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Flashback Book Review: They Call Themselves the KKK by Susan Campbell Bartoletti

The following review is about a book published in 2010, but I totally think it’s well worth another read. If you haven’t read it yet, you should. “Boys, let us get up a club. With those words, six restless young men raided the linens at a friend’s mansion, pulled pillowcases over their heads, hopped on… Continue reading Flashback Book Review: They Call Themselves the KKK by Susan Campbell Bartoletti

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Review: Looking for Alaska by John Green … [RIFE WITH SPOILERS]

…seriously, do not read past the plot synopsis if you haven’t read this book and/or you actually care about the ending being spoiled…consider yourself forewarned. Review: Miles “Pudge” Halter is obsessed with famous last words; his favorite being that of poet Francois Rabelais who said, “I go to seek a Great Perhaps.”  The idea of… Continue reading Review: Looking for Alaska by John Green … [RIFE WITH SPOILERS]

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As if you didn’t expect a Banned Books review about the Hunger Games… ;)

Up next on this fine, banned book Thursday…The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. Review:  After the people attempted to rise up against their government and their efforts were squashed, the Capitol has maintained strict authoritative order. One of the annual happenings, and part of this strict order, is something called the Hunger Games. Each of… Continue reading As if you didn’t expect a Banned Books review about the Hunger Games… 😉

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Banned Book Review #4: Weetzie Bat by Francesca Lia Block

 Review: A genie of the lamp grants Weetzie Bat three wishes. The three wishes begin to come true as Weetzie meets her “Secret Agent Lover Man” (named just that), and her gay best friend Dirk meets “Duck.” They all live together in a house in Los Angeles that Dirk inherited from his grandmother. When Weetzie… Continue reading Banned Book Review #4: Weetzie Bat by Francesca Lia Block

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Banned Book #3: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Review: Arnold Spirit Jr. was born with certain deficiencies. He lives on the Spokane Indian Reservation and attends school there…that is, until he throws a text book at a teacher. The teacher forgives Junior, but urges him to get out of the reservation if he wants to reach his full potential. After that incident, Junior… Continue reading Banned Book #3: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie