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Top 5 Wednesday – December 21st – Fictional Items You’d Give as Gifts

Hey all! I skipped last week’s Top 5 Wednesday but I am back in full force this Wednesday! I was really looking forward to this topic. I hope you like my answers!

In case you aren’t familiar with T5W, it’s this great community on Goodreads created by Youtube book blogger Gingerreadslainey and hosted by Sam of Thoughts on Tomes. Every month group members are given topics for every Wednesday of that month to discuss on their respective platforms (blog, vlog, etc).

upcoming-releases-2December 21st – Fictional Items You’d Give as Gifts

We’ve talked about fictional items we’ve wanted for ourselves before, but in the holiday spirit, what fictional items would you give to friends and family?

 

Invisibility Cloak

 

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Photo courtesy of International Business Times at http://www.ibtimes.co.uk

This was the very first thing I thought of. Of course, I would have to be selective of who I give it to; I certainly wouldn’t want it used for ill-gotten gains of any sort.

 


Firebolt 

 

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photo courtesy of The Noble Collection at noble collection.com

Basically, almost any item from the Harry Potter series would be great, but who wouldn’t want a FIREBOLT for a gift. Give me one and call me the happiest witch on the planet!

 

Alethiometer 

 

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photo courtesy of http://hdm.wikia.com/wiki/Alethiometer

For those not familiar with the His Dark Materials trilogy by Philip Pullman, an alethiometer (also know as the titular Golden Compass of the American version of Northern Lights) is a round watch-like object with a bunch of symbols on its face and three needles in the center. When those who are able to read it correctly ask a question using the needles point to three symbols that express the question. Then the alethiometer points to symbols that must then be interpreted to receive your answer. The alethiometer never lies, but its truths are often hard to interpret.

For more on how the alethiometer works, click here.

 

 

The Phial of Galadriel

 

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photo courtesy of http://www.comicsbeat.com

Who wouldn’t want a phial containing a fragment light of the Star of Eärendil that could fend off giant arachnids?

 

Newt Scamander’s Briefcase

 

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photo courtesy of http://harrypotter.wikia.com/wiki/Newton_Scamander’s_suitcase

I have a lot of friends who are involved in rescues who would love to have something bigger on the inside (but maybe not quite as big as the TARDIS) that they can use to save as many animals as possible and still have plenty of room for the animals to roam and live.

I would fill it with cats and books myself.

 


There you have it! What do you think of my answers? Would you agree with any of them? What would you choose? Let me know in the comments and as always: Happy Reading!

xTheBookWench


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