Do It Again: Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday
Each week The Broke and the Bookish will post a new
Top Ten list that at least one of their bloggers will answer.
Everyone is welcome to join.

Top 10 Contemporary Books That Would Be Great Paired With A Required Reading Book

Romeo and Juliet (Folger Shakespeare Library)

Romeo and Juliet
by William Shakespeare 

Warm Bodies: A Novel

Warm Bodies
by Isaac Marion 

 Beowulf: A New Verse Translation (Bilingual Edition)

Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
Seamus Heaney (Translator) 

 Grendel
Grendel
by John Gardner 
The Scarlet Letter (Barnes & Noble Classics)
The Scarlet Letter
by Nathaniel Hawthorne 
 When She Woke: A Novel
When She Woke
by Hillary Jordan 
 Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice
by Jane Austen 

 Bridget Jones's Diary: A Novel (Penguin Ink) (The Penguin Ink Series)

Bridget Jones’s Diary
by Helen Fielding 

 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Books of Wonder)

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
by Lewis Carroll 

 The Looking Glass Wars
The Looking Glass Wars
by Frank Beddor 
 The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 100th Anniversary Edition (Books of Wonder)
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 100th Anniversary Edition
by L. Frank Baum 

 Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (Wicked Years)
Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
by Gregory Maguire 
 Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost
by John Milton 

 His Dark Materials Omnibus (The Golden Compass; The Subtle Knife; The Amber Spyglass)
His Dark Materials Omnibus (The Golden Compass; The Subtle Knife; The Amber Spyglass)
by Philip Pullman 
 Dracula
Dracula
by Bram Stoker 
 The Historian
The Historian
by Elizabeth Kostova 

 Sleeping Beauty
Sleeping Beauty
by Mahlon F. Craft  (Author)
and K.Y. Craft (Illustrator) 
 Briar Rose: A Novel of the Fairy Tale Series
Briar Rose: A Novel of the Fairy Tale Series
by Jane Yolen 
 The Jungle Books
The Jungle Books
by Rudyard Kipling 
The Graveyard Book: A Novel
The Graveyard Book
by Neil Gaiman 

2 thoughts on “Do It Again: Top Ten Tuesday

  1. Just this past week I replaced my (missing) copy of When She Woke. I fully intend to re-read The Scarlet Letter and then jump into When She Woke. Looking forward to it! I’m also doing the same with Dracula and The Historian.

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