Take a trip around the world with these travel narratives
Summer is the time for traveling, but even if you can’t physically get away, you can still discover new places with these travel narratives available at the Cecil County Public Library.
Journeys Home: Inspiring Stories, Plus Tips and Strategies to Find Your Family
History By Andrew McCarthy Actor and award-winning travel writer Andrew McCarthy recounts his own quest to uncover his family’s Irish history while offering tips on how to begin your own exploration of the family tree. Under the Tuscan Sun: At home in Italy By Frances Mayes Frances Mayes brings readers along on her journey to restore an abandoned villa called Bramasole in Tuscan countryside. A Year in Provence
By Peter Mayle Peter Mayle recounts what it’s like to realize his long-held dream of moving into a 200-year-old stone farmhouse in the remote country of Luberon in the south of France with his wife and two dogs.
Encore Provence: New adventures in the South
of France By Peter Mayle In this follow-up to “A Year in Provence,” Peter Mayle finds himself back in his beloved southern France province, ready for plenty of new adventures. Notes from a Small Island By Bill Bryson Native Midwesterner Bill Bryson takes a roundabout jaunt around his adopted home of Britain, ably exposing all the island nation’s wonderful quirks. The Olive Farm: A Memoir of Life, Love, and Olive Oil in the South of France By Carol Drinkwater Carol Drinkwater and her fiance spend all their savings to purchase 10 acres of an abandoned olive farm in the south of France. The Olive Season: Amour, A New Life, and Olives Too ...! By Carol Drinkwater In this follow-up, Carol Drinkwater and her fiance tie the knot but still find new challenges ahead as they return to their olive farm. Four Seasons in Rome: On Twins, Insomnia, and the Biggest Funeral in the History of the World By Anthony Doerr Anthony Doerr recounts his adventures in one of the world’s most enchanting cities, from attending a vigil for the dying Pope John Paul II to visiting the Pantheon with his twins. Foreign Tongue: A Novel of Life and Love in Paris By Vanina Marsot An unlucky-in-love writer is given the keys to her aunt’s empty apartment in Paris and embarks on a journey of self-discovery. At Home in Japan: A Foreign Woman’s Journey of Discovery
By Rebecca Otowa This book chronicles Rebecca Otowa’s amazing transformation from living a suburban lifestyle in California to moving to Japan and embracing all the country’s many customs and traditions.
Summer reading is here! Sign up at any CCPL branch location or online. The last day to turn in completed reading logs for prizes is Aug. 13. For more information, title availability and reading recommendations, visit www. cecil. ebranch. info, find the Cecil County Public Library on Facebook, call 410- 996- 5600 or stop by any branch.