March 22, 2014

More books… more coffe…
by Miguel Almagro. Artists on tumblr

More books… more coffe…

by Miguel Almagro. Artists on tumblr

January 26, 2014

Days of Bibliophilia by xEvyxFangsx

Days of Bibliophilia by xEvyxFangsx

November 21, 2013

by cloduy

by cloduy

November 15, 2013

lucycoats: Serious amounts of amazing ‘money can’t buy’ book swag is on offer HERE: Name in Patrick Ness’s new book? Dedication in Horrid Henry? Signed Neil Gaiman book? Proof of new 2014 Armistead Maupin? Manuscript critique by chief editor at Hot Key Books? Your face in a new Graphic Novel? Author visit for your school (worldwide)? All that and LOTS more to raise money for the Philippines disaster.
Please bid if you can at http://authorsforphilippines.wordpress.com/index-of-items/

lucycoats: Serious amounts of amazing ‘money can’t buy’ book swag is on offer HERE: Name in Patrick Ness’s new book? Dedication in Horrid Henry? Signed Neil Gaiman book? Proof of new 2014 Armistead Maupin? Manuscript critique by chief editor at Hot Key Books? Your face in a new Graphic Novel? Author visit for your school (worldwide)? All that and LOTS more to raise money for the Philippines disaster.

Please bid if you can at http://authorsforphilippines.wordpress.com/index-of-items/

October 11, 2013

The Feline Bibliophile by Miss Dead Rose

The Feline Bibliophile by Miss Dead Rose

October 6, 2013

Bibliophile

Bibliophile

October 4, 2013

The Sneaky Bibliophile. by Neverwinterphoenix

The Sneaky Bibliophile. by Neverwinterphoenix

October 2, 2013

Bibliophile by Cynically-Hopeful

Bibliophile by Cynically-Hopeful

September 26, 2013

Bibliophile

Bibliophile

September 24, 2013
Top Ten Challenged Books Lists 2012

Out of 464 challenges as reported by the Office for Intellectual Freedom 

  1. Captain Underpants (series), by Dav Pilkey.
    Reasons: Offensive language, unsuited for age group
  2. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie.
    Reasons: Offensive language, racism, sexually explicit, unsuited for age group
  3. Thirteen Reasons Why, by Jay Asher.
    Reasons: Drugs/alcohol/smoking, sexually explicit, suicide, unsuited for age group
  4. Fifty Shades of Grey, by E. L. James.
    Reasons: Offensive language, sexually explicit
  5. And Tango Makes Three, by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson.
    Reasons: Homosexuality, unsuited for age group
  6. The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini.
    Reasons: Homosexuality, offensive language, religious viewpoint, sexually explicit
  7. Looking for Alaska, by John Green.
    Reasons: Offensive language, sexually explicit, unsuited for age group
  8. Scary Stories (series), by Alvin Schwartz.
    Reasons: Unsuited for age group, violence
  9. The Glass Castle, by Jeanette Walls.
    Reasons: Offensive language, sexually explicit
  10. Beloved, by Toni Morrison.
    Reasons: Sexually explicit, religious viewpoint, violence