Sunday, October 5, 2014

Ten top boarding school novels

At The Barnes & Noble Book Blog Sabrina Rojas Weiss tagged ten favorite boarding school novels, including:
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks, by E. Lockhart

Unattainable is no longer a word in Frankie Landau-Banks’ vocabulary when she comes back to her elite prep school newly hot and confident. Even when she finds out her boyfriend’s secret society won’t allow girls, she finds a way not just to infiltrate it, but to direct it from behind the scenes. Lockhart was a National Book Award finalist for this fine bit of feminist fun.
Read about the other entries on the list.

Also see: James Browning's ten best boarding school books and Robon Stevens's top ten boarding school stories.

--Marshal Zeringue