Slaughterhouse five – Review

Banned Book Review - "Slaughterhouse five, or The Children's Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death" Earlier this year, I decided to participate in the Banned Books Challenge to broaden my horizons and read so many of the books that I've always meant to read. I started the year with "The Things They Carried," a collection of short … Continue reading Slaughterhouse five – Review

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Banned Review “The Things They Carried”

Book Review:  "They Things They Carried" You can probably tell from my blog, but I don't usually read the more serious books.  The type of books I usually read - romance, mysteries, thrillers - are like cotton candy for my brain.  They may not be nutritious, but I can't stop myself from gobbling them up. … Continue reading Banned Review “The Things They Carried”

Banned Review “A light in the attic”

Banned Book Review:  "A Light in the Attic," by Shel Silverstein In honor of the many children's books that have made ALA's most challenged books list, I decided to start my banned books challenge with one of my favorite authors growing up - Shel Silverstein and his "A Light in the Attic." When I was a … Continue reading Banned Review “A light in the attic”

Banned Books Challenge

This year, I'll be participating in the Banned Books Challenge.  Why?  Because books should never be banned! "No harm ever came from reading a book...." heeheehee  (side note: that has to be one of my favorite lines from The Mummy.)  Now don't be silly, that was just a movie.  Besides, that was more about reading … Continue reading Banned Books Challenge