Thursday, June 7, 2012

SummerQuest 5

The character of a hero is shown by undertaking quests that are dangerous, challenging, and a test of will and fortitude. Your quest is to find and read a banned book -- a book that someone, somewhere, believes neither you nor anyone else like you should be allowed to read. Your challenge is to write about the book once you have finished reading it, regardless of whether or not you liked it. Write about it on a blog, or review it on a bookseller site like Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or Bookmans, on Goodreads or LibraryThing. Then let us know where you put it! After five people have responded, we will unlock another piece of the picture.


  1. Hah, we look forward to hearing back from you, Anon! If you check in the hint post, you can take a look at lists of banned books, even classics, that you may have read already...

    Good luck!

  2. My banned book was The Handmaid's Tale and you can read what I wrote about it here.

  3. Shell,
    I wasn't sure if I would like the book when I started it either, but it definitely is on my list of recommended reads. I was once in a book group with other women from work and after we read the book we all wore red to work one day.


  4. I decided to make this the story I rewrite the ending to for one of the 100 activities on the list. You can read it here...

    I know I already posted my commit about the book but wanted to share what else I wrote about it.

  5. Thanks for sharing Shell! And did you know there's a young lady and her parents who are also keeping track of all they do for the summer reading program too. Glad it's been inspiring creativity for all ages.


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