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Travel Fiction

They say books can take you places, so adventure away to exotic locales with these fiction books featuring travel.

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The Ice-Cold Heaven
Mirko Bonné

The quest of Sir Ernest Shackleton in his 1914 attempt to be the first man to cross the Antarctic on foot.

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Questions of Travel
Michelle de Kretser

Australian Laura sets off to see the world, eventually returning to work for a publisher of travel guides.

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The Quest
Nelson DeMille

A sweeping adventure that spans the war torn jungles of Ethiopia to the magical city of Rome.

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Oleander Girl
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Korobi decides to undertake a courageous search across post-9/11 America to find her true identity.

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The Map of Lost Memories
Kim Fay

A historical treasure-hunting, secret-seeking adventure through Shanghai and Southeast Asia.

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The Signature of All Things
Elizabeth Gilbert

A historical saga that spans continents and centuries from the author of Eat, Pray, Love.

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The Stench of Honolulu
Jack Handey

A quest through Hawaii after two friends are given a treasure map by a travel agent.

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Contents May Have Shifted
Pam Houston

Pam flies around the world, finding reasons to love life in dozens of places from Alaska to Bhutan.

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Kerrigan in Copenhagen
Thomas E. Kennedy

Kerrigan writes a guide book to the drinking establishments of his adopted city of Copenhagen.

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The Bones of Paris
Laurie R. King

Paris PI Harris Stuyvesant must descend into the darkest depths of perversion to find a killer hiding in the Theatre du Grand-Guignol in Montmartre.

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The Scenic Route
Binnie Kirshenbaum

Taking off on a grand tour of Europe, Henry and Sylvia follow a circuitous route around the continent.

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Archipelago
Monique Roffey

A father and daughter's sailing adventure from Trinidad to the Galapagos Islands.

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The Secret of the Nightingale Palace
Dana Sachs

Anna agrees to drive her grandmother to San Francisco to deliver Japanese antiques to an old friend.

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Above All Things
Tanis Rideout

In 1924 George Mallory departs on his third expedition to reach the summit of Mount Everest.