Friday, September 23, 2011

Banned Books Week Hop

A Big thanks to I Read Banned books and I am a Reader, Not a Writer for hosting this hop!  My choices in books may not be banned, but they are fun! There are some who would ban books dealing with witchcraft and wizards though. Two are for the upcoming Halloween season, I want to get them to you to enjoy before Halloween.  The Kindle books are books that I enjoyed when I read them, they are not as well know, but definitely worth reading.

My take on banning books.  I am against banning books.  However, I feel that if you are an elementary library, only books that are an elementary level should be on the shelves.  Public libraries have the obligation to have books on their shelves that are indiscriminate.  There should be something there for everyone.  I only keep books on the shelves of my home that I feel comfortable in letting my children read.  As a parent, I have an obligation to teach my children standards and then let them make their own choices.  I get to choose which books I will purchase though.  I firmly believe that every person gets to make their decisions based on their interests or beliefs and do the same thing with their family or personally that I am doing with my family.  Choice is a basic human right.

For this hop I will be giving away four packages.   One is International, two are to anyone who has a kindle application, and one to US addresses only.

We'll have the International package first:
I will be ordering this book from the Book Depository.  So, you must have an address to anywhere that they ship to.   Click here if you wonder if they ship to your country.  Click here for the blurb about the book. 

Kindle App books:

You can find the book description here!
You can find the book description here!

How do you get a free kindle app if you don't own a kindle?
Here are the devices  that kindle apps work on.

Free Kindle Reading AppsFree Kindle Reading AppsDownload and read Kindle books on your favorite device--no Kindle required.
Kindle Reading Apps: Kindle Cloud Reader | PC | Mac | iPhone | iPad | BlackBerry | Android | Windows Phone 7

US addresses Only contest:

I found this adorable padded board  book at my local Sam's Club when I was browsing the book section. (My browsing the book section?  Surprised?)
This is perfect for the upcoming Halloween season and I would love to get it to a child to enjoy before they go trick or treating.

My contest rules are located in the upper right side bar.   I will note again, you must be 13 in order to enter any contests on Bookworm Lisa.  You do not need to follow me to enter.  You will get an additional entry if you follow me on GFC or twitter.

Just fill in the form below.
***While you are here be sure to check out the other giveaways I have going on.  They are low entry, so you have a good chance of winning.  The giveaway box is in the upper right side bar.  They are links and will take you right to the contests.***

Continue on your Hop!


  1. Hopping by to say thank you for participating and expressing your opinions!


  2. Thanks for the giveaway and the opportunity.
    Carol L
    Lucky4750 (at) aol (dot) com


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