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TL;DR? More like books FTW!

September 11, 2015

Survey reveals majority of US teens spent the summer reading. Actual books. We live in an era with short forms and acronyms for everything, emojis to substitute a host of complex emotions, and countless additional forms of distraction built into a ...

Why Banned Books Week matters

September 26, 2014

In The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde writes, “The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.” All of this week we’ve been celebrating Banned Books: stories that have, at one time or another, been challenged ...

Banned Books - Frankenstein

September 21, 2014

In recognition of Banned Books Week, every day we'll be featuring a once-banned book that you can now read on Wattpad for free.We're starting off with Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, which was once banned in South Africa.  Read Frankenstein on Wattpad. ...