Daily Prompt: Second Time Around


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Daily Prompt: Second Time Around.

Tell us about a book you can read again and again without getting bored — what is it that speaks to you?

There are many books but one in particular is the one that actually is the tie that helped form the friendship between my best friend and I.

S.E. Hinton’s “The Outsiders” was a book I first read in the sixth or seventh grade for English class. It was a book that quite possibly changed my life. It was as if Susie had written the book about social standings and the troubles that came with being poor and on the rough side of town. Of being harassed daily because you weren’t one of the jet set. I had a copy of this book for the entirety of my middle school (grades 6/7-8) and into high school that I always kept with me. If it wasn’t tucked into my backpack, it was in the inner pocket of my leather jacket or in my hoodie pocket. Continue reading