I just read 'Villette' by Charlotte Bronte very oddly interesting, a strong mind struggle with heroine happens that it almost confuses you out of the book, but draws you right back in just to know what happens next. Not your typical happy ever after
Number the Stars, by Lois Lowry, the 1990 Newbery Medalist, was challenged in a middle school for sexual content or nudity; violence or horror; and offensive politically, racially, socially, or to religious sensitivities. An alternate book was allowed, according to American Civil Liberties Union of Texas 2011-12 annual report, Free People Read Freely, on books challenged in Texas public and charter school libraries and class reading lists during the previous school year. PZ7 .L9673 NU 1989.