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Best Books to take you on a Journey

September 17, 2020

It’s often said that Books can take you places, and there’s something appealing, that always catch our attention, about Books that involve journeys. So, whether it's fiction or non-fiction, these titles -to get lost in- will take you far, far away. Enjoy!

"Reading gives us some place to go when we have to stay where we are".

1 Impossible Journey, A Tale of Times and Truth

Impossible Journey, A Tale of Times and Truth

James M. Becher | Sci-fi Fantasy

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Future scientists plan to time-travel to Eden to prevent the fall and thus put an end to all evil and disease in the world. But they can only travel 200 years, more or less, at a time. Having gained the needed financial support from the wealthy financier, Mark Lewis, the scientists manage to build the first time machine in which three of them take off.on their imposing mission. They visit the 6 different historical time periods depicted on the front cover, each of which points in some way to the true answer they are seeking. But they ignore the obvious and go on blindly with their mission. At one point, they are pulled forward unexpectedly to their future where robots serve and forced to fight in a senseless war. Will they escape? And will they ever come to learn the true answer they seek?

2 Journey into the Deep

Journey into the Deep

Guy Stanton III | Sci-fi Fantasy

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"As it was in the days of Noah, so it will be ..." - Matt 24:32 A Bible story... a Greek myth... and a treasure hunt! Put it all together, and you have a recipe for fantasy explosion! History, Scripture, Myth, and Technology never looked so good together!

3 Baron Trump's Marvellous Underground Journey

Baron Trump's Marvellous Underground Journey

Ingersoll Lockwood | Fiction Classics

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Baron Trump features prominently in many of Ingersoll Lockwood’s novels. In this edition, he and his dog Bulger, set off on a journey to the center of the earth. Equipped with Don Constantino Bartolomeo Strepholofidgeguaneriusfum the adventures began. Readers tend to draw many parallels between this 1893 critic of society and today’s world. What do you think? Leave a comment below.

4 The Judges Chronicles: A Night's Journey

The Judges Chronicles: A Night's Journey

Terdell Lee Johnson | Short Stories

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The judges chronicles continue as a Shavron dives deeper into rebel against the Holy One, a nation of children are kidnapped, and the freedom of a forgotten kingdom is in jeopardy.

5 A Journey to the Interior of the Earth

A Journey to the Interior of the Earth

Jules Verne | Sci-Fi Classics

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A German Professor and his nephew believe they can travel to the center of the Earth through volcanic tubes.

6 From the Earth to the Moon direct in ninety-seven hours and twenty minutes, and a trip round it 1874

From the Earth to the Moon direct in ninety-seven hours and twenty minutes, and a trip round it 1874

Jules Verne | Fiction Classics

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Jules Gabriel Verne (February 8, 1828 – March 24, 1905) was a French author who pioneered the science fiction genre. He is best known for his novels Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1870), A Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864), and Around the World in Eighty Days (1873). Verne wrote about space, air, and underwater travels before air travel and practical submarines were invented, and before practical means of space travel had been devised. He is the second most translated author in the world (after Agatha Christie). Some of his books have also been made into live-action and animated films and television shows.

7 From the Earth to the Moon

From the Earth to the Moon

Jules Verne | Sci-Fi Classics

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Set in Baltimore during Civil War, the exploits of members of an underemployed gun club attempt to build a device powerful enough to transport a man to the moon.

8 A Woman's Journey  Round the World

A Woman's Journey Round the World

Ida Pfeiffer | Anthropology

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Ida Laura Pfeiffer (October 14, 1797 in Vienna - October 27, 1858 Vienna), was an Austrian traveler and travel book author. She was one of the first female explorers, whose popular books were translated into seven languages. She was a member of geographical societies of both Berlin and Paris, but not of Royal Geographical Society in London due to her sex.

9 A Journey in Other Worlds

A Journey in Other Worlds

J. J. Astor | Sci-Fi Classics

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In the futuristic year, 2000, technological inventions abound including worldwide solar power, telephone lines, and space travel.

10 A Warrior's Journey

A Warrior's Journey

Guy Stanton III | Sci-fi Fantasy

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It's been over twenty years since the fateful day that they might of the Zoarinian Empires great army was destroyed in Valley Lands. Since then it has been a time of peace and prosperity under the guidance of Roric Talent. Another war coming to the Valley Lands? A dark war not able to be won by the sword alone? The past two years have been uneasy ones for Roric. Rumors of a dark cult and its increasing influence have been spreading throughout the Southern Settlements. Roric fears that it's only a matter of time before it invades the Valley Lands with its darkness of belief. Will the people resist its dark influence? A war has begun in which a sword might not even be raised to win the hearts of the people. How does one fight an idea that has the backing of a dark leader that endows his followers with powers that terrify the soul? How can Roric inspire faith in the people, when the people don't have the leadership they need.

