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Books Set Around The World

Are you looking for books set around the world and global reading lists? Travel the world with these book lists by continent. Don’t miss our seasonal book lists and books for history lovers and travelers, too.

We love reading books set in destinations before heading there. If you are hoping to spark some wanderlust or travel via your armchair, you’ll love these curated reading lists with books set in, across, and about the world.

Below, find book lists by continent as they land on The Uncorked Librarian. These book lists will help enhance your knowledge both before and after you go.

Explore new releases, contemporary fiction, nonfiction, and translated and ex-pat literature along with women’s and historical fiction. TUL thrives on supporting indie authors and loves YA books, guaranteeing you’ll find something new and unusual.

Are you ready to discover diverse books that inspire travel? Let’s get started:

Don’t forget to read around the world with our 2021 Reading Challenge here.

Book Set Around The World Reading Lists

Don't miss these books set around the world.

Books For History Lovers & Travelers

Don't miss these reading lists perfect for history and travel lovers.

Inspirational Book Lists That Celebrate Diversity

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Books For The Season

Don't miss these books perfect to get you in the holiday spirit.

Don’t miss all of our gift guides and seasonal book lists here.