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Banned Books Week 2020

Hey all, Dani here. Today is the start of Banned Books Week for 2020. Normally I have a big post talking about this event, and then I like to do recommendations posts and discussion posts and other stuff to highlight the importance of the freedom to read, and the issues of censorship that comes up,… Continue reading Banned Books Week 2020

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National Library Week: Top 10 Challenged Books of 2019

Hey all, Dani here. I'm celebrating libraries, books, and bookstores all week on the blog, and with that comes a little bit of bonus content. Yesterday the American Library Association (ALA) released their State of America's Libraries 2020 document, and it has a lot of information in it about public libraries, academic libraries, and more,… Continue reading National Library Week: Top 10 Challenged Books of 2019

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Recommendations: Banned Books

Hey all, Dani here. I'm unplugged for the weekend (pretty much), so sorry if I don't actually respond to any comments or anything. It has been a long couple of weeks and I'm very excited that Damian and I decided to go visit his grandparents and go hiking and camp outside. It's going to be… Continue reading Recommendations: Banned Books

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Review: Suggested Reading by Dave Connis

Hey all, Dani here. Whew, the work week is finally over for me. I think the plan for this weekend is still the same: Damian and I are going to unplug for a couple of days and do some relaxing and hiking, and go visit his grandparents and camp in their backyard, like we did… Continue reading Review: Suggested Reading by Dave Connis

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Weekly Wrap-Up (32)

Hey all, Dani here. So...I admit that I've been a little bit of a bad blogger the last couple days, but I was so tired from working all weekend and I had run out of prepped posts. I totally owe you guys a Manga Monday review post and my Cincinnati Comic Expo Wrap-Up post, so… Continue reading Weekly Wrap-Up (32)

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Discussion: Book Censorship

Hey all, Dani here. I feel like I'm stuck in a cycle of late nights and very long and busy days. So yesterday Damian and I worked our usual 10 hour shift, went home and finished packing, drove three hours to Cincinnati, and then ended up working on booth setup at Cincinnati Comic Expo for… Continue reading Discussion: Book Censorship

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Banned Books Week 2018

Hey all, Dani here. Once again we find ourselves at the time of year to celebrate Banned Books Week, and like every previous year, I like to write up a little post to talk about the occasion. You can find out a lot more information by checking out the Banned Books Week site or by… Continue reading Banned Books Week 2018

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The Road So Far (2)

Hey all, Dani here. Why mess with the tradition I started last year? I might as well keep using the awesome "Supernatural" reference for my retrospective over the last year. You can find my overview of 2016 here. Today also happens to be my 2 year blogaversary. I started this blog in 2016 to help… Continue reading The Road So Far (2)

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Banned Books Recommendations

Hey all, Dani here. It is still Banned Books Week, and today I want to talk about some banned books that I think people need to read. Also, because there are some books that have been very prominent and influential in recent months, I'll have a few of those listed at the end. I'm pretty… Continue reading Banned Books Recommendations

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Why Are Books Banned?

Hey all, Dani here. It is Banned Books Week, and that means I'm going to have a couple of posts talking about some of these books that have been challenged and/or banned. As in, people have filed complaints suggesting that certain books be removed from libraries and/or schools for varying reasons. Today I'm talking about… Continue reading Why Are Books Banned?