Top Ten Tuesday – 10 Wishes I’d Ask The Book Genie To Grant Me

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday they post a new Top Ten list prompt. This week’s list is – 10 Wishes I’d Ask The Book Genie To Grant Me! This one should be easy enough. 🙂 As always, feel free to leave me your top ten or a link to your post in the comments below.

cozypile10. The ability to speed-read! I have a TBR pile that I can’t possible get through in my lifetime. If I could zip through a book or two in an afternoon I might just might make a dent in it before I die!

9. An afternoon of tea and scones with Agatha Christie. She’s always been one of my favorites and I’d love to have a nice chat with her about Hercule Poirot over a steaming cup of Earl Gray.

8. Two more hours a day, one in the morning, and one before bed, to be devoted solely to reading. Ok, in all honesty, the extra hour before bed might occasionally be used to get an extra hour of sleep.

7. More books, since I’d now have more time to read them.

6. A passage to Narnia inside my wardrobe. (And a wardrobe. I don’t have a wardrobe.)

5. A cozy little reading nook somewhere in my house to spend my extra 2 hours in.
This is great. Whimsical colors for a kids' reading spot, or more muted, earth tone colors for a grown-up reading nest.:  Reading Nook:  Love this!:

4. Multilingualism. I’ve read poetry by Pablo Neruda in both the original Spanish and in English, and the translation just cannot compare to the original. I want to read George Simenon’s Maigret novels in French, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo in the original Swedish, and so on. 

3. A previously undiscovered Sherlock Holmes novel!

2. A home library large enough to house my ever-expanding collection of books.
Beautiful library , Love the high ceiling & detailing. Just love it all. I want an office that you would walk in and thought an old man owned it. Leather chairs wood paneling dark woods. Very studious and thoughtful atmosphere. Perfect for work and research.:  Awesome!:

1. A secret door behind a bookcase hidden somewhere in that library!
Secret Library Passage http://media-cache4.pinterest.com/upload/7670261835503406_qgR2lOeE_f.jpg proffer85 home:  

Now who can tell me where to find the Book Genie?!

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50 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday – 10 Wishes I’d Ask The Book Genie To Grant Me

  1. You could just build a house out of books? The wallpaper could be pages (maybe make it digital so they change from day to day). You could have bookmarks for light switches, etc. Just go all in. 😀

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  2. What a fun list! I would enjoy meeting with Agatha Christie too, I think. Can I join you both for scones and tea? Oh, and I would love to visit Narnia too!

    Multilingualism would be such a marvelous skill. I wish I had thought of that one.

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  3. I loved your list. The only one I’d change would be having tea with Jane Austin. I think that would be a real treat. Or, maybe Barbara Cartland and ask her about Princess Di. Of course, Tolkin or CS Lewis would be awesome but they would talk over my head.

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  4. It looks like we have a lot of wishes in common! I seriously considered adding a passage to Narnia in mine, I couldn’t decide between Narnia and Middle Earth and ultimately went with Harry Potter, lol.

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  5. I love all of the pics you included for the libraries and reading nooks! I can’t decide which one is the best. I really like your #4 wish. Multilingualism would be so great to have. Literally no limits on what you could read!

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      1. I took French in 7th and 8th grade and Spanish from freshman year of high school through freshman year of college but there is no way I could read in either language and fully comprehend what was happening.

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