September 27-October 3 2020 is Banned Books Week!

Happy Banned Books Week! This annual celebration, which began in 1982, is dedicated to freedom of expression and the freedom to read and looks at all the books that have been banned for one reason or another. This event was launched around the same time as the court case Island Tree Schools District v. Pico,…… Continue reading September 27-October 3 2020 is Banned Books Week!

Book Review: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

4/5 stars I just finished reading the sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, The Testaments by Margaret Atwood. This book was the winner of the Booker Prize 2019 and a Sunday Times Bestseller. The Testaments takes place at least fifteen years after The Handmaid’s Tale. The story has three different narrators–Aunt Lydia, another girl in Gilead,…… Continue reading Book Review: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood