Ten Books Set Outside The U.S.

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Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the wonderful The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s list are my Top Ten books set outside the U.S. This has been quite a tricky list, not that I don’t read books set outside the U.S…. I do read lots and that’s been the problem…narrowing it down to 10!

In no particular order, here they are (images go to Goodreads)

Harry Potter- J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)

Harry Potter is such an amazing series and it is a series that will forever stay with me! I love that it’s British!

Geek Girl- Holly Smale

Geek Girl (Geek Girl, #1)

Geek Girl is such a fun series. I’m slightly addicted. It does have some ridiculous moments but at the heart of it is a fun and heart-warming story. Harriet, the main character, is utterly relatable!

V Is For Violet- Alison Rattle

V for Violet

This wonderful book is set in London in the 1960s. I thought it was utterly gripping!

Noughts and Crosses- Malorie Blackman

Noughts & Crosses (Noughts & Crosses, #1)

We don’t know for sure that this book isn’t set in the U.S. However, I see it as a book set in the U.K. It’s a wonderful, gripping read with diverse characters and dystopian settings.

Radio Silence- Alice Oseman

Radio Silence

I loved this book. It surpassed Alice’s debut novel for me. Such an interesting concept and really well written.

Hollow Pike- Juno Dawson

Hollow Pike

I thought this was an incredibly atmospheric read.

Undone- Cat Clarke

Undone

This book had me frantically turning the pages and had one hell of an ending!

Trouble- Non Pratt

Trouble

Non Pratt is a fantastic author. I love how raw her books are. This one centres around teenage pregnancy.

Dead Jealous- Sharon Jones

Dead Jealous (Poppy Sinclair, #1)

Poppy Sinclair is one of my favourite YA characters. She’s brilliant in this, very British, YA thriller/mystery.

Fallen Grace- Mary Hooper

Fallen Grace

This book is set in Victorian London. I didn’t expect to fall in love with it as much as I did, but I thought it was a brilliant piece of historical fiction.

Which books have you enjoyed that aren’t set in the U.S? Feel free to leave a link to your post and I’ll stop by!

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43 thoughts on “Ten Books Set Outside The U.S.

  1. I have seen HP on every list I have visited … And it’s also on mine!! I also have some of these on my TBR and I just added Dead Jealous to my TBR!! Great list 🙂

  2. I had a hard time narrowing my list down to ten, so I didn’t. I kept going. I often don’t know where a book is set either unless there are a few clues. One book I read this summer was set in Australia though it never said so it referred to the corner markets as milk bars. That was how i knew.
    My TTT

  3. Noughts and Crosses was one book I read when I was younger and I’ve never been so moved. I was so emotionally distraught by the book that I couldn’t find it in me to continue the rest of the series. So powerful.

  4. Geek Girl is fun. I have the sequel around her somewhere and I really should read it. Also – You enjoyed Trouble? I think I’ll have to read it. I read Remix recently and thought it was a great read. Another fantastic list, Chrissi! I love seeing what you post on Tuesdays. And everyday. You know what I mean.

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