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message 1: by Diane , Armchair Tour Guide (last edited Oct 15, 2016 08:29PM) (new)

Diane  | 12949 comments Post your nominations here for the December group reads. A significant portion of the book must be set in the featured location. We will be reading books set in Costa Rica, the Rhône-Alpes region of France, and the historical county of Berkshire in the UK. Here are our group lists to get you started:

Costa Rica:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
https://www.goodreads.com/group/books...

Rhône-Alpes Region of France:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
(please scroll all the way down to the "Books Set in Rhône-Alpes" heading).

UK County of Berkshire:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/... (please scroll down to the "Books Set in Berkshire" heading).

Books do not need to be present on these lists to be nominated. Authors, please do not nominate your own books.

For a list of books we have read in previous months, click here: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


message 2: by Carol (new)

Carol (carolfromnc) | 1039 comments For Costa Rica, I nominate Roastmaster by Janice Lierz.


message 3: by Carol (new)

Carol (carolfromnc) | 1039 comments For the Rhone-Alpes region, I nominate The Scandals of Clochemerle by Gabriel Chevallier.


message 4: by Bonnie (last edited Oct 19, 2016 11:34AM) (new)

Bonnie I'll nominate South of Normal by Norm Schriever for the Costa
Rica read as it reminds me of my oldest son's travels this year.


message 5: by Laurie (new)

Laurie | 629 comments Costa Rica - The Year of Fog by Michelle Richmond
Rhone-Alpes - The Wars by Timothy Findley
County of Berkshire - Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome


message 6: by Bonnie (new)

Bonnie And for the Alpes in France The Reunion by Amy Silver


message 7: by Bonnie (new)

Bonnie And for the UK Berkshire area Solar by Ian McEwan


message 8: by Diane , Armchair Tour Guide (new)

Diane  | 12949 comments Laurie wrote: "Costa Rica - The Year of Fog by Michelle Richmond
Rhone-Alpes - The Wars by Timothy Findley
County of Berkshire - [book:Three Men in a Boat|..."


We read Three Men in a Boat for a previous group read, so I won't be able to use that one.


message 9: by Laurie (new)

Laurie | 629 comments Diane wrote: "Laurie wrote: "Costa Rica - The Year of Fog by Michelle Richmond
Rhone-Alpes - The Wars by Timothy Findley
County of Berkshire - [book:Three..."


Okay, sorry I forgot to check. I'll take a look for something else.


message 12: by Caitlin (new)

Caitlin Costa Rica: Jurassic Park
Rhone-Alps: Madame Bovary
Berkshire: The Wind in the Willows


message 13: by Diane , Armchair Tour Guide (new)

Diane  | 12949 comments Caitlin wrote: "Costa Rica: Jurassic Park
Rhone-Alps: Madame Bovary
Berkshire: The Wind in the Willows"


Good choices. We will not be able to include Wind in the Willows since it was a previous Group Read.


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