Favorite Banned Books

Banned Books Week may be over, but the culture of banning and challenging books seems to be a never-ending process and becoming part of our everyday lives. But to conclude this annual celebration, I wanted to list my favorite banned books, books that I feel were unnecessarily banned/challenged, and books that need uplifting and highlighted forContinue reading “Favorite Banned Books”

Banned Books Week: Top 10 Challenged Books of 2021

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 2021”

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”

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

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