Who was your favorite author in high school?

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Re: Who was your favorite author in high school?

Post by bb587 » 21 Apr 2018, 11:45

I think my favorite author in high school was Nora Roberts. The genre was new and exciting for a teenager and filled in the blanks on a few things I wasn't quite ready to try. It sounds weird now, that I was allowed to read romance novels at that age but they were usually ones my mother had already read so she knew there wasn't anything terrible in them and I think it helped me to develop a stronger sense of importance for my sexuality. The characters in those books loved their partners, they didn't just have sex with random people. Sometimes, the acts were described but it satisfied my curiosity enough that I didn't have to try things on my own before I was ready.

Thanks for asking this question! I don't think I would have realized how these books helped me if I wasn't confronted with the question.

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Post by SingularityRising » 02 Jun 2018, 18:29

Michael Crichton. Jurassic Park and Prey rocked my worl as a teen!

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Post by palilogy » 10 Jun 2018, 21:08

In high school I was still in love with J. K. Rowling but I was really into manga and unfortunately I can't spell any of the author's names. I adored the Rurouni Kenshin series, and another series called Mars.

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Post by Dael Reader » 11 Jun 2018, 20:35

I read Anne Tyler for the first time in high school, and she still has a place on my top five list. But I seem to remember having a fascination with Edgar Allan Poe stories at that time too.

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Post by Bukari » 15 Jun 2018, 05:35

Lawrence Darmani was my favorite author in high school. I liked reading his book (Grief Child).
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Post by Susank0628 » 15 Jun 2018, 09:52

I think my most favorite author in high school was Charles Dickens. I loved reading David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities, and others. A Tale of Two Cities is my all-time favorite of Dickens’ books. It described the era of the French Revolution so well that I still feel connected to the story and characters.

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Post by Burgundy1991 » Today, 10:12

Growing up, I was a huge fan of Jacqueline Wilson: telling children's stories which should never have to be told.

Malorie Blackman's Noughts & Crosses books were the ones who challenged me the most though.

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