If you got a chance to travel through time and you could go to any year of Past or Future, where would you go?
It may be hard to decide because There’s the Revolutionary War, the Renaissance, the once-flourishing and criminally underrated Mongol Empire, and so many more.
So while we look forward to the day time travel becomes available, fortunately we have a never-lasting list of Books on Time Travel to read.
So don’t waste your time in just imagining or waiting for Time Machine, Instead pick any of these below mentioned Books to take you to these place and beyond.
10 Time Travel Books
THAT WILL MAKE YOU WISH TO GO ON TIME TRAVEL
1. A wrinkle in Time– By Madeleine L’Engle
Story starts in a dark and stormy night when Meg Murry, her younger brother Charles Wallace and their mother had come downstairs to the kitchen for a midnight snack and there the encounters with a strange stranger.
“Wild nights are my glory,” The unearthly stranger told them.
“I just got caught in a downdraft and blown off course. Let me be on my way. Speaking of way, by the way, there is such a thing as a tesseract.“
Meg Murry’s father has been experimenting with dimensions of time travel when he mysteriously disappeared.
Now the time has come for Meg, her friend Calvin, and Charles Wallace to rescue him. But can they outwit the forces of evil they will encounter on their heart-stopping journey through space?
2. Time After Time– By Lina Grunwald
This Book tells us the story about a hard-working railroad man at Grand Central Station and an aspiring artist- Nora Lansing , the last thing she remembers is her train crashing in 1925.
It’s 1937 and They meet at the big clock and Joe walks Nora home, but she disappears in the street She reappears one year later and meets Joe again.
Realizing she’s jumping in time and trapped in Grand Central for mysterious reasons that might have something to do with Manhattanhenge, Nora and Joe try to unravel the mystery before she disappears again.
3. Just One Damn Thing After Another- By Jodi Taylor
There is so much going on in this whirlwind adventure, that if you blink you’ll miss a major plot point.
Just One Damned Thing After Another is just the first book in a series of the adventures of St. Mary’s Institute of Historical Research as they rattle around through time trying to answer history’s unanswered questions.
There are currently 11 books published and forthcoming and a ton of short stories that fill in the blanks between adventures.
Taylor also has a spinoff time travel series, The Time Police, with the first book just out called Doing times It follows three hapless new time police recruits as they try to keep the timeline straight
4. TimeKeeper– By Tara Sim
Timekeeper is about an alternative Victorian world where time controlled by clock towers. A damaged clock can fracture time and a destroyed one can stop it completely.
Danny is a young clock mechanic enamored with his new apprentice, who turns out to be the Enfield clock spirit, Colton. Bombings at other towers start to occur and broken clocks mean the towns they oversee will be frozen in time.
The romance between Danny and Colton is very adorable and the race against literal time is an exciting backdrop.
There are three books in this series and this is the first book in the Trilogy.
5. The Girl From Everywhere– By Heidi Heilig
Its a story about a girl named Nix, whose father was a Time traveler, so being the daughter of a time traveler, Nix spent sixteen years sweeping across the globe and through the centuries aboard her father’s ship.
Modern day New York City, nineteenth-century Hawaii and other lands seen only in myths and legend but Nix has been to all of them.
But when her father gambles with her very existence, it all may be about to end. Rae Carson meets Outlander in this epic debut fantasy.
If there is a map, Nix’s father can sail his ship, The Temptation, to any place and any time. But now that he’s uncovered the one map he’s always sought—1868 Honolulu, the year before Nix’s mother died in childbirth—Nix’s life, her entire existence, is at stake.
No one knows what will happen if her father changes the past. It could erase Nix’s future, her dreams, her adventures… her connection with the charming Persian thief, Kash, who’s been part of their crew for two years
6. Passenger– By Alexendra Bracken
Story starts on a devastating night, a violinist, Etta Spencer loses everything she knows and loves. Thrust into an unfamiliar world by a stranger with a dangerous agenda, Etta is certain of only one thing: she has traveled not just miles but years from home.
she’s inherited a legacy she knows nothing about from a family whose existence she’s never heard of. Until now.
Nicholas Carter is content with his life at sea, free from the Ironwoods—a powerful family in the colonies—and the servitude he’s known at their hands.
But with the arrival of an unusual passenger on his ship comes the insistent pull of the past that he can’t escape and the family that won’t let him go so easily.
Now the Ironwoods are searching for a stolen object of untold value, one they believe only Etta, Nicholas’ passenger, can find. In order to protect her, he must ensure she brings it back to them—whether she wants to or not.
Together, Etta and Nicholas embark on a perilous journey across centuries and continents, piecing together clues left behind by the traveler who will do anything to keep the object out of the Ironwoods’ grasp.
But as they get closer to the truth of their search, and the deadly game the Ironwoods are playing, treacherous forces threaten to separate Etta not only from Nicholas but from her path home… forever.
7. The Glass Sentence– By S.E. Grove
1891, Boston. Sophia Times belongs to the family time travelers who, for generations, have been traveling and mapping the New World. a world changed by the Great Disruption of 1799, when all the continents were flung into different time periods.
Eight years ago, her parents left her with her uncle Shadrack, the foremost cartologer in Boston, and went on an urgent mission.
But they never returned. she lives with her brilliant, absent-minded, adored uncle, who has taught Sophia to take care of herself.
One day her uncle Shadrack kidnapped and Sophia, who has never been outside of Boston, left the only one who can find him, and from here, her journey starts with Theo, a refugee from the West,
She travels over rough terrain and uncharted ocean, encounters pirates and traders, and relies on a combination of Shadrack’s maps, common sense, and her own slantwise powers of observation. But even as Sophia and Theo try to save Shadrack’s life, they are in danger of losing their own.
8. Timebound– By Rysa Walker
A girl name Kate Pierce Keller has genetic abilities to time-travel, but she didn’t knew about it, once her grandmother gives her a strange looking blue medallion and speak of time travel, sixteen-year old kate assumes the old woman is delusional,
But soon it all becomes real when a murder happened in past destroys Kate’s present day life, then that medallion is the only thing protects Kate from blinking out of existence.
Kate learns that the killing happened in past is the reason behind this present happenings and her ability to time-travel can stop this. Risking every thing, she travels to past to prevent the killing and the chain of events that follows after.
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9. Into The Dim– By Janet B. Taylor
A fragile, sixteen year old girl- Hope Walton loses her mom in an earthquake overseas, her normal world crumbles.
Agreeing to spend the summer in Scotland, Hope discovers that her mother was not only a brilliant academic, but also a member of a secret society of time travelers ! And she’s alive, though currently trapped in the twelfth century, during the age of Eleanor of Aquitaine.
Hope has seventy-two hours to rescue her mother and get back to their own time. Passing through the Dim, Hope enters a brutal medieval world of political intrigue, danger, and violence. A place where any serious interference could alter the very course of history.
And there she meets a boy whose face is impossibly familiar, she must decide between her mission and her heart—both of which could leave Hope trapped in the past forever
10. Stolen Time– By Danielle Rollins
Story starts in Seattle, 1913 where a girl name Dorothy spent her life learning the art of the con, But after meeting a stranger and stowing away on his peculiar aircraft, she wakes up in a chilling version of the world she left behind—and for the first time in her life, realizes she’s in way over her head.
She travelled to future and finds herself in New Seattle, 2077
Okay so by now you may have already decided the Book you’re going to read.
Comment down below which book you choose to read. and also share your experience during and after reading the Book…;)
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