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It’s Banned Books Week!
I think I speak for all of us when I say that challenging or banning books just makes us want to read them more. Here’s what I’ve been reading this week so far on the subject of books and censorship:

Banned Books Week.org



The Top 10 Challenged Titles

Books Challenged or Banned 2012-2013

11 Quotes From Authors On Censorship & Banned Books

15 Books Banned For The Most Absurd Reasons Ever

12 Crazy Reasons Why Books Have Been Banned

12 Signs You’re A Banned Book Reader

On the “Banned” Wagon: The Month in Book Challenges

America’s Most Surprising Banned Books

A Chat With Rainbow Rowell About Love and Censorship

Penguin Presents: Authors Stand Up for Free Speech

Patrick Ness’s Top 10 ‘Unsuitable’ Books for Teenagers

Giving Voice to the Voiceless: Author Ellen Hopkins

Happy dance/// the prettiest book in the whole freaking world arrived today!!! I cannot tell you how much I love this pretty little book and how long I have wanted it!!! Yay yay yay yay!!! 💃💃💃so happy!!! This is the best Sunday everrrrrrrr!!! #books #bookworm #bookcover #illustration #art #pretty #prettybooks #Wildwood #happy #haul #joy #vsco #vscobooks #vscocam #instabook #bookporn #print #sopretty #lovely #new #india

The books I want to read for the 2015 Classics Challenge hosted by prettybooks, in no random order.

Victor Hugo - The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
Charles Dickens - Oliver Twist
Jane Austen - Pride and Prejudice
Michael Bond - A Bear Called Paddington
John Steinbeck - Of Mice And Men
George Orwell - Animal Farm
Harper Lee - To Kill a Mockingbird
William Golding - Lord of the Flies
Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray
Gustave Flaubert - Madame Bovary
Herman Melville - Moby Dick
Sylvia Plath - The Bell Jar

Busy bee. σ(^_^;) I only get to read on idle time like waiting in line etc.

I love being productive but it does slow down my #reading progress. 🙋

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