Category: Banned Book Week

Morning Meanderings… Final to Banned Book Week and 6 Months

This is the post that should have been yesterday however with the book sale… my overextended schedule this past week and my inability to sleep through the night – I did not get it posted.  I did not forget – just had to let…

Morning Meanderings…. Having Your Cake…

Friday.  Holy wow.  What a week. This morning at 5:00 am I was baking brownies for a funeral of a really good friends father.  I will be cutting out of the book sale for a while today to attend the visitation and I am…

Banned Books…. Did You Know????

Woo… the day got away from me!  Last night I was too tired to prepare this post.  After leaving the library at 4 pm after the sale set up I thought I would grab a few quick groceries and then go home…  for the…

Morning Meanderings…. BANNED COFFEE?????

Good morning.  I am here…. still drinking tea.  I have had no time to go out and purchase a coffee grinder for the Coffee beans that await me.  Yes… yes… I could pick up ground coffee but now it is a thing. Coffee grinder…

BANNED IN BOSTON (A Guest Post)

My friend Andrea – Book Journey reader and big time supporter when it comes to encouraging emails this year, has written this post regarding Movies Made From Banned Books.  Please enjoy.    Throughout history ideas have been suppressed by all kinds of people, and…

Morning Meanderings… Banned Aid

Good morning!  Day 3 of BANNED BOOK WEEK!  I sit here this morning drinking tea as I bought this delicious coffee I can not wait to taste from Caribou Coffee and forgot that I had given away my coffee grinder because I never used…

Banned Meanderings… Yes. It Is That Time Again

Good morning from Minnesota.  Day 2 of the Banned Book Week Already.  GAH!  How time flies… and I finished Gone With The Wind yesterday (more on that BANNED BOOK later). We have some book lovers that want to share with you their thoughts on…

Morning Meanderings…. Banned Book Week Kick Off!

Sunday.  COFFEE.  The first day of life beginning to simmer again.  With today being the first day of Banned Book Week (YAY!) and tomorrow starts the fall book sale set up leading to the book sale later in the week and then a big…

Morning Meanderings… Storms, Canning, and Miss Scarlett

I am amazed how I can fill up my time.. so much that days go by and I realize I have not posted a thing.  So determined I am to keep my mind busy that I plan to post, and then before I know…

Join In For Banned Book Week! Great Discussion! Fun Prizes!

One of my FAVORITE bookish weeks of the year is Banned Book Week.  Not only does it give me an excuse to dig into some excellent books… but it also is good to discuss censorship in our reading.  Who has the right to say…

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote (Banned Book – True Crime)

In November of 1959 a family who lived in Holcomb Kansas was brutally attacked, killed and left.  The murders of the Clutter family were senseless. The family was well-respected humble farmers and had no enemies as far as anyone knew. It turned out it…

Go Ask Alice by Anonymous (Banned Book… BUT Was It Real?)

Being a teenager is not easy now… and it wasn’t then. Told in the first person perspective of an unnamed teenage girl, who is just trying to fit in.  When she is invited to a popular girls party she can not believe her luck! …