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....

Sean Spicer’s Controversies – ‘The Briefing’

Ever the controversial figure, Sean Spicer has gravitated from his role as the White House Press Secretary (and former the White House Communications Director,...

Beginnings: ‘A Glimmer of Hope’

Steve McHugh's A Glimmer of Hope centers around the life and times of a young college student, Layla Cassidy. She's smart and beautiful, as...
Brave New World

Life Lessons from ‘Brave New World’ – #Banned

For most of us, it's not difficult to remember Brave New World -- when we first picked it up, read the first few lines, and...
Jacob's Dress

Banned Book: ‘Jacob’s New Dress’

Jacob's New Dress, by Ian and Sarah Hoffman, is suddenly at the very center of a whirlwind of controversy and debate, as the very latest...
North Korea

Banned Book Smuggled Out: ‘The Accusation’

You may have already discovered that stories of "everyman" often become the greatest classics of all time. But, the publishing history of those stories...

The Invention of Wings

Don't we all want to test our wings and fly? Like Icarus--with his grand, waxen wings--we all have fledgling wings, aching to burst free...
African Dawn - Cry the Beloved Country

‘Cry the Beloved Country’ – Review

Cry the Beloved Country, by Alan Paton, was further catapulted to bestseller status, when it was named a pick in Oprah's Book Club. But,...
Santa's Husband

Again Controversy: ‘Santa’s Husband’

Santa's Husband, by Daniel Kibblesmith, hasn't even been published yet, but it's already causing a stir. Kibblesmith is a staff writer for The Late...

Bookish Snobs Strike Again — When You Won’t Read That Book

Most of us have read books that could be considered guilty pleasures, and some of them are just controversial. But, should you really hide...

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