Desert Island Books

This post is part of Top Ten Tuesday run by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl.

Desert Island Discs is a pretty popular segment on BBC Radio 4. Some of the world’s most famous faces come along and list out the eight CDs they’d like to have with them if marooned on a desert island.

I’ve decided to put my own spin on it to create a list of the books I’d bring to stave off the boredom of a desert island.

You can also choose one luxury item that doesn’t help you to escape the island, so there goes my request for a copy of How to Build a Boat.

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Books Set in the Sun

This post is part of Six for Sunday run by Steph from A Little but a Lot.

Escaping to the sun isn’t really on the cards right now, but I would still love to head off for a sun-filled getaway. Thankfully, there are plenty of books out there perfect for whisking you away to the sunshine.

I’ve tried to spread the destinations right across the world. So, whether you’re looking for a sunny European city break or a beautiful sun kissed beach in the tropics, I’ve got you covered.

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Review: You and Me on Vacation by Emily Henry

Challenge prompt: A book where the main character works in your current/dream job.


Two best friends. Ten summer trips. One last chance to fall in love.

Poppy and Alex. Alex and Poppy. They have nothing in common. She’s a wild child; he wears khakis. She has insatiable wanderlust; he prefers to stay home with a book. And somehow, ever since a fateful car share home from college many years ago, they are the very best of friends. For most of the year they live far apart—she’s in New York City, and he’s in their small hometown—but every summer, for a decade, they have taken one glorious week of vacation together.

Until two years ago, when they ruined everything. They haven’t spoken since.

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Book Worlds I’d Love to Live In

This post is part of Top Ten Tuesday run by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl.

At the moment, my world has started to get a little monotonous. It just feels like you wake up, work, eat, sleep, repeat. So, I think it’s time to explore other places. Even if all I can do is visit them from my armchair.

There are a couple of places I’d love to move to right now. All I’m saying is, I’ve never heard of a single Covid case from any of these places.

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Book Characters Who Deserve a Holiday

This post is part of Six for Sunday run by Steph from A Little But a Lot.

One thing so many people are missing from the Before Times is holidays. Who knew we’d miss getting on a plane so much?

I don’t know about you, but I could do with an escape from the world right now. If I won a trip for two, but had to bring a book character with me, I have some ideas as to who would be my travel companion.

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