Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Each Tuesday That Artsy Reader Girl assigns a topic and then post her top ten list that fits that topic. You’re more than welcome to join her and create your own top ten (or 2, 5, 20, etc.) list as well. Feel free to put a unique spin on the topic to make it work for you! Please link back to That Artsy Reader Girl in your own post so that others know where to find more information.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Fabulous Books Set in Fabulous Book-ish Settings
Don’t you love Books-about-Books? I do. Books-about-Books is my favorite genre. I love reading about reading. I’m a reader who loves to read about readers. I’m always searching the library shelves for books set in book-ish places.
BOOKS SET IN BOOKSTORES
The Bookish Life of Nina Hill
84, Charing Cross Road
How to Find Love in a Bookshop
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookshop
The Little Bookshop on the Seine
The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop
Eighty Days to Elsewhere
BOOKS SET IN LIBRARIES
The Midnight Library
The Library Book by Susan Orlean
The Librarian by Salley Vickers
The Archivist by Martha Cooley
The Library of the Unwritten
BOOKS SET IN BOOKMOBILES
Parnassus on Wheels
The Night Bookmobile
The Case of the Missing Books
The Uncommon Reader
BOOKS SET IN BOOK CLUBS
Reading Lolita in Tehran
The Jane Austen Book Club
The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo
BOOKS SET IN A COMFORTABLE READING CHAIR
Tolstoy and the Purple Chair
BOOKS SET IN THE MOST BOOK-ISH OF SETTINGS...INSIDE A BOOK ITSELF!
The Book Jumper
A Book for Escargot
The Wall in the Middle of the Book
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
The Book in the Book in the Book
We Are in a Book
As comprehensive as this list feels to me, I know there are other Books Set in Book-ish Settings I have not yet read. I would love to have you share others with me!
And if this list of settings is not enough for you, take a look at my thirteen (yes, thirteen) Top Ten Tuesday lists of book settings from the past.
Thirteen Top Ten Tuesday Lists of Book Settings