It’s banned books week. How many challenged books have YOU read?

I have read 17 of the 100 most frequenty challenged books (1990-1999). How many have you read? What’s your favorite? Here’s my list: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger The Giver, by Lois Lowry Goosebumps (series), by R.L. Stine … Continue reading

The Best of the Best – Quotes from Middlemarch

Middlemarch by George Eliot

So, I read this book because it appears on so many “read before you die” book lists. I get why now, because it’s beautifully written and is a great book about those times in England and provincial life in general..but it just went on and on…and on and on. Basically, good and bad things happen … Continue reading

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