11 Otheris and the Serpents of Qhudrus

Otheris and the Serpents of Qhudrus

Richard Shekari | Humor

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Following the fall of the most guileful witch in all the lands, young Otheris set on a journey for a much bigger task. This task was nothing other than to bring the heads of the Serpents of Qhudrus, after the king made him an offer he could not refuse.

12 The Essence of Mars

The Essence of Mars

Wayne Ellis | Sci-fi Fantasy

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The Shadows plan to re-establish their dominion on Earth has been foiled and the new Guardian and Keepers have an opportunity to end their reappearances forever! Now advanced in their collective strength from the Oracle and the rings, they journey to Mars to come head to head with the Shadows once more. This time they battle to claim the only 'Gate' in this region of space and the key to that gate, the underlying power - the 'Essence'.

13 Boysenvale- Beyond the Berry Farm

Boysenvale- Beyond the Berry Farm

Timothy Michael Magana | Sci-fi Fantasy

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Michael, A young boy, finds himself lost and alone in "knott's berry farm" Americas first theme park. He has no memory of his family or where he came from. He's sent to "lost and found", but to his surprise no one comes for him. Who is he? where is his family? Doe's he even have family? If so, why would they leave him behind? These questions go unanswered for many years haunting him until he finally decides to go back and remember that day all those years ago. Join Michael on this fantastic journey as he's whisked away on an epic adventure into another world! A world that nobody knew existed. A world based on all things "Knott's berry farm". The world of Boysenvale.

14 Beyond The Hero's Chamber

Beyond The Hero's Chamber

Ian Newton | Youth

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Pure Fantasy Adventure that takes off from the very first page! 7000+ readers have spoken about how this story grabbed them, pulled them in and transported them to a place that isn't just creative, it's pure imagination. You'll be moving at a fast pace along an epic journey that can only be described as incredible. Everything you're looking for in a "can't put it down" weekend read is right here.

15 Beyond the Great Juncture

Beyond the Great Juncture

Wayne Ellis | Sci-fi Fantasy

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Half a century later, the Guardian and his Keepers journey to a an Earth-like planet called; Udicia. While Earth enjoys a peaceful realm without the Shadows, Udicia is conquered by the their Empire and far from peace. The Guardians from the local galaxy will do whatever it takes, to help transform this world into a place much like Earth has become...

16 Homo-Posterus

Homo-Posterus

Roy T. James | Sci-fi Fantasy

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This is about a young inventor's journey in time. He goes to 3000 AD and meets with our future. He happens to learn certain horrible stories of our coming year...

17 The One Way Forward

The One Way Forward

Wil Clayton | Sci-fi Fantasy

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A young prince Calum escapes his bed in the dead of night to meet with the illusive wanderer, known to the men of Calum’s kingdom as Roland the Ferocious, at a crossroads. And with that, Calum begins his journey east to the kingdom of Dunway where he seeks a new life far from his father’s kingdom. Only the forests stand between Calum and his new home, the gruff, and hardened Roland, his only guide, but how will the young Calum handle himself when confronted by the beasts and trials he finds within.

18 The Canterbury Tales

The Canterbury Tales

Geoffrey Chaucer | Poetry Classics

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A group of pilgrims embark on a long journey, and each of the characters reflect the irony and criticism of the church at the time.

19 Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz

Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz

L. Frank Baum | Children's Classics

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After a tornado, Dorothy falls into the Land of Manaboos where she and three newfound friends journey to find the Wizard of Oz with special requests.

20 Mars on Earth

Mars on Earth

Clayton Fehr | Sci-fi Fantasy

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The world's energy is running out and we need to know if man can send others into space, asleep and know that they will awaken once they end their journey. Two people, friends a man and a woman are willing to take that chance and sleep, then awaken in 6 months. But when they do awaken they find out that all they knew is gone, their friends, family and the world as they know it, are no more. Why, what happened? They travel on a world that is no longer alive, to find out what happened, why are all the people gone? And more importantly how will they survive on a world dead as Mars.

21 Whitewater Crossing: A Casey Jones Columbia River Adventure Book II

Whitewater Crossing: A Casey Jones Columbia River Adventure Book II

Roy Bush | Youth

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"Readers of Roy Bush's Whitewater Crossing will identify with the hero, Casey Jones, as he continues his journey from New York City to confident young ranch hand for his uncle in the 1920's. His adventures and perils keep the reader eagerly turning pages. The book has a well-woven, fast moving plot, with enough history included to educate without the reader even knowing it is happening. A plus for locals is the Inland Empire background and its ranching lifestyle of the time, viewed from the heart by the author. I heartily recommend this exciting book for young readers, or even those not so young!" YAKIMA HERALD-REPUBLIC. This is the second book in the Casey Jones Adventure Series that begins with Goshawk. Download it today!

22 Chalice

Chalice

Robert A. Webster | Fiction

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The world already has Bond: James Bond. Jones: Indiana Man: Super, Spider, and Bat. Now meet the next generation of super heroes as they begin their second adventure in Southeast Asia, once again thwarting the plans of some very dodgy characters in the face of adversity. Stu, Spock, Nick, and Pon who can crush an empty beer can with one hand, leap from a girl’s bedroom in a single bound, emit lethal methane flames sometimes without scorching hairs; as they face their adversaries once again in the land of smiles (Thailand) and the beautiful and friendly country of Cambodia. Enjoy the adventure as they unknowingly enter once again into a deadly chase to recover a holy relic and solve an age-old mystery. All this they achieve while undergoing a metamorphism from being juiced, through spanning, being shit-faced, and wanked, by taking the magic potion otherwise known as beer and although forced to drink their nemeses’ fruit based drink for ladies, remain in total control, as they fight for a place near the bar. Follow once again their hilarious antics as they take another voyage of discovery in search for chalices. A journey that takes them from the hustle and bustle of the streets of Phnom Penh, to the splendor of Angkor Wat and the tranquil, golden beaches of Sihanoukville in the pursuit of women and good times, while assisting their friend in Cambodia to recover the holy relic. Join in the fun while they fumble around discovering lost worlds, making new friends, and unlocking a mystery straight out of the pages of scientific fact. Download this FREE e-Book today!

23 Waverley

Waverley

Walter Scott | Fiction Classics

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On his journey to Scotland, Edward Waverly finds himself in the heart of rebellion the Jacobit uprising of 1745.

24 The Voyage Out

The Voyage Out

Virginia Woolf | Fiction Classics

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A group of British tourists head out on a sea voyage from London to South America, and shy Rachel begins her own journey of self-discovery.

25 Three Men in a Boat

Three Men in a Boat

Jerome K. Jerome | Humor Classics

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More than 100 years after its first appearance, Jerome K. Jerome's classic account of an eccentric journey up the Thames by rowboat, remains popular. The erratic progress of J. Harris, George and Montmorency the dog won immediate approval of Londoners, while readers all over the world saw THREE MEN IN A BOAT as a key to the British character.

26 Arantur: Book One of the 'Riothamus' Trilogy

Arantur: Book One of the 'Riothamus' Trilogy

Rosemary Fryth | Sci-fi Fantasy

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‘Arantur' is an epic fantasy story and the first book in the ‘Riothamus’ trilogy. Arantur, a young man raised in the small central Andurian town of Leigh and apprenticed to Mastercraftsman Blacksmith Cody has small-town dreams and aspirations. However, Arantur will soon discover that his destiny lies elsewhere. With war looming on the horizon, an enigmatic stranger befriends Arantur, and takes him on a journey of self-discovery and adventure. ‘Arantur’ will appeal to readers aged sixteen years and older.

27 The Three Coins

The Three Coins

David Ellinger | Religious

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A Spiritual Journey to the mystic Island of Avalon.

28 The Odyssey

The Odyssey

Homer. | Humanities and Arts

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The Odyssey (Ancient Greek: Ὀδύσσεια, Odysseia) is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, the other work ascribed to Homer. The poem is fundamental to the modern Western canon, and is the second—the Iliad being the first—extant work of Western literature. It was probably composed near the end of the 8th century BC, somewhere in Ionia, the Greek coastal region of Anatolia.[1] The poem mainly centers on the Greek hero Odysseus (or Ulysses, as he was known in Roman myths) and his journey home after the fall of Troy. It takes Odysseus ten years to reach Ithaca after the ten-year Trojan War.[2] In his absence, it is assumed he has died, and his wife Penelope and son Telemachus must deal with a group of unruly suitors, ...

29 Escape from Egypt

Escape from Egypt

George Loukas | Fiction

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The story of Djamila, a courageous young woman that misfortune seemed to hound her. Her husband executed as a spy; blackmailed by a police General for sexual favors, whom she kills, and a journey of escape from Egypt's security apparatus to further adventures and tragedy in the deserts of Libya and Chad before...

30 A Voyage to Arcturus

A Voyage to Arcturus

David Lindsay | Sci-Fi Classics

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Maskull starts out on a journey to the planet Tormance, but is quickly separated from his two traveling companions.

31 Gulliver's Travels

Gulliver's Travels

Jonathan Swift | Sci-Fi Classics

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During his travels, an Englishman encounters tiny people, giants, sorcerers, and horses who control humans.

32 Christopher Columbus and the New World

Christopher Columbus and the New World

Filson Young | Biography

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Narrated by author, Filson Young, this book focuses on the life of Christopher Columbus and his discovery of the New World, with a note by the Earl of Dunraven on the navigation of Columbus' first voyage.

33 The Voyage of the Beagle

The Voyage of the Beagle

Charles Darwin | Science (Academic)

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The text of the present volume shows without further comment the nature of Darwin's labors and their results on his momentous voyage. Download this FREE eBook today!

34 The War of Wars

The War of Wars

Richard Shekari | Mystery

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James Shinoman, a young Spaceflight Participant goes on a voyage with a team of space explorers. He finds love along the way, however, things get out of control and he is left to make sense of his experience during their mission.