Censorship and Schools

My first reaction to reading that Some Girls Are, by Courtney Summers, has been removed as an option from the summer reading list for West Ashley High School in Charleston, North Carolina over a mother's concern that it's "smut" and "trash" was outrage. I haven't read Some Girls Are (though I’ve now ordered it from … Continue reading Censorship and Schools

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All the Rage, by Courtney Summers

I didn't want to read All the Rage. Or rather, I did, but I was afraid to. Everything I'd read about it said it was a difficult book, a painful book, but a necessary one. It took me nearly a fortnight to pick it up after getting it from the library, and then I ploughed … Continue reading All the Rage, by Courtney Summers