Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Settings In Books

It is Top Ten Tuesday at The Broke and the Bookish.  This week’s list is Top Ten Settings in Books.  Except for Prince Edward Island, all my favorites are imaginary places or magical versions of reality.  Fantasy literature takes up a bulk of my favorites because of the creativity and imagination that went into their design.  Other than Panem, these are places I would love to live or visit. 

1.     Hogwarts and Wizarding Community (Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling)
2.    Train and North Pole (The Polar Express, Chris Van Allsburg) 
3.    Kyrria (Ella Enchanted, Gail Carson Levine)
4.    Museum on Christmas Eve (The Dinosaurs Night Before Christmas, Anne Muecke)
5.    Westlandia (Westlandia,  Paul Fleischman)
6.    Monkey’s Treehouse (Monkey with Toolbelt, Chris Monroe)
7.    Panem (Hunger Games series, Suzanne Collins) 
8.    Prince Edward Island (Anne of Green Gables, L.M. Montgomery)
9.    Narnia (Chronicles of Narnia series, C.S. Lewis)
10.  Treecrest and Surrounding Kingdoms (The Wide-Awake Princess, E.D. Baker)


  1. I feel bad since I haven't read/don't know of most of these places! I like Panem though, in I'd never want to actually go there but it sure seems awesome kind of way!

  2. I love Prince Edward Island!! It is on my list as well.

  3. I picked Prince Edward Island too! The train to the North Pole was a great pick.

  4. Heard of some but not others. I also picked Hogwarts and Prince Edward Island.

  5. Treecrest sounds like a neat place...and it looks like everyone likes Prince Edward Island... I picked that one too. :)

  6. I really need to read The Hunger Games, don't I? Everyone put that on their list and I'm just like whaaaaaat are you guys talking about! Anyway, of course Hogwarts is on mine as well :)

    Here's my list this week :)

  7. love your list--those are some really great settings. Kaye—the road goes ever ever on

  8. Agree with all these places! I would also like to visit the Island of Sodor!

  9. What a wonderful idea! My mind is swirling and twirling thinking of my favorite book settings. You always have such creative posts!


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