We made it to Tuesday, Dear Readers! How is your January reading going? Today’s TOP TEN TUESDAY topic is:
January 19: Books I Meant to Read In 2020 but Didn’t Get To.
There are always a few books that I’m desperate to read and then sadly they get pushed aside. Here are the Top Ten 2020 Releases that I didn’t quite get to last year. Have you read any of these?
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- The Authenticity Project by Clare Pooley: A notebook created for the purpose of confessing intimate, personal truth turns British strangers into friends as they form an unlikely bond of trust. Bookshop.org
- The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel: Inspired by an astonishing true story from World War II, a young woman with a talent for forgery helps hundreds of Jewish children flee the Nazis in this unforgettable historical novel. Bookshop.org
- The Book of Second Chances by Katherine Slee: Hopeful and adventurous, this title celebrates books and bookstores, the power of imagination, and having the courage to shape our own destinies. Bookshop.org
- The Brilliant Life of Eudora Honeysett by Annie Lyons: Infused with emotional power and irresistible charm, this is a moving and joyous novel about an elderly woman ready to embrace death and the little girl who reminds her what it means to live. Bookshop.org
- The Fixed Stars by Molly Wizenberg: a thoughtful and provocative story of changing identity, complex sexuality, and enduring family relationships. Bookshop.org
- The Heir Affair by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan: After a scandalous secret turns their fairy-tale wedding into a nightmare, Rebecca “Bex” Porter and her husband Prince Nicholas are in self-imposed exile. The public is angry. The Queen is even angrier. Bookshop.org
- I Was Told It Would Get Easier by Abbi Waxman: Squashed among a bus full of strangers, mother-daughter duo Jessica and Emily Burnstein watch their carefully mapped-out college tour devolve into a series of off-roading misadventures. Bookshop.org
- The Star Crossed Sisters of Tuscany by Lori Nelson Spielman: A trio of second-born daughters sets out on a whirlwind journey through the lush Italian countryside to break the family curse that says they’ll never find love. Bookshop.org
- Writers and Lovers by Lily King: Writers & Lovers follows Casey–a smart and achingly vulnerable protagonist–in the last days of a long youth, as she explores the terrifying and exhilarating leap between the end of one phase of life and the beginning of another. Bookshop.org
- The Yellow Bird Sings by Jennifer Rosner: In Poland, as World War II rages, a mother hides with her young daughter, a musical prodigy whose slightest sound may cost them their lives. Hidden in the hayloft day and night, Shira struggles to stay still and quiet, as music pulses through her and the farmyard outside beckons. Bookshop.org
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Book of Lost Names and I Was Told it Would Get Easier are on my list as well.
The Yellow Bird Sings sounds good.
I’m a fan of historical fiction so this one definitely interests me too, and I haven’t seen it around.
Isn’t it funny how when we receive a book we’re so excited to read it until the next book comes into our hands!?! I get so side-tracked 🙂 I hope you can stop by:
SO TRUE! Thanks for stopping by – off to check out your list!
I loved Book of Lost Names and Eudora! enjoy! 🙌😍
I can’t wait! Thanks for stopping by Carol!
I have THE BOOK OF LOST NAMES out from the library right now. I’m hoping to get to it soon. I hope we both enjoy it.
I really want to read The Book of Second Chances!! I hope you get to some of these!
My Top Ten
Thanks for stopping by and commenting! Off to check your list!
You’re welcome!! 🙂
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