Summer Reading: Destination K – Read a Book Set in Two Different Time Periods

Have you taken up this summer’s challenge of Reading Takes You Everywhere? If Destination K: Read a Book Set in Two Different Time Periods is a stop on your journey, perhaps one of these books will get you there! Check out the first lines of these five books to see if any pique your interest.

“He should never have taken that shortcut.”

Timeline by Michael Crichton






“A single line of blood trickles down the pale underside of her arm, a red seam on a white sleeve.”

Labyrinth by Kate Mosse






“The Christening party took a turn when Albert Cousins arrived with gin.”

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett






Outlander book cover

“It wasn’t a very likely place for disappearances, at least at first glance.”

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon






Homegoing book cover

“The night Effia Otcher was born into the musky heat of Fanteland, a fire raged through the woods outside her father’s compound.”

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi