This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
Around the World in 80 Tales by Dave Tomlinson is an exciting travel book for readers who love traveling and exploring new destinations. Each journey is an adventure and each adventure has its own story to tell. The author takes readers to 25 countries across five different continents. All the tales will amaze and amuse readers so that they will want to visit those places themselves. The people, places, events, travel, and adventures are enjoyable as readers see the world through the eyes of Dave Tomlinson.
The adventures are challenging and every place and every country has something unique and different to offer the ubiquitous traveler. The author's passion for traveling, outdoor adventure, and cultural understanding is evident from this book, and his observations about each place will come in handy for travelers intending to visit any one of these mentioned. The pictures shared in the book make the stories more vivid and also help readers to connect with some of the places in a better way.
The stories are short and crisp, making it an engaging read. The stories also stimulate all of the readers' senses and they can actually sense, see, and smell the places. The essence and local flavor of each place has been captured well. The challenges of traveling to different places, such as handling the language barrier, are palpable through the author's words. A fascinating book that will enchant any reader who loves traveling.