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Elsie is Transported by Books

Updated: Aug 8, 2023


We were talking about books that transport us to other places at the store the other day. Afterwards, Elsie went home and sent this list of books that take her to another land. Enjoy her literary journey.







Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo


This books makes me smile every time I pass a Winn Dixie.







Mystic River and Small Mercies by Dennis Lehane


Dennis Lehane bring me back to my beloved Massachusetts and how unique our corner of the world is.







Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery


I would love to visit this corner of the world.







Finding Freedom by Erin French


Erin French transports me to Maine in all her glory and reminds me of David Chaplin, the former store manager.







Raven Black by Ann Cleeves


The first book of Ann Cleeves' Shetland Series sends me to Scotland's magical Shetland Islands.







Selected Verses by Federico García Lorca


Reading Lorca's Andulsian poems and listening to the music of Manuel de Falla, transports me to southern Spain and its mystique.







The Ornaments of the World by Maria Rosa Menocal


This book symbolizes my genetic heritage of Jews, Moors and Christian. It speaks to my soul.





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