My daughters were complaining about the books they have as summer reading assignments for their high school reading classes. The issue isn’t with the reading, it is the choice of books that are made available to them. I started to read one of the books and I had to agree with my daughter about the slow start and lack of tension; and this was a book about murder. I understand that English teachers are looking for specific types of books to make the students think, but I wonder if they’ve read the books they are assigning and if they...
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