Around the US in 50 Books

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message 1: by Connie (last edited Mar 11, 2015 07:58AM) (new)

Connie Weeks 1. Looking for Alaska - Alabama
2. Animal Dreams - Arizona
3. The Valley of Amazement - California
4. Centennial - Colorado
5. Orange is the New Black - Connecticut
6. Silver Sparrow - Georgia
7. Along Came a Spider - Georgia
8. The Time Traveler's Wife - Illinois
9. Dewey - Iowa
10. Dead Until Dark - Louisiana
11. The Dark Half - Maine
12. The Dante Club - Massachusetts
13. Middlesex - Michigan
14. Cheaper by the Dozen - New Jersey
15. City of Bones - New York
16. The 5th Wave - Ohio
17. Oblivion's Altar - Oklahoma
18. When the Heart Cries - Pennsylvania
19. My Sister's Keeper - Rhode Island
20. The Red Badge of Courage - Virginia
21. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet - Washington
22. The Hunger Games - (district 12) West Virginia
23. Into the Wild - Alaska
24. When Things Come Back - Arkansas
25. Fight club - Delaware (supposedly)
26. Horns - New Hampshire
27. The White Room - Missouri
28. Honolulu - Hawaii
29. Mudbound - Mississippi
30. The Dry Grass of August - North Carolina
31. Strange Angels - South Dakota
32. One Thousand White Women - Nebraska
33. No Country for Old Men - Texas
34. Blue Highways - Continental US
35. Sweetheart - Oregon
36. The Book of Lies - Florida
37. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - Kansas
38. Switched - Minnesota
39. Gone Girl - Missouri
40. Virals - South Carolina
41. The Miseducation of Cameron Post - Montana


message 2: by Connie (new)

Connie Weeks Camo & Roses - Illinois


message 3: by Marne (new)

Marne Wilson I added Downtown Owl for North Dakota.


message 5: by Chrisl (last edited Dec 11, 2015 09:32PM) (new)

Chrisl Hawaii
Hawaii
Idaho (Buck Rinker's book covers several states. I particularly liked the Idaho coverage.
The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey
Illinois
Presumed Innocent
Indiana
Here Lies the Librarian
Iowa (The Don Harstad series)
Eleven Days
Kansas
The Learning Tree
Kentucky
Youngblood Hawke
Louisiana
In the Electric Mist With Confederate Dead
Maine
Maryland
The Sot-Weed Factor


message 9: by Jddown (last edited Feb 01, 2017 06:25PM) (new)

Jddown Flee by Evan Dara
Flee
Evan Dara's "Flee" is the great Vermont novel of this century, and takes place in a fictionalized version of Burlington. Fans of David Foster Wallace, Richard Powers, and William Gaddis should take note.


Bren fall in love with the sea. Love the list..added 39, wrote states below, may add more.


message 11: by Hayley (new)

Hayley Trotter I Will Always Find You & Found- Kansas City, MO and Dover, DE


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Candice Nights in Rodanthe, North Carolina


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Reader My Name Is River - West Virginia
Dogwood - West Virginia


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Reader Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind - North Carolina


message 16: by Reader (new)

Reader If Not for Grace - West Virginia


message 17: by Fiona (last edited Apr 10, 2019 04:57AM) (new)

Fiona Hurley The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Missouri
The Snow Child - Alaska
It - Maine
To Kill a Mockingbird - Alabama
The Great Gatsby - New York
The Time Traveler's Wife - Illinois
Prodigal Summer - Kentucky
Flight Behaviour - Tennessee
Animal Dreams - Arizona
Cold Mountain - Virginia
All Families are Psychotic - Florida
The Grapes of Wrath - Oklahoma
In Cold Blood - Kansas
Peyton Place - New Hampshire
Little Fires Everywhere - Ohio
Gone with the Wind - Georgia
Peace Like a River - North Dakota
The Loop - Montana
My Ántonia - Nebraska
Eventide - Colorado
Shutter Island - Massachusetts
At the Edge of the Orchard - California
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet - Washington
Dandelion Wine - Iowa
Holes - Texas
The Witch of Blackbird Pond - Connecticut
The Invention of Wings - South Carolina
The Virgin Suicides - Michigan


message 18: by Vidya (new)

Vidya The Devil's Highway A True Story by Luis Alberto Urrea - Arizona


message 19: by Beth (new)

Beth There aren't many Delaware books, but I've added And Never Let Her Go: Thomas Capano: The Deadly Seducer and Hope Never Dies


message 20: by Heidi (new)

Heidi Brains for breakfast --Idaho
My walden: tales from
dead cow gulch --Idaho


message 21: by Heidi (new)

Heidi Educated--Idaho


message 22: by Heidi (new)

Heidi LIttle women--Massachusetts


message 23: by Heidi (new)

Heidi Little house on the prairie - Kansas and Wisconsin
By the shores of silver lake - South Dakota
Farmer Boy - New York
Long Winter - South Dakota
Those Happy Golden Years - South Dakota
On the banks of Plum Creek - Minnesota


message 24: by Heidi (new)

Heidi First four years - South Dakota
Little house in the big woods - Wisconsin
Little town on the prairie - South Dakota
Where the red fern grows - Oklahoma
Old Yeller - Texas


message 25: by Heidi (last edited Jan 09, 2021 08:38AM) (new)

Heidi Sign of the Beaver - Maine
Velvet Room - California
Chesapeake - Maryland and Virginia
Mangas Coloradas - New Mexico
Yearling - Florida
Girl of the Limberlost - Indiana
Power Broker RMATFONY - New York
Guys and Dolls - New York


message 26: by Heidi (new)

Heidi The Chosen - New York
Frostbite - Montana and Idaho and Spokane, Wa
Angle of Repose- Idaho and California
Last Town - Idaho
Reaper's Legacy - Idaho
Idaho - Idaho


message 27: by Heidi (new)

Heidi Cover of NIght - Idaho
Man who fell in love with the moon - Idaho
Woman on the run - Idaho
Diary of a Haunting - Idaho
Enders Hotel a Memoir - Idaho
Haunted Idaho GASPOTGS - Idaho
Haunted Idaho THLOBNMIFAP - Idaho


message 28: by Heidi (new)

Heidi Growing Season How I Saved an American
Farm ABANL - Illinois
Night Watchman - North Dakota and Minnesota
HIdden Valley Road ITMOAAF - Colorado
Where the Crawdads Sing - North Carolina
Desert Solitaire - Utah
Chicago - Illinois
In open spaces - Montana


message 29: by Heidi (last edited Jun 08, 2021 04:16AM) (new)

Heidi If you lived here you'd be home by now
WWTTCLFALHOTP - Minnesota
Girl's Guide to Chicago - Illinois
Sun is a Compass AFTMJITAW - Alaska and
Washington
This tender land - Minnesota
Miracle Creek - Virginia
An American Summer LADIC - Illinois


message 34: by Reader (new)

Reader A Beautiful Mess - Minnesota
How Sweet the Sound - Illinois
Stand by Me - Illinois


message 35: by Heidi (new)

Heidi Backroads Boss Lady HASTGBABTB
BSTTHHFAF - Idaho and Texas
An Unexplained Death TTSOABATB - Baltimore, MD
Plainsong - Colorado
The Tie That Binds - Colorado
Nothing Daunted TUEOTSGITW - Colorado
Columbine - Colorado
Caddie Woodlawn - Wisconsin


message 37: by Allie (new)

Allie Ray Holler - Arkansas
Inheritance - Nebraska


message 38: by Heidi (new)

Heidi Population 485 MYNOSAAT - Wisconsin
American Gods - Chicago, Chattanooga, Wisconsin, Minnesota
Sand County Almanac ASHAT - Wisconsin, Iowa, Arizona, Oregon and Manitoba
Coincidence of Coconut Cake - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Westing Game - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
From the Mixed-up Files OMBEF - Connecticut, and New York
City, NY
Crossing to Safety - Pennsylvania, New Mexico, Wisconsin,
Vermont


message 39: by Heidi (new)

Heidi Limping through Life AFBPM - Wisconsin
Wild Birds - San Francisco, Farallon Islands, CA, Oregon
Sometimes a Great Notion - Oregon


message 40: by Heidi (last edited Jun 08, 2021 07:31PM) (new)

Heidi Listening for Coyote AWAOW - Oregon
Egg and I - Chicacum, Washington
Boys in the Boat NAATEQFGAT1936O - Washington state
Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian - Washington
state


message 41: by Heidi (new)

Heidi Obsession - Washington state
King of Skid Row JBATTYOOM - Minneapolis, MN
Down and Out TLADOMSR - Minneapolis, MN
Skid Road AIPOS - Seattle, WA
Lost Bank TSOWMTBBFIAH - Seattle, WA
Opportunity, Montana BCBWATBOAAL - Opportunity, Montana
Counting Coup ATSOBAHOTLBH - Hardin, Montana


message 42: by Heidi (new)

Heidi Cabin Two Brothers ADAFAIM - Maine
Grizzly Years ISOTAW - Montana and Wyoming
Full Court Quest TGFFSISBCOTW - Montana
Bound Like Grass AMFTWHP - Montana


message 43: by Heidi (last edited Jun 09, 2021 01:45AM) (new)

Heidi These Thousand Hills - Montana
The Monkey Wrench Gang - Arizona and Utah
Death Comes for the Archbishop - New Mexico
Skinwalkers - Arizona, New Mexico, Utah
Green Glass Sea - New Mexico
Book of the Hopi - Arizona


message 44: by Heidi (last edited Jun 09, 2021 03:13AM) (new)

Heidi If Mountains Die ANMM - New Mexico
Weird Michigan - Michigan
Ghost Stories of Michigan - Michigan
Haunted Copper Country THAGSOMKP - Michigan


message 45: by Heidi (new)

Heidi Women and the Lakes UGLMT - Michigan
Haunted Lakes - Michigan
Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald - Michigan
Station Eleven - Michigan


message 46: by Heidi (new)

Heidi Farm in the Green Mountains - Vermont


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