Banned Books Week 2019 | Reading Challenge

Banned Books Week is almost upon us (September 22nd - 28th). This year, I want to actively participate in "highlight[ing] the value of free and open access to information" as well as show my "support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas". < < READ MY WRAP-UP HERE >> But first, a little … Continue reading Banned Books Week 2019 | Reading Challenge

Banned Books Week

*Happy* Banned Books Week! I put asterisks around Happy because the phrasing seems a little adverse, although it is appropriate because of its purpose. The observance of Banned Books Week was created in 1982 as a response to the overwhelming surge of literary censorship. Since then, over 11,000 books have been challenged because of "unsuitable" or "offensive" content. … Continue reading Banned Books Week