Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week we're listing ten favorite books featuring a setting of our choice.
This is an easy one for me. I've had an affinity for water for as long as I can remember. From the swimming pools of my youth, to beach vacations, and eventually a lakeside home, water calms me and centers me. Naturally, I am drawn to books set near any body of water - ocean, sea, lake, river - and will admit to a special fondness for Maine. My list this week features both fiction and nonfiction, from beach reads to highly discussable book club selections.
by J. Courtney Sullivan
by Stewart O'Nan
by Anne Rivers Siddons
by Pat Conroy
by Anita Shreve
by Cathleen Schine
by John Banville
by Ian McEwan
by May Sarton
by George Howe Colt
That's ten, but my list could go on and on. How about a few honorable mentions?
Read this year:
Violets of March by Sarah Jio
The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D. by Nichole Bernier
The Good House by Ann Leary
Hotel du Lac by Anita Brookner
That Old Cape Magic by Richard Russo
The Falls by Joyce Carol Oates
The Sea, The Sea by Iris Murdoch
What are your favorite waterfront books?
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