Feb 25, 2019

Recent Books: The Book of Night Women by Marlon James; and others

The Book of Night Women by Marlon James

The Book of Night Women

Published February 19th 2009 by Riverhead (first published January 17th 2009)

Genre: historical fiction set in 18th century Jamaica
About: women coping with slavery on a plantation

Horrendous reading so far. The novel uses Jamaican colonial history as a background 
Death in Provence
Death in Provence

Death in Provence by Serena Kent

Publication: February 19, 2019, Harper
Genre: new mystery set in France

American Duchess: A Novel of Consuelo Vanderbilt

American Duchess by Karen Harper

Publication: February 26th 2019 by William Morrow Paperbacks
Genre: historical fiction
Consuelo Vanderbilt and her “The Wedding of the Century” to the Duke of Marlborough

It's Monday, What Are You Reading? by Book Date.
What books are you reading this week?


  1. The Book of Night Women sounds like a tough read, though I have been meaning to read some Marlon James (and hadn't heard of this one).

    Enjoy your books this week!


    Book By Book

  2. I'm curious about Death in Provence. Like the mystery aspect and setting.

  3. I'd like to read The Book of Night Women.

    Have a terrific weekend, Harvee!

  4. For a very long time, I have wanted to read this one.


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