I’m With the Banned

This week is Banned Books Week, the American Library Association's annual celebration of banned and challenged books. The Office of Intellectual Freedom keeps track of all reports of challenges against books in public libraries, school libraries, school assignments, and all other reported attempts at removing books from public use. Over the years, they have compiled…

Spark a Reaction!: Results of my First Summer Reading Program

Since I outlined a few months ago what I was planning on doing, I thought I'd post an update on how it turned out. I'm a month and a half late, but things only slowed down for a few weeks before getting crazy again. Which might be a post in and of itself, but for…

New Pics from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay

I know this is another reblog, and I promise a post detailing how my Geeky Summer Reading Programs went is in the works, but it’s here! The new trailer for Mockingjay: Part 1 is out and it is awesome! Oh my god is it awesome! I can not wait for this one.

Legion of Leia

We’ve got some brand new pictures from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay and if you weren’t excited before, these are going to do it. Of course, after that trailer release on Monday, how could you not be? Though, to be fair, I’m hearing the most excitement from my fellow book readers more than those who have only seen the film. The Hunger Games Exclusive has not only the photos, but interviews with Jennifer Lawrence, Natalie Dormer and Liam Hemsworth.

Head over to the site to read the interviews, including some info on Katniss and her Mockingjay outfit. She said, “it’s scary and very intense but feminine and pretty at the same time. It’s not the most comfortable costume in the world, but it’s utilitarian. I like clothes that let you get the job done.”

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay hits theaters on November 21, 2014. Watch the trailer below the pics.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

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Teens’ Top Reads

If you are a Teen and you follow me, please take a moment to vote for the Teen Top Ten. My faves are Eleanor and Park and In the Shadow of Blackbirds, and The Testing. The Clockwor Scarab is on my too read list, as are a few of the others.