If you thought America didn’t ban books, you were wrong. From 2000-2009 alone, over 5000 challenged books were reported to the Office of Intellectual Freedom in America. Several of the top reasons were: sexually explicit material, offensive language, deemed unsuited to age group, violence, and homosexuality. The top ten challenged from 2001-2013 are as follows:… Continue reading Challenged books in America
Maybe if you’ve visited the theater recently, you’ve seen this trailer. I mentioned it in a previous post on the top 10 NY Times Best Seller book list for this week. Obviously the book is pretty good so why not read it before the movie comes out in June! I know I can’t wait to… Continue reading “Me Before You”
There’s been such controversy over the years since book series started becoming movie series on which one is better. So let’s see which you all think is better from the top 3 book-to-movie series of the past 15 years. First we have Harry Potter. The long lasting, best selling books that came out in 1996. Not… Continue reading Which series is your favorite?
“Being engaged is a way of doing life, a way of living and loving. It’s about going to extremes and expressing the bright hope that life offers us, a hope that makes us brave and expels darkness with light. That’s what I want my life to be all about – full of abandon, whimsy, and… Continue reading Book Review: Love Does
In one of my first posts, I said that blogs are an escape from reality. They allow a person to experience love, passion, adventure, exhilaration all within their mind and outside of the world. Now, imagine you have anxiety or depression. These mental illnesses are often confusing, neglected and sometimes, it seems, incurable. But what… Continue reading Bibliotherapy
Books these days are usually within a series. And a series within another series. And then a spin off book happens and this entire fictional universe is so big that it’s almost real. So, eventually someone out there decides to take it a little further to becoming real life and make a TV show… Continue reading Bringin’ books to life 1 TV show at a time
The New York Times posts the best selling books of each week. With lots of new trailers for movies and new movies coming out, this has quite the impact. See for yourself which of these books you’d read or wouldn’t read! The New York Times Top 10 Fiction for the week of Feb. 21, 2016:… Continue reading Most Read Books of 2016(…so far)