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

School Police Have Black Lives Matter Posters Censored, Students Protest

One Indiana teacher's unit on V for Vendetta resulted in police censorship. After students protested, the high school was closed for days.

24 Cuddly Cloth Books for Babies

Find the best cloth books for babies with crinkly pages, teething bindings, mirrors, and other fun activities for little ones.

Texas Book Ban Would Cost School Districts Millions of Dollars in Staff Time

A Texas lawmaker's anti-LGBTQ and anti-CRT book censorship attempt would cost the state tens of thousands of staff hours to implement.

Libro.fm Announces Their Top 10 Bestselling Audiobooks of 2021

Here are Libro.fm's top 10 bestselling audiobooks of 2021, including book club picks, mysteries, memoirs, nonfiction, and literary fiction.

Amazon Announces Their Picks for the Best Books of 2021

Amazon has just released its editors' picks for the best books of 2021, including their top 100 and picks from every genre.

Queer Books are a Hydra: An Anti-Censorship Manifesto

It's too late to try to ban all the queer kids' and YA books. We've already won. We're everywhere.

Characters of Color in UK Kids Books Have Quadrupled, and More Good Book News

A round up of good bookish news from this week, including increased diversity in UK children's books, an underwater bookstore, and more!

All 850 Books Texas Lawmaker Matt Krause Wants to Ban: An Analysis

Here are all some stats and highlights from the list of 850 books Matt Krause wants removed from school libraries, including most ironic pick.

New Releases Tuesday: The Best Books Out This Week

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

The Free Book Bus, A Death Positive Library, and Other Good Bookish Things That Happened This Week

Lots of good bookish things happened this week, including research that proves libraries lead to healthier, more equitable communities.