Books with Private School Preoccupations

People love a good private school romance or adventure. There’s something about the exclusive private and boarding school lifestyle that attracts a vast array of readers. So, if you have been looking for some great books with private school fixations, we have the list for you!

Maybe you are attending a private high school in Perth, and you have been wondering what all the hype is about. Certainly, if you are a student at All Saints’ College then you know the value of a good education. You appreciate the deliberately designed curriculum created to give you a rigorous academic workout. But, maybe you would rather not think about all your studies and dive into a book you can relate to instead. Look no further.

Books with Private School Preoccupations

40 Books Private School Fanatics Need to Read

Whether you are currently engaged in the private school life, or just wish you were, these books have everything you are looking for. You will find intrigue, secret societies, dangers, and even vampires. These are the 40 books private school fanatics need to read:

  1. I’d Tell You I love You, But Then I’d Have to Kill You- By Ally Carter
  2. Secret Society Girl- By Diana Peterfreund
  3. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks- By E. Lockhart
  4. Prep- By Curtis Sittenfeld
  5. Looking for Alaska- By John Green
  6. Vampire Academy- By Richelle Mead
  7. Anna and the French Kiss- By Stephanie Perkins
  8. The Catcher in the Rye- By JD Salinger
  9. A Separate Peace- By John Knowles
  10. The Secret History- By Donna Tartt
  11. The Ivy- By Lauren Kunze
  12. The Boyfriend List: 15 Guys, 11 Shrink Appointments, 4 Ceramic Frogs and Me, Ruby Oliver- By E. Lockhart
  13. Special Topics in Calamity Physics- By Marisha Pessl (read this)
  14. Admission- By Jean Hanff Korelitz
  15. The Rules of Attraction- By Bret Easton Ellis
  16. I am Charlotte Simmons- By Tom Wolfe
  17. Chole Does Yale- By Natalie Krinsky
  18. Blue Bloods- By Melissa de la Cruz
  19. Slightly Out of Tune- By Idir Aitsahalia
  20. The Year of the Gadfly- By Jennifer Miller
  21. Old School- By Tobias Wolff
  22. Oh Beauty- By Zadie Smith
  23. Commencement- By J. Courtney Sullivan
  24. Invitation Only- By Kate Brian
  25. The Lake of Dead Languages- By Carol Goodman
  26. Stalk Me- By Jillian Dodd
  27. Schooled- By Anisha Lakhani
  28. The Boy Book: A Study of Habits and Behaviors, Plus Techniques for Taming Them- By E. Lockhart
  29. Night School- By C.J. Daughtery
  30. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie- By Muriel Speak
  31. Date Me- By Jillian Dodd
  32. One L: The Turbulent True Story of a First Year at Harvard Law School- By Scott Turow (learn more)
  33. Posh- By Lucy Jackson
  34. A Prayer for Owen Meany- By John Irving
  35. Hacking Harvard- By Robin Wasserman
  36. The Rule of Four- By Ian Caldwell
  37. Wonder Boys- By Michael Chabon
  38. The Marriage Plot- By Jeffrey Eugenides
  39. The Red Book- By Deborah Copaken Kogan
  40. Gentlemen and Players- By Joanne Harris

And, if this list of books isn’t long enough for you, feel free to continue reading the rest of it here. You will certainly find something you want to read there, just in case we missed it here.