The Five-Eyed Bookworm

Eclectic Reader. Lover of beautiful book covers.


Top 12 Books of 2013

Without further ado and with no order of preference, here are my top 12 books of 2013:

Top 12 Books of 2013

The Five-Eyed Bookworm’s Top 12 Books of 2013



Banned Books Reading Challenge

A lot of books have been kept off the shelf for various reasons. This challenge got me interested because like many curious souls out there, I want to find out why a certain books gets banned. Of course, parents or schools have the discretion to limit access to certain kinds of books that may not be appropriate for a child’s age or if the book’s contents are questionable and inappropriate. According to this article, the number of challenged books have gone up in 2013. Some questionable inclusions in banned books list are enumerated in this article.

If you want to know more about this challenge and join, please visit Buckling Bookshelves. There are links you can visit in that post that will show you lists of frequently challenged books.

banned book challenge 2014

photo credit: Old Books by Petr Kratochvil

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Top Ten New Authors 2013

top ten tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish.

2013 was a good reading year because I was able to discover new and fantastic authors. As seen from the image above, I have listed these authors (in no particular order of preference).

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