Dreaming of warm sandy beaches this winter??? These books about Hawai'i might help transport you there! (Or at least make you take another look at "paradise"...) Unfamiliar Fishes by Sarah Vowell - This non-fiction book is a history of the colonization of Hawai'i (and other U.S. territories). You wouldn't know it's non-fiction though, it reads... Continue Reading →
Rather than make my own list, check out this one by T+L! It includes one book for each state plus Washington D.C. The only one I might possibly change is for my home state of Florida, we had to read The Yearling. I would recommend that. Otherwise, you can't go wrong with these classics!!
“Hawai'i has often been called a melting pot, but I think of it more as a 'mixed plate'... This is also, I believe, what America is at its best---a whole greater than the sum of it's parts.”
Part of my job the past few years has been leading book clubs of travel or regional based literature. I thought I would carry some of that over and share it with you in a series of reading lists.
This first list includes books covering world-wide travel – to inspire the wanderlust in all of us.
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I'll only share books I have actually read, but feel free to share your own suggestions in the comments.