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Top Ten Tuesday – Bookish Worlds I’d Want to Live In

Hey it’s Tuesday again, so it’s time for another Top Ten Tuesday 😀 This is a book blog meme hosted over on ThatArtsyReaderGirl and this time it’s about Bookish World I’d Want to Live In. Sometimes I’m just naming the books this worlds reside in, because not every book-world has a specific name. Okay, let’s get into it!

  1. Middle-Earth (from J.R.R Tolkien)
    This might not be a surprise for some of you, as it may be clear that I’m a great J.R.R Tolkien fan (hence the name The Reading Hobbit). I’d love to explore Middle-Earth and settle down in Hobbiton. I’d just love one of those hobbit holes, and a lovely garden full of my own produce.
  2. Inkheart Trilogy by Cornelia Funke
    I’d so love to visit Inkworld (the name the MC gives to the world in the book this whole trilogy is all about, if you haven’t read this book yet, it might sound weird but honestly it’s just so, so good, don’t be fooled by the movie). Like the way it’s described in the beginning of the second book it just makes me want to jump into it. So full of color and life!
  3. The Name of The Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
    This world just seems so interesting you know? Like it isn’t all great (but what world is) and even here there doesn’t seem to be much room for women to be independent and such, but I’d love to explore it. Especially the University and the Underthing *heart eyes*
  4. His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman
    This might not be the greatest world to have to survive in but it also seems so damned interesting. Like the witches and the multiple universes and the gyptians! I’d want to explore it all.
  5. Discworld (from Terry Pratchett)
    (I almost wrote DiscOworld there and I think Pratchett would have endorsed that). This also just seems like such a funny and weird and strange! I’d love to explore it and meet the witches because they are my favorite characters from the whole franchise 🙂
  6. Nimona by Noelle Stevenson
    This is my favorite graphic novel and the world is just so interesting? Like it’s medieval but also full of technique we don’t even have like it’s such a mix of different things I’d love to see that.
  7. Stardust by Neil Gaiman
    What can I say, very interesting things happen beyond the wall.
  8. The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
    Okay, this might not be necessarily a world, as it’s also in this world but with extra magic, but I’d love to see Monmouth and Blue’s house and all the other things. I love these books with such a passion and while I’d have some hesitations as to entering this world (there’s some scary stuff) it’d be so cool if I’d get to hang out with them?
  9. The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen
    I love all of Allen’s books so much, they’re like contemporary romantic novels but always with a touch of magic that’s so subtle you’re not even sure if it’s really magic or just a little odd. I’d love to live in one of her book town for a while.
  10. Uprooted by Naomi Novik
    This might not be the best world to visit with that dangerous, evil wood but I’d also just love to visit those villages and feel the roots that go so deep there. And I’d like to have that kind of magic the MC has, not gonna lie. I love the way magic is depicted and used in this novel and I’d love to have that myself 😛

 

Okay that was it for this week! Have you read any of these books, would you want to visit these worlds? Let me know in the comments!

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16 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday – Bookish Worlds I’d Want to Live In”

  1. Lovely list! I’d love to live in all these worlds, but especially the world of The Raven Boys. It’s just so strange and atmospheric. It’d be so cool to visit the world of His Dark Materials though, I want to know what my daemon is!

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    1. Thank you 😀 No I don’t see Inkheart anywhere either! I think it’s become a little too ‘old’? Or perhaps bc the protagonist is so young it never really reaches the YA reader crowd? It’s a shame bc it’s such a great fantasy yet so subtly done?
      Have fun with Stardust 🙂

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    1. Thank you 🙂 Oh man, same, that was also the age I read the Inkworld books and it was just such great escapism? Especially because Funke describes the Inkworld as being so colorful and full of flowers when we’re introduced to it? And full of magical creatures 🙂 Damn now I want to reread them :’D

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