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Top Ten Tuesday: Redo! Ten Books To Read in About One Sitting II

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Somehow I missed the birthday part of this week’s TTT so I’m editing to include it!

Happy Birthday, TTT! Ten years and still running!

This week’s topic had three choices. I chose “pick a past TTT topic you’ve done and re-do/update it.” Here’s my first go at this topic–full of fun little books!

One Sitting Wonders!

 

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Modern Academe! Oh, the joys.

Dear Committee Members: A Novel by Julie Schumacher. My review is here.

 

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The women of WWII living the new peacetime life at The May of Teck Club in London.

Girls of Slender Means by Muriel Spark. My review is here.

 

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Blast from the past upsets rather odd man’s life.

Redhead by the Side of the Road: A  Novel by Anne Tyler. My review is here.

 

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Lust and the high school swim team Japanese style.

Diving Pool: Three Novellas by Yoko Ogawa. My review is here.

 

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The story of the devoted tutor’s life with the ill-fated children of Nicholas II.

The Romanovs and Mr. Gibbes by Frances Welch

 

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Commuting With the Past in France

The 6:41 to Paris by Jean-Philippe Blondel. My review is here.

 

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Essays With Sass, but Ladylike Sass

Southern Lady Code: Essays by Helen Ellis

 

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The Nazi Olympics in sound bytes.

Berlin 1936: Sixteen Days in August by Oliver Hilmes

 

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In which Hemingway and Fitzgerald ponder foreshortening.

A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway.

I read this in college in the History of Paris & Berlin in the 1920s.

 

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Vacation romance circa The Gilded Age.

Daisy Miller by Henry James. I read this long ago.

 

 

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14 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: Redo! Ten Books To Read in About One Sitting II

  1. Great list! The only one I’ve read is Redhead. Fredrik Backman’s 2 novellas are also quick reads! I also love MG titles which mostly can be read in a day! You might have inspired me to create my own list! 🙌😍

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  2. I overlooked this topic too – oh well, too late now.
    I don’t know most of your featured books but will make a note of them because though I don’t care for short stories, I find novellas far more enjoyable.

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