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Books you should read before you’re 25

You’re mad. Bonkers. Off your head… But let me tell you a secret… All of the best people are.

~Alice in Wonderland, C.S. Lewis

Hello!

As a bookwurm you must know the struggle ”so many books with so little time”. Our world has so many wonderful books that it can be hard to choose which one you should read next. That’s why we’ll give you a list of books you should read before you’re 25:

Pride and prejudice, Jane Austen

Pride and prejudice is a beautiful classic about love, first impressions and prejudices. It teaches two very important lessons about life: first impressions aren’t always right and everybody deserves second chances.

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Peter pan, J.M. Barrie

A classic about forgetting, believing, happy thoughts and love. You’ll fly away to neverland and will experience many adventures with the boy who never grow up. However there is always a point where you have to say goodbye. Peter Pan is a novel that will never grow old and a story that should be told to everyone.

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The perks of being a wallflower, Stephen Chbosky

A story about a shy boy who a comforting novel to every wallflower in this world

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The Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling

Harry, Ron and Hermione will take you with them on their journey through life and they’ll teach you many great things about love, friendship, loss and the old battle between good and evil.

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Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte

This classic novel tells the tale of a girl’s struggle to make something from herself in the world. Many  girls will recognise themselves while reading Jane Eyre, which can help them to deal with their own issues

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To kill a mockingbird, Harper Lee

A  famous for addressing issues of racism, starring a 6-year-old protagonist who is undoubtedly a feminist icon novel. Scout refuses to accept society’s standards and pushes for both race and gender equality. In the process, she learns life lessons applicable to even modern readers.

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Matilda, Roald Dahl

Matilda is an true inspiration to every girl. She learns you to value beyond what others see in you, to have faith and believe in others and your own strength.

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Inkheart, Cornelia Funke

Inkheart is a magical book about stories that come alive. A captivating and wonderful storyabout a little girl who discovers the magic of books.

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The lovely bones, Alice Sebold

The lovely bones is a novel about loss, forgetting, life and death, memory, forgiveness and vengeance. But above all, about finding a light in the darkest of times

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Alice in wonderland, Lewis Carol

Alice will make you question about what’s real and what’s make-belief. This Children classic will be fun for every age.

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A midsummer nights dream, Shakespeare

This fairytale is one about a love-triangle. Shakespeare has filled it full with humour and is something that every romantic person should read.

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The book thief, Markus Zusak

Tells the story about a young girl in Germany during World War II and how she seeks solace in words.

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The hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien

Together with the little Bilbo Baggins, you’ll take up an adventure that you will never forget. A book that says no matter how small you are, you can achieve great things all by yourself.

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The secret garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett

The secret garden is a timeless classic about the beauty of nature, the healing power of love and a belief in magic. No matter how old you are, this book will give you some very important lessons about friendship, love, appearances and magic.

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Bridget Jones’s diary, Helen Fielding

Jones’s struggle with body image, and her desire for personal and financial independence relates with readers because we’ve all been there at some point in our lives. Humorous and heartwarming, Fielding’s novel offers comical but critical commentary on what it means to be a woman in today’s world.

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The lion, the witch and the wardobe, C.S. Lewis

When Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy slip into the magical land of Narnia, befriending talking animals and battling the White Witch, they discover the bonds of family and the value of bravery.  It’s a novel about the boundlessness of the human imagination.

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if you have any other books you think belong in this list, please, let u know!

Love,

Kiki~Jane & Lily~Rose

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