Jaime Herndon

Jaime Herndon finished her MFA in nonfiction writing at Columbia, after leaving a life of psychosocial oncology and maternal-child health work. She is a writer, editor, and book reviewer who drinks way too much coffee. She is a new-ish mom, so the coffee comes in extra handy. Twitter: @IvyTarHeelJaime

Dead Woman Poets Are Not Your Punchline

Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton have become cultural jokes for teen girl angst. How can we reclaim their complicated literary legacies?

8 of the Best Nonfiction Books About Girls Around the World

If you’re looking for nonfiction about girls around the world, check out these books, including Banned Book Club by Kim Hyun Sook, Ryan Estrada, Hyung-Ju Ko.

1990s-Adjacent Books to Read After You’ve Watched MOXIE, MY SO-CALLED LIFE, or FELICITY

If you’re feeling nostalgic about the 1990s after watching Moxie, Felicity, or My So-Called Life, try these ’90s-adjacent reads, including Let Me Hear a Rhyme by Tiffany D. Jackson.

13 Picture Books to Read Instead of Seuss for Read Across America

Dr. Seuss’s work has been criticized for being problematic; consider reading one of these