Reading Style: Preppy Edition

Wallace Yovetich

Staff Writer

Wallace Yovetich grew up in a home where reading was preferred to TV, playing outside was actually fun, and she was thrilled when her older brothers weren’t home so she could have a turn on the Atari. Now-a-days she watches a bit more TV, and considers sitting on the porch swing (with her laptop) “playing outside”. She still thinks reading is preferable to most things, though she’d really like to find out where her mom put that old Atari (Frogger addicts die hard). She runs a series of Read-a-Longs throughout the year (as well as posting fun bookish tidbits throughout the week) on her blog, Unputdownables. After teaching for seven years, Wallace is now an aspiring writer. Blog: Unputdownables Twitter: @WallaceYovetich

We find book recommendations in a myriad of ways; all in the hopes of finding the perfect next read. We go off of titles we like, personality tests, reviews by people who are similar to us, and more. Why not find a good book based off of our personal style? Hipster, preppy, posh, etc.; whichever your style – find a book to match it.

This edition: Prepster. Browse below to find the style that best fits you and then peruse the titles for your next great read.

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776215Leviathan: The History of Whaling in America by Eric Jay Dolin



12712435Seating Arrangements by Maggie Shipstead



9844Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld



2203-1John Adams by David McCullough



16902Walden by Henry David Thoreau 




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145397Me: Stories of My Life by Katharine Hepburn



2845287The Wordy Shipmates by Sarah Vowell



10054335Rules of Civility by Amor Towles



137675America’s Women by Gail Collins



133380Collected Poems Edna St. Vincent Millay



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76691Emma by Jane Austen



379159The Sisters: Babe Mortimer Paley, Betsy Roosevelt Whitney, Minnie Astor Fosburgh : The Lives and Times of the Fabulous Cushing Sisters by David Grafton


1645789The House at Riverton by Kate Morton



6422680Lunch in Paris: A Love Story, with Recipes by Elizabeth Bard



9638796Reading Jackie: Her Autobiography in Books by William Kuhn