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August 16: Top Ten Books With X Setting (top ten books set near the beach, top ten book set in boarding school, top ten books set in England, etc)

I chose London, magical or otherwise.

midnight riot

1. Midnight Riot; Ben Aaronovitch.

paddington

2. A Bear Called Paddington; Michael Bond.

oliver twist

3. Oliver Twist; Charles Dickens.

adventures sherlock holmes

4. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes; Arthur Conan Doyle.

cuckoos calling

5. Cuckoo’s Calling; Robert Gailbraith.

neverwhere

6. Neverwhere; Neil Gaiman.

frederica

7. Frederica; Georgette Heyer.

un lun dun

8. Un Lun Dun; China Mieville.

Jekyll and Hyde

9. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde; Robert Lois Stevenson.

dorian gray

10. The Picture of Dorian Gray; Oscar Wilde.

 

 

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About Caitlin Stern

I have a MA in English, and have so many fantasy/urban fantasy WIPs it's not even funny. I'm an avid reader of science fiction, fantasy, mystery, romance, biography, fiction, and anything else that catches my interest. I collect books, and bookmarks I find that are visually appealing and useful.

20 responses »

  1. I’ve only read one of these! (Can you guess which one?)

    Nice choice 🙂 London is a fascinating city 🙂 TTT- Beam Me Up

  2. @lynnsbooks says:

    I also chose London and we share a couple of the same books. I love that you included Dorian Grey as well.
    Lynn 😀

  3. What a fun choice! I’ve read books set in London before, but none of these. Thanks for sharing!

    My TTT: http://www.anovelglimpse.com/2016/08/16/top-ten-tuesday-ten-romance-novels-or-series-set-in-the-workplace/

  4. alr says:

    Great list! I had to really think hard about the books for this week’s Top Ten!!

  5. tiareleine says:

    London is such a fantastic setting! Probably because it has so much history for authors to be inspired by.

    Great list!

  6. eviepea48 says:

    I love Georgette Heyers too! I haven’t read Frederica yet, but have heard its one of her best ones.

  7. Ed Hoornaert says:

    We have similar tastes, Caitlin — I’ve read most of these, except for Midnight Riot and Cuckoo’s Calling. And Un Lun Dun; I don’t know why, but I have a hard time with Mieville.

  8. Random Reads says:

    Great list!! I haven’t read any of these books but they all look interesting 🙂

  9. Great picks for this week, I feel like there are so many options for books set in magical or otherwise London. I’ve only read Un Lun Dun and Neverwhere but I loved both, I’ve read loads by Neil Gaiman actually, he’s an amazing author! 😀

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