Tuesday, June 4, 2013

TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books Featuring Travel In Some Way

Top Ten Books at The Broke and the Bookish is Featuring Travel In Some Way (road trips, airplanes, travelogues, anything where there is traveling in the book!) Check out here for more Top Ten Tuesday posts.

1. Paper Town by John Green
Has the coolest, funniest road trip in any book

2. Wild by Cheryl Strayed
She walks the Pacific Coast Trail by herself

3. Harry Potter by JK Rowling
Hogwart's Express, leaving from Station 9 1/2 is the coolest way to get to school

4. Life of Pi by Yann Martell
Crossing the Pacific Ocean in a boat with a tiger

5. Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
Gotta have a train ride here somewhere

6. Anne of Green Gables by LM Montgomery
That fateful horse and buggy ride with Anne and Matthew changed both their lives forever

7. The Unexpected Mrs Pollifax by Dorothy Gilman
She travels all over the world as a spy in the 1960s. Her trip down a river in Turkey was pretty memorable

8. The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Travelling by foot is the most harrowing of trips, especially in this ash-laden view of the future

9.  The Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread by Don Robertson
When Morris Bird III pulls his wagon across Cincinnatti after a natural gas explosion, a little boy shows courage

10. The Unnamed by Joshua Ferris
The main character's legs will force him to walk without stopping, sending him on walking trips to where he doesn't know

Did I forget any great travel books?