Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Settings

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly hosted by The Broke and Bookish. Every week the girls from the Broke and
Bookish come up with a subject and I will try to find 10 results combined with that weeks topic.

This weeks topic is favourite settings. In a way this is easy, there are books you pick up because they are in that time or in that area. Still I am not sure if I can make it up to 10. I have a few clear settings and they have a lot of books already making it so I never really have to step out of them to find new settings. I am sure after reading posts of other people I will have more ideas but for now this is the list.

1. World War II
I am reading books that have this either as backdrop or most important subject often enough. They are books I pick up too for safe choices because I often end up liking them.
2. Hogwarts
I bet this one is not on any list but mine today!
3. The Cemetery of Forgotten Books
Cannot help. I would not mind if mister Zafón would write a whole series just inside the Cemetery of Forgotten Books.
4. The Four Corners of Civilization
I really love see this world trough the eyes of Kvothe, I can hardly wait for the next book in the Kingkiller series to continue my time in this setting.
3. Cornwall
This part of the world can be used for anything. It is a great backdrop for gruesome murders but does very well in romantic settings too.
5. White-chapel 1888
I love a good Jack The Ripper story. I also love to read about that area with the dark alleys an colourful people.
6. Elizabethan era
Though the periods surrounding the Elizabethan area are making up for some great reads too! It just makes up for some great reading about powerful woman and court stuff plus a certain amount of very interesting people going around.
7. Crime scenes
This is maybe a bit of a weird choice, but I can really enjoy reading about crime scene investigation in fiction. I love a good mystery, thriller and this setting is very important to set an atmosphere for the rest of the book.
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13 August, 2013 delete

You know I will agree on The Cemetery of Forgotten Books right? Have you ever read the others?

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13 August, 2013 delete

Great list! <3 the Cemetery of Forgotten Books and your list reminds me that I still have Rothfuss' second novel sitting on my shelf, waiting to be read. Will probably have to re-read The Name of the Wind to remember what happened though, lol! I chose WW2 as my topic for this week's TTT :)

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Jillyn
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14 August, 2013 delete

Good list! Hogwarts is on my fantasy list this week.
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14 August, 2013 delete

Great list! I'm interested in books with WWI or WWII as a backdrop, but, as I should expect, they usually turn out to be too grim for me. I prefer quirky (but sobering) takes on war, like Kurt Vonnegut's "Slaughterhouse Five," to mercilessly depressing ones, like Kate Atkinson's "Life After Life."

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Isi
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16 August, 2013 delete

The cementery of forgotten books: a good choice!!
But the one I love most is Cornwall: I love Rosamund Pilcher's novels and they are always set there, and sometimes I feel like I know the place :)

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Stormy
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19 August, 2013 delete

Love your list! You know, I used to *say* I didn't really like books set around WWII literature(though I've always liked WWI British lit), but I don't think it's true. I've liked most of the books that have WWII as a setting that I've read! I think it's just a setting I need in small doses or my reading gets too depressing.

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