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Top Ten Tuesday: Books Set Outside the US

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For those who don’t know, Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week, they post a new theme and everyone is invited to join in! (Note: all book cover images in this post link to that book’s Goodreads page.)

Today’s Theme: Ten Books Set Outside the United States

After taking several months off, it’s so nice to do a Top Ten Tuesday post! Many of these have a fantasy element, but I only included those that are still modeled after our world.

From my TBR:

Beautiful Ruins  Akata Witch (Akata Witch, #1)  Every Breath (Every, #1)  Paris Time Capsule  My Lady Jane

Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter – Throughout time in Europe and the US (a little cheaty…)
Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor – Nigeria
Every Breath by Ellie Marney – Australia
Paris Time Capsule by Ella Carey – France
My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, & Jodi Meadows – Historical England

Some of My Favorites:

The Wrath and the Dawn (The Wrath and the Dawn, #1)  Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1)  Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)  Carry On  Die for Me (Revenants, #1)

The Wrath & the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh – Historical Persia
Daugther of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor – Czech Republic
Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins – France
Carry On by Rainbow Rowell – England
Die for Me by Amy Plum – France

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Which books made your list this week? I’d especially love to find more books set outside of the US AND Europe. Link your own Top Ten Tuesday in the comments!

Top Ten Tuesday: My Fall TBR

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For those who don’t know, Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week, they post a new theme and everyone is invited to join in! (Note: all book cover images in this post link to that book’s Goodreads page.)

Today’s Theme: Top Ten Books on my Fall TBR

This one was so easy to do – there are a ton of books I’m excited to read this fall, so I just picked ten that I can’t stop thinking about. Almost all of these are young adult books, so I guess it’s going to be a YA season for me. A bunch of them are also books I first read about on other TTT lists throughout the summer, so thank you to everyone for filling my TBR with great picks! In no particular order, here they are:

Fangirl  Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1)  Jackaby (Jackaby, #1)  On the Fence  Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1)

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell – Having been recommended to me more times than I can count, my library copy finally came through and I can read it now! Hopefully I will have a review up within a couple of weeks.

Angelfall by Susan Ee – This is one of my TTT finds. The whole series was recommended, and I’m excited to give book one a try!

Jackaby by William Ritter – I’ve actually had this one for a while, but I came across the synopsis again recently and it sounded so perfect for autumn that I had to bump it up the list. It is a paranormal, young adult mystery that is described as Doctor Who meets Sherlock Holmes 😀

On the Fence by Kasie West – This one is leftover from my Summer TBR but I don’t want to wait another whole year before reading it, so I’m declaring it a fall read…

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor – Another TTT find, I finally have a copy of this one, and the complex world sounds perfect for whisking me away once the weather turns dreary. It has also been highly rated by five of the authors I follow on Goodreads, so that can only mean good things.

A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1)  Paris Time Capsule  Under the Never Sky (Under the Never Sky, #1)  Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass, #2)  Magic Study (Study, #2)

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas – As a new fan of Sarah J. Maas, I had to add this one to my TBR. My library copy has finally come through, so hopefully I’ll have a review up soon.

Paris Time Capsule by Ella Carey – The concept of this story grabbed me right away – a woman inherits a “perfectly preserved” Parisian apartment that hasn’t been touched since the Belle Époque period (1871-1914), and she travels to France to unravel the mysteries of the woman who left it behind.

Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi – Here’s my last TTT find of the list. I do enjoy a good dystopian novel, and this one has been recommended to me a few times now.

Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas – Time to read the second book in the Throne of Glass series! I loved book one, and I’ve been saving book two for the perfect time. That time is definitely this fall! (Here’s a link to my review of book one.)

Magic Study by Maria V. Snyder – Another second-in-series, I can’t wait to dive into this one, too! (Here’s a link to my review of book one.)

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If you’ve read and loved any of these books, tell me which. Also, let me know about your own Top Ten in the comments!