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.

13 Hard-Hitting YA Novels To Read ASAP

Check out these hard-hitting YA novels, including books from the back list,  as well as some lesser-known titles worth picking up.

Awesome Subscription Book Boxes for Beverage Lovers

Book subscription boxes for lovers of tea, coffee, hot chocolate, and cocktails.

Alaskan School Board Overturns Decision on Removing Books

Mat-Su School District overturns book censorship, but will this be permanent?

Neal Shusterman’s Inclusive YA and Talking to the Author About Representation

Neal Shusterman's career writing YA has been on fire, but it's about to get even hotter.

Remembering Karen Blumenthal: Feminist Writer of Nonfiction for Young Readers Dies

One of the most acclaimed writers of nonfiction for young readers has died. Get to know the work of Karen Blumenthal.

11 Great Book Puzzles You Can Buy Right Now

Amid a shortage of puzzles, here are a number of book puzzles you can buy right now.

The Ultimate Guide To YA Short Stories By Your Favorite YA Authors

A handy index of the YA short stories written by your favorite YA authors.

Chicago Public Library Calls Staff Back to Work, Plans Full Reopen June 1

Chicago Public Library calling back staff endangers them -- as much as opening for scaled-down regular service June 1 endangers its communities.

Sun’s Out, (Book-Lifting) Guns Out: Book Tank Tops

These book tank tops will be your warm weather reading go-tos.

20 Must-Read Adult Books for YA Readers

Sink into an excellent adult book for YA readers with these must-read crossover books featuring the themes you love in YA literature.

The Most Popular Books In Libraries, January–March 2020

These were the most popular books in libraries to kick off 2020. What have you read? Missed? Want to pick up from your library or bookstore next?

8 Arms To Hug Your Books: The Perfect Octopus Bookends

Snag some octopus bookends and know your books will be held safely and securely in (mostly) loving arms.

MIDNIGHT SUN Is Coming: Stephenie Meyer Announces New (Old) Book

Stephenie Meyer's long-shelved MIDNIGHT SUN is coming to shelves in August, telling the story through the eyes of Edward the vampire.

Summer 2020 YA Paperbacks

Surf's up with this year's roundup of summer 2020 YA paperbacks, perfect for taking with you wherever you are -- or aren't -- going.

You Need A Mask, So Go For a Book-Inspired Mask

We are going to be wearing masks, so might as well pick something that'll make wearing them a little bit easier.