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Happy Banned Books Week!

Hello, lovely readers!

It’s Banned Books Week! I love banned books – so much that I even took a class on the subject in college. The whole idea to me is fascinating, really. 613 more words


National Banned Books Week

This seems an odd title to me, but the purpose is so necessary in our crazy world. The rest of the official title is: Celebrating the Freedom to Read. 720 more words



Happy #BannedBooksWeek fair readers! I thought I’d pause briefly in the midst of my creative writing tips and literary analysis to pay tribute to this important awareness project and celebrate our freedom to read. 989 more words


Banned Books Week - Pt. 3: The Reasons.

As I’m sure most of you know by now, it’s Banned Books Week and I’m running a series of blog posts discussing the banning of books to celebrate the event. 836 more words

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Banned Books Week - Pt. 2: The Problem.

After kicking off Banned Books Week with yesterday’s introduction post on how and where books are being banned, I want to continue this series today by highlighting why banning books is such a problematic issue. 1,148 more words

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Banned Book Week: The Bible

The Bible.
By… it’s complicated 

Reasons: Religious Viewpoint

For the first time The Bible made it on the list of the most frequently challenged books.   238 more words

Banned Book Week

Banned Books Week: thanks, but I'll pass

It’s “Banned Books Week.” The American Library Association rolls out this observance every year to “highlight…the value of free and open access to information” and “draw… national attention to the harms of censorship.” As an American who prizes the First Amendment and who writes and reads what she pleases, I suppose I should be all in with the ALA on this. 306 more words

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