Book Review: “Dear Child” by Romy Hausmann

Thank you to Macmillan Publishing who provided me with an Advanced Reader's copy of this book. Originally published in Germany last year, the American edition can be expected October 2020. Lena Beck goes missing fourteen years before the book starts. Her heartbroken parents still hope that she will be found and give them closure on… Continue reading Book Review: “Dear Child” by Romy Hausmann

The Controversy of Challenged Books

The American Library Association released yesterday it's list of Top Ten Most Challenged Books of 2015 in its annual report which can be found here. The report is released every year during National Library Week and I found it extremely enlightening. It confirms what I have been saying for years: People absolutely despise, yet thrive on, anything… Continue reading The Controversy of Challenged Books