Friday Favorites: June

Happy first Friday of the month! Now that Memorial Day is behind us, and we are in the month of June, it feels like summer is finally here! (yay, yay, yay!)

Do you have any summer travel plans? I don’t know about you, but whenever I travel, which is as often as I possibly can, I make sure to bring along a book that will not disappoint.

So I thought it would be fun to come up with a travel themed reading list! Here are some books that are set in the states, that take place both in the past and the future. Some I have read, some I had to look up. Hope you enjoy!

Road trip, anyone?












Alabama: To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee

Alaska: Into the Wild, by Jon Krakauer

Arizona: The Host, by Stephanie Meyer

Arkansas: Where the Red Fern Grows, by Wilson Rawls

California: The Selection Series, by Kiera Cass

Colorado: The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins

Connecticut: The Witch of Blackbird Pond, by Elizabeth George Speare

Delaware: Fight Club, by Chuck Palahniuk

Florida: Because of Winn Dixie, by Kate DiCamillo

Georgia: Gone With the Wind, by Margaret Mitchell

Hawaii: The Girl From Everywhere, by Heidi Heilig

Idaho: Housekeeping, by Marilynne Robinson

Illinois: Divergent, by Veronica Roth

Indiana: The Fault In Our Stars, by John Green

Iowa: A Thousand Acres, by Jane Smiley

Kansas: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum

Kentucky: Uncle Tom’s Cabin, by Harriet Beecher Stowe

Louisiana: A Confederacy of Dunces, by John Kennedy Toole

Maine: Skylark, by Patricia MacLachlan

Maryland: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, by Ann Brashares

Massachusetts: Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott

Michigan: Middlesex, by Jeffrey Eugenides

Minnesota: Little House on the Prairie, by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Mississippi: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain

Missouri: Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain

Montana: A River Runs Through It, by Norman Maclean

Nebraska: Eleanor and Park, by Rainbow Rowell

Nevada: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, by Hunter S. Thompson

New Hampshire: The Hotel New Hampshire, by John Irving

New Jersey: Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, by Judy Blume

New Mexico: Tiger Eyes, by Judy Blume

New York: Percy Jackson, by Rick Riordan

North Carolina: A Walk To Remember, by Nicholas Sparks

North Dakota: The Round House, by Louise Erdrich

Ohio: The Broom of the System, by David Foster Wallace

Oklahoma: Paradise, by Toni Morrison

Oregon: Wild, by Cheryl Strayed

Pennsylvania: Red Queen, by Victoria Aveyard

Rhode Island: My Sister’s Keeper, by Jodi Picoult

South Carolina: The Notebook, by Nicholas Sparks

South Dakota: By the Shores of Silver Lake, by Laura Inglalls Wider

Tennessee: Christy, by Catherine Marshall

Texas: No Country for Old Men, by Cormac McCarthy

Utah: Under the Banner of Heaven, by Jon Krakauer

Vermont: Pollyanna, by Eleanor H. Porter

Virginia: Bridge To Terabithia, by Kate DiCamillo

Washington: Twilight, by Stephanie Meyer

West Virginia: Shiloh, by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Wisconsin: Little House in the Big Woods, by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Wyoming: My Friend Flicka, by Mary O’Hara

What would you add to this list? Which ones have you read? Are any on your TBR list? I want to hear from you!

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6 thoughts on “Friday Favorites: June

  1. This is an awesome list. I have read quite a few like “Where The Red Fern Grows”, Mark Twain novels, The Hunger Games, etc.

    For me, for California, I would add “The Tortilla Curtain” by T.C. Boyle and any Stephen King novels for Maine.

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  2. I’m soooo glad you included Little Women in the list. It’s one of my favorite books, by one of my favorite authors. I’m actually reading one of her books right now for my Louisa May Alcott challenge. Christy is another favorite of mine… as is The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (which I just read this year!)


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