Céad míle fáilte, my good readers. As you may have noticed, a new writer has joined the Bound and Gagged Books family. Since I have sworn never again to read The Great Gatsby (the battle fatigue of one too many literature courses), my friend and longtime writing buddy, C. Oberholtzer volunteered as tribute. Join me in welcoming them to our strange little corner of the internet. You can read their review of The Great Gatsby here and check out their bio on the About page.
In other housekeeping news, I’ve been trying to be a little less YA heavy in the books we review, which has been somewhat hard as many of the more frequently banned books (especially those with movie adaptations in the works) are YA. The genre does seem to be the lightning rod of censorship. So to spice things up, I’ll be detouring into Fantasy/Sci-Fi and graphic novels this summer, as that seems to be the next biggest fish to fry.
If you’re not a fan of the oft-maligned “genre fiction” (dun dun dun), perhaps I can change your mind. And please do stick with me because no doubt some other genre will sneak in here and there. If you’re an avid fan like myself, I’d love to hear your recommendations, requests, nerdgasms, or judgment. Especially the comic fans out there. I’m always looking to expand my comic book/graphic novel horizons so your suggestions are most welcome.