Top Ten Tuesday: Books On My Summer 2019 TBR

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by Jana at That Artsy Reader Girl.

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  • Each Tuesday, Jana assigns a new topic. Create your own Top Ten list that fits that topic – putting your unique spin on it if you want.
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  • Add your name to the Linky widget on that day’s post so that everyone can check out other bloggers’ lists. Or if you don’t have a blog, just post your answers as a comment.

20 Books of Summer 2019This week’s topic is Books On My Summer 2019 TBR. This is an easy one for me because I’m taking part in the 20 Books of Summer Reading Challenge hosted by Cathy at 746 Books so it was just a case of picking ten books from my list that I haven’t yet read.

Click on the book title to view the full description on Goodreads.


  1. A Modern Family by Helga Flatland‘a beautiful, bittersweet novel of rich insights and extraordinary perception as a family drama creates a quiet earthquake’
  2. The Mathematical Bridge by Jim Kelly – historical crime mystery set in 1940s Cambridge, the follow-up to The Great Darkness
  3. Improvement by Joan Silber‘a bold and piercing novel about a young single mother living in Harlem, her eccentric aunt, and the decisions they make that have unexpected implications for the world around them’
  4. The Dinner List by Rebecca Serle‘Delicious but never indulgent, sweet with just the right amount of bitter’
  5. The Narrow Land by Christine Dwyer Hickey‘A novel of loneliness and regret, the legacy of World War II and the ever-changing concept of the American Dream’
  6. Transcription by Kate Atkinson‘a bravura novel of extraordinary power and substance’
  7. Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce – ‘A disturbing, toxic and compelling novel that explores the power of fear and desire, jealousy and betrayal, love and hate’
  8. In My Life by Alan Johnson‘this isn’t just a book about music. In My Life adds a fourth dimension to the story of Alan Johnson the man’
  9. Munich by Robert HarrisSeptember 1938. When the stakes are this high, who are you willing to betray? Your friends, your family, your country or your conscience?
  10. Ponti by Sharlene Teo‘A radiant, achingly beautiful novel about relationships between women’ (Megan Hunter, author of The End We Start From)
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12 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: Books On My Summer 2019 TBR

  1. I was very disappointed by Transcription so I shall be interested to see what you make of it. Having just really enjoyed Harris’ An Officer and a Spy, however, I should give Munich a try.

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  2. Oh, I could go for some of these BIG time. I didn’t participate this week because I’ve got a new Countdown Question interview on my blog instead. I think you might want to take a look, because Jane Davis is an author I think would appeal to you!

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