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7 Famous Controversial Novels

Last week’s blog post was dedicated to Transgressive Fiction. This week’s post is about controversial novels from the last 250 years.

Here are 7 famous controversial novels from the last 250 years. 549 more words


BOOK MONDAY: His Dark Materials by Phillip Pullman

The trilogy is AWESOME. So controversial (I believe Catholics are not allowed or at least not advised to read these books) but that’s what makes it so cool. 112 more words

Tampa: To Read or Not to Read - That is the Question!

When you position something as controversial in any media space the appeal spirals to dizzying heights… and literature is no exception. I remember as recent as a couple of years ago going through my old books and deciding to donate a series of old Babysitters Club novels to my local second hand book store. 334 more words


VIENNA DOLOROSA by Mykola Dementiuk--Porn or Brilliance?

Vienna Dolorosa

By Mykola Dementiuk

Synergy Press 2007

256 pages including Cast of Characters and Glossary


I’ve lived all my life in Tornado Alley. Hundreds of times I’ve felt the heavy oppression of motionless air, watched greenish-black clouds pile up on the horizon, and known that something terrible, beyond my control, was developing. 860 more words