To prepare for a trip to the Baltics, Indelible by Adelia Saunders offers a glimpse into post-Soviet Lithuania. Transport to modern-day Paris, too, as readers follow along with three travelers navigating through their pasts. Women’s Fiction and Magical Realism.
Are you looking for top World War 2 books set around the world? Find World War 2 historical fiction, indie titles, and WWII nonfiction related to specific countries. Discover classic titles as well as ones you may have skimmed over or forgotten.
Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys is a YA historical fiction novel set during WWII in the Baltics. Gain insight into the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff where more than 9,000 people perished. Learn more about the effects of war on youth while discovering the atrocities committed by both Hitler and Stalin.
Are you looking for a classic YA fairy tale retelling of Mulan? Check out The Warrior Maiden by Melanie Dickerson, a book set in Lithuania and Poland.
Woman at 1000 Degrees: A Novel by Hallgrímur Helgason is a newer Icelandic historical fiction novel about WWII, survival, love, and death. A tragic and crude book set in Iceland, learn about Herra’s struggles as a displaced child of war. Content/Trigger Warnings: Rape, brutality, incest, war, child death, abandonment, and murder Woman at 1000 Degrees: […]
Are you wondering what alcohol in Iceland you should try? These are 10 of my favorite Iceland drinks, including beers, liquors, and cocktails. Plus, learn a little more about Iceland’s illicit relationship with beer.
Are you looking for a fun but relaxing 7-day Iceland itinerary? These self-driving Iceland road trip ideas will take you across southern Iceland from Reykjavík to the Golden Circle and parts of Ring Road. Learn more about Vik, Hella, and Jökulsárlón too.
Are you looking for an Icelandic nonfiction travel book and memoir? Pick up Names for the Sea: Strangers in Iceland by Sarah Moss to fuel your next Icelandic adventure and sense of wanderlust.
Are you wondering if driving in Iceland in the winter is dangerous? As travelers who prefer to take international road trips, these are tips that we found helpful for driving down the snowy Icelandic roads. Find essential websites, emergency numbers, and helpful suggestions to keep you safe.
Imagine getting off of a red-eye flight in Iceland and heading straight to Blue Lagoon Spa outside of Reykjavík. Find out what to expect, tips for a successful visit, and what to bring.
Are you traveling to Iceland and looking for wanderlust-inspiring reads? Check out these Icelandic novels and books set in Iceland. These titles are perfect for your next Icelandic adventure or take you away from home.
What should I write my blog about? Even after weeks and years of blogging, we all have this question at some point. If you are a book blogger, here are 67 blog post ideas for engaging book blogging audiences.