Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Top 10 Most Vivid World Settings

Top 10 Tuesday is a post hosted by The Broke and the Bookish and this week's topic is Top Ten Most Vivid World Settings.

I truly feel like these 10 series are so obvious in the reasons why they qualify for this Top 10, so yeah...no reasons necessary.

1.) Vampire Academy & Bloodlines- Richelle Mead - Because I love these series and they have the same world setting.

2.) A Song of Fire & Ice - George R. R. Martin - Yeah, castles, kings, wars, dragons, wolves, prophets...this series has it all. It's one of the best world settings I've read.

3.) The Lord of the Rings - J. R. R. Tolkien - Um yeah...more castles, kings, wars, but add in elves, hobbits, hiddeous ugly creatures, and shiny jewelry.

4.) The Chronicles of Narnia - C. S. Lewis - Though I've not read this series, even an idiot can see that C. S. Lewis has created an extraordinary world.

5.) The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins - I just feel like these need no explaination. The poverty of District 12, the games, the desperation of Katniss and Peeta.

6.) Harry Potter - J. K. Rowling - Again, completely obvious. This series has captivated millions, and there's no wondering why.

7.) Mortal Instruments & Infernal Devices - Cassandra Clare - Again, two series with the same world settings. The Infernal Devices has the added bonus of being set in a time period that I love.

8.) Divergent - Veronica Roth - Again, no need to elaborate.

9.) Graceling series - Kristin Cashore - Again with castles, war, Graces, mind readers. (Specifically Fire.)

10.) Partials - Dan Wells - Apocalyptic, but with partial robots (hence the title).

So that's my Top 10 Most Vivid Worlds. Honorable mentions are: Quarantine: The Loners, Forest of Hands and Teeth series, Scorpio Races, and The Glimpse. What are your Top 10 Most Vivid Worlds? Let me know!

20 comments:

  1. Wonderful list! Harry Potter seems to be a favourite of all!

    Here is my Top Ten post!

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    1. HP has to make almost everyone's list! Thanks for stoppping by!

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  2. LotR, Narnia, HP, and Fire made my list as well! I love that you added Vampire Academy, Divergent, Partials, TMI, and Game of Thrones though - they're some of my favorites as well! :D

    ~Keertana
    Ivy Book Bindings

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  3. Wasn't Game of Thrones one of those incredibly interesting settings? A place in which I would never ever want to live!

    Here's my Top Ten Most Vivid Settings in Books.I'd love for you to stop by and see what you think!

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    1. Yeah, I was looking ahead to week or two in the future's Top 10 Tuesday topic, the one about what character you might want to be for a day, and I wanted to pick a character from A Song of Fire & Ice, but these poor characters have it so rough, I couldn't really think of wanting to be any of them.

      Thanks for stopping by!

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  4. I really need to read the Game of Thrones series. I want to read the series before I watch the show. Great top ten this week! I absolutely love your blog name by the way. :)

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    1. You should definitely check it out! And definitely before you try to watch the show! Maybe read a book then watch a season. Then read the next book and watch the next season or something.

      Thanks for stopping by and for your comment!

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    2. That's exactly what I'm thinking about doing! :)
      I own the second book, I just have to buy the others!

      No problem. :)

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  5. The world of Divergent is so well done, so I can only imagine how great Insurgent must be. And I LOVED Graceling and I'm reading Fire now- the monsters, the politics, the castles- it's all very vivid indeed!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog!

    Around the World Giveaway

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    1. Fire was my favorite in the series. Hope you enjoy it as much as I did. Thanks for stopping by and commenting.

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  6. Hi Sandy! Thanks for checking out my TTT. I'm glad to see Partials on your list. A lot of my students have read that one, so I'm going to have to check it out and see what I think.

    I'm a new follower...your blog is so pretty to look at! : )

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    1. It is Donnelly a good one, you should check it out. Thanks so much for the comment and for following.

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    2. Definitely...auto correct.

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  7. Heehee our lists do look the same! I need to read Vampire Academy and the Graceling series very soon!

    Thanks for stoppin by! Have a good rest of your week!

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    1. Yes...both of those are must read series. Thanks for stopping by and commenting.

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  8. I need to read the Game of Thrones books!

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    1. You so do! :) Thanks for stopping by!

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  9. Thanks for stopping by & checking out my list! And for the follow! I love the worlds created in HP & HG! I still need to read Partials & the infernal devices, though! I will soon! :)

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    1. Definitely add Partials and Infernal Devices to your TBR list! Thanks for stopping by and commenting!

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