It's Banned Books Week! Wooooooooo! I love Banned Books Week. I love getting all ragey about people trying to ban or challenge books. I love making sweet displays and honestly, I love and need the reminder to be careful about selection and collection development. Just because there is a book that I don't really want … Continue reading Awww yiss, it’s Banned Books Week!
Well, take the "best of" lists with a grain of salt. Especially Slate's best books of the year list. Now, I'm not sure why I still peruse Slate's articles. There have been a handful of interesting articles in the last two years. One was today about high school teachers using The Help to teach about … Continue reading Beware the “best of” lists
I talk a lot about summer reading for my patrons on this blog, but today I'm wondering what you are reading this summer or looking forward to reading. Personally, once I'm done finding those elusive happy GLBTQ YA books, I'll finish The Little Friend. Then I hope to get my hands on Neil Gaiman's new … Continue reading Grown-Up Summer Reading