Why, hello there fellow bookworms. It’s a new week which means more book meme fun. Top Ten Tuesday July 23 lets us travel.
That Artsy Reader Girl | July 23: Settings I’d Like to See More Of (Or At All)
Who else here loves armchair adventures? I know I sure do! Maybe it’s because I never travel or perhaps it’s just the joy of visiting so many places through the power of a good fictional story. Whatever the correct answer is, I never tire of visiting fun places in books – even those inside the U.S. can be so fun.
Today instead of trying to wrack my brain for settings I’d like to see more of (which would probably require I research things via Goodreads, and try and consider whether or not the setting has been overused), I decided to tweak the topic. Just a little bit. I’m featuring books from my shelf with settings that I haven’t yet read but am excited to discover. (Even if I’ve already visited them in other novels.)
With that said, let’s grab our passport, and collect those stamps.
Top Ten Tuesday July 23
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1: 1900s New York, New York, A Dangerous Legacy (Elizabeth Camden) | Once I was a big fan of Elizabeth’s historical novels. Her books were one of the few that really “work” for my reader brain as historical fiction. While I still except to have that same feeling, it’s been a long time since I read anything by her. Amazon | Goodreads
2: Alaska, Under the Northern Lights (S.C. Stephens) | A recent addition to my shelf, this one sounds interesting, plus it’s set in the wild beauty of Alaska. My all-time favorite novel set in Alaska is still Submerged by Dani Pettrey, but I’m always game for finding additional favorites. Amazon | Goodreads
4 & 5: Ireland, Love and Luck (Jenna Evans Welch) and Now a Major Motion Picture (Cori McCarthy) | Never been to Ireland – or anywhere really cool, but it looks beautiful. ‘Luck’ Amazon | Goodreads ● ‘Picture’ Amazon | Goodreads
8: Scotland, Prince Charming (Rachel Hawkins) | I had this book back when it was titled Royals, saw it talked up with its re-brand, and added it to my shelf again because it’s supposed to be all things cute… which I’m a fan of. Amazon | Goodreads
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Where do you like your fiction to travel? Do you feel like you “see” it enough in books? Comment down below with all of your thoughts! If you joined Top Ten Tuesday – or have a blog, please introduce yourself below. I’d be glad to visit your bookish spaces, too.Grab your passport because we're about to take some 'Armchair Adventures!' 7 of the Settings I Love | Top Ten Tuesday July 23. Talking about adventures in books through my bookshelf. Where did you travel this week? #BookNerd Click To Tweet
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