Category: book lists

What I Learned From Reading the 10 Most-Banned Books of the Past Year| Banned Books Week 2021

Book banning. It’s almost like a curse word. As an advocate for freedom of speech and freedom of thought, I am wholeheartedly opposed to book banning of any kind. Whether it’s for “dangerous ideas”, “political viewpoints”, or “inappropriate content,” I believe that to censor books is to eventually stamp out critical thinking. I believe that

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5 Historical Fiction Books That Aren’t About WW2 | Underrated Book Recommendations

There’s no doubt that the Second World War, by common consensus one of the most devastating major events in the 20th century, is an important thing to read about. However, the historical fiction market is completely saturated with WW2 books– and a very specific brand of WW2 books at that.

5 Nonfiction Books I Couldn’t Put Down| Science, History Book Recommendations

Nonfiction gets a bad rap. So many people (including past me) automatically dismiss it as “boring”, but lately I’ve come to realize that nonfiction is only boring if you’re not reading the right books.

The Mid-Year Book Freakout Tag | 2021

When will everyone realize that the middle of the year falls at the very end of June/the very beginning of July, and not the middle of June? I don’t know, but it won’t stop me from posting all my mid-year reading stuff whenever in the summer I feel like it.