Bookworms and Heroes

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Bookworms and Heroes

As I was a little kid, I was a real bookworm. I could read for hours. I disappeared into books and let my book heroes come to life in my fantasy.

That time my favorite books were Trixie Belden, Momo, The Never Ending Story, Grimms’ Fairy Tales, and Rolltreppe abwärts (available only in German).

In addition to those, I devoured everything that my school library had to offer.

With the start of my working life a few years later, my reading, unfortunately, came to a near halt. And, if I did find time to read, I often did it with a guilty conscious.

During our world trip, I rediscovered my love of reading. I started reading without having a bad conscious. And I enjoyed it. And now, with the difficult times of self-isolation due to the COVID-19 crisis, I even have more time to read.

I am a bookworm again and am so excited to meet new heroes!

Bookworms and Heroes
Bookworms and Heroes

Our book recommendations and new discoveries

Here are our book recommendations and new discoveries! We also listed the books which we have but haven’t read yet. Or those that are on our wish list.

Do you enjoy reading? We are hoping that you will find an interesting book for yourself here. Please have a look at our list and let us know your favorites.

We would love to explore new heroes and will continue to add more book recommendations.

If you send us your favorite books, we will mention you with your Instagram account. This way you also get the possibility to virtually meet new great people and new accounts.

Our favorite books:

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

And all books by Paulo Coelho

Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts

A Farewell to Arms by Ernst Hemingway

And all books by Ernst Hemingway

Golf in the Kingdom by Michael Murphy

True Links by Malcolm Campbell and George Peper

The Monk Who Sold his Ferrari  by Robin S. Sharma

Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Wild: A Journey from Lost to Found by Cheryl Strayed

Betty Blue – 37°2 le matin by Philippe Djian

Final Rounds by James Dodson

Faust by J. W. Goethe

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela

A Dangerous Fortune by Ken Follet

And all books by Ken Follet

Scotland’s Gift: Golf by Charles B. Macdonald

The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman

Walden – Life in the Woods by Henry David Thoreau

Tiger Woods by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Books on our list to read:

Frühstück mit Elefanten by Gesa Neitzel (available only in German)

The Why Café by John Strelecky

Gehen um zu bleiben: Wie ich in die Welt zog, um bei mir anzukommen by Anika Landsteiner (available only in German)

Mary Poppins, by P. L. Travers

Book recommendations from friends:

Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts, recommended by @rlholley, and @ggpic7506

Behind the Ryder Cup-The Players’ Stories by Peter Burns and Ed Hodge, recommended by @ggpic7506

 Schmutzige Seelen by Mark Franley, recommended by @teck_88 (available only in German)

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman, and Quality Land by Mark Uwe Kling, recommended by @whbonney1859

Tokyo for Food Lovers by Jonas Cramby, recommended by @madmoisellepetitfour

Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen, The Potlikker Papers: A history of the modern South by John T. Edge, and A Really Big Lunch by Jim Harrison, recommended by @the_wingnut

Bookworms and Heroes Travel guides. Always a good Idea!
Bookworms and Heroes
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