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POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2020 Update: Week Forty

Good morning, everyone! I hope that you are having a wonderful weekend so far! It's been a pretty exciting week here at The Unapologetic Bookworm. In addition to completing this year's POPSUGAR Reading Challenge at the beginning of the week, the site has reached a huge milestone. The Unapologetic Bookworm officially has more than 100… Continue reading POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2020 Update: Week Forty

Banned Books Week · Ideas for Readers · Ideas for Teachers and Parents

Dear Banned Author – A Great Banned Books Week Activity

There are a lot of different activities that you could take part in during this year's Banned Books Week. Probably the most popular activity is to read a book that has been banned or challenged, which is something I definitely recommend (and not just during Banned Books Week). You could also attend a virtual event,… Continue reading Dear Banned Author – A Great Banned Books Week Activity

Banned Books Week · POPSUGAR Reading Challenge

POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2020 Update: Week Thirty-Nine

Good morning, everyone! I hope that you are having a wonderful weekend so far! This week turned out a little differently than I had anticipated, mostly because I ended up having to see my doctor regarding some pain that I've been experiencing in my ribs and back. It does seem to be a muscular/skeletal issue,… Continue reading POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2020 Update: Week Thirty-Nine

Banned Books Week · Book Reviews · Science Fiction

The Irony of Fahrenheit 451

"It was a pleasure to burn."Fahrenheit 451 (Bradbury 1) Fahrenheit 451 is the story of a fireman by the name of Guy Montag, whose job is to burn materials that have been deemed dangerous to society...namely books. He's good at his job and, given the first line of the novel (which is quoted above), seems… Continue reading The Irony of Fahrenheit 451

Banned Books Week

Can Banned Books Week Be A Celebration?

Here on The Unapologetic Bookworm, Banned Books Week has been focused on sharing some of my favorite challenged/banned titles, as well as drawing attention to censorship. I've spent time discussing why certain books have been challenged, and also given some reasons for reading them. I've even issued some challenges of my own this week, including:… Continue reading Can Banned Books Week Be A Celebration?