Travel the World!


One of the things I’ve always loved about books and reading is how you can explore places you’ll never actually visit; you can travel the world without leaving your favorite chair.

On my Facebook author page, I asked this question: If you were transported to the setting of the book you’re currently reading, where would you be?

I just love the range of responses! Don’t you?

  • I would be wildfire fighting on the West Coast....I am currently reading "Fire" by Sebastian Junger.

  • Toes in the sand in Maui.

  • In space, in our solar system, somewhere. If I’m the exact last place I left off, on a stolen Martian space ship.

  • 1930s London!

  • An island in Maine, Manhattan, Berlin.

  • The beaches at Normandy.

  • Canals in Cambridge

  • Office of Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Washington, DC, 2017-2019

  • In the hospital

  • The English countryside and Manhattan around the turn of the 20th century.

  • Provincetown, The Maytrees by Annie Dillard

  • North Carolina

  • The seediest joints in Old Hollywood.

  • Oxford England (Jeannette winterson memoir)

  • Rural England, 1905

  • Late 1980s: Miami, LA, and NYC (so far)

  • In several places at once, as usual. Vienna, New York, London.

  • The Troubador in LA

  • Vermont late 1850's

  • 16 c Holland

  • 1400s to 1940s Germany with the gypsies.

  • Marietta, Ohio, in 1787. It was the first settlement of the Northwest Territory in the United States. "The Pioneers", David McCullough.

  • Barcelona (The Labyrinth of Spirits).

  • Corfu. In the mid to late 1930s.

  • Seattle

  • Dublin

  • Halifax, England, 1832

  • Singapore

  • Montana

  • N. Korea

  • 1920 Paris

  • Beirut

  • Seattle

  • Maine.

  • Chicago

  • Rural Texas

Read on, everybody! If you’d like to add your current location, feel free, either over on Facebook or in the comments below!!