We often say that readers live a thousand lives. Through the books we read we visit many worlds and have many adventures. However some of the worlds we visit would surely be the death of us in real life. Lets be real. I named a few down below that came to mind instantly. I am making the distinction between wanting to visit them and wanting to live in them. In some cases I would love to visit for a brief period but staying is out of the question.
Top Ten Tuesday is hosted over on That Artsy Reader Girl and is a weekly reoccuring meme with different prompts.
A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin
It cannot be surprising to see this world mentioned here. ASOIAF is known for the many deaths that are splattered throughout the books. I remember someone tabbing all the deaths in one of the books on Tumblr a few years ago, and wow, that were a lot of tabs. So for my own survival I would not like to visit Westeros. Death seems to be such a common occurence there. And honestly, I would not fit in well with all of the politics either.
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Living in a world that has the Hunger Games? Never.
Ghost Filled London
Lockwood & Co by Jonathan Stroud
The London (and the whole of the UK really) in this series has been dealing with an epidemic of ghosts for over 50 years. As an adult who cannot see these ghosts (unlike children and early teens) I would be of high risk for a ghost touch. Yeah. So much nope.
The Goblins of Bellwater by Molly Ringle
Bellwater is a town in this novel and as the title suggests has to deal with some goblins. I would not want to live there and have to deal with these goblins and their ‘pranks’.
Dark Gifts England
Dark Gifts by Vic James
If you are not part of the magical elite, and lets be real I’m not likely to be if it is only a 1% of all the population, you are required to work for 10 years for the magical elite. You can choose when to have them yourself but it isn’t something nice to have hanging over you head for the rest of your life and if you do them young they drag you down for the rest of your life. So there is that.