Time article calls teen novels “trash”

I’m a bit peeved with Time Magazine right now.  I was browsing through their website when I came across the article “Profanity In Teen Novels: Characters With Foul Language Are Often The Most Desirable.” I’m a librarian-in-training, so I clicked on the article, only to find (and I quote): As with so many things, surmiseRead more

“Slaughterhouse Five” by Kurt Vonnegut

  I just finished reading “Slaughterhouse Five” for the first time.  I should have read it years ago; in fact, I attempted to read it my freshmen year of high school, but then was mildly traumatized after reading that a soldier in the novel carried around a picture of a girl attempting intercourse with aRead more