Danika Ellis

Danika spends most of her time talking about queer women books on tumblr and at the Lesbrary, as well as chatting about all sorts of bookish things on booktube. Blog: The Lesbrary Twitter: @DanikaEllis

What To Do When You See Pride Displays in Libraries This Month

Censorship of queer books is at a high not seen in decades. This month, show librarians and teachers you appreciate their Pride displays.

11 of the Best Reading Pillows for Kids

From dinosaur pillows with arm rests to cat pillows with lumbar support, here are the best reading pillows for kids.

Unalive, Le$bean, and More: It’s Not Newspeak, It’s Algospeak

Algospeak is the new language that's developing on social media to skirt around censorship, and it has a striking similarity to 1984's Newspeak.

The 16 Best Reading Lamps for Your Nighttime Reading Routine

From floor lamps to bedside reading lamps to clip-on lamps and more, these are the best reading lamps to light up your reading life.

Kindle Oasis vs. Paperwhite: Which Is Better For You?

Debating between a Kindle Oasis vs. Paperwhite? Let's take a look at which one might be better for your needs.

A Life Line and an Escape Route: The Role of Pickup Trucks in Queer YA

From masculinity to safety to freedom and more, pickup trucks in queer YA play a multitude of roles, depending on the setting.

These are the Most and Least Popular States for Book Settings

Which state has the most books set there? Which cities are popular mystery settings? And which books are set near you? Find out here!

19 Must-Read Queer Books Out in May

An F/F ice cream truck road trip, a queer Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Casey's McQuiston's YA debut, and more LGBTQ books out in May!

Sex Ed Books Don’t “Groom” Kids and Teens. They Protect Them.

Authors of sex ed books and the librarians that carry them are being accused of "grooming" kids, but these books can help keep them safe.

Florida Bans Math Textbooks for “Indoctrinating” Students with CRT

41% of the textbooks were rejected, 21% for including "prohibited topics" like Critical Race Theory and Social Emotional Learning.