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What have you read in 2008? Post your list here and update it as you go along! (One thread per member, please.)
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Post by Kasthu » Fri December 19th, 2008, 12:31 am

HF read in 2008:

1. Antonio's Wife, by Jacqueline DeJohn (19th c. New York)
2. The Winter Rose, by Jennifer Donnelly (19th c. England)
3. Metropolis, by Elizabeth Gaffney (1860s New York)
4. The Meaning of Night, by Michael Cox (19th c. England)

5. Heyday, by Kurt Anderson (19th c. everywhere)
6. The Sunne in Splendour, by Sharon Kay Penman (15th c. England)

7. Speaks the Nightbird, by Robert McCammon (17th c. South Carolina)
8. The Queen of Bedlam, by Robert McCammon (18th c. New York)
9. Revenge of the Rose, by Nicole Galland (medieval Europe)

10. The Venetian Mask, by Rosalind Laker (18th c. Venice)
11. Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict, by Laurie Viera Rigler (19th c. England, time travel)
12. The House at Riverton, by Kate Morton (early 20th c. England)
13. The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen, by Syrie James (19th c. England)
14. So Brave, Young and Handsome, by Leif Enger (early 2oth c. Am. West)
15. Luncheon of the Boating Party, by Susan Vreeland (late 19th c. France)
16. Silent in the Grave, by Deanna Raybourn (19th c. England)

17. The Painter From Shanghai (early 20th c. China)
18. The Secret History of the Pink Carnation, by Lauren Willig (early 19th c. England/ France)
19. The Secret Adventures of Charlotte Bronte, by Laura Joh Rowland (19th c. England)
20. Silent in the Sanctuary, by Deanna Raybourn (19th c. England)

21. Maisie Dobbs, by Jacqueline Winspear (early 20th c. England)

22. The Forgotten Garden, by Kate Morton (early 20th c. England and Australia)
23. The Black Tower, by Louis Bayard (early 19th c. France)
24. The Pale Blue Eye, by Louis Bayard (early 19th c. America)
25. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows (post-WWII)

26. Atonement, by Ian McEwan (1930s and WWII)
27. The Toss of a Lemon, by Padma Viswanathan (early 20th c. India)

28. Kept, by DJ Taylor (19th c. England)
29. The Whiskey Rebels, by David Liss (18th c. America)
30. Company of Liars, by Karen Maitland (14th c. England)
31. East of the Sun, by Julia Gregson (1920s India)
32. The Woman in Black, by Susan Hill (Victorian/ Edwardian England)
33. The Sealed Letter, by Emma Donoghue (19th c. England)
34. Murder on the Eiffel Tower, by Claude Izner (19th c. France)
35. The Dark Lantern, by Gerri Brightwell (19th c. England)
36. Girl in a Blue Dress, by Gaynor Arnold (19th c. England)
37. The Spiritualist, by Megan Chance (19th c. New York)

38. The Blackstone Key, by Rose Melikan (18th c. England)
39. The Dracula Dossier, by James Reese (19th c. England)
40. The Other Queen, by Philippa Gregory (16th c. Scotland)
41. The Rose of Sebastopol, by Katherine McMahon (19th c. Crimean war)
42. The Glass of Time, by Michael Cox (19th c. England)
43. Devil's Brood, by Sharon Kay Penman (12th c. England)
44. The Four Seasons, by Laurel Corona (18th c. Venice)
45. Nefertiti, by Michelle Moran (ancient Egypt)

46. The Greatest Knight, by Elizabeth Chadwick (12th c. England)
47. All This, and Heaven Too, by Rachel Field (19th c. France and America)
48. Cover the Mirrors, by Faye Booth (19th c. England)
49. The Minutes of the Lazarus Club, by Tony Pollard (19th c. England)
50. An Inconvenient Wife, by Megan Chance (19th c. New York)
51. Doctor Olaf Van Schuler's Brain, by Kirsten Menger-Anderson (17th c. to present day New York)
52. A Matter of Justice, by Charles Todd (1920s England)
53. The Firemaster's Mistress, by Christie Dickason (17th c. England)

54. The Book of Unholy Mischief, by Elle Newmark (15th c. Venice)
55. The Far Pavilions, by MM Kaye (19th c. India)
56. The Piano Teacher, by Janice Y.K. Lee (WWII and 1950s Hong Kong)
57. The Seance, by John Harwood (19th c. England)
58. Mistress Shakespeare, by Karen Harper (16th c. England)
59. Niccolo Rising, by Dorothy Dunnett (15th c. Flanders)
60. Drood, by Dan Simmons (19th c. London)

Altogether, about half of everything I read in 2008 was historical fiction.
Last edited by Kasthu on Tue December 30th, 2008, 9:55 pm, edited 3 times in total.
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