Books with a School Trope | TTT

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. You can find it more information here.

This week’s topic is Top Ten Books Set in X Setting, and I chose a school setting because I adore school-tropes!

1. HARRY POTTER // Forget UPenn, I want to go to Hogwarts. (I kid.) (I would love to go to UPenn.)
2. MARA DYER // This book is set at a school, I believe, and is also deliciously creepy!
3. NEVERNIGHT // The Red Church is so badass. Read this book.

4. DON’T GET CAUGHT // This book features a prank war in a school setting, which is hilarious.
5. THE PROPHECY OF SHADOWS // This novel has five magical teens learning to control their magic at a school.
6. AN EMBER IN THE ASHES // This book is such a roller coaster, and it’s fantastic.

7. ANNA AND THE FRENCH KISS // I actually haven’t read this book yet, but as far as I know, there’s a school in this. Right?
8. LOOKING FOR ALASKA // This book is the only John Green book I’ve read, and it takes place in a boarding school.
9. A STUDY IN CHARLOTTE // Our main characters have to solve a murder with a boarding school backdrop.
10. OUTRUN THE MOON // This historical fiction follows Mercy, who attends an all-girls boarding school.

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Have you heard any of these books? Let me know or link me to your TTT!

 

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40 thoughts on “Books with a School Trope | TTT

  1. I’ve heard of Outrun the Moon and have considered reading it. It sounds interesting – especially since I grew up visiting SF’s chinatown all of the time (and that’s where it takes place, right?). I read Looking for Alaska and enjoyed it as well. I don’t think I would have been able to come up with 10 books with the school trope unless I used all 7 HP’s (;

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  2. Great choice of topic! I’ve heard most of the books on the list and love them. I haven’t read the last book from Mara Dyer trilogy though because CREEPY :’) But I bought it already so maybe soon! I have sooo favorite many books set in school as well, mostly YA contemporary though since most of the characters are high school students haha

    My TTT!

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  3. I’ve heard of all of these books and of course I want to go to Hogwarts too! I’m looking forward to reading Don’t Get Caught soon and I’ve already read Looking for Alaska and am currently reading the new HP script.

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  4. Mara Dyer ❤ I made the mistake of reading this book is the dead of the night and was not expecting to be creeped out by it at all. I was such a fool haha.

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  5. Outrun the Moon looks and sounds sooo good, I really need to get to that one. I also just ordered Nevernight and I can’t wait to read that one as well. Hogwarts is one of the best fictional places ever and I loved Anna and the french Kiss and the fact that it took place at a boarding school in Paris. I’m seriously so envious of the characters in Stephanie Perkins’ books. Great list, my TTT is here: http://glitteringreads.com/2016/08/16/161/

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  6. Ooooh I love school tropes, they’re actually one of my favourite setting because most of the time I wish my high school could have been as cool or dramatic or just plain interesting as they are in the books! Also some great choices and I can’t wait to read Nevernight!!

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  7. I LOVE the school trope even if it is used in many YA or NA novels that I tend to read but this is a really amazing selection you have!! Nevernight and The Unbecoming Of Mara Dyer are btoh books high on my TBR list!

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