What is a Banned Book? 4 Reasons for Banning #books

A banned book is a a book that students and other readers are restricted from accessing because of its controversial (even, sometimes, offensive) content....

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Farewell Laura Ingalls Wilder

This is the day Laura Ingalls Wilder died. That fact strikes us with some sense of finality and loss, even though she’s been gone since 1957....
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As Night Gathers

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Inspiring ‘Lolita’ – Why Vladimir Nabokov Wrote The Novel

In "On a Book Entitled Lolita," Vladimir Nabokov wrote: "As far as I can recall, the initial shiver of inspiration was somehow prompted by a...
The Chimera Sanction

‘The Chimera Sanction’ – A Case of Mystery or Design

The Chimera Sanction, by Andre K. Baby, is a wild, haphazard ride through papal politics and international intrigue. Central to the story is, of...
The Monster at the End of This Book

What Last Lines Are These? Final Words in Favorite Novels (& Stories)

When a book ends (particularly when I love the novel), it feels something like a death. There's a finality to the final words, even...
Apple Refund Ebooks

5 Tips for Finding Your Ebook Refund from Apple

Apple released refunds to all eligible ebook customers this morning, and you may be among the many readers who were both excited and confused....
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It Began With Dino Books… #Book Adventures

As you can probably imagine, my kids have grown up around books. They've read everything from Dr. Seuss to The Runaway Bunny--and most possible...

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Hillary Clinton and Her Books

Whatever your thoughts on Hillary Clinton and the volatility in the political realms, there's one figure who continues to fascinate me, not only because...

Where To Get And Read Ebooks

Books are an experience, but that experience has become ever-more-inextricably linked with the digital landscape. Beyond just reading ebooks via Kindle, there's a myriad...
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Treasure Hunting in New Mexico

As a aficionado of legends and stories, you've probably dreamt about finding a lost or buried treasure. Haven't we all? At least I hope...

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What Elie Wiesel Says About Humanity?

Elie Wiesel has been seen as a voice of the Holocaust. Although he was not the first to speak out (and write) about his...