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Review: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen | Classics for Young Adults

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE MAY BE MY NEW FAVORITE BOOK. Elizabeth Bennet is hilarious and genuine, and she will forever be one of my top favorite protagonists. I think when most people hear the title “Pride and Prejudice,” they think of the romance between Lizzy and Mr Darcy. That’s definitely what I thought before reading it, but Jane Austen is way beyond simple romance. Jane Austen … Continue reading Review: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen | Classics for Young Adults

Top Ten Books I Would Have Loved if They Weren’t Required School Reading

I tend despise things that I am required to do. It’s a little ridiculous. I could just choose to not do them, but there’d be consequences. Like not reading A Tale of Two Cities would have resulted in very bad grades and a failed test, and I start to panic when I think about abandoning homework assignments because I’m a nerd. Anyway, I almost always end up hating the … Continue reading Top Ten Books I Would Have Loved if They Weren’t Required School Reading

Review: Beowulf by Burton Raffel

  Before Reading Beowulf I have to read this for my AP Lit summer homework and I really don’t want to read it. It’s just not something I can enjoy. Ugh! After Reading Beowulf I expected to hate this book, and I was right. It was a totally MISERABLE read. I could not wait to be finished with it. I dreaded starting this book and … Continue reading Review: Beowulf by Burton Raffel