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.

Your Ultimate Guide to Fall 2023 YA Book Releases

From new series to high fantasy, rom coms to chilling horror, your guide to fall 2023 ya book releases has everything.

Student Groups Against Book Bans: Book Censorship News, September 22, 2023

Student groups pushing back against censorship and book bans. That, plus this week's book censorship news.

Schools Saw a 33% Increase in Book Bans Last Year; Average Publication Date of Most Banned Books Is 2005

Most books being banned are not new books, and public schools have seen a 33% rise in book bans over the last year, per PEN's new report.

Middle Schoolers Can’t Borrow FAHRENHEIT 451, Any YA Books, Without Parental Permission in Dripping Springs ISD

Dripping Springs Independent School District no longer allows middle schoolers access to Young Adult books without permission.

Book Fairs Will See An Increase In Censorship Attempts This Year: Book Censorship News, September 15, 2023

A right-wing book publisher has a solution to Scholastic Book Fairs: their own. That, plus this week's book censorship news.

An Editorial Cartoon Criticizing Moms For Liberty Manipulated by the Group for Gain

Moms For Liberty's cropping of a critical editorial cartoon again showcases how they manipulate and lie to people.

School Boards in California To Be Banned from Banning Books

Assembly Bill 178 is expected to be signed by Governor Newsom soon. It will end book bans by school boards across California.

Championing Inclusivity in Library Collection Policies: Book Censorship News, September 8, 2023

Naming identities in collection development policies aids in several different ways. That, plus this week's book censorship news.

How Much Have Book Prices Increased Since 2019?

It isn't just a feeling. Books are getting more expensive.

Book Banners May Force Closure of a Virginia Public Library October 1

Samuels Public Library in Front Royal, Virginia, may close October 1 if the county board gives into the demands of 53 book banners.