10 Best Books About Treasure Hunting
Treasure hunting books and stories offer thrills not only to kids but also to adults. It provides the same excitement and amusement as we used to get when we use to play treasure hunt games or watch these kinds of movies as kids. Here is a list of 10 best books about treasure hunting you should read to go back to those nostalgic days of treasure hunting.
Treasure Hunting Books: 10 Best Books About Treasure Hunting –
- The Gold Bug – Edgar Allan Poe
- Over Sea, Under Stone – Susan Cooper
- Five on a Treasure Island – Enid Blyton
- Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson
- Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn
- Ready Player One – Ernest Cline
- Romanno Bridge – Andrew Greig
- PopCo – Scarlett Thomas
- Masquerade – Kit Williams
- Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore – Robin Sloan
The Gold Bug – Edgar Allan Poe
In this short story by Poe William Legrand is bitten by a gold bug and thus becomes obsessed with the notion of lost treasure. Along with the gold bug tied in a string and his servant Jupiter, he sets out to look for the treasure.
Over Sea, Under Stone – Susan Cooper
Cornwall – on a trip three Drew children found an ancient map in the home they are residing in. The children know that it is unique and it is a basis of power to brawl the Dark, the strengths of evil. In the process, the kids put their lives in danger.
Five on a Treasure Island – Enid Blyton
This story by Blyton follows the trip of Dick, Anne, Julian, Georgina but she preferred George, she is one of the most popular tomboy characters in fiction and their pet Timmy. The book follows a shipwreck that happened in Kirrin Island. And the Famous Five is in search of a treasure that has sunk beneath the sea. But they are not the only ones who are in search of this lost treasure.
Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson
The tale of Treasure Island is about a young boy named Jim who overcame the odds, as he sets out in search of a treasure after discovering a treasure map. During the exploration, he faces several disasters such as shipwrecks, sword fights, and pirate mutiny.
Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn
North Carthage, Missouri – a warm summer morning on the fifth anniversary of Nick and Amy Dunne but Amy is nowhere to be found. Nick is the suspect and with that, every couple is questioning their love for each other but the issue is if Nick is not the real killer then where is Amy? And what is the deal without the silvery gift box in the closet?
Ready Player One – Ernest Cline
2044 – The only period when Wade Watts feels alive and productive is when he is jacked out into OASIS, a virtual utopia. He dedicated his life to studying the puzzles concealed within the digital universe. The puzzles are based on the pop culture obsession of the creator and vow on supreme power to whoever can unlock them. But how badly some people are devoted to this game is unfamiliar with Wade.
Romanno Bridge – Andrew Greig
This book is another masterpiece by Andrew Greig. In this story, he brings back characters from his previous writings, such as Buchan story, various characters from the Stone of Scone, and The Return of John Macnab. It provides the feeling of landscape, music, language, history, and more making it worth reading.
PopCo – Scarlett Thomas
This is the story of 29-year-old Alice Butler who is wise, quirky, and obsessed with mathematics and secret codes. She works for a massive toy company named PopCo where she makes kid kits such as KidSpy, KidCracker, and KidTec. The turn that this book will take after a conference where she will present the products for teenage girls will blow the minds of the readers.
Masquerade – Kit Williams
This book by Williams will take you back to your childhood. it is filled with stunningly designed puzzles on every page. There is a hidden gem in between these pages and provides the feeling of treasure hunting.
Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore – Robin Sloan
Clay Jannon has shuffled from San Francisco to the passageways of Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore. But after a few days, Clay discovers that the bookstore is more interesting than one can think of.