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.

True Story: The Best Journalistic Nonfiction

Discover the best journalistic nonfiction and best narrative journalism covering race, natural disaster, sexuality, and more.

Reminisce Fondly With Nostalgic Book Lover Goods

From a Book It! inspired print to floppy disc notebooks, enjoy the past with these nostalgic book lover goods.

Mayor Withholds Library Funds Because of Queer Materials; You Can Help Raise It

Support the small Mississippi public library in their fight to keep LGBTQ+ materials on shelves by donating funds the mayor is withholding.

Who Are Moms for Liberty?: This Week’s Book Censorship News, January 28, 2022

Learn about one of the groups leading book banning efforts in the US and catch this week's book censorship news for January 28, 2022.

LGBTQ+ Books Quietly Pulled From Washington State Middle School

The school's principal demanded "sexually explicit material" be removed and revoked purchasing power from the librarian and staff.

I Took Three Blind Dates With Books. Here’s What Happened.

A YA reader and expert takes three blind dates with a book. Here's what she discovered about the experiences.

Get To Know Nellie Bly, Girl Reporter

Nellie Bly died 100 years ago. Here's a look at her legacy in fiction, nonfiction, comics, and her own incredible journalism.

You Can’t Resist More Blank Journals and Notebooks, So Here Are Some Options

Dig into these blank journals and notebooks, including the biggest, boldest blank journal you've ever seen in your life.

How Are Censors Encouraging Others To Join Their Campaigns? This Week’s Book Censorship News, January 21, 2022

This week's book censorship news from across the USA.

Something’s Amiss: 12 of The Best Gothic YA Books

If you love all things abandoned houses, unsettling, and sublime, you’re going to want to read some of the best gothic YA books, including White Smoke.

Little Hands Love New Board Books for 2022

Put these new board books publishing in the first half of 2022 into the hands of the youngest readers in your life.

Unique, Sturdy, and Fun Metal Bookmarks

Give your bookmark collection a much-needed and much-deserved upgrade with these unique and intricate metal bookmarks.

High Plains Library District Programming Policy Welcomes Censorship

The district is reportedly enforcing "neutrality" in their programming by cancelling anti-racism, Pride, and social justice events.

Right Wing Group Demands Censorship Action From Attorney General: This Week’s Book Censorship News, January 14, 2022

This week's look at books being challenged across the US, including Gender Queer, Looking for Alaska, This One Summer, and more.

Public Libraries Aren’t Essential Services

The pandemic is showing the holes in social safety nets across the U.S., but public libraries aren't the answer to those problems.