Day 10: This One Summer by Jillian and Mariko Tamaki. This graphic novelcaptures the essence of summer and friendship perfectly. The story is told delicately and with sensitivity. And the art is superlative. I love it. #100happybookdays #graphicnovel #firstsecond #drawn&quarterly #bookstagram #books

Day 10: This One Summer by Jillian and Mariko Tamaki. This graphic novelcaptures the essence of summer and friendship perfectly. The story is told delicately and with sensitivity. And the art is superlative. I love it. #100happybookdays #graphicnovel #firstsecond #drawn&quarterly #bookstagram #books

caprediem:

nitanahkohe:

micdotcom:

8 films that explore what it really means to be indigenous

i own The Lesser Blessed and would totally recommend!!

ellamyth

Ahhh! The Lesser Blessed! So good!

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avocadojohn:

"My thoughts are avocados I can not fathom into guacamole." - John Green (probably)

avocadojohn:

"My thoughts are avocados I can not fathom into guacamole." - John Green (probably)

Book Review: Monstrous Affections: An Anthology of Beastly Tales

Hardcover, 480 pages Expected publication: September 9th, 2014 by Candlewick Press Source: Publisher First, I’m back! Second, thank you to Candlewick Press for sending me an ARC for this anthology which I thoroughly, thoroughly enjoyed.

Book Review: Monstrous Affections: An Anthology of Beastly Tales

Hardcover, 480 pages Expected publication: September 9th, 2014 by Candlewick Press Source: Publisher First, I’m back! Second, thank you to Candlewick Press for sending me an ARC for this anthology which I thoroughly, thoroughly enjoyed.

Welcome to the past: historical fiction month

Welcome to the past: historical fiction month

What’s the first thing that springs to your mind when you hear someone say “historical fiction”?

Admit it, the first image was something from the middle ages, peasants wallowing in hovels or nobles garbed in silk and velvet, riding noble steeds or strolling down the marble halls of a palace. Or else of pirates. Or else (embarrassing, but be honest) the mental image was of some bodice ripper you…

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beholdthebond:

jubilantics:

Books won’t stay banned. They won’t burn. Ideas won’t go to jail. In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas. — Alfred Whitney Griswald

Banned Books Mugshots: Alaska Young (Looking for Alaska), Janie Crawford (Their Eyes Were Watching God), Holden Caulfield (The Catcher in the Rye), Harry Potter (Harry Potter), and Hester Prynne (The Scarlet Letter).

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These are so awesome!