Bibliophiles will tell you there are great lessons to be learned from reading. Here at the library, where many a bibliophile congregates, we’ve compiled a list of life lessons gleaned from novels. What would you add to this list?
If you receive a mysterious scholarship to a prestigious private boarding school, just say no. Boarding school invitation=somebody’s gonna die. See: Every book that features a boarding school. Harry Potter. Looking for Alaska. Variant. A Separate Peace.
Don’t start a Suzanne Collins book after 9 pm unless you can sleep in the next day. The Hunger Games.
It doesn’t matter how much a polliwog and a caterpillar love each other. It just won’t work in the long term. Tadpole’s Promise
Wait for the second book to come out before you name you child after a literary character. Go Set a Watchman
If you find a bag of money in the desert, leave it there! No Country for Old Men
Many a screw-up can be forgiven through apology baking. Amelia Bedelia
Make your own pies. The Help