Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week's Top Ten Tuesday asks bloggers choose a freebie. I decided to showcase my top ten books I've read before I was a blogger. The following titles are in no particular order.
1. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky is my all time favorite book and I first read it back when I was in high school about 14 or so years ago. If you want a coming-of-age book, this is it!
2. Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson is a powerful book. I first read this in high school and it has been a favorite for a long time.
3. All Souls: A Family Story from Southie by Michael Patrick MacDonald can be hard to read at times but the book is so raw. There is no sugarcoating at all. I was fortunate to meet MacDonald at my high school when everyone was assigned All Souls for summer reading.
4. Feed by M.T. Anderson is a sci-fi book that I read twice. I read it once for pleasure in high school and once in 2008ish for my Literature for Young Adults class in college.
5. Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling doesn't need an introduction but this series is my life. I first read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone back in 2001 and ever since, I have been addicted. My life revolves around Harry Potter if you can't tell already. Once a Potterhead, always a Potterhead.
6. Teen Angst? Naaah... by Ned Vizzini is a novel that I picked up on a whim at the book store for high school summer reading and I fell in love. Vizzini tells life how it is.
7. As Simple as Snow by Gregory Galloway is sort of a mystery novel. A boy meets a girl and one day the girl disappears but there are cryptic clues left after her disappearance.
8. 1984 by George Orwell is a dystopian novel that I read in 11th grade English class. I throughly enjoyed reading this novel and even wrote a paper about the symbolism of the glass paperweight.
To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han is heartfelt and makes my feel all warm and fuzzy inside. I absolutely love this book and I love the P.S. I Still Love You. I cannot wait for the third installment, Always and Forever, Lara Jean.
10. Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell captures the true essence of being a lover of fan fiction and a series such as Harry Potter. I can connect with Cath so well and I love how she bonded with her sister over Simon Snow.
What are some books you've read before blogging?