According to Amazon's Kindle team, the passages below are the most-highlighted words within their respective novels. Each of the titles was on this year's list of the top 10 most banned books nationwide. Some were deemed unsuited for younger audiences, while others were determined sexually explicit or violent. But a quick look at their most-read extracts shows that readers connect not with their explicit content, but with the deeper meanings they contain.
Here are the most-highlighted passages from frequently banned books: