School is approaching, and some students may already be back! And the same goes for work. Summer vacation is ending, and it is time to return to reality. And the way to celebrate back to school or back to work is by reading a classic book in honor of International Read Comics in Public Day on August 28th. Even though the day is about reading comics, reading a good classic book that day counts too. So let’s talk about the best classic book each zodiac sign should read for September 2023 in honor of going back to school or work.
Aries – The Iliad by Homer, Robert Fagles, and Bernard Fox
Aries, you are active, energetic, and need much stimulation. That is why the ideal classic book for you to read for September would be The Iliad by Homer, Bernard Fox, and Robert Fagles. You have an inner warrior in you, which is why you would appreciate this book, as it is about significant battles being fought between men and Gods. And then, let’s not forget about that well-known fall of Troy, which will impress the typical Aries. If you already do not have this book, then it is one to ensure that you have it on your bookshelf so you can give it a good read.
Taurus – The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Taurus, you are materialistic and sensual, so you would be interested in reading a classic book about money and wealth. And the ideal book for you to read would be The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Since you enjoy luxurious things, you will relate quite well to Jay Gatsby, the novel’s main character. When you read about the party scenes in the book, you will have an easier time seeing yourself in the eyes of the characters in it who are wearing luxurious clothing and eating gourmet food. You cannot go wrong with this book.
Gemini – A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
Gemini, you are versatile, and you are the sign that represents duality which is why the ideal novel for you to read is A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens. You are the one who needs intellectual stimulation. Many books would be ideal for you, but you would relate well to this one as you would see two perspectives based on a great conflict. You will read about the English and French dealing with the conflict during the French Revolution as you will read about various perspectives based on the characters in the book, which will keep you stimulated.
Cancer – The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
Cancer, you are emotional, home and family-oriented, and you know that your emotions can get the best of you. You have a lot of love to give, so The Glass Menagerie is the best book to read when it is back to school or work in September. It is a play instead of a novel, and it is about the family life that Tennessee Williams has endured, which surrounds his mother and sister who struggle with mental illness and focus on many challenges that come with families. You would be the one to appreciate this play quite well.
Leo – A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain
Leo, you are the one that loves to be the center of attention, and you have an extravagant way of being and seeing things. You are also highly protective of those who mean a lot to you and sociable at the same time. Mark Twain’s A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court is about a man who ended up back in medieval times, and because of having all of this knowledge about their future (his present), he enjoys how everyone sees that he is a wizard because he knows everything and powerful, which is why Leo would appreciate this book.
Virgo – The Rest of the Story by Sarah Dessen
Virgo, you are analytical, pragmatic, and loyal. You want to be the one to provide service to others, which is why you are an excellent worker. The ideal book you will want to add to your reading list for September is The Rest of the Story by Sarah Dessen. You will relate to the main character as the girl does not know who to be loyal to, whether she is dedicated to her mother or her father’s family. She will make a lot of self-discoveries through the book, and as she learns about herself, she will find the answers to who she should be the most loyal.
Libra – A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
Libra, you are the one who needs balance and harmony to be at peace because peace is what you crave. You want everyone to get along. And the best book that you will want to add to your shelf is A Passage to India by E.M. Forster. The book is about the conflicts due to British colonialism in India. The novel is full of challenging cultural friction involving criminal accusations, but there is an urge to reach a peaceful understanding, which is why Libra would appreciate this book.
Scorpio – The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Scorpio, you are intense, passionate, and mysterious, gravitating to anything intriguing. And you will love intense books, so you will want to add The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne to your bookshelf. As the main character, Hester Prynne, in the book committed adultery with the minister at her church, she was forced to wear a scarlet “A” on her clothing. She is passionate and intense, and fierce, which is why any Scorpio would find her and the book intriguing. It is an intense book not to want to put down after a busy day.
Sagittarius – Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift
Sagittarius, you are optimistic, and you love going on one adventure after another, which is why the book you will want to add to your collection is Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift. You love to travel, and even if you cannot physically leave your home, you can enjoy the experience through Lemuel Gulliver, the main character in the book, as he travels to many places worldwide and has many fascinating experiences. You may have experienced some of what Gulliver has and would enjoy reliving those as you read the novel.
Capricorn – Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Capricorn, you are goal-oriented and very ambitious, and you strive to get wealthy, given that you are an earth sign. You love to read about success stories and appreciate that success does not come easy to anyone, and will have to deal with a lot of failure and manipulation from others. That is why Great Expectations by Charles Dickens is a good novel to add to your shelf. The main character Pip is climbing the social ladder while facing manipulation from the nasty old lady Miss Havisham. That makes his success story captivating.
Aquarius – House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
Aquarius, you are unique, march to your drum, and are intellectual and progressive in your thinking. You would need a novel that would be highly stimulating to you. The best one to add to your shelf for September is House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski. This novel is intriguing and unique as it is all about unraveling myths that have been around for thousands of years, and this novel makes you think by causing you to use problem-solving skills. The last thing you ever want to feel is bored; this book will never leave you feeling that way.
Pisces – 100 Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Pisces, you are empathetic, creative, and imaginative, and you need plenty of time alone to recharge, as you also appreciate solitude. That is why the novel 100 Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez would be the perfect addition to adding new reading material for September. This novel depicts various emotions since you are as emotional as a water sign. This spiritual book revolves around life’s meaning and other spiritual factors. You will quickly get lost in this book.
As the back-to-reality time approaches, whether it is back to school or back to work (even if you have been working all summer, the perks you may have had will end in September), you may groan about it, but you will want to prepare for it whether you like or not. That is why you will want to add to your reading material for September on International Read Comics in Public Day on August 28th. Even though the day is about comics, any classic book will be relevant to this day. Make the back-to-reality time easier by getting lost in a good classic book!