Story archives - tag: "books"

Mims

While my classmate's very Christian parents were fighting to ban Huckleberry Finn in English class for its profanity, my mom bought me a fictional book for my birthday detailing the lives of Japanese hookers and proceeded to think nothing of it.

tags: humor banned books mother religion [add]

2011-06-30 16:15:53 / Rating: 654.5 /

Fired by God

Today I was fired from Barnes and Noble because a customer complained that I had stocked Christian Bibles in the fiction section.

tags: Bible humor books work [add]

2009-09-14 11:14:14 / Rating: 921.75 /

DefiantScribbler

We held up our mother like lonely shelved encyclopedias.

tags: funeral mother books siblings [add]

2009-03-17 12:10:22 / Rating: 456.25 /

Censorhip Sucks...

I realized what liberal parents I had when my friend got in trouble for reading one of the books I lent her.

tags: Christians censorship books friend strict parents [add]

2008-07-16 10:54:07 / Rating: 550 /

Tally

When I got back the textbook I loaned him, I flipped through every page hoping for a love note hidden in the margins.

tags: books notes love disappointment [add]

2008-06-06 17:12:27 / Rating: 849.75 /

COD

I'm too old to read until 2 AM and still expect to be productive the next day.

tags: aging books reading [add]

2008-05-22 12:33:29 / Rating: 531.5 /

calamity's child

I only read the book so I could start reading the fan fiction.

tags: books fan fiction [add]

2008-03-21 17:07:36 / Rating: 413.25 /

Roberto

Every book I have ever read was made up of single sentences.

tags: meta books [add]

2007-08-03 15:40:43 / Rating: 562.75 /

The Important Things in Life

It gives me extreme satisfaction to know that, even though your vacation is something I can only dream of, I'll be finished with the last Harry Potter book before you can even get your spoiled hands on a copy.

tags: books summer payback Harry Potter [add]

2007-07-12 21:19:53 / Rating: 558.25 /