What’s more enjoyable than reading a book so steeped in a setting that you feel like you’ve been there? Actually standing in the streets! One of the biggest compliments an author can receive is when her book motivates a reader to venture beyond the fictional pages and seek out further information on the story’s subject matter. It’s been an honor to hear from so many readers who were inspired to visit Harper’s Ferry after reading The Mapmaker’s Children. Here’s seven books that will make you want to buy a ticket immediately.
What books have inspired you to want to travel? Have you ever ventured to a setting depicted in a favorite book? Tell us in the comments!
List curated by Sarah McCoy, New York Times bestselling author of The Mapmaker’s Children. (Follow her on Twitter @SarahMMcCoy and Facebook.)
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