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.

Gifts For Readers 2022: The Best Bookish Gifts Under $30

Looking for the best gifts for readers in 2022 that won't break the bank? These are the best bookish gifts under $30.

The “Culture War” Designation is Journalistic Negligence: Book Censorship News, December 2, 2022

A look at this week's book censorship news and why using the phrase "culture war" with book bans is factually inaccurate.

The Best Book Covers of 2022

What are the best book covers of 2022? Here are 15 excellent examples of design that popped on books this year.

11 Punny Mugs for Language Lovers

Are they cheesy? Yes. Are they Poe-tic? Also yes. These punny mugs will have you smiling and cringing at the same time.

Book Ratings Systems Are Not a Solution: Book Censorship News, November 25, 2022

A book rating system is not a solution to book challenges or content. That, plus this week's book censorship news.

Ellen Wittlinger, Author of Hard-Hitting Queer YA, Has Died

Ellen Wittlinger was an early writer of queer YA books and broke ground with her hard-hitting realism.

The Best Baby Christmas Books to Read and Gift

On the hunt for the best baby Christmas books to read or to buy for the holiday season? Find here a range of titles for the youngest ones.

My Book, Plus 300+ Others, Is Banned in Missouri: Book Censorship News, November 18, 2022

Missouri's bill has led to hundreds of books being pulled and not returned to shelves. That, plus this week's book censorship news.

2023 YA Book Title Earworms

These 2023 YA book titles are going to get songs stuck in your head. Enjoy these new YA book title earworms.

There Are Not Two Sides to the Holocaust: Book Censorship News, November 11, 2022

What it means to represent and meet community needs in school and public libraries. That, plus this week's book censorship news.