Banned Books, Part Six

September 23-29 is Banned Books Week, a week that promotes the freedom to read. Every day this week, I’ll be sharing three banned books that you should add to your TBR lists.

Part One
Part Two
Part Three
Part Four
Part Five

 

 

Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Bloom

When I was searching through lists of banned books, I was pretty shocked to see one by Judy Bloom. This middle-grade book was banned and challenged for its mentions of sex and menstruation, as well as for it’s perceived anti-Christianity.

Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk

If you’ve read this book, then it’s probably no surprise to you that it’s been banned in many schools and libraries. Excessive violence, sexual content, anarchy, drinking, etc.; this book has it all.

This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki

This award-winning graphic novel has been censored due to some people feeling that the content is too adult for its intended audience. It follows the story of two girls who are coming of age and exploring their sexual interests. The story also includes drug use, LGBT themes, and profanity.

Have you read any of these books? What were your thoughts?

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Author: Penny Wright

Absolutely bookish.

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