Top Ten Tuesday


Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week is the Top Ten Books Featuring Travel In Some Way (road trips, airplanes, travelogues, anything where there is traveling in the book!).

I feel as thought just about every book out there has traveling in it, though some are fairly minimal where others have a large focus of the story on traveling. The books I’ll be listing today are more on the lighter side with the traveling since I don’t read a lot of books where the story line revolves solely on traveling. So here they are in no particular order.

  1. The Floating Castle by Craig Mills. In this book Prince Alexander spends a great deal of the story traveling through parts of Daventry in order to save his father and the kingdom, most of his traveling is done on foot the good old fashioned way.
  2. Song of Scarabaeus by Sara Creasy. This and the sequel, Children of Scarabaeus, involve quite a bit of travel. This story involves space travel for a large number of the characters, along with travel on various planet surfaces.
  3. Touch of Power by Maria V. Snyder. A large majority of this story revolves around the main character, as well as many of the minor characters, traveling across the various kingdoms to save her own life along with the lives of those she meets along the way.
  4. Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor. Karou can travel just about anywhere in the world, and outside of the world, thanks to the portals that her Chimera friends have set up.
  5. The Road by Cormac McCarthy. This story is not only dominated by traveling but has a great story of survival on the move as well.
  6. Anna Dressed In Blood by Kendare Blake. This and the sequel, Girl of Nightmares, has not only mention of Cas traveling to various cities to rid them of their ghosts but he also makes the journey into Hell to save Anna.
  7. War Horse by Michael Morpurgo. In this story Joey, the horse, travels through various parts of Europe during the war and to a lesser extend his owner, Albert, journeys to find his horse and bring him home.
  8. Rhapsody: Child of Earth by Elizabeth Haydon. Quite a bit of traveling fills this book, not only through the various lands but through time itself as they journey years into the future through the center of the planet.
  9. Watership Down by Richard Adams. Searching for a new home certainly involves quite a bit of traveling for these rabbits.
  10. Geek Girl & The Scandalous Earl by Gina Lamm. A bit of time travel mixed with romance in this book.

6 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday

  1. Great choices! I wish I’d remembered to include The Road. Not the type of travel that you’d want to experience, but a terrific choice! Plus a few new-to-me books that I’ll need to check out.

    My TTT

    • There are so many books that contain travel in some way, shape or form that it’s easy to miss some. You’re right, that’s certainly not a way I’d want to travel unless I found myself in a similar situation.
      Thanks for stopping by. Have a great reading week.

    • You need to make time as soon as you can to read Watership Down, it’s just amazing. I loved the War Horse movie as well, watched it before reading the book, it is sad but at the same time a great story. Have you read the book version? It’s quite a bit different from the movie, or I suppose I should say that the movie is quite different from the book it’s based on.
      Thanks for stopping by. Have a great reading week.

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