Top 5 Wednesday

Top 5 Wednesday: Favorite Required Reading

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Hello and welcome to my Top 5 Wednesday post!

T5W is a weekly meme is hosted by Sam @ThoughtsOnTomes.  You can visit the Goodreads T5W group for more info.


This week’s theme is…

July 13th: Books You Wish Had Sequels
— Standalones that you wish had a sequel or the last book in the series that you wish wasn’t the last

Yeah I was not feeling this week’s theme, so I decided to do a past T5W theme.  I’m going to throw it back to August, way before I started blogging…

August 12th – Favorite Required Reading*

* Required reading is a book that you were assigned to read while you were in school. I’m from the USA, so for an example, that would be required reading anywhere from elementary school – college.

I decided to stick to the books that were required reading for me when I was in high school, which I just realized was 11 years ago… holy crap I’m old.  Excuse me why I go ugly cry for a minute….

First off, I would like to start off by saying that I was very fortunate to have AMAZING English teachers in high school.  When it comes to required reading, I really think the teacher can make all the difference in the world in whether or not the students enjoy the book.  I really do credit my love for the classics to my wonderful teachers.  Unfortunately, many students are not so fortunate.

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