Top Ten Places Books Have Made Me Want To Visit

Hello there, all! Today I’m linking up with The Broke and The Bookish for their Top Ten Tuesday! This week’s prompt is,

Top Ten Places Books Have Made Me Want To Visit

I’m really excited about this prompt, because books! And book’s settings, which is almost as good. So, without further ado, here is my list!

1. Narnia

…Seriously, who wouldn’t want to go to Narnia? Talking animals, living trees, beautiful enchanted places. I’d also love to go back to the beginning of Narnia, where if you threw a lamppost into the ground, it would grow a baby lamppost, and toffees make a toffee tree, and the air is buzzing with magic.

2. Middle Earth

Another classic bookish destination. Especially since I love the elves, I’d want to go to Rivendell, but most of all I’d love to visit Lothlorien.

3. Tronjheim

Here we’ve got a place from the Inheritance series. Not my favourite books, but the scenery was amazing, especially Tronjheim, the home of the dwarves, and Ellesmera, the elves’ capital city.

4. India

This one mostly comes from the book The Savage Fortress by Sarwat Chadda, which not only educated me on Indian mythology but inspired me to go there.

5. Hogwarts

A familiar name to just about everyone, the wizarding school would be ideal to go to, though I’m quite partial to Hogsmeade, too.

6. Ember

From a not-too-well-known series, beginning with The City of Ember. Ember is a city powered by electricity, deep underground.

7. Russia

I’ve always wanted to go to Russia, but even more so after reading The Wolf Princess. Gorgeous, snowy winter days!

8. Space

Especially the Pleiades and the Crab Nebula.

9. The School For Good and Evil

Though admittedly both schools sound somewhat repulsive, it would be fun to visit there at least.

10. Redwall

The place just sounds so nice and cosy, even if it is inhabited solely by mice, voles, etc.

Enjoy, and feel free to link up yourself!

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Top Ten Characters Who Would Have Sat At My Lunch Table

Hello, there! Today I’m linking up with The Broke and the Bookish for their Top Ten Tuesday. Since I couldn’t think of anything for this week’s prompt, I’m going to do last week’s instead. I know, I’m a cheater.

The prompt is-

Top Ten Characters Who Would Have Sat At My Lunch Table In High School

Let us start out by saying that, as a homeschooler who is still in middle school, I’ve never had a lunch table other than my own dining room table, and the people who sat there were generally my parents or siblings. That aside, let’s begin!

1. Ella from Ella Enchanted

She’s funny, quirky, and bold, and she’s pretty cool! I think we would be fairly good friends and it would be very fun to have her around to lighten things up.

2. Ash from Ash

Ash is quiet and fairly serious, but still interesting and fun. I’d love to get to know her better.

3. Kaisa from Ash

Once again from the book Ash, Kaisa is cool and sporty and basically the opposite of what I am, but still really cool.

4. Kaede from Huntress

Kaede is funny and determined and basically awesome. I could totally see her and Ella getting along really well, and it’d be great to have her around.

5. Edmund Pevensie from Chronicles of Narnia

Can I cheat and say I want two from this universe? Edmund and Lucy are my favourites from this series(actually, nevermind, Aravis and Shasta too.)

6. Pippin from the Lord of the Rings

Pippin is funny and bold and tends to get ignored a lot and is an all around a great character.

7. Lizzy from Pride and Prejudice

She’s my favourite character and bold and determined to go her own way. Not only would she get along with Ella and Kaede really well, I could see her keeping peace.

8. Silverstream from Warriors

Yes, she’s a cat. Shhh. Cats are the best, and she was always my favourite. I could get a lot of petting done that way.

9. Shay from Uglies

She’s cool and fun and brave and she takes initiative when no one else does. Not to mention she’s hilarious.

10. Cinder from The Lunar Chronicles

She’s smart and funny and strong and cool and basically who wouldn’t want to have her around?

That’s all for today! Have a good night/day/morning!

Top Ten Books I Really Want To Read But Don’t Own Yet

Hello again! Today I’m linking up with The Broke and the Bookish for their weekly feature, Top Ten Tuesday! Today’s prompt is: 

top ten books i really want to read but don’t own yet

1. Anatomy of a Misfit by Andrea Portes.

I saw a sort of good, sort of bad review of this book over at Goodreads, and it said to read the book, if only for the ending. I certainly can’t resist such a mystery!

2. The Twistrose Key by Tone Almhjell.

This book looks really interesting! I can’t wait to read it. 

3. Loki’s Wolves by K. L. Armstrong.

Norse mythology, hurrah! This book looks super fun and interesting. I can’t wait to read it!

4. The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman.

My sister and librarian both liked this book, and it looks very interesting! I can’t wait to read this one.

5. The Quotable Doctor Who: Wise Words from Across Space and Time by Cavan Scott.

This book looked really good! I love quotes, I love Doctor Who-put them together and it should be perfect. Right?

6. Malice by Chris Wooding.

Oooh, horror-y fantasy-y books! Nevillegirl recommended this one to me, and it looks fantastic!

7. Tuesdays at the Castle by Jessica Day George.

Castles and heroic princesses! Yay! 

8. Seraphina by Rachel Hartman.

DRAGONS. My librarian recommended this to me, and I can’t wait to read it! because DRAGONS

9. Fairest by Marissa Meyer.

So technically this one’s not been released yet, but hey! It’s not on my shelf. Oooh, so excited for this one. More villain backstory, which is always the best.

10. Bad Girls: Sirens, Jezebels, Murderesses and Other Female Villains by Jane Yolen.

Ooh, all about female criminals, and whether or not they were truly evil or not! This one sounds so interesting, I can’t wait to read it!

 

Well, that’s all for today. Farewell!

Top Ten Tuesday

Hello, there! Today I’m linking up with The Broke and The Bookish to do my first ever Top Ten Tuesday! Today’s prompt is:

Top Ten Books People Have Been Telling You You Must Read.

Without further ado, here we go!

1. Insurgent by Veronica Roth. People say it’s very good, but I read Divergent and liked it, but hated the ending. I just didn’t like the way she ended the book. 

2. Allegiant by Veronica Roth. Basically I haven’t read it for the same reasons I haven’t read Insurgent. Also I accidentally read the major spoiler for the ending, so there’s not much point in reading it now.

3. The Emerald Atlas by John Stephens. My friend keeps telling me to read this. It’s a good book from what I’ve read, I just didn’t finish it. Hopefully I will this time around!

4. The Enchantress Returns by Chris Colfer. I read the first one, and now my other friend wants me to read this one! Maybe if I have time.

5. The Giver by Lois Lowry. One of my friends on Goodreads (Nevillegirl, if you were wondering) recommended this book to me, if not directly.

6. A World Without Princes by Soman Chainani. Does it count if I’ve been telling myself to read this one? I was simultaneously thrilled and disappointed with the first book, and I’m hoping this one will solely thrill me.

7. Ash Mistry and the City of Death by Sarwat Chadda. I’m sorry, I’m really not good at these. It’s just devolved into books I want to read. Oops. I read the first book in this series and really enjoyed it, and I’m hopeful the next book will be just as good.

8. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak. I’m pretty sure Nevillegirl recommended this one to me, as well! It’ll be a while before I can read it, but it sounds interesting!

9. The Return of the King by J. R. R. Tolkien. My sister keeps bugging me to read this, and I’ve been working on it. It’s just so hard to get through!

10. The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien. Both my siblings want me to read this! I’ll get to it eventually, I suppose..