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Top Ten Books Set in Schools

Don't you just love fall? And the first day of school?

 

I've always loved September and the new-school-year energy that comes with it. Here, the days are still hot but the mornings are crisp, and I get to break out my sweaters and cardigans. I've actually started enjoying hot tea in the mornings.

 

For me, fall was all about school supplies - I've always been a notebook addict. I used to love going to the shops at the end of summer to pick up everything I needed for that year. So it's no surprise at all that I also enjoy school settings in the books I'm reading. Here are some of my favorites for this season, sorted roughly by genre.

 

top ten books set in school - zoe ashwood

 

Romance

  • the Off Campus series by Elle Kennedy - steamy contemporary new adult college romance with hockey players, yes please! 

  • the Royals of Villain Academy series by Eva Chase - reverse harem academy romance with great worldbuilding. The characters are high-school-aged.

  • the Seraphim Academy series by Elizabeth Briggs - steamy reverse harem academy romance with college-aged harem.

  • the Dark Falls Academy series by Anya J Cosgrove - another academy series that's just great!

 

Young Adult

  • the Sweep series by Cate Tiernan - this is a witchy Young Adult series that I *love* - I recently reread it, and it's just as good as I remember!

  • Fangirl and Carry On by Rainbow Rowell - ohhh, I love Rowell's writing, and if you haven't read these two before, I highly recommend it!

  • I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have to Kill You by Ally Carter - a contemporary series about girls who attend spy school. It’s great fun.

 

Fantasy

  • The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss - this one is a bit of a stretch, and it's high fantasy, but the University is amazing, and I'd totally attend it if I could!

  • A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin - a definite classic in the genre.

 

Miscellaneous

  • The Secret History by Donna Tartt - I recently read this, and it’s a fantastic reverse-murder mystery with a dark academia vibe that’s just delicious.

 

I hope you’ll find a great school-themed read among these!

Have you read any of them? And do you have any recommendations for me?

 

Top Ten Books Set in School - Zoe Ashwood Romance

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