Ten Places Books Have Made Me Want to Visit
- Hogwarts – Yeah, despite all of the crazy awful stuff that happened there, OF COURSE I want to go there and live there! Who doesn’t want to chill with everyone in the Harry Potter books and have magic?
- Paris – Plenty of books and movies have made me want to visit Paris, but obviously Anna and the French Kiss solidified that for me!
- San Francisco – Not as much world-building for this one compared to Paris, but Lola and the Boy Next Door highlighted a lot of cool things out there. I think it made me want to go to California in general (more so than ever before)!
- Road trip – I’ve always wanted to hop in a car with my friends and take a road trip around the US, but Open Road Summer definitely added to that! Granted, they were in a giant tour bus headed to concerts, but it still made me crave a summer-long trip like that.
- Lake Phoenix – The Poconos have always interested me, but the cute little town described in Second Chance Summer sounds like an awesome place to have a lake house.
- Boulder, CO – Okay I don’t actually really want to visit Boulder, but I want to go there and visit with everyone from Aspen! I loved the characters so much that I would totally move across the country and hang out with them forever.
- Hamptons – I’ve always wanted to be rich and visit the Hamptons. Hearing about the setting through Rules of Summer added to that desire! I’d love to spend a week there on vacation and see how the other half lives.
- The Realms – A Great and Terrible Beauty is such a fascinating series. When they enter The Realms and become transported into this magical world, I wanted to hop into the book.
- Heaven – OKAY THIS SOUNDS BAD. I don’t want to go to heaven or die, I promise. BUT the concept of heaven discussed in The Five People You Meet In Heaven was sooo cool. If that’s what I have to look forward to in the afterlife, it won’t be as bad of a thing.
- Private/Boarding School – I read a lot of books with this setting and they all definitely make me want to attend! There’s always some kind of excessive drama, but otherwise I always thought it would be such a cool kind of place to go to school. Some books like Prep (Curtis Sittenfield), Private (Kate Brian), and The Clique‘s Octavian Country Day School made me wish this!
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