Nexa School Board Bans Books Amid Controversial Meeting

After two hours of public comment, the Nexa School Board voted Thursday night to ban two books from their high school shelves and restrict another. At their regular meeting, the council was charged with deciding the fate of three of the sixteen books challenged by the Fathers. Among these, the bizarre memoirs “Fun Home: A … Read more

Maggie Shipstead for “You Have a Friend at 10A”

Theast may, Maggie Shipstead’s chest big circle, a comprehensive 600-page epic that juts out between the life of a lost 20th century pilot and the current actor who plays the pilot in a major biopic. One year later, Shipstead returns with more ideas about Hollywood, fame, and travel – this time in the form of … Read more

Llano County residents sue after books are removed from library system

Llano County, Texas (KXAN) – A federal lawsuit is working to prevent future removal of books from the Llano County library system after county commissioners agreed in December to suspend the library’s OverDrive system. The lawsuit was filed by members of the public. On Wednesday, the plaintiffs behind the lawsuit filed an injunction in the … Read more

Five little books full of big ideas

I read to Much From epic fantasy. Bigger is better. When it comes to enjoyment reading, it’s hard to beat a comprehensive story over 800 pages – especially if it’s part of a huge series. Despite this, I have recently started including smaller books in my reading schedule. It helps me explore a more diverse … Read more

Milford Schools preserves In the Time of Butterflies book

Milford Village Exempt Schools will not remove the phrase “in the time of butterflies” from the 10th grade English language curriculum, Officials announced Thursday morning. Browse the novel county after Received three complaints from citizens who considered its contents sexually inappropriate A threat to Christian values. These are the only applications submitted through the central … Read more

Dracula Daily is the hottest new book club on Tumblr

Anyone online keeps track of the journal entries of English lawyer Jonathan Harker – also known as one of the main characters in Bram Stoker’s Dracula. On Tumblr in particular, posts about the classic novel are starting to take over the platform. While it may seem strange that large segments of Tumblr users have declared … Read more

New book shares ‘humanity’ perspective | Feature Stories

People and horses must be treated with respect. This idea is emphasized in the book “Cowboys & Conductors: Conversations on Horseman-Humanship” by Dustin Davis and Paul Jan Zdunek. The two will discuss their book and will sell and sign copies of it as part of LitFest Pasadena on Saturday, May 14 at Pasadena Presbyterian Church. … Read more