Five Spine Tingling Vampire Novels

Five Spine Tingling Vampire Novels

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Vampires are a classic staple of literature. They can represent endless possibilities, from tragic figures of gothic romance to rampaging beasts of the night. These varied roles have contributed to vampires as enduring fixtures of literature. In addition to a thousand vampire books out there, it can be hard to judge those that have true ‘bite’ from the shambling ghouls. But below are five excellent vampires novel of which any bloodsucking fans will be enraptured by. Just be careful… don’t read them after dark!     Image Via Goodreads     5. ‘Anno Dracula’ by Kim Newman   Anno Dracula is …

Mississippi Backs Down on ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Ban

Mississippi Backs Down on ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Ban

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Biloxi, a Mississippi school district, will begin teaching Harper Lee’s classic To Kill A Mockingbird again, after it was removed from the syllabus some weeks ago following complaints that racist language used in the book was making people uncomfortable.    Though the book will continue to be taught, students who wish to study To Kill a Mockingbird will need to request to do so, and will also need a signed permission slip due to the book’s inclusion of racist language.    However, Lee uses racially charged language and slurs to highlight the suffering of the African American community and confront the issues of racism …