Today marks the 18th birthday of Mala Yossafzai the young girl who stood up to for education and was shot by the Taliban for standing up for what she believes in. Join me and fellow Bluestocking Belles as we support Malala to spread the word that everyone deserves an education!

The amount of money that is spent on military spending is staggering. If world leaders would take just eight days to redirect funidng, we could have $39 billion still needed to provide 12 years of free, quality education to every child on the planet.

Post a picture of one of your favorite books and don’t forget to use the #BooksNotBullets today in your posts. I chose my four novels because I believe that each of my characters overcome many obstacles that sometimes stand in their way so they can have thier happily ever after ending!

No child or adult should be deprived of an education. Stand with us for this important cause. One voice can make a difference. Just imagine the results if we all raised our voices todgether!

Learn more about Malala and her worthy cause here