While being on this book committee at work, I have read some amazing books this year. Some of these books, I feel, really should be highlighted to our library community and helmed as one the best books of the year for their ingenuity and compelling storytelling. Continue reading “Controversial but Necessary: Recent Releases for Banned Books Week”
Pages: 320 pages
Published: August 27, 2019
Publisher: Kathy Dawson Books
Genre: Young Adult, Fiction & Literature, Contemporary, Fantasy Continue reading “Book Review: All The Bad Apples by Moïra Fowley-Doyle”
The longlist for the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction was announced today. This year’s longlist contains books that are from both new and well-established authors that span from a range of genres, including seven debut novels.
Pages: 214 pages
Published: May 15, 2018
Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons
Genre: Fiction & Literature, Contemporary Fiction Continue reading “Book Review: Tin Man by Sarah Winman”
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 lovers alike-come together to celebrate and value of free and open access to information. Everyone has the right to seek and express new ideas, even it turns out to be unpopular to some people.
So, here are the top challenged 10 books of 2017. Make sure to read these books in defiance:
June marks the commencement of LGBT Pride Month, a month-long celebration of both the honor of the 1969 Stonewall Riots and the stand against the discrimination towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. And there is no better way to start off this month right by reading amazing books that highlight LGBT themes. So here are ten great book recommendations that you’ll definitely take PRIDE in: Continue reading “PRIDE Books To Take Pride In”