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Time Travel For The Everyday Adventurer

Petra Mayer, NPR Book Editor, shares a group of time traveling tales that will inject a sense of adventure into anyone’s summer.

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This summer, consider going on a journey of a different kind – a trip through time. NPR books editor Petra Mayer discusses her picks from NPR’s “Book Your Trip” series. Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson also recommends “Tuck Everlasting” and “The Sixty-Eight Rooms” series.

Petra Mayer’s Time Travel Book Picks

See the full list here: Turn The Clock Back (Or Forward) With Time-Traveling Tales

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