Top 5 Wednesday: Settings I want to see more of


It’s that time of the week again when I bring you the Top 5 Wednesdays, created by gingerreadslainey and hosted by Sam @ThoughtsOnTomes. If you want to know how T5W works you can go to the Goodreads group by clicking here.

The instructions for this week were as follows:

June 29th: Settings you want to see more Of-These can be time periods (historical or futuristic) or places (real or fictitious)!I decided to base my post on places where some of my favorite books were located.


Paris or anywhere in France– Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins. My review of the book is here.

Barcelona-The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Zafon Ruiz.My review of the book is here.

India, Italy(in particular Venice) and ThailandEat, Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert. This book gave me serious wanderlust. It made me appreciate traveling even more.

I saw a book set in Seychelles recently. Unfortunately, I can’t even remember that title but that is a setting I would love to see too.

So, which are your favorite settings? Have you been to Paris, Barcelona, India, Thailand or Italy? I hope that those places are as beautiful as I imagine them to be. If you did this week’s T5W, leave your link in the comment section, I would love to see your favorite settings.


  1. I would love to read a book set in Thailand! It’s definitely a setting that isn’t used enough in books. And a big yes to books set in Italy. 😀 It’s the perfect location for a summer contemporary!

    1. I agree with you totally. Italy always sounds so dreamy and perfect like Paris. Thailand is exotic in a way. Some good settings away from the norm 🙂 Thanks for stopping by. Happy Wednesday.

    1. I agree with you. I have read other books set in Paris but none had the same effect on me. Perkins did a great job with this one and the fact that Anna was experiencing the city for the first time also helped.

      Thanks for stopping by. Happy reading 🙂

  2. Great choices. I’ve been to Paris and Italy and can assure you’re going to LOVE them! I want to visit Italy again some day. India and Barcelona (Spain in general) habe been on my wish list for such a looong time 😀

    1. wow, I am jealous and can’t wait to visit Italy and Paris someday. India and Spain always sound exotic and culturally rich. I hope you get to visit sometime too. Thanks for stopping by 🙂

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