Summer Reading around the World

TOP TEN LIST for a good book this summer, after Tattoo–Journeys on My Mind and Characters of Huffinfield of course. After all, that is is my purpose here—asking you to try it. But I highly recommend these TEN books as well. If they don’t travel far in this world, they are traveling somewhere. They are an eclectic mix and in no particular order.

  • Roughing It by Mark Twain
  • Our Hearts were Young and Gay by Cornelia Otis Skinner & Emily Kimbrough
  • Iron and Silk by Mark Salzman
  • Without Reservations by Alice Steinbach
  • The Death of Vishnu by Manil Suri
  • Gunshot Road by Adrian Hyland
  • The Solitaire Mystery by Jostein Gaarder
  • Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne
  • Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck
  • Letters of a Woman Homesteader by Elinore Pruitt Stewart

I find myself at the beach or on a boulder at the halfway point on a hike when I pull over to enjoy a book. I love that uninterrupted reading and that need to proceed because I only carry one book at a time. I came across all these books in this way and so I think of them as summer reading. If you persist to page 100 in any of them, I believe you will come to be glad you read the book.


A good book can help you see the world in a different way.

TATTOO—Journeys on My Mind by Tina Marie L. Lamb is available in print book or ebook at and at The ebook is also available at Apple’s iBookstore. The audio book is available at Google Play or Chirpbooks or Kobo or The Podcast App.

Characters of Huffinfield by Tina Marie L. Lamb is now available as a print book or an ebook at Amazon and at Barnes and Noble.  The ebook is also available at Kobo and at Smashwords.

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3 comments on “Summer Reading around the World
  1. Avatar photo lipsticktattoo says:

    This book list introduced me to Driving Mr. Albert by Michael Paterniti.

  2. Avatar photo lipsticktattoo says:

    Another book for your summer reading consideration: Pigs in Heaven by Barbara Kingsolver.

  3. Avatar photo lipsticktattoo says:

    Another book for your summer reading consideration: Howl’s Moving Castle by Danna Wynne Jones

    Or the juvenile lit series: The 39 Clues

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