My top 10 was greatly influenced by the book club I started this year. I have never read with such attention and focus in my life. I prepared for each book club by reading each story three times and writing meticulous notes about each story. This attention to detail truly opened my eyes to the mechanics behind stories. I loved coming up with theories about the stories I just read, backing up those theories with textual proof, presenting those theories to the book club, and debating them. No matter how much time I spent analyzing a story, someone from the book club would inevitably have a fresh perspective. The last few years of my life I leaned towards non fiction books in a major way. This year revamped and reignited my passion for literature, and I am so grateful for that.
Chris, Jersey City
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