Monday, May 28, 2018

TTT - Who Knows What You're Gonna Get

The top 10 weekly meme used to be hosted by The Broke and the Bookish but starting this week, they are handing over the reins to ThatArtsyReaderGirl who can be found HERE.  Each week she will focus on lists which cover various topics related to books and reading. 

This week's topic is Bookish Worlds I'd Like to Live in.  I know I did a similar one some time back where.  In fact, I actually located it and it was 10 Bookish Setting I would NOT like to visit.  You can find that post HERE so this time I'll focus on ones I would like to see.




Let's get real, I basically just like to meet Stoker.

Ready for some twisted thinking?  If I could visit parts of this "world" then Prince would still be alive and I might actually get to see him in concert or meet him.

I think Lily the shifter sounds like she would be fun to hang around with but get real, I honestly just want to play with Smooshie.

The town library is the center of things in this cozy mystery.  Plus Briar Creek is a small coastal town where everyone knows pretty much everyone.  

Over-the-top Christmas stuff usually drives me crazy but in this small town, it seemed to work and I definitely wouldn't mind vacationing there!

Come on, who wouldn't want to visit the Peanuts gang?

If for no other reason besides getting to see all the unique and fabulous creatures.

Dillon creates such lovely English settings with wonderful characters who also happen to be very dog centered.  Lots of the books take place in the same location and to be honest, not only would I like to visit, I can see myself living there.

If I'm being honest, I'd probably slap Sookie silly within an hour of meeting her but I think Bon Temps would be a fun vacation spot.  I could play fetch with Sam and build something with Alcide.  

I wish more people would read this book.  I love the 1926 setting and the magical system in place.  There's plenty of glamour and bootleg "Shine" which is actually magic.  

So there you have it.  Some practical and some not-so-practical.  Would you like to visit any of these worlds???




21 comments:

  1. With the type of books I read, most are set in the current world so it wasn't a good topic again for me! I'm off on horrible dangerous expeditions instead! I'm not surprised that Smooshie features in your list!

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    1. I'm am really struggling with some of these topics and I know I did one similar to this with cozy towns not too long ago as well.

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  2. Any world that takes place in England AND has dogs, sign me up! I don't think I ever mentioned that I saw Prince in concert once. I use to be an usher at concert events. He put on a fabulous show.

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    1. OMG that's awesome! I don't think I've ever talked to anyone who has actually seen him in concert. I saw plenty of concerts when I was in college but we didn't get any HUGE acts, plus it was the 80's which means it was a lot of hair bands. I did see Van Halen, Def Leppard, Bon Jovi, Hall & Oates and Aerosmith to name a few.

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  3. Fun choices! I'd love to visit the world of the Peanuts gang too. :)

    -Lauren
    www.shootingstarsmag.net

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    1. I know right? I'd really like to read Lucy the riot act and pull the football from beneath her feet.

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  4. I'm going to have to check out Lucy Dillon's books, because that sounds like a setting I would love too😊

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    1. They are such good reads. And a nice break from horror, fantasy and thrillers.

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  5. Bon Temps would certainly never be dull would it. I think I'd like to go there to - maybe just check our where Bill and Eric are hanging out.
    Lynn :D

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    1. Yes, I'd love to visit Bon Temps. I kind of miss the series even thought it got a tad old at the end.

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  6. I would love to hang out with Eric, at least the earlier Eric. A Prince concert would be great as well :)

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    1. I liked Eric but I want to go partying with Pam - her and Sam were always my faves.

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  7. Oooh. As long as it's not like Christmas Town in NOS4A2 it could be really fun to visit a Christmas world.

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    1. Can you believe I've not read that book yet. But I think I'm pretty safe in saying, nope, they are not alike!

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  8. I love the pupper on A Hundred Pieces of Me!

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  9. Kudos for featuring A Criminal Magic! I agree, that book doesn't get nearly enough attention. I loved the 20s world the author created as well, and actually, one of my main criticisms of the book was that she didn't focus on it more!

    ~Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

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    1. I know. Why don't more people read that book!

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  10. Snoopy! Oh how this list mademe smile Barb!

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  11. A Criminal Magic was such a great choice for this! I can never think of an answer when tags and memes asking what book worlds I'd want to live in, but that one would be super cool. And I just loved that book!

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