Books and Travel, Travel and Bookstores

travel and book stores
When we renovated our kitchen we built this wonderful nook just for my cookbook library. My favorite spot in the house.

Travel and Bookstores

Books and travel, travel and bookstores, they go together like peanut butter & jelly, cracker and jacks and iced tea on a hot summer day. I have been an avid reader my whole life and since I started the blog I have learned to combine my reading life with my travel life. As part of every itinerary, I look for local bookstores when I visit a new city. Do you do that?

This passion for connecting my travel destinations and my readerly needs has gotten stronger and stronger now that I have so much more time to read. When my children were young and we were so busy with school and sports activities, I was lucky to read a book a month. But now, I can plan my reading life, explore more and even try to pair books with my upcoming destinations. And there’s more…

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Adventure on the Beach

When you envision an “adventure on the beach”, the first thing that comes to mind is most likely a lively day of bodysurfing, playing volleyball or touch football, followed by a delicious barbecue. I would bet you a great deal of money that “book club” would never come to mind! That’s the fun part about our book club, …

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An Author, A Book Club and Skype

Are you currently a member of a book club? Chances are most of you understand what a book club does and perhaps have been a member of one or two over the years. Recently, I was invited to my friend Barbara’s book club as a guest.  Barbara came up with a creative idea and was …

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