Follow Friday (14)

Posted July 27, 2012 by Bonnie in Follow Friday / 16 Comments

Parajunkee and Alison Can Read host ‘Follow Friday’ which helps everyone get their blog out there for others to love. If you want your blog to get more follower love, head on over to their websites to find out more about it!


Q: Summer Reading. What was your favorite book that you were REQUIRED to read when you were in school?

A: It’s so strange when I look back on what was required reading for me. For some reason I seemed to have missed SO MANY that normally everyone was required to read. Either I have completely blocked them from memory or my school system sucked. Regardless! There are a few from my early school days, high school, and college that I truly enjoyed.



Dystopian 101. This is one of my all-time favorites from my early school days. There are some books that stick with me and this is definitely one of them.


We did a huge project off of this from what I remember in my sophomore year of high school. Can’t remember what on earth I wrote my paper on but I just remember loving this book. I ended up having to read it again for my Ancient and Medieval Cultures class in college.


Another book I had to read for my Ancient and Medieval Cultures class. Don’t ask me why but I loved this short story. I always sold my textbooks immediately after finishing classes (because I was a broke-ass college student and kind of liked to eat) but I still have my copy of this on my bookshelf.




What were some of your favorite reads that were required for school? Leave your link and I’ll come visit! 🙂

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16 responses to “Follow Friday (14)

  1. I'm so jealous about George Orwell's book. I would've LOVED that as a required reading.

    Thanks for stopping by my FF. Old follower.

    Love your theme… lol. I have the other one of course.

  2. GREATreviewer

    Ooh nice! Beowulf wasn't too bad! Forgot that one, I just didn't really love it.

    Thanks for visiting and following my blog! I follow you now too!

  3. Karen

    Ohhh you have a lot! (Yes I consider 3 a lot when it's required..) xD
    I haven't heard of any of them though, I'll have to check them out sometime. (:
    Thanks for stopping by my blog !

  4. viyemellexdolcemelodies

    Oh these look like really great books! Unfortunately, I haven't read any of them but I'd really like to check out Beowulf… <3 Awesome answer!

    Vivi's FF

  5. Cassi Haggard

    Read had to read Beowulf as well. I remember really enjoying it's companion Grendel. New GFC follower.

    My follow friday! Please visit!

  6. I was almost gonna put Medea on my list too. I read it for a literature class and although it was disturbing and tragic it was also fascinating to read. I still have my copy too 🙂

    Thanks for stopping by and following back!

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