Classics I Want to Read



I read and enjoyed a lot of classics for various high school English classes, but I have found that I enjoy them far more when I can pick and choose how I read them.

I’m currently working my way through Oscar Wilde’s body of work. Here are eight more classics I plan to read upon completing that task.

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BOOK TALK: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury


‘… Monday burn Millay, Wednesday Whitman, Friday Faulkner, burn ’em to ashes, then burn the ashes’ (Bradbury 6).

Guy Montag is a fireman in a world where they are expected to start fires rather than put them out. His fuel? Books, now illegal, and the houses they are hidden in. Montag never questions his orders and typically performs his job with great enthusiasm. After a hard day’s work, he returns home to his wife and her television “family.”

Until one day, he stumbles across Clarisse, an odd new neighbor, and his routine, somehow both mundane and destructive, is interrupted forever.

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“Street Journalist: Understand & Report the News in Your Community” by Lisa Loving — Reader Views

STREET JOURNALIST: UNDERSTAND & REPORT THE NEWS IN YOUR COMMUNITY Lisa LovingMicrocosm Publishing (2019)ISBN 9781621061076Reviewed by Skyler Boudreau for Reader Views (5/19) In “Street Journalist: Understand & Report the News in Your Community,” award-winning journalist Lisa Loving provides a guide to savvy community news reporting for eager young reporters and industry veterans alike. This book’s […]

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BOOK REVIEW: The Universe Versus Alex Woods by Gavin Extence


Source: Goodreads

They finally stopped me at Dover as I was trying to get back into the country (Extence 1).

Alex Woods is not a stranger to the unexpected. At just ten years old he is struck in the head by a meteorite, a freak accident that eventually leads him to suffer from epilepsy. Seven years after his meeting with the meteorite, through a series of unusual circumstances, Alex’s car is pulled over by a customs official as he tries to reenter England.

In his possession is massive amount of marijuana, an impressive collection of classical music, and an urn of ashes.

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