It’s the end of Banned Book Week! And for this particular review, I want to explore possible reasons why Lois Lowry’s Newbery award-winning novel, THE GIVER, has been banned in many schools and libraries. Just so you know, there are a number of SPOILERS in this post. Now. Let’s dive in, shall we? Jonas is, in… More Book Review: THE GIVER, by Lois Lowry
I’m interviewing author Joelle Anthony over on Bookshop Talk today. Please stop by to say hello!
I was very hesitant to read this book. In fact, I checked it out from the library several times and returned in unread each time. I just don’t do very well with violence, and violence is a major theme in GRACE. Here’s a summary from Goodreads: Grace was raised to be an Angel, a herald… More Book Review: GRACE, by Elizabeth Scott
Publicity Blurb from Joëlle Anthony’s Website: RESTORING HARMONY The year is 2041, and for sixteen year old Molly McClure, her life now is pretty much the same as it’s always been. She was only six when The Collapse of ’31 happened, ending life as the world’s population had known it. For grown-ups everywhere, the changes… More Guest Interview — Joëlle Anthony