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Top Ten Tuesday – MY TOP 10 FAVORITE READS SET OUTSIDE OF THE U.S.

 

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together.  Top Ten Tuesday has been one of my favorite memes ever since I started blogging, so huge thanks to Jana for taking over the hosting duties!

This week’s TTT topic is Top Ten Books That Take Place In Another Country.  I live in the U.S. and I love to read books that are set in other countries.  Not only is a great way to learn about other cultures, etc, but It also helps to somewhat satisfy my wanderlust because reading these books is like traveling without a passport.  That said, here are some of my favorite reads that have non-U.S. settings.

 

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MY TOP 10 FAVORITE READS SET OUTSIDE OF THE U.S.

 

1. ON THE JELLICOE ROAD by Melina Marchetta  (Set in AUSTRALIA)

 

 

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2. WARCROSS by Marie Lu (Set primarily in TOKYO, JAPAN)

 

 

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3.  HOMEGOING by Yaa Gyasi (Set primarily in AFRICA)

 

 

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4. MY LADY JANE by Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows, & Brodi Ashton (Set in ENGLAND)

 

 

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5.  ANGELS & DEMONS by Dan Brown (Set in ROME, ITALY, VATICAN CITY, & SWITZERLAND)

 

 

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6. HARRY POTTER SERIES by J. K. Rowling (SET IN LONDON/HOGWARTS)

 

 

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7. A TALE FOR THE TIME BEING by Ruth Ozeki (Set in TOKYO, JAPAN & BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA)

 

 

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8. THE BOOK THIEF by Markus Zusak (Set in GERMANY)

 

 

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9. THE KITE RUNNER by Khaled Hosseini (Set primarily in AFGHANISTAN)

 

 

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10. ANNA KARENINA by Leo Tolstoy (Set primarily in RUSSIA)

 


 

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Question:  What are some of your favorite reads set outside of the U.S.?