Why Books are Banned & Other Injustices to Free Speech // #BookBloggerHop

Why Books are Banned & Other Injustices to Free Speech // #BookBloggerHop

Posted September 22, 2017
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Every year, we spend a week in September talking about the injustices of the world and calling out some of our favorite banned books.  Usually I’m one to pull out a Top Ten and talk about why these books I really enjoyed were banned in some place and generally why I think banned books are ridiculous.  This year, I want to start off talking about why books are banned at all, the process of banning them, and what we can do about it. Books Still Get Banned All the Time I think this is the first really important talking point.  We […]

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The Game of Love and Death – #BookReview

The Game of Love and Death – #BookReview

Posted September 21, 2017
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This book is so beautifully written. Seriously, I think I am in love with it?  It’s so flowy and eloquent and the LOVE is beautiful and the DEATH is horrible and seriously Martha Brockenbrough knows her stuff – I’d like more books please.  The characters are all REALLY well done.  I thought Death was the most sabotaging, frustrating soul, but all characters are well written.  Her word choice was gorgeous and I wanted to swoon because even if you don’t like fantasy or love stories you have to read this book just for THE WORDS.  It’s so lovely, really, I’m […]

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Tempest – #AudiobookReview

Tempest – #AudiobookReview

Posted September 20, 2017
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Tempest is what I wanted Jumper to be. Jackson Meyer is a likable protagonist with extraordinary abilities. Shortly after his eighteenth birthday, he learned he could time travel. At first, it was a couple hours, and he only submitted a projection of himself. Then, suddenly, it is two years and Jackson is living in the past. The problem is, his abilities have taught him some strange things about his family, and he isn’t sure who he can trust. And for good reason – someone just shot his girlfriend. Trusting a friend from the future and trying to thwart the CIA […]

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