Category: banned books

The Beats of Summer: A Reading Event! (Sign-Up Post)

Welcome to the sign-up post for: The Beats of Summer: A Reading Event! Summertime is coming, and what better time than Summer to immerse ourselves in the works of the most rebellious, daring, and “hot” generation of American writers?? For this event, the goal…

Giveway: The Complete Giver Quartet!

As many of you know (particularly those of you who have been keeping up with this blog for years), one of the bookish causes dearest to me is Censorship/Book Banning Awareness.  I try to argue for open-mindedness whenever & wherever necessary, which means I’m often fighting…

Banned Books Week: Giveaway Hop!

One Lucky Follower Will Win: Any book of his/her choosing FROM THIS LIST, up to $20 USD, to be shipped from The Book Depository. *Note: Books offered are from the Top 10 Most Challenged lists, 2001-2011. This Giveaway is Open to any location where The…

Saturday’s Uncensored – William Faulkner

“We do not fear censorship for we have no wish to offend with improprieties or obscenities, but we do demand, as a right, the liberty to show the dark side of wrong, that we may illuminate the bright side of virtue.” – D.W. Griffith…

Saturdays, Uncensored! Thoughtful Musings

Good Day, Readers:   Since I have the honor of working tomorrow, I will probably not be able to do my typical Saturdays, Uncensored! post.  So, instead, I am cross-posting my guest post on censorship and banned books, which you can also find at…

Saturday, Uncensored! (#5)

“If she could have done one thing to make absolutely sure that every single person in this school will read your interview, it was banning it!” – J.K. Rowling (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix)   Hello! And Welcome to Week 5 of…

Saturday, Uncensored! (#4)

  “I am mortified to be told that, in the United States of America, the sale of a book can become a subject of inquiry, and of criminal inquiry too.” – Thomas Jefferson   Hello!  And Welcome to Week 4 of my Banned Book themed…

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