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You Are Impressionism

You think the world is quite beautiful, especially if you look at it in new and interesting ways.
You tend to focus on color and movement in art.
For you, seeing the big picture is much more important than recording every little detail.
You can find inspiration anywhere... especially from nature.




Your Attitude is Better than 70% of the Population

You have a good attitude. While a realist, you do see the positive side of most things. People love to be around you.




You are 34% white and nerdy.
How White and Nerdy Are You?




My LiveJournal Trick-or-Treat Haul
thndrstd goes trick-or-treating, dressed up as Gene Simmons.
alstaria gives you 19 white passionfruit-flavoured jawbreakers.
audiogeek gives you 6 dark green blueberry-flavoured pieces of bubblegum.
big_biff gives you 2 light green coconut-flavoured pieces of chewing gum.
madisonrose gives you 7 brown licorice-flavoured nuggets.
mrsbowlert tricks you! You get a dead frog.
purple_phys tricks you! You get a scratched CD.
raencloud gives you 18 mauve passionfruit-flavoured pieces of bubblegum.
rosepurr gives you 9 dark green grapefruit-flavoured pieces of chewing gum.
scorpiangrl gives you 2 brown licorice-flavoured nuggets.
starfallz gives you 6 mauve grapefruit-flavoured gummy worms.
thndrstd ends up with 69 pieces of candy, a dead frog, and a scratched CD.
Go trick-or-treating! Username:
Another fun meme brought to you by rfreebern.




These are the top 100 banned books from 1990 on, bold the ones you've read.


Scary Stories (Series) by Alvin Schwartz
Daddy’s Roommate by Michael Willhoite
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Forever by Judy Blume
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson My favorite book as a kid!!
Heather Has Two Mommies by Leslea Newman
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
The Giver by Lois Lowry
My Brother Sam is Dead by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier
It’s Perfectly Normal by Robie Harris
Alice (Series) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Goosebumps (Series) by R.L. Stine
A Day No Pigs Would Die by Robert Newton Peck
The Color Purple by Alice Walker
Sex by Madonna
Earth’s Children (Series) by Jean M. Auel
The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson
In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak
The Witches by Roald Dahl
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
The New Joy of Gay Sex by Charles Silverstein
Go Ask Alice by Anonymous
The Goats by Brock Cole
The Stupids (Series) by Harry Allard
Anastasia Krupnik (Series) by Lois Lowry One of madisonrose's favs!
Final Exit by Derek Humphry
Blubber by Judy Blume
Halloween ABC by Eve Merriam
Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George
Kaffir Boy by Mark Mathabane
The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
What’s Happening to my Body? Book for Girls: A Growing-Up Guide for Parents & Daughters by Lynda Madaras
Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
The Pigman by Paul Zindel
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
We All Fall Down by Robert Cormier
Deenie by Judy Blume
Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
Annie on my Mind by Nancy Garden
Beloved by Toni Morrison
The Boy Who Lost His Face by Louis Sachar
Cross Your Fingers, Spit in Your Hat by Alvin Schwartz
Harry Potter (Series) by J.K. Rowling
Cujo by Stephen King
James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein
Ordinary People by Judith Guest
American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Sleeping Beauty Trilogy by A.N. Roquelaure (Anne Rice)
Bumps in the Night by Harry Allard
Asking About Sex and Growing Up by Joanna Cole
What’s Happening to my Body? Book for Boys: A Growing-Up Guide for Parents & Sons by Lynda Madaras
The Anarchist Cookbook by William Powell
Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume
Boys and Sex by Wardell Pomeroy
Crazy Lady by Jane Conly
Athletic Shorts by Chris Crutcher
Killing Mr. Griffin by Lois Duncan
Fade by Robert Cormier
Guess What? by Mem Fox
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Native Son by Richard Wright
Women on Top: How Real Life Has Changed Women’s Fantasies by Nancy Friday
Curses, Hexes and Spells by Daniel Cohen
On My Honor by Marion Dane Bauer
The House of Spirits by Isabel Allende
Jack by A.M. Homes
Arizona Kid by Ron Koertge
Family Secrets by Norma Klein
Mommy Laid An Egg by Babette Cole
Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo A. Anaya
Where Did I Come From? by Peter Mayle
The Face on the Milk Carton by Caroline Cooney
Carrie by Stephen King
The Dead Zone by Stephen King
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
Always Running by Luis Rodriguez
Private Parts by Howard Stern
Where’s Waldo? by Martin Hanford

Summer of My German Soldier by Bette Greene
Tiger Eyes by Judy Blume
Little Black Sambo by Helen Bannerman
Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
Running Loose by Chris Crutcher
Sex Education by Jenny Davis
Jumper by Steven Gould
Christine by Stephen King
The Drowning of Stephen Jones by Bette Greene
That Was Then, This is Now by S.E. Hinton
Girls and Sex by Wardell Pomeroy
The Wish Giver by Bill Brittain
Jump Ship to Freedom by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier

Not as many as I thought.

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rosepurr
Oct. 3rd, 2006 01:10 am (UTC)
You managed to avoid most of the really hideous ones, like the Anne Rice novels. Smutty smutty smut smut with a side of angst and a little dose of depressing ending. Blech.
thndrstd
Oct. 3rd, 2006 02:12 pm (UTC)
Yeah, it's too bad people try to ban books on the basis of their content, whether or not they've actually read them, rather than on the fact that they just suck.
rosepurr
Oct. 3rd, 2006 02:14 pm (UTC)
LOL

Sometimes even bad novels make us think... and how many good novelists have gotten the courage to submit after reading a really bad novel and thinking, "I'm a better writing than this!"?
thndrstd
Oct. 3rd, 2006 02:16 pm (UTC)
That is true. It's happened to me. There's a paperback I keep on my shelf for just that purpose.
rosepurr
Oct. 3rd, 2006 02:19 pm (UTC)
I know.

And amiablegeek tells me the same thing, and he has his first novel out!
thndrstd
Oct. 3rd, 2006 02:24 pm (UTC)
YAY!
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