Tag Archive | Banned books

My Favorite Banned Book: The Giver by Lois Lowry

My Favorite Banned Book: The Giver by Lois Lowry

As National Banned Book Week comes to an end, I thought I would share my favorite banned book and ironically, one of my favorite books of all time. I was in the fifth grade when my teacher, Mrs. Huggins first read to us The Giver. I don’t recall if we read the book as a […]

Review: Seeds of Yesterday by V.C. Andrews

Review: Seeds of Yesterday by V.C. Andrews

The final, haunting novel in the extraordinary story that has enthralled millions! The horror began with Flowers in the Attic, the terrifying tale of four innocent children locked away from the world by a cruel mother. The shocking fury continued with Petals on the Wind and If There Be Thorns. Now V.C. Andrews has created […]

Review: If There Be Thorns by V.C. Andrews

Review: If There Be Thorns by V.C. Andrews

Out of the ashes of evil Chris and Cathy made such a loving home for their splendid children… Fourteen-year-old Jory was so handsome, so gentle. And Bart had such a dazzling imagination for a nine year old. Then the lights came on in the abandoned house next door. Soon the Old Lady in Black was […]

Review: Petals on the Wind by V.C. Andrews

Review: Petals on the Wind by V.C. Andrews

They were such brave children to withstand such suffering. Such clever children to escape such terror! For Carrie, Chris and Cathy, the attic was a dark horror that would not leave their minds, even while they built bright, promising new lives. Of course mother had to pretend they didn’t exist. And Grandmother was convinced they […]

Review: Flowers in the Attic by V.C. Andrews

Review: Flowers in the Attic by V.C. Andrews

Such wonderful children. Such a beautiful mother. Such a lovely house. Such endless terror! It wasn’t that she didn’t love her children. She did. But there was a fortune at stake–a fortune that would assure their later happiness if she could keep the children a secret from her dying father. So she and her mother […]