It's that time of the year when the winter blues can get you down. But even if you can't get away overseas, you can always escape winter by losing yourself in a great book.
Karen McMillan, author and director of NZ Booklovers has three wonderful books to read that will transport readers to Italy, Spain and Croatia. You can enjoy sun-kissed scenery and fresh air, food and wine, stunning natural beauty and iconic architecture, culture and history. Karen reviews A Dream of Italy by Nicky Pellegrino, The Spanish Promise by Karen Swan and Dubrovnik My Love by Suzanne Brooks-Pincevic.