Danika Ellis

Danika spends most of her time talking about queer women books at the Lesbrary. Blog: The Lesbrary Twitter: @DanikaEllis

Share This Link 9 Times or Never Read a Good Book Again!

Share that link right now or ruin your reading life! Do it, do it now! Or, a brief history of chain letters.

Book Bans May Bring the Return of Child-Free Libraries: Censorship News, August 4, 2023

Policies in response to book bans are pushing kids out of libraries — plus, this week's censorship and book banning news.

The Best New Book Releases Out July 5, 2023

Here are some of the best new books out this week, what they are about, and why you should add them to your TBR!

Libraries Need to Prepare for Another Anti-LGBTQ “Hide the Pride” Campaign

Libraries need to prepare for Hide the Pride, a conservative campaign to remove all LGBTQ children's and YA books from libraries.

Bigolas Dickolas is the Best of Book Twitter

When anime account "Bigolas Dickolas" tweeted about the 2019 book This Is How You Lose the Time War, it made it a bestseller overnight.

A Quick Disclaimer Before My Book Review Today…

A BookToker offers a quick disclaimer before a negative review to head off some anticipated complaints in the comments...

Texas County Would Rather Close Their Public Library Than Return Banned Books to Shelves

A Texas judge ruled that Llano County violated the First Amendment in its book bans. Now, the library board is voting on closing the library.

What 100-Year-Old Grace Linn Can Teach Us About Standing Up for the Freedom to Read: Book Censorship News, March 31, 2023

Here's what we can all learn from Grace Linn's viral statement defending the freedom to read. That, plus this week's book censorship news.

Manuscript Thief of 1,000 Unpublished Books Will Not Receive Prison Time

After stealing an estimated 1,000 manuscripts, Filippo Bernardini will not face jail time, but he will be deported.

Can You Guess the Fantasy Book By Its International Cover?

Fantasy books covers are always an interesting act of interpretation. Can you recognize fantasy books based on their international covers?