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A Comprehensive List of Banned YA Books

Happy Banned Book Week! Banned Book Week started in 1982 as a result of the increase in the number of books people were trying to get banned from schools and libraries. We’re celebrating the freedom to read by sharing all of the modern YA banned books we could find. We used information provided by libraries and the American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual Freedom to find banned and challenged books.

We encourage everyone to read banned books because if someone wants a book banned, there’s usually something important inside the cover for you to learn. Always question people who try to ban books and especially question their intent.

“Banning books gives us silence when we need speech. It closes our ears when we need to listen. It makes us blind when we need sight.” — Stephen Chbosky, author of Perks of Being a Wallflower

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20 Questions Book Tag

We’ve seen other bloggers participate in this tag and we thought it looked fun! In this tag we share some of our favorites, least favorites and other opinions.

1. How Many Books are Too Many Books in a Series?

Book Review: The Mortal Instruments – Confessions of a Book Geek

For the most part, we usually stick with trilogies for series. However, it depends. A few of our favorite series are 4+ books, including The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare and Pretty Little Liars by Sara Shepard. As long as we still like the story, we’ll keep reading.

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Back to School: College YA Edition

YA in college is becoming more popular, especially since NA didn’t really takeoff and— let’s be real— tends to be more erotica than anything. Let us know if we missed any great YA books set in college. We’re always looking to read more of them. Tell us in the comments which YA books set in college are your favorite! 

1. The Ivy series by Lauren Kunze

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Welcome to the Ivy league. Set at Harvard, this series has everything: from hot guys, to glamorous parties and a well-educated MC. Callie is from a modest family in California and everything changes when she’s thrown into the world of the Northeast elite. The cast of characters make this story unforgettable. 

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