From Suzi at Packabook:
So – the holiday you have been planning for months is nearly here. You have bought your tickets, planned what you are going to pack and sorted out what currency you need. Now, all you can do is sit and wait. And wait. And wait. Man, doesn’t time go slowly when you are waiting for that take-off date to arrive?
Instead of counting down the days until your flight to Sao Paolo or Rio, there’s something you can do to make sure you make the most of your travels. And you can start it right now.Find yourself some great books set in Brazil and read as much as you can about the places you are traveling to.Finding books set in particular locations is our mission at Packabook. We are in the process of categorizing thousands of books to make it easy for you to find exactly the right novels for your adventure – and Brazil was one of the first places we decided to focus on. From the wonderfully exotic novels of Jorge Amado to the series of Inspector Espinosa detective novels set in Rio, there are plenty of books to give you a taste of Brazil in all its forms.
Reading fiction gives you a glimpse of the country you will never get from the guidebooks. It makes the places you are traveling to come alive and the characters become your friends. Let THEM be your guides as you move your way around Brazil. These novels will help you get under the skin of your destination, breathing life into the streets and buildings you visit.As you prepare for your journey and then set off on your adventure, there will be no better time to read a book in Brazil. Why not get yourself over to Packabook now, and start your reading adventure. And if your trip is still a long, long way away, even better. By the time you finally set off, you will feel as if you know the country as well as the characters you have been reading about.
Suzi at Packabook
P.S. Have you read any great books set in Brazil? If so, why not let us know what you thought of them in the comments below.