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Library wars : love & war
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Who hasn't wanted to take a taser to a patron for defacing library materials? Iku is a new recruit to the Library Defense Force, a special unit dedicated to protecting books and libraries from government censorship. She was determined to join the Force when a particularly handsome agent saved her favorite book from government destruction. Will she survive the rigorous military training, her arrogant commander, and the Dewey Decimal system to become a full member of the combat Defense Force? This first volume in what is sure to be a popular manga series (at least with librarians) features an appealing heroine, romantic suspense, and an anticensorship theme; perfect inspirational reading for Banned Book Week, coming up at the end of the month. First published in Japan in 2008.-Angelina Benedetti, "35 Going on 13," BookSmack! 9/16/10 (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
Fight for your right to read!<br> <br> R to L (Japanese Style). Fight for your right to read!<br> <br> In the near future, the federal government creates a committee to rid society of books it deems unsuitable. The libraries vow to protect their collections, and with the help of local governments, form a military group to defend themselves---the Library Forces! Iku Kasahara has dreamed of joining the Library Defense Force ever since one of its soldiers stepped in to protect her favorite book from being confiscated in a bookstore when she was younger. But now that she's finally a recruit, she's finding her dream job to be a bit of a nightmare. Especially since her hard-hearted drill instructor seems to have it out for her!
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