Friday, December 29, 2017

Some Older Books I Liked in 2017!

I feel badly that new books get all the attention and then I feel guilty for not reading them all in time to make an annual list and HEY, I'm giving you some of my favorite older books I read for the first time this year, too.

Classic literature:
Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell
Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh

Contemporary literature:
Call Me By Your Name by Andre Aciman

The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
A Small Town in Germany by John Le Carre
Bellweather Rhapsody by Kate Racculia
Monk's Hood by Ellis Peters
Through the Evil Days by Julia Spencer-Fleming (and several of that series leading up to it)

Speculative fiction:
The Power by Naomi Alderman
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

Historical fiction:
The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Historical romance:
In for a Penny by Rose Lerner

The Silk Roads: A New History of the World by Peter Frankopan

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