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.

Federal Judge Enjoins Texas READER Act

The Texas READER Act, which would require book ratings on every item sold by a vendor, has been blocked by a federal judge.

How To Alert Your School Board to Right-Wing Bad Actors: Book Censorship News, September 1, 2023

How you can keep your local school and library board aware of bad actors in your community. That, plus this week's book censorship news.

There Have Been Several Public Library Bomb Threats This Week

Iowa City Public Library, Vernon Area Public Library, and others have been targets of bomb threats this week.

The Bookish Life of Lindsay Lohan

Love her or loathe her, Lindsay Lohan has had a bookish career. Let's look at some of the highlights...and, well, some lowlights.

The First App to “Help” Libraries and Schools with Book Bans Has Arrived–It’s Not What It Seems

BookmarkED claims to help schools and parents navigate book bans. But where and how the app gets is information is a secret.

Library Bomb Threats Continue to Increase: Book Censorship News, August 25, 2023

Seven suburban Chicago public libraries received bomb threats in the last month. That, plus this week's book censorship news.

Allen Ginsberg Poems, Anne Frank’s Diary, and More of The 400+ Books Banners Are Eager to Pull in Texas

The "Protect Childhood" substack by a state committeewoman in Texas lists 400+ books to be banned upon HB 900's start.

Districts Are Turning to AI to Ban Books: Book Censorship News, August 18, 2023

How an Iowa school district used ChatGPT to ban books. That, plus this week's book censorship news.

Book Riot’s YA Book Deals of the Day for August 12, 2023

The best YA book deals under $5 today.

Brave Books’ Storytime to Become Annual Event, But Was It Even Successful?: Book Censorship News, August 11, 2023

The "See You At The Library" Storytime that did nothing impressive, plus this week's book censorship news roundup.