Kelly Jensen

Kelly is a former librarian and a long-time blogger at STACKED. She's the editor/author of (DON'T) CALL ME CRAZY: 33 VOICES START THE CONVERSATION ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH and the editor/author of HERE WE ARE: FEMINISM FOR THE REAL WORLD. Her next book, BODY TALK, will publish in Fall 2020. Follow her on Instagram @heykellyjensen.

Lawsuits Are The Way Forward: A Look at Every Current Book Ban Lawsuit

There are currently lawsuits against book ban laws and policies across the USA. Here's a guide to them as of December 2023.

Gifts For Readers 2023: The Best Bookish Gifts Under $30

If you're looking for the best gifts for readers under $30, you've come to the right place. Peruse stickers, bookmarks, art, and more.

Most Parents Trust, Respect, and Feel Safe with Librarians: Book Censorship News, December 1, 2023

Despite rhetoric from the far right, most parents feel their kids are safe in libraries and that librarians are trustworthy.

What Is SkyTree Book Fairs? A “New” Scholastic Competitor

What is SkyTree Book Fairs? The new book fair attempting to take the place of Scholastic in schools–but it's not what you think.

Book Censorship News: November 24, 2023

It's a short work week in America but it's not short on book censorship news. Over 80 books have been banned this week alone.

The Best Book Covers of 2023

The best book covers of 2023 showcase a range of design styles, with some compelling trends.

Where Are The Book Sanctuaries?: Book Censorship News: November 17, 2023

A guide to every book sanctuary in the U.S. and Canada right now. That, plus this week's book censorship news.

My Book Was Banned Again — This Time In Retaliation for My Anti-Censorship Work: Book Censorship News, November 10, 2023

A serial book banner managed to get BODY TALK banned again. That, plus this week's book censorship news.

Two Wins for Public Libraries This Week at The Polls

Patmos Public Library is finally being funded after two previous losses and Pella Public Library retains its independence.

A Pennsylvania Public Library Had Funding Cut Because of LGBTQ+ Books. Then, An Olympian Stepped In.

Quarryville Public Library in Pennsylvania lost one of their annual donations over LGBTQ+ books. Johnny Weir stepped in.