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message 1: by Diane, Armchair Tour Guide (new)

Diane | 12832 comments Post your nominations here for the April group reads. A significant portion of the book must be set in the featured location. We will be reading books set in Germany, the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of France, and the historical county of Staffordshire in the UK. Here are our group lists to get you started:


Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Region of France:
(please scroll down to the "Books Set in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur " heading).

UK County of Staffordshire: (please scroll down to the "Books Set in Staffordshire" 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:

message 2: by Laurie (new)

Laurie | 616 comments Germany - Stones from the River by Ursula Hegi
Provence-Alpes-Cotes d'Azur region - The Horseman on the Roof by Jean Giono
Staffordshire - Arthur & George by Julian Barnes

message 5: by Sarah (new)

Sarah | 662 comments I second Stones From the River

message 6: by Carol (new)

Carol (carolfromnc) | 1002 comments For Staffordshire, I nominate The Road to Lichfield by Penelope Lively.

message 7: by Missy J (last edited Feb 13, 2017 07:01PM) (new)

Missy J (missyj333) | 224 comments For Germany, I nominate Youth Without God by Ödön von Horváth. Published in 1937, the author tried to warn about fascism during the rise of the Nazis.

message 9: by Wend (last edited Feb 19, 2017 12:07PM) (new)

Wend (wends) | 1 comments For Germany I nominate Berlin Game Berlin Game (Bernard Samson, #1) by Len Deighton by Len Deighton

For France Death On The Riviera Death on the Riviera by John Bude by John Bude

For Staffordshire Taunting The Dead Taunting the Dead (DS Allie Shenton, #1) by Mel Sherratt by Mel Sherratt

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