The topic this week is Top Ten Favorite Books With X Setting. Now there are SO MANY possibilities with this choose-your-own topic, but I've decided to focus on those set in an alternate reality. Why? Because I think it's amazing! When I think alternate reality, this is what I think: our world, past or present, where some things are just different (ie magic is real, disasters have happened to change the planet, plagues, different historical outcomes, etc). I definitely don't think of the future when I think this. To me, reality is what has already happened and what is happening right now. The future is just too... unknown. My definition of an alternate reality may certainly differ from other people, but that's okay. I think that makes it even more fun! (By the way, I've decided to leave out any stories where people get sucked into another world... though that might be fun for another list in the future!)
So! Without further ado, here are ten of my favorite books where the world is different than we know it:
Shade by Jeri Smith-Ready - Once upon a time, there was a great "shift." All those born after the shift can see and talk with glowing, violet ghosts. It might be a bit of a pain, but it would still be kind of cool in a way.
Are there any books you enjoy with alternate realities? Any you'd like to see?! Let me know in the comments below!
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