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I'm not usually one who's good at picturing futuristic, sci-fi settings, but in the high-tech New Beijing, I had no problem envisioning hovercrafts and androids and especially the royal palace!
I've never been to Paris, but in this story, the City of Lights created the perfect setting to capture the adventure and love in this story!
...and now I really want to go!
It's not that the writing is overly descriptive like in a Dickens novel, but I had no problem envisioning every setting, every village, every place in this novel!
The world of The Hunger Games
Collins's fabulous writing gave me no trouble at all seeing the disparities between the stark districts, the luxurious Panem, and the wonderfully crafted arenas.
This is probably not a shocker to anyone, but I absolutely love the world of Harry Potter! Hogwarts, Hogsmeade, the Dursley house, everything was so vivid in my mind as I read and I loved every minute I was in that world.
Kagawa is impeccable when it comes to world-building. It's always hard to create a fantasy world setting and have readers see it too, but Kagawa did it! I had no problem picturing all the magical elements of the Summer and Winter courts and the characters.
What can I say guys? Julie Kagawa knows her stuff! I loved her world building in the fantasy fey world and she did it again in the creation of this darker world of Vampire cities, fringes, and wilderness
Out of all the Graceling Realm books, Fire is probably my favorite in terms of description and setting. I loved the castles, the villages, but mostly I loved the descriptions of the monsters!
The victorian-era world of Clockwork Angel (and Clockwork Prince)
Never have I been able to picture Victorian-era England so clearly as I did when reading this book! The fashion, the setting, the paranormal aspect, it all came together beautifully in Cassandra Clare's descriptions.
Whether it's the real-world settings or Mount Olympus or anything with a supernatural, Greek-mythology twist, I had no problem envisioning the setting in my head in this series.
While life in the Maze was super easy to picture, it was the setting of the places the gang traveled to in The Scorch Trials that were so vividly described in my head.