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Banned Books Week Reflection

I have to admit that I’ve kind of been debating whether or not I wanted to write this post and then actually release it into the world for all to read. 1,398 more words


In Cold Blood by Truman Capote (Banned Book - True Crime)

In November of 1959 a family who lived in Holcomb Kansas was brutally attacked, killed and left.  The murders of the Clutter family were senseless. The family was well-respected humble farmers and had no enemies as far as anyone knew. 511 more words

Audio Review

On Dystopia and Valid World-Building

Hello, Blogosphere, and good morning.

So Voice Week has come to a close, as all wonderful things must eventually, and I’m back to normal blogstuffs. However, I’d like to tie today’s post back t0 the stories I put out last week and use them as a medium to discuss this concept. 596 more words


Go Ask Alice by Anonymous (Banned Book... BUT Was It Real?)

Being a teenager is not easy now… and it wasn’t then.

Told in the first person perspective of an unnamed teenage girl, who is just trying to fit in.  607 more words


Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week, which was held last week, is an annual event promoted by the American Library Association to celebrate the freedom to read. As a reader, writer, and former K-6 librarian, I believe in the freedom to choose and the freedom to express one’s ideas. 562 more words

Ally Broadfield

Graphic Novels - Banned and Slammed

In the States last week it was Banned Books Week, which is a perfect excuse to reflect on censorship regarding texts in schools. This year’s focus for the event is Graphic Novels. 962 more words