My Sexagenarian Brain is still on Vacation!
Yes, as I write this it’s still January and I am looking forward to spending February in sunny Orlando. But I know when I get back in March, it will take me a few weeks to rev up my vacation brain to the steel-trap, high-octane, mega-creative performance you demand and I expect. So, as I did for last week’s blog, I am writing this before I go, with the understanding that I can update it when I return to Real Life. My brain may be suffused with sunshine, but I still want to be prepared!
Last week, we talked about a book I had read, One Way Ticket, set in Orlando. That got me curious- there must be lots of other books set in The City Beautiful. Idea! I could lose myself in a book that features Orlando- while I’m poolside in Orlando! So I clicked on over to Goodreads and here are a sample of books from the top of the list: “Books set in Orlando.”
- Paper Towns by John Green 650,777 ratings on Goodreads!
One of the first reviews of this book listed was by my fabulous friend and fellow-blogger Beth Ann Chiles. She reported, Another fabulous book by John Green that leads the reader through the lives of Margo Roth Spiegelman and Quentin Jacobsen as revenge is plotted and a mystery unfolds. No surprise that this won the Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Mystery!
2. Dream Man by Linda Howard 15,892 ratings on Goodreads!
Detective Dane Hollister of the Orlando police department – he of the “heat and muscles”- stars in this exciting read!
Yes, Orlando and the Magic Kingdom! This
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