Even before I could get this page loaded to write the post, I already knew which one would be #1 on my list for this week’s Top 10 Tuesday.
Top Ten Settings In Books (All those real or imagined locations/worlds you loved reading about OR settings you think would be perfect in a book)
- Hogwarts from the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling <– C’mon, did you really think I’d put anything else as #1?? And not just Hogwarts, but the whole wizarding world.
- Vatican City in Angels & Demons by Dan Brown <– Full of history, art and architecture, I found myself wanting to actually be there as Robert Langdon searched the city for clues to solve the mystery.
- The Shire/Middle Earth in Lord of the Rings trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien <– What a fun pleasant village, where everyone just has a good time! (Unless my memory deceives me and since I haven’t read it in ages, forgotten that it’s actually not always happy-go-lucky times)
- New York City in Gossip Girls series by Cecily von Ziegesar <– NYC is already a great place, but to experience it as part of “Manhattan’s elite” of the Upper East Side?
- New York City in the Luxe series by Anna Godbersen <– NYC, but in 1899!
- Bon Temps in the Sookie Stackhouse series by Charlaine Harris <– Okay, so it might be a little dangerous – but a town full of so many supernatural hotties is sure to keep it interesting!
- England in The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory <– Maybe without the beheadings and diseases, but would love to be in that era, with all the gorgeous dresses 🙂
- Chicago in The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger <– To live in a time and place where you can experience time travel…
- The Arena in The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins <– This was a tough one because I really did want to include this trilogy of books in this list, but I wouldn’t want to actually be IN the deathly arena! Maybe just be one of the spectators…
- Paris in anything! <– I just really would love to visit this city one day, so anything that’s set in this city, I tend to enjoy… whether it’s Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay or A Year in the Merde by Stephen Clarke! (Though I apparently I really need to read “Anna and the French Kiss” now…)