Reblog: 10 Memorable ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ Books

While I read these when I was a child, they really became important to me a few years ago, when a girlfriend and I would read them aloud to each other, adding our own little twists and details to the different adventures.

Since this author has passed, she and I have begun talking about taking over the task of writing books of this sort.  Perhaps not as mystery-y, but still adventure-y.

Did you like these books, reader?  What kind of adventure would you write about?

Funk's House of Geekery

Being published through the 80s and early 90s, anyone growing up in those decades have fond memories of the Choose Your Own Adventure stories. Not only were they a neat concept but they had such a massive range of titles you could find something fresh and exciting to get into, even without the re-readability of the multiple endings. On 9th November this year the original publisher and one of the main authors, R.A. Montgomery, passed away aged 78. With some 250 books available in the original series this is not a definitive list of the best 10, but 10 that I remember fondly.

You Are a Millionaire

cyoa098 Please disregard the strange man in the bushes to the left.

Not considered one of the best in the series, it was unique for it’s more realistic take on the concept. While playing baseball with your friends you stumble across a satchel bag…

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