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.

You’ve Missed the Plot: Book Price Increases Contribute to Ongoing Censorship

If you thought "teens can get those $15.99 YA paperbacks from the library," you've missed the fact that book bans mean they can't.

When Did YA Paperback Books Become $15.99?

Harper Collins hiked the price of their YA paperback books upwards of 25% this year. Is this happening in other publishers, too?

Proposed Legislation in Several States to Eliminate LGBTQ+, “Obscene” Books: Book Censorship News, January 20, 2023

Several states have introduced new bills to ban queer books and books by authors of color. That, plus this week's book censorship news.

New Book Puzzles for Cozy Winter Enjoyment

From encouraging some outdoors reading to a look at beautiful diverse book spines, try your hand at these new book puzzles.

Three Future Targets for Book Censors: Book Censorship News, January 13, 2023

Three areas where censorship and First Amendment rights may be at stake. That, plus this week's book censorship news.

New Releases in Lifestyle Books: Winter 2023

TBR reads about foraging art, flower arranging, Desi cooking, wonder and awe, and more with these lifestyle books for winter 2023.

What Anti-Censorship Groups Are Actively Fighting Book Bans?: Book Censorship News, January 6, 2023

Let's build an anti-censorship group database. That, plus book censorship news from around the country.

Winter 2023 YA Paperbacks: January–March Releases to TBR

These winter 2023 YA paperbacks are perfect to toss in your tote as you head out for a warm drink and day full of reading.

Build Your Best Bookish Life With Reading Accessories for 2023

Stock up on the best reading accessories for 2023, including things to make your home and travel a little more bookish.

Your Guide to Winter 2023 YA Books: January-March

Your TBR will be growing by miles with this guide to winter 2023 YA books hitting shelves between January and March.