Dystopian

Banned Books Week 2016

Banned Books Week – The Unspoken Factor in the Banning of Diverse Books

It’s here, it’s finally here! From September 25 to October 1, the literature world is celebrating Banned Books Week. The theme this year is something close to my heart as a female of color: it’s about celebrating diversity and the books that contain them. I mean, it should be common sense, right? Of course we should celebrate […] Read more…

Redemption - An alternate take on Dystopian books for teens

Redemption – An alternate take on dystopian books for teens

Okay, let’s face it: bookstores have been flooded with dystopian books for teens ever since the release of The Hunger Games. Now, I don’t have a problem with that; I love the genre, after all, and who doesn’t want to read about suffering children? (What? Just me? Seriously? Okay then.) But with the flooding of the good comes […] Read more…