In dire need of a vacation, but no time to travel? Plan a mental escape with these great travel reads and let your imagination wander with wonder.
The Seventh Treasure by Len Camarda
Immerse yourself in this historical thriller and follow the story of Secret Service Agent Gene Cerone, who travels to Granada, Spain to investigate the mysterious death of his sister. Soon he finds out her death was no accident and they uncover a hidden conspiracy dating back to 1492. Drama, suspense, history and more.
30: 30 Years, 30 Lessons by Natalie Roy
If you could go back in time and give your 20 year-old self some advice now that you are in your 30’s, what would you say? Author, actress and model Natalie Roy did just that. When she found her past 30 years were held captive by mental clutter and self-doubt, despite growing up with a family who loved and supported her, Roy’s attempt to fill life’s void with overachievement and a constant routine of parties, yoga and moving left her miserable. When she finally began to seek what she wanted the most within herself she began to heal and grow, realizing we are the creator of our lives, not the reaction to it.
Life Is Full of Sweet Spots by Mary O’Connor
See the experiences of some 40 assorted people who have found happiness in their own lives, and presents ways of finding joy in a world where sadness and loss seem to overshadow peace and contentment. This easy read showcases bits of inspiration, supportive research and a bit of travel by inviting readers to explore joy’s favorite hiding places: the earth, sea and sky…as well as our bodies, minds and souls.
The Whole Fromage: Adventures in the Delectable World of French Cheese by Kathe Lison
A charming and passionate exploration of the delicious cheeses in France from self-proclaimed "cheesehead" Kathe Lison. From her adoration and travels, you will meet different cheeses scattered throughout France like the blue-flecked Roquefort, velvety Camembert, and gooey Mont d’Or, which is best eaten with a spoon.