S context to consider Was I privileged enough to be able to love books in which urt flowed abundantly without feeling A Prince Hall Masonic Quiz Book hopelessness Was it privilege or did it change from person to person Or was it boththe privilege ofow you experience booksLike Aga(c)Silas holy shit I need to take a moment Iave thought this a lot but never really Crushing Low Stakes Poker had the words to shape what I feltmeant But this THIS It s a concept I want to smush all over Book Twitter sorry There is such a thing as a book beingarmful for one person and perfect for another There s such a thing as a book being needed for one person and trashy for another This is why Disney Princess Learning to Count hating books cancelling books saying some books don t deserve to exist can be inherentlyarmful NOT TALKING ABOUT really problematic books that are built on Ella, The Slayer (Serenity House, hateThe problem is we bring ourselves to the pages Our whole selves Every single darkness Every single light Every single passion Every singleurt We read with all the layers that make us who we are acting as filters We read with all that our eyes Modern Viking have seen and all ourearts The Spirit of Intimacy have felt since birth With that much density making upumanity it can t be up to us to make sure people don t misunderstand a book And it can t be up to books to make sure people don t kill themselves or ate someone or even love someone Or even decide to be president What we do before and after we read is our choice And that choice is freedomsits ere in contemplative silence for 10 yearsSome dark stuff The Amory Wars, Volume 1 happens in this book Reading a book triggers one character badly It makes Clara doubt everything she ever knew and wonder if books AREarmful if books SHOULD be banned And I love love One Night with The Sheikh how itandled the topic because it s not easy to figure out Mismatch (Love Match, how to say a book shouldn t be banned even if it caused someone tourt themself Don t you get rid of the weapon No because JUST like that passage says not everyone is going to be able to cope with every same book But we still ave a level of ownership for our own feelings and actions A book being dangerous for someone doesn t make the book inherently dangerous Although I ave been in a place where I ve been badly triggered by a book so I do get itbut let me pause for a uick critiueLike I love the very BONES of this novel and it s nuanced and complex deconstruction of the act of telling stories and sharing words and what that means But there were actually places I was a bit eh will I even like this book because the characters are not very deep Clara was almost too uirkily clumsy and dorky at times it felt like she was trying to be Uber Relatable but just felt cringey And I desperately wanted to get to know Jack and Ashton better but it just didn t delve into anyone s characters They both Keys to Tulsa have such a deep backstory it was nearly frustratedow the book was 90% centred on Clara She needed to look outside Secret Africa herself But I think she was learning toReading this was a gift because it was a discussion I d been craving butadn t known ow to put what I felt into words I did NOT agree with everything in this novel at one point I felt like it said fighting with anger is always wrong when no I think there are good times to get angry But it just put forth piles of things to chew and mull over A nuanced discussion It meant a lot to me I wish we all thought about what we read and expressed our personal feelings about novels without tearing apart authors or other fans of the novelsBooks are not perfect They are imperfect explorations of one person s thoughts We are not all the same There are a thousand ways to view the same book and your anger or love
Of A Book Is Validbut a book is validbut universal Books illuminate something different for all of us Books change lives because they re matchesTW omophobia abuse attempted suicideThis was a pleasant and enjoyable read with a touch of darkness I did not see coming I gotta be مهارت در بازی زندگی honest my expectations weren tigh for this book I just wanted to enjoy it The Dragon in the Clock Box have a somewhat light read And that was precisely what Suggested Reading offered and then it also offered some I thought this book particularly appropriate to read during the Banned Books Week as it was you know a book about the act of banning books Indeed what Peter Hauntman affirms is the truth Ye I was given an ARC from Harper Collins Canada in exchange for anonest review When I first eard about this book at the HCCFRENZY event "I was so disappointed when I didn t receive it in my goodie bag but like always Harper comes "was so disappointed when I didn t receive it in my goodie bag but like always Harper comes clutch and gave me a copy for a review and I can t thank them enough Suggest Reading easily made it to the top books I ave read in 2019 with its a Books are wild things You can t tame them People are wild things You can t tame them either Put those two together and you can t know what s going to The Nazi Revolution happen Suggested Reading by Dave connis is a wonderful story about the power and magic of books It s truly a love letter to book lovers and feels so right Myeart is so Bloods a Rover (American Underworld Trilogy happy and full after reading this and I just can telp but be grateful to the warm and fuzzy feelings I get from this books After a list of over 50 books are mysteriously and covertly added er private school s prohibited media list volunteer librarian and avid booklover Clara Evans is determined to keep these books in circulation in an underground library run out of er locker Suggested Reading is a story about the power of books what they mean to us and Wylde Bears (Wylde Bears, how they shape us It really focuses ofow we internalize books in different ways and can take completely different lessons from the same story because of our own personal views It s a story of friendship and celebration that really looks at Cooking Light Lazy Gourmet how different media impacts us adn we in turn impact those around us I loved every second of it and I can t suggest it enough I received a copy of the book from the publisher in excahnge for anonest review. G a shady trade in titles like Speak and The Chocolate War But when one of the books she loves most is connected to a tragedy she never saw coming Clara’s forced to face Arise her role in itWill she be able to make peace wither conflicting feelings or is fighting for this noble cause too tough for er to bea. You can find the full review and all the fancy andor randomness that accompanies it at It Starts at Midnight 35Ah who doesn t love a book about books right Right This was pretty enjoyable so let s get to it What I Liked Books are basically the The Book Thief hero of the story Sure Clara and othersave a role in ensuring that they get into the Talk to Me hands of those who need them but they re just the vessel Books are making the true differenceere Clara isn t always likable Wait what you ask How is this a good thing Glad to tell you So she s judgy as all get out and she can be awfully self absorbed but the good news is she goes through a ton of growth as a character and tries to do better And really isn t that kind of the best Plus she s pretty funny and witty so that is a bonus too Gosh the book within a book was fabulous It s called Don t Tread on Me and I really feel like I need it to be an actual thing It s Clara s latest book obsession and I think it really speaks to the uality of the writing that I was able to love a non existent book There were some pretty solid messages in this book Like I said Clara learns a lot through the course of the book It s done mostly through Silver Mortal (The Gracen Chronicles, her friendships and relationships wither peers Educating for the New World Order her teachers the school staff ander parents What I Didn t There was a bit of a Problematic Moment It serves to make Clara wonder if books can be Living in Little Rock with Miss Little Rock harmful but I think it was a little too self absorbed for one and not the best way to show it for another view spoilerJack who is gay andas parents who are not supportive tries to kill The Character Of An Upright Man himself Clara blameserself for providing Mr. Malcolms List him with a copy of Catcher in the Rye All of this is just yikeside spoiler This is a wonderful thought provoking book in which a voracious reader and igh school senior fights back when the principal bans than 50 books among them such modern classics as Speak The Perks of Being a Wallflower and Flowers for Algernon Bibliophile Clara Evans starts running an underground library or Unlib out of er locker It s an inspiring tale that s a celebration of the power of books and friendship I loved the characters the story the Just One Golden Kiss humor and the uotations from the various banned books I m adding this one to my Favorites shelf Many thanks to HarperTeen for sending me a copy in exchange for anonest review Books are a light A light that melts ignorance and The Tyranny of Guilt hate Wow Wow Just wow I was absolutely blown away by this book So what s this book about Clara Evans isorrified when she discovers Phantom Encounters her principal s prohibited mediait list The iconic books on the list Eat Your Way Through the USA have been pulled from the library and aren t allowed anywhere on the school s premises Students caught with the contraband will be sternly punishedMany of these storiesave changed Clara s life so she s not going to sit back and watch while My Dirty Janitor Book 4 her draconian principal abusesis "power She s going to strike backSo Clara starts an underground library in er locker doing a "She s going to strike
BACKSO CLARA STARTS AN UNDERGROUND LIBRARYClara starts an underground library er locker doing a trade in titles like Speak and The Chocolate War But when one of the books she loves most is connected to a tragedy she never saw coming Clara s forced to face Spanish-American Short Stories / Cuentos hispanoamericanos her role in itWill she be able to make peace wither conflicting feelings or is fighting for this noble cause too tough for er to bearI just It s like someone followed me around for a month and then wrote a dramatic version of my life I absolutely loved the book because books and bookworms What s not to loveBut unlike most books that feature book lovers this book actually went deep into what it really means to be a reader What books do for us and why It uestioned things we ve all thought It was passionate and ensnaring Overall this book was unexpectedly lovely Bottom Line4 starsAge Rating PG Content Screening Mild SpoilersPositive Messages 55 Sacrafice for the greater good uestioning the norm PerserveranceViolence 25 Mild violenceSex 00Language 00DrinkingDrugs 15 Mention of underage drinkingContent and Trigger Warnings Racism Classism Homophobia SuicidePublication Date September 17th 2019Publisher HarperTeen an imprint of HarperCollinsGenre YAContemporary 45 stars Absolutely brilliant Goodreads Blog Pinterest LinkedIn YouTube Instagram Heartfelt and sincere I liked a lot about this The cover and premise drew me in right away The main character Clara was smart loved books and *had a fun personality Her friends were also uite likable and I enjoyed their storylines There were times I *a fun personality Her friends were also uite likable and I enjoyed their storylines There were times I emotionally drawn to them and the events occurring I loved the uotes at the beginning of the chapters and appreciated the referencesBut even with some of the subject matter I thought it was soft and not as edgy as I expected oped from a YA novel Without a couple key factors this felt very middle grade to me The novels referenced throughout were a better representation of what I thought the meat of this should Enna Burning have been Theyave gut to them And Clara s parents did they Hatter have a clue about much of anything even as parents of a teenager Good story dealing with issues important to be recognized just missed the mark a little for me Rating 45 StarsClara lived and breathed books Shead this unbridled passion for the written word and the power it possessed Therefore when she inadvertently learned that many of Paint the Wind her favorite books were being placed on a prohibited media list she decided to fight back and created an underground library However as word of the Unlib spread Clara founderself wondering if the rewards outweighed the risksThis was a book about a rabid reader which celebrated the power of books How could I not love itConnis created one of my favorite bibliophiles to date Clara She oozed book joy and I just about Wayne hung oner every word when she waxed poetic about The Perfect Resume her favorites The opening chapter immediately embeddeder in my The Centurion Code heart and Ield Antropologia da Criança her there until the very last pageThe basis of this story. In this standalone a bookworm finds a way to fight back whener school bans dozens of classic and meaningful booksClara Evans is Air Terisak Membelah Batu horrified when she discoverser principal’s “prohibited media” Canned hit list The iconic books on the listave been pulled from the library and aren’t allowed anywhere on th.