Top Ten Tuesday: Top Books Set Outside of the United States

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Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because they are particularly fond of lists at The Broke and the Bookish, and I decided to share my list with all of you also!

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic is Top Books That Are Set Outside of the United States. Shall we?

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1. Love, Lucy by April Lindner

While parts of this book is set in the United States, the majority of this book is set in Florence, Italy.

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2. Wolf by Wolf by Ryan Graudin

This story start in Germainia (a fictional country, but originally a real world country) and takes us all the way to Tokyo, Japan.

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3. Blackhearts by Nicole Castroman

This beautiful romance takes place in Bristol, England.

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4. And I Darken by Kiersten White

And I Darken takes place in various parts of the Ottoman Empire.

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5. My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, & Jodi Meadows

This comical story is set in London, England

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6. This Monstrous Thing by Mackenzi Lee

This Frankenstein retelling takes place in Geneva, England.

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7. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The Book Thief is set in Molching, Germany.

Unfortunately, I don’t have a full ten for this list. Turns out I don’t read as many “international” books as I thought I did. Looks like that is going to have to change!!

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13 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: Top Books Set Outside of the United States

  1. Sounds like great choices. I have heard so much about And I Darken and My Lady Jane and, of course, The Book Theif.
    I haven’t read any of them but I hope to get to them eventually. Oneday. Hopefully (:
    Thinking about it now, the majority of the books I read take place in the U.S or in a fictional fantasy land.

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