Hmm, well, I can't actually remember this myself, so I'll have to go to parental testimony. From what I remember, when I was young, I had two favorite things to be read to me. The first was Dr. Seuss's One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish. The other was a National Geographic article on tarantulas.
Yeah, don't ask me.
First Book I Coveted
Coveted? That's such a nasty word. And honestly, I can't think of the answer to this. If I wanted a book, I would get it, from the library or as a gift. My parents encouraged my reading obsession when I was little.
Book to Define the Teen Years
The book to define my teen years. Well, the Harry Potter series came into my life in late elementary school, and continued through as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows was published. Harry Potter defined me in a lot of ways. J.K. Rowling to this day is my writing idol, constantly inspiring me to push myself. Reading Harry Potter with my extended family increased my awareness of literature analysis and the like, which has been instrumental to how I read and write since. Plus, Harry Potter is just freaking genius.
Since I've only just begun college... so far that would have to be the Hunger Games trilogy. It became huge for me towards the end of high school, and kind of carried me through this year so far. I have it on Kindle, and Mom sent me the DVD when it came out, so it's one of the few booky things I've been able to have with me at college. Plus, it just rocks the world. I'm so excited for Catching Fire, the movie. SO excited. I have a picture of Josh Hutcherson as Peeta over my bed... Have I ever told you how much I love Peeta?
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