. Helen Simonson
- The Virgin in the Garden. A.S. Byatt
- When We Were Orphans. Kazuo Ishiguro
- Wide Sargasso Sea. Jean Rhys
- The Women in the Castle. Jessica Shattuck