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TTT: Books About Friendship


This week's TTT topic: Books About Friendship

Do I consider all of these books to be "about" friendship? No. But the friendships in them are PIVOTAL to the character and plot development.

In completely random order:









 It's a pretty good mix of YA and MG too, if I may say.

Comments

Rose said…
Jellicoe Road and Code Name Verity are on my tbr list. Thanks for sharing!
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Anonymous said…
I have Code Name Verity on my list this week as well. I think it includes an incredibly powerful friendship.
Anonymous said…
We both have Code Name Verity, Saving Francesca and Sorrow's Knot in our lists! I wanted to include Jellicoe Road but I mentioned it in a previous post that I wrote about friendship so I wanted fresh titles.
Lisa Mandina said…
Another person had Code Name Verity that I saw, and since I just finished it a week or so ago, I can't believe I forgot it.
Check out my Top 10
Spiced Latte said…
These are awesome picks! Great post :)
My Top Ten this week!
Bookmark Dragon said…
Oooh, I hadn't thought about Holes, but I totally agree! Love the friendship in that book. And Code Name Verity... Oh Maddie and Julia. I adore them. *sob*
Anonymous said…
THIS LIST IS SO GREAT.
Brandy said…
They are both favorites of mine. So good!
Brandy said…
It's one of the best I've read.
Brandy said…
I'm never surprised when our lists our similar. :)
Brandy said…
I'm always reminded of things I can't believe I forgot when I start reading other people's posts. :)
Brandy said…
I always go through my favorites shelf on Goodreads to make sure I haven't forgotten anything and that's how I remembered to include HOLES. I may have forgotten it otherwise.
Brandy said…
Thanks Beth! It always makes me feel like a post is a win when it causes you to comment. :)

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