Maus Book Review

Content Warning: This review discusses nudity as well as depictions of violence, genocide, and suicide. On January 10, 2022, the McMinn County School Board voted unanimously to remove Maus – a 1986 graphic novel by Art Spiegelman – from its 8th grade curriculum. Their main concerns were the profanity, brief nudity, and depictions of violenceContinue reading “Maus Book Review”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Twenty-Nine

Hi Everybody, I’ve been reading lots of wonderful books lately, and I want to show two new titles that I started recently. Both of them contain main characters attempting to avoid persecution by passing. Let’s begin with something that’s definitely suited for my profession! The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict (the pen name of HeatherContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Twenty-Nine”

Rose Madder Book Review

Well, ladies and gentlemen: I just read my very first Stephen King novel. You probably think it would be something like It, The Shining, or Carrie, but nope! It was his 1995 book Rose Madder. Fans and even King himself regard it as one of his weaker novels, but I thought it was pretty goodContinue reading “Rose Madder Book Review”