Happy Tuesday! This weeks Top Ten Tuesday is books with a measure of time in the title. For this week I am going to share five books on my To Be Read list with units of time in the title.
1. In Five Years by Rebecca Serle: This is the story of a woman who goes to sleep, wakes up five years in the future to see a very different life, but wakes again an hour later back in her normal life and follows the aftermath of that hour glimpse into her future.
2. Day for Night by Frederick Reiken: This one was a surprise to me because it’s on my TBR on Goodreads, but honestly I don’t remember putting it there! That said, having read the synopsis again, it sounds intriguing. This is the story of a woman who as a child fled Europe with her mother during World War II, who years later believes she may have found her father who was believed to have been killed during the war.
3. Our Year of Maybe by Rachel Lynn Solomon: This is another book that I don’t actually remember putting on my TBR on Goodreads, but sounds intriguing. When Sophie finds out that she is a match to donate a kidney to her best friend she doesn’t think twice, but life after Peter’s transplant doesn’t turn out quite how the two thought it would.
4. For Two Thousand Years by Mihail Sebastian: For Two Thousand Years is the story of a Romanian Jew as he faces growing anti-semitic messages and finds that his place in the world may not be so sure.
5. The Year of Pleasures by Elizabeth Berg: I have this thing where I buy Elizabeth Berg novels because they sound SO good, but I haven’t ready any of them… much to my shame. This one is the story of a woman recently widowed who relocates and tries to reclaim the small joys of life.
6. The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood: This is the follow up to Oryx and Crake which I have not read yet, but takes place in some type of dystopian/post apocalyptic world if I’m not mistaken. I’ve purposely stayed away from too many details on this one as I’d like to go in blind.
7. Five Days at Memorial by Sheri Fink: Five Days at Memorial is the story of the five days following Hurricane Katrina and the challenges faced at Memorial Medical Center prior to being evacuated.
8. One Moment Please by Amy Daws: This is part of a series of rom-com style romances that are slightly awkward, but quite endearing!
The last two I’m bending the rules for for two very different reasons!
9. The Weekend by Bernhard Schlink: I wanted to mention this one because I’ve only read one book by Bernhard Schlink (The Reader) which was AMAZING and I really want to read more of his books. Also a weekend does technically amount to a set amount of time!
10. The Map of Time by Félix J. Palma: Admittedly, I don’t know much about these books, they are fantasy, but that is all that I know other than the books themselves are gorgeous. I’ve had this book on my shelves for a criminal amount of time without having read it, but I look at it all the time, because it really is a gorgeous book. And, time is in the title!
Have you read any of these, or do you have any favorite books with units of time in the title?
Until next time, Happy Reading!
haha, I don’t know anything about The Map of Time either!! That cover is just so gorgeous though!!
My Top Ten!
I know, right! The second book is just as beautiful too!
I hope you like The Year of the Flood!
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I’ve only read FIVE DAYS AT MEMORIAL. It was a fascinating book, but horrifying too.
I’m sure! During my masters program we discussed what happened in this particular hospital at length and that’s how I heard about this book. I don’t know about all of the specifics, but I know enough that it will definitely be heavy at times.