Banned Books Week: Top 10 Challenged Books of 2020

Fight for your right to read! This week is Banned Books Week, a week-long annual celebration that celebrates the freedom to read. Everyday, books are challenged and banned for their content, just because there is a chance that it might offend someone. So that is why the book community -librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and book loversContinue reading “Banned Books Week: Top 10 Challenged Books of 2020”

Books to Read This Month: June Edition

You many not be able to go to the beach this summer, but that does not mean you shouldn’t pile up on your summer TBR shelf. There are great selections from secluded killer islands to a new twist on classic gothic horror that will make you forget about not getting to go to the beachContinue reading “Books to Read This Month: June Edition”

Announcing the 2019 Goodreads Choice Award Winners

Goodreads announced the 2019 winners of the Goodreads Choice Awards, an annual award that recognizes the best books of the year, chosen by the readers. Here are some of the winners:

Book Review: SHOUT by Laurie Halse Anderson

Format: Hardcover Pages: 304 pages Published: March 12, 2019 Publisher: Viking Books Genre: Young Adult, Nonfiction, Poetry, Biographies & Memoirs

Books To Read This Month: March Edition

From the rocking sixties to hidden treasures, here are some great March new releases that will have you charmed while you patiently wait for the breath of spring:

A Year in Books: 2018

And another year of reading passes on by… 2018 turned out to be a great year for books. Not only did I manage to start a book club but I also managed to read books outside my comfort zone, which turned out to be not a bad experience.  Most of the books read this yearContinue reading “A Year in Books: 2018”

National Writing Day: Let’s Start Writing!

Today is National Writing Day! Here are some great quotes that will push you to pick up that pen and start writing:

Book Review: Speak: The Graphic Novel by Laurie Halse Anderson

Format: Hardcover Pages: 752 pages Published: October 3, 2017 Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Genre: Fiction, Graphic Novel