School is important — not necessarily in real life, but certainly in any teen-focused book, movie or TV show. It’s where our heroes and heroines interact without parental supervision, have some of their biggest life events, and attend ever-important school dances. If you’ve ever seen Mean Girls or Carrie, you know a school dance can literally mean life or death

New York Times bestselling author Rainbow Rowell‘s newest novel Carry On follows in the proud tradition of other teen tales, choosing a school as its central setting. We asked the acclaimed author (and knowledgable nerd) to name a few of her favorite fictional schools — besides Watford School of Magicks, Carry On‘s home base. Read more…

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YA superstar Rainbow Rowell names her favorite fictional schools