Top 5 Wednesday: Settings You Want to See More Of

Top 5 Wednesday is a Booktube group which makes book related top five lists. I’m not very regular with my Youtube videos so I’ll post them here instead when I can.

For more info on the group looks here on the Goodreads page:

https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/118368-top-5-wednesday

 

This week is ‘Settings You Want to See More Of’. Had a lot fun thinking about settings I’d want to read more of. Feel free to comment on what you’d like.

5) Pirates:

More a genre really so … on ships I guess. I love hearing about pirates … pretend I’m not thinking about Killian Jones or Captain Jack Sparrow… but despite that I haven’t read many books about them. Pirates! By Celia Rees and a Sarah J Maas novella are the only ones coming to mind.

 

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4) Ancient Greece:

Favourite part of history but I haven’t read much of. Read one about Helen of Troy and Dancing in the Athenian Rain but that’s it. Love to read more with mythology while I’m on the point.

 

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3) Victorian London:

Second favourite period of history… that and I’m kind of loving Penny Dreadful at the moment.  This setting I have read lots of – classics and more modern ones like The Infernal Devices – but I can’t get enough of it.

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2) Ice Kingdoms:

Odd fascination with ice and ice sculptures yet I haven’t read any good stories with them. Keep thinking about the ice garden in the Night Circus. Which leads nicely to number one on my list

 

 

1) Magical Circus / Theatre:

This is completely The Night Circus and The Book of Shade’s fault. Love both of these books and it made me want to read more like them.

 

 

 

Goodreads Links:

 

Pirates! by Celia Rees:-

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/143727.Pirates_

Dancing in the Athenian Rain by Katie Hamstead:-

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/24980867-dancing-in-the-athenian-rain

The Infernal Devices by Cassandra Clare:-

http://www.goodreads.com/series/54144-the-infernal-devices

Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern:-

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/10860047-the-night-circus

 The Book of Shade by K. C. Finn:-

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/24871820-the-book-of-shade

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