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

Diane  | 12968 comments Post your nominations here for the March group reads. A significant portion of the book must be set in the featured location. We will be reading books set in Saint Kitts and Nevis and the province of New Brunswick in Canada. We will also be featuring historical fiction translated to English. Here are lists to get you started:

Saint Kitts and Nevis:*https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
Bookshelf: https://www.goodreads.com/group/books...

New Brunswick:
Canada (Scroll down to "Books set in New Brunswick" heading-Post 7)
Bookshelf: https://www.goodreads.com/group/books...

Translated Historical Fiction:
Note: Book must be originally written in a language other than English. Many foreign authors write books in English - these would not qualify. Here is a list that contains a good selection of historical fiction novels (Note: not every selection may qualify), feel free to add more links:

https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/1...

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: Previously Read Group Read Books

*For our featured world country selection (this month it is St. Kitts and Nevis): If the book selected by popular vote is not written by a native or resident author, the book written by a native author with the highest votes will also be selected, resulting in two book selections for that country.


message 2: by Silver (new)

Silver Historical Fiction Translated: To Siberia by Per Petterson


message 3: by rebel (new)

rebel (followtheriver) | 65 comments Saint Kitts and Nevis: Only God Can Make a Tree by Bertram Roach


message 4: by Ruth (new)

Ruth | 444 comments Historical fiction Cathedral of the Sea by Ildefonso Falcones set in 14th century Barcelona and which revolves around the building of the Santa María del Mar church. Long but very engaging. If you like Ken Follett's The Pillars of the Earth then this would be a good read for you.


message 5: by Malou (new)

Malou For New Brunswick I would like to nominate The Coming of Winter


message 6: by Missy J (new)

Missy J (missyj333) | 228 comments For historical fiction, I will nominate The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón.


message 7: by Amanda (new)


message 8: by Laurie (new)

Laurie | 632 comments St. Kitts and Nevis, - The Final Passage by Caryl Phillips
Historical Fiction - Silence by Shūsaku Endō


message 9: by Mome_Rath (new)

Mome_Rath | 1439 comments Ruth wrote: "Historical fiction Cathedral of the Sea by Ildefonso Falcones set in 14th century Barcelona and which revolves around the building of the Santa María del Mar church."

A friend of mine has recommended this book, but I still haven't gotten around to reading it. Glad to hear you liked it!


message 10: by Aster (new)

Aster (asterlea) | 1 comments I'd like to nominate Cambridge by Caryl Phillips for Saint Kitts and Nevis.


message 11: by Lisa (new)

Lisa (lisafriel) | 15 comments For historical fiction, I second the nomination for The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

For New Brunswick, I second the nomination for The Bay of Love and Sorrows by David Adams Richards


message 12: by Carol (new)

Carol (carolfromnc) | 1067 comments For historical fiction, I nominate Granada by Radwa Ashour. Translated from the original Egyptian.


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