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Book Hoppers

Description: Name stolen from the idea in Jasper Fforde's novels - books where main characters 'hop' into works of fiction or where literary characters go a-wandering into books not their own! Feel free to thumb up those you've particularly enjoyed.

Members: 5 participating members (show all)

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1
13,544 members, 531 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Explanations:

Caramellunacy (5): Fforde's entire series is premised on Book Hopping and similar literary geekiness (I particularly like the Rocky Horror Richard III and grammasites). This one particularly involves Jane Eyre.… (more)

2
8,813 members, 175 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: susiesharp, Caramellunacy

Score: 2

Explanations:

Caramellunacy (6): Bastian is drawn into the fantasy book he is reading - a childhood favorite.

3
13,733 members, 468 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: HollyMS

Score: 1

4
5,130 members, 131 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: thorold

Score: 1

5
4,751 members, 117 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: HollyMS

Score: 1

6
1,302 members, 94 reviews
3.16 stars (3.16 stars)

Lists: Caramellunacy

Score: 1

Explanations:

Caramellunacy (3): The main character goes to sleep comfort-reading Pride & Prejudice and wakes up in a Regency young lady's body.

7
916 members, 10 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: HollyMS

Score: 1

8
910 members, 54 reviews
3.01 stars (3.01 stars)

Lists: Caramellunacy

Score: 1

Explanations:

Caramellunacy (4): The main character (oddly) encounters Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy while she's on an Austen-inspired bus tour of England. He's kind of a jerk. It's also a bit of a contemporary re-telling of P&P at the same time and it sometimes seems to be insulting its target audience...… (more)

9
882 members, 70 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: Caramellunacy

Score: 1

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Caramellunacy (2): Bertie lives in an enchanted theater that essentially lets her hop into all kinds of plays/stories and hang out with their characters. Most notably A Midsummer Night's Dream, the Tempest, and Peter Pan.… (more)

10
610 members, 12 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: HollyMS

Score: 1

11
142 members, 7 reviews
3.38 stars (3.38 stars)

Lists: HollyMS

Score: 1

12
134 members, 14 reviews
3.32 stars (3.32 stars)

Lists: Caramellunacy

Score: 1

Explanations:

Caramellunacy (1): Emma bounces back and forth between her prestigious high school and the world of Jane Eyre.

13
77 members, 10 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: cej1027

Score: 1

14
8,137 members, 160 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Score: 0

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About this list

Started by: Caramellunacy (May 2012)

Type: Unnumbered

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