Monthly Recommendations: Required Reading

Monthly recommendations is a Goodreads group hosted by Kayla Rayne and Trina @Between Chapters. September’s topic is required reading, or books you didn’t have as required reading in school but wish you had.

There are a TON of these for me, because, for some reason, it seems like I just didn’t have that many to read? Lots of Shakespeare, but not many books. Unfortunately, still haven’t read a lot of the books, but here’s a few I wish I had while still in school:

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Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

Definitely wish we had read this one. I didn’t learn much about the Holocaust while in school, most of what I knew at the time was from my own independent research, but I feel it really should be taught more. Or, at least, read.

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Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes

I admit this one might have been a little too mature for most high school grades, but seniors could probably handle it.

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Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Or, really, any of those vein of classics. We didn’t read any of them, and I really wish we had!


… Well, that was a short list. I really need to read more classics, yeesh.

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