Welcome to my page of all things Books and Reading related! This is attempting to be a Table of Contents of sorts, where you can find reviews I have written, along with some other reading-and-book relevant reflections.
- The Gospel According to Biff (#LazyLambs Book Club)
- The Girl Who Fell From The Sky (#LazyLambs Book Club)
- Lady, Thy Name is Trouble. A Review
- An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole
Comics and Graphic Novels
- Lumberjanes Volume 1 – Beware the Kitten Holy
- Ms. Marvel Volume 1 – No Normal,
- Phoebe and Her Unicorn!
- Pheobe and her Unicorn: In the Magic Storm.
Children’s Books/Picture Books
- Writer Origin Story: An Ode to Books!
- We Need Diverse Books!
- I Should Not Have to be Ashamed of What I Read.
- Reading Habits
- Ten Books for Readers Who Love History
- Fox. Hunting. Interview!
- Ten Books From my Childhood to Revisit
- Does Gender Matter in Book Recommendations?
- Feminist Friday: The Myth of “Girl Stories”
- Bout of Books: Mid Challenge Check In, May 2018
Reflections and Reviews by others
- Feminist Friday: What Are Strong Female Characters? by Hannah Givens
- The Power of Art: 5 Inclusive Picture Books. By Hannah Givens
- A Writer’s Reach: Remembering Maya Angelou
- Harper Lee – A new, old, book.
- Rest In Peace, Harper Lee
- An Interview with Erica L. Bartlett, Author
There is a page specifically dedicated to Banned Books and my observance of Banned Book Week each year
Annual Banned Book Week Introductory pages:
- Banned Book Blog Party – 2014
- Banned Book Week 2015
- Banned Book Week 2016
- Banned Book Week 2017
- Banned Book Week 2018
Other Banned Book Lists and Activities
Reviews and Commentary by Eclectic Alli (including year written)
- The Harry Potter series (2014)
- I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings (2014)
- Fahrenheit 451 (2014)
- The Upstairs Room (2014)
- The Great Gilly Hopkins (2014)
- Bridge to Terabithia (2014)
- The Things They Carried (2014)
- Junie B. Jones (2014)
- To Kill a Mockingbird (2014)
- And Tango Makes Three (2015)
- The House on Mango Street (2015)
- It’s Perfectly Normal (2015)
- Draw Me A Star (2015)
- In The Night Kitchen (2015)
- I am Jazz (2016)
- The Bible (2016)
- Nasreen’s Secret School (2016)
- Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic (2016)
- Two Boys Kissing (2016)
- Little Bill (2017)
- Eleanor and Park (2017)
- George (2017)
- Revisiting George (2018)
- The Hate U Give (2018)
- This One Summer (2018)
- The Kite Runner (2018)
Banned Book Week Posts by Others:
- Harry Potter and the Handwritten Warnings (by Hannah Givens, 2014)
- Young Minds and Books: A Dangerous Combination? (by Allison Maruska, 2014)
- “The Most Famous Challenged and Banned Books” Event (by Hannah Givens, 2014)
- Celebrate Banned Books: The Handmaid’s Tale (By The Bubble Bath Reader, 2014)
- Thursday Thirteen: Banned and Challenged Classics (By Sourcerer, 2014)
- Banned Books Week: Pamela (By Hannah Givens, 2014)
- Blog Party by Jedi by Knight, 2014
- Reflecting on the list (By Hannah Givens, 2017)
- Two Boys Kissing – a Review (By The Mad Grad Student, 2017)
The Classics Club is a long-running reading challenge, which calls for its own page, as well as having the posts I’ve written about the books I’ve read for it posted here.
- A Little Princess: Storytelling Inspiration
- The Secret Garden: Old Friends in Many Forms
- The Old Man and the Sea: Classics Club Spin
- To Kill a Mockingbird: Banned Books Week 2014
- The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: Classics Club Spin
- The World According to Garp: A Writer’s Reading
- Anne of Green Gables, a New Friend