BOOKENDING SUMMER 2019: Books That Give Me American Pride

Bookending Summer is in motion folks! I am up to my ears in giddyness and grins reading all of your amazing posts and getting to know you guys better on Twitter (@bookend_events if you haven’t followed, you totally should!)! Starting off her reign of BESummer is the wonderful and amazing Theresa @ The Calico Books! If you haven’t checked her out yet please do! Her content is amazing as is her original prompt!
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Without further ado! Let’s waddle into today’s prompt!
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Books that Give me *Insert Your Country* Pride
July 4th is America’s Independence Day. So, in honour of that, I’ll be listing books that I feel inspire me with American pride! You will list books that you feel inspire you with your country’s pride!

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  1. I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill YouThe Gallagher Girls Series by Ally Carter: When I first saw this prompt, this was the series that instantly came to mind. Told in the perspective of Cammie, we are taken into this elite boarding school for Exceptional Young Women, where Cammie and her fellow classmates are groomed and taught to become the world’s best spies. I don’t even know why this made me feel inspired by my country, but it is what it is. America=Female badass spies who get shit done. Sounds about right I think…
  2. Hamilton: The RevolutionHamilton: The Revolution: My thespian heart fills with American pride with this breakdown book of the groundbreaking and game changing musical Hamilton. It’s literally a breakdown of the process creating and rehearsing the musical, but like the musical, you can’t help but feel a sense of pride and wonder about how amazing our ancestors were and their determination to leave a legacy that will surpass us all. 10/10 would recommend!
  3. The Wall of Winnipeg and MeThe Wall of Winnipeg and Me: There is no other sport that screams AMERICAAAAAA more so than football. Because I am a slut for some good sports romance I had a lot of options to choose from, but ultimately I chose this one because a) Zapata is my favorite romance author and who would I be not to mention her at least once during this event and b) even though Aiden is Canadian, ya girl feels a sense of pride that America snagged him to play football for us. A time truly.

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What books make you feel patriotic? Let me know!



  1. devouringbooks2017

    July 4, 2019 at 7:16 pm

    AHH! I love the Gallagher Girls books! I haven’t read any Ally Carter books in way too long!

  2. Theresa @ TheCalicoBooks

    July 5, 2019 at 11:38 am

    Ooh great list!! I’ve been meaning to read the Gallagher Girls series for years now! lol

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