Welcome to another contribution to the wildly popular Top Ten Tuesday hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week she asks us to share lists on the following:
June 12: Books That Awaken the Travel Bug In Me
I imagine we have done variations on the travel topic for TTT in the past. Not feeling very creative today, I’m trying to finish up an audiobook, I’ve decided to pick two locations that I enjoy visiting and share the books that make me long for those locations. I’ve visited Turkey and Chicago the most so I’ll try to find five for each.
Ten books that make me long for…
- Turkey: This is a non-fiction book about the author’s summer spent in Turkey. It was an interesting and fairly good example of travel in Turkey a few years ago. With the current government and war raging in Syria I cannot recommend going their anytime soon. I suggest living vicariously through books like this one.
- Chicago: If you have ever seen the movie V.I. Warshawski this is the book series the movie was based upon. I enjoyed the series before moving onto paranormal books. Set in Chicago these books were a lot of fun to read as V.I. took us around the city. I always suggest them to fans of the city.
- Turkey: Such a beautiful cover featuring the traditional Turkish tile. This is written by a Turkish author who does a great job of capturing the city in which she lives. Also, a little bit of the controversy between Turks and the Armenian minority of the country.
- Chicago: I’ve mentioned this book many times in my TTT lists. Another reason I enjoy the story is that it takes place in Chicago and features many of the landmarks that I am familiar with.
- Turkey: This is a time-travel reincarnation story that includes several locations in Turkey as its plot unfolds.
- Chicago: Not the typical type of romance story that I pick up but I was in need of an audiobook one week and saw that this one takes place in Chicago.
- Turkey: a beautiful historical book set in Istanbul that sweeps one away to the age of sultans in a city that was the crossroads of civilization. It was a wonderful way to explore the streets of Stamboul.
- Chicago: Probably my favorite series set in Chicago! Love this one so much that I’ve made plans to visit some of the locations and food mentioned by the author.
- Turkey: This is another historical book set in Istanbul but also takes us to a region of Turkey I’ve never been to. The Black Sea coast was never up on my list of must-see in Turkey but this book makes me think it might be worth a trip.
- Chicago: This was another paranormal romance/urban fantasy series set in Chicago with some other areas around the mid-west featured as well.
Another week another list. What books set in locations you’ve been to have you read? Share in the comments.