BEDIO: Banned Book Highlight: The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

Hello, and welcome back to one of my final BEDIO posts for 2022! Today’s post is actually a book I wanted to talk about during Banned Books Week, but I never got around to reading it, so I saved the draft for later. Well… I still haven’t read it, but I want to talk aboutContinue reading “BEDIO: Banned Book Highlight: The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison”

Banned Books Week 2022: The End Has Come

The end of Banned Books Week has arrived, which means this is the last post of the week. I want to say thank you to everyone for joining me, and also to remind everyone of why Banned Books week is so important, especially now with the rise of book banning/challenges in schools. The American LibraryContinue reading “Banned Books Week 2022: The End Has Come”

Banned Books Week 2022 (Book Highlight): Monday’s Not Coming

As a Bookshop affiliate, purchasing a book using my affiliate code will give me a small commission. Welcome back to another Banned Books Week post! Today I’ll be highlighting Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson. I read this book maybe a year or two ago and was intrigued by the characters as wellContinue reading “Banned Books Week 2022 (Book Highlight): Monday’s Not Coming”

Banned Books Week 2022: Banned Books News Highlights

Hello and happy Thursday everyone! Throughout the week, I’ve been finding interesting articles about various topics that fall under the Banned Books Week theme, so I thought, why not share them? The first article I found is about a librarian in New Jersey named Martha Hickson who created an app called Demo Defense to helpContinue reading “Banned Books Week 2022: Banned Books News Highlights”

WWW Wednesday (09/21/22): Banned Books Week Edition

Hello and happy Wednesday everyone! Since this week’s Banned Books Week, I’ve been reading a few banned/challenged books to prepare for my blog posts! I haven’t done one in a few weeks and felt like this was the perfect opportunity to get back into it. Although I will mainly focus on banned/challenged books, I’ll includeContinue reading “WWW Wednesday (09/21/22): Banned Books Week Edition”

Banned Books Week 2022 (Book Highlight): The House On Mango Street

Hello everyone and welcome to the second day of Banned Books Week 2022! Today I’ll be talking about The House On Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. The House On Mango Street is a story following our young protagonist, Esperanza Cordero, and her experiences as a Chicana in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago over the courseContinue reading “Banned Books Week 2022 (Book Highlight): The House On Mango Street”

Banned Books Week 2022: Let’s Get Started

Hello and happy Sunday everyone! Today is the start of the American Library Association’s Banned Books Week 2022, and as someone who is passionate about the topic of banned books, I’m going to be posting blogs every day this week about various banned books that I have read or picked up recently. Also, as youContinue reading “Banned Books Week 2022: Let’s Get Started”

BEDIO: 6 Banned Books to Read in October

As a Bookshop affiliate, I get a small commission if you purchase anything through the book links in this post. Since it is Banned Books Week, and the beginning of October, let’s discuss banned horror books! Horror books faced a lot of challenges and bans in the 90’s especially, when there was more of aContinue reading “BEDIO: 6 Banned Books to Read in October”