In the light of some interesting books and viewpoints being created and posted, specifically on Twitter, I decided to dedicate this post to Muslim writers. If you did not know by now, I identity myself as a practicing Muslim woman, hijab and all. And although it is not new to see Muslims as the topic of discussion, I felt that something needed to be said at this point. Why? Because reading is the most important thing that humans are capable […]
Here it is again. A week in which we celebrate creativity and power of the first Amendment. It is Banned Book week and sad to say books are still constantly being banned from libraries and schools. Here are my thoughts: You do not have to read these books and as a parent you should read the books your child brings home. Just because you do not like something does not mean that it applies to the person […]
I have not read the book Ender’s Game by Orson Scott and i am going to assume it must be pretty popular since a big deal movie is coming out. My question is for those who have read the book . . . are you going to boycott the movie because the author is anti-gay? I am merely curious.
So there is this writer, Marie Calloway, and she is causing a stir in the literature world. She wrote a book called ” What Purpose Did I Serve in Your Life” which by the way I think is an awesome title. This book apparently is about her sexual experiences. However, instead of a “story” it is about her real, raw personal sexual experiences. Not only is there an issue that her book is a very bluntly written but she is […]
I recently read an article on the Huffington Post stating that a parent is protesting or making a fuss about Anne Frank being required reading for 7th graders. The parent’s issue is there is a part in the book in which Anne is describing her body; this includes her vagina. Here is why I do not believe that is grounds for having this book removed from the school; 1. This is a diary; it was not meant for the entire […]