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Follow Friday: Fiction Made Real

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Follow Friday Question: “It’s that pesky magic book fairy again! She has another wish: What imaginary book world would you like to make a reality?”

A: A lot of books I’ve really enjoyed and imagined myself in (yes, I’m a dork) are Dystopians. But honestly, I think I’d die within 5 minutes if a world like Divergent was real life. I wouldn’t be a Dauntless, that’s for sure…So, I think I’m going to have to go with The Girl in the Steel Corset!

With my recent Steampunk jewelry posts, I’m quickly becoming a huge steampunk fan. I would love to wear an amazing steel corset and ride around on a velocycle while kicking some automaton butt!!

Although I would probably want to avoid the evil killer Machinest…

What book would you want to be transformed to reality?

About Lisa Parkin

I'm a hardcore lover of young adult fiction and have been reviewing books since 2011. Other interests include Downton Abbey, heat lightning storms, Harry Potter land and (begrudingly) one orange tabby.
  • Sharon C

    Hi & Happy Friday!

    I’d be too chicken to live in a Dystopian world! I haven’t read The Girl in the Steel Corset..

    My FF, http://obsessionwithbooks.blogspot.com/2011/09/follow-friday-16th-september.html

    Have a nice weekend!

  • My Shelf Confessions

    I wouldn’t want to live in a Steampunk world haha but I did love The Girl in the Steel Corset.. but psst.. that list bit about the machinest is a bit spoilery for people who haven’t read the book yet :/ Since we don’t learn until more than halfway in the motive and overall mission of the machinest…

    Thanks for stopping by my blog! Have a great week!
    April @ My Shelf Confessions

    • http://www.readbreatherelax.com Lisa@Read.Breathe.Relax.

      April- Thanks for pointing that out! I hate spoilers but for some reason didn’t even think of that! I guess it’s been awhile since I read it! Whoops!

  • http://twitter.com/AlisonCanRead Alison

    Hopping through. I still need to read Girl in the Steel Corset. If you like Steampunk, have you read Greyfriar by Clay and Susan Griffith yet? It’s fantastic.

  • Chelsey @ Starry Sky Books

    Old follower stopping by. That would definitely be a fun world to make reality, fashion-wise. After reading Girl in the Steel Corset I was in a period piece mood and started watching things set in that timeline. Great choice! :)

  • http://twitter.com/ReadingPenguin Chelsea Spencer
  • Kylie1403

    Stempunk Jewellery is just so stunning, I understand the obsession

    – Kylie @ The Talking Teacup

  • Amythereader

    Great response! I havent read that book yet, but I have heard it’s good!

    Here is my FF!

  • http://wanderinghues.wordpress.com/ wanderinghues

    I had problems picking a world as well – I don’t think I’d do too well surviving blood sucking demons and other creatures.

    Happy FF!

    Tania @ Wandering Hues

  • http://thefairytalenerd.blogspot.com The Fairytale Nerd

    Hop hop hop!

    My FF: The Fairytale Nerd

  • Alaskanbookcafe

    I need to get to this one. The Girl in the Steel Corset is on my TBR. Oh for more reading hours! *sigh*
    Thanks for stopping by! http://www.alaskanbookcafe.com

  • http://www.darksideofthecovers.com BJ @ Dark Side of the Covers

    Yay, steampunk! :) Excellent choice!
    Happy FF!

  • Donna Lawrence

    Hi and Happy Friday. New follower!
    I would want the sanctuary of Fablehaven to be real.
    The series is by Brandon Mull. Sanctuary has good and
    evil magical creatures.

    my site:
    http://bookloversparadise.blogspot.com

  • Cana Elene

    I think that steampunk would be a great idea! Love the costumes!

    Cana Elene
    http:placeofreeds.blogspot.com

  • http://www.gonewiththewords.com/ Jess @ Gone with the Words

    LOL I’d be dying right after or before you, because I’m SURE I wouldn’t make it. I haven’t read Steel Corset yet but it’s in my TBR pile…hopefully I can get to it soon to see why you chose it! :)

  • http://www.jennielyse.com Jenni Elyse

    I enjoy my freedom too much. I would hate to live in a Dystopian world, even though sometimes I feel like our world is moving in that direction. I’d rather be in a fantasy and do magic! :)

  • Jesse Burgoyne

    I didn’t even think of The Girl in the Steel Corset, but I’d love to live in that world. I’ve been on a total steampunk kick ever since reading it.

    Jesse @ Pretty In Fiction