Five Favorite: Boarding School Novels

“Five Favorite” is a feature on thewasofshall where I lay out my five favorite “x”. Sometimes they’re relevant to a season or holiday, mostly they’re not. It’s an all-around fun excuse to give my 100% amazingly awesome opinion. To see previous (and future) topics, click here. To participate, scroll all the way down.

School is in full swing right now, and there’s nothing more academic than the boarding school novel. Say, Rach, what makes a novel a “boarding school novel”? Well, dear reader, a majority of the whole dang book is set at school and, ho hey, the main characters live there, too. Here are my five favorite.

ff-hpatss the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

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the Gemma Doyle series by Libba Bray

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Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

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A Separate Peace by John Knowles

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Looking for Alaska by John Green

Have your own five favorite boarding school novels”? Share them! Post them to your blog, link back to this post, and then comment letting me know!

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