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
Miles of Memories: One Woman’s Journey to All 50 States by Lori Spangler is an engaging book where readers are taken on a road trip to fifty states along with the author. Written in the order she has visited, the author points out the uniqueness of each state because of its geography, people, food, history, and tourist destinations. The longer chapters show more time spent in them, which gave her time for more adventures. Her traveling alone saved her from the arguments of where to go first and what to do, and encouraged her to meet new people. She also discovered that solitude is good for the soul, and every chapter ends with her words of wisdom she gathered from all her travels.
Written in chronological order, the book is educational and informative and is a good tool for all those who want to know about the various states. It’s a good book to have in school libraries as it can be used for reference and the author’s tidbits and adventures make it an entertaining read. Books like this are uplifting and it will also encourage readers to travel and discover new places on their own. The frequently asked questions at the end of the book are helpful and useful to readers to clear any doubts when it comes to traveling and visiting all fifty states in the United States. The book captures the essence, culture, food, history, people, and living in the different parts of the United States extensively and methodically, making it a good travel book to read and own in a personal collection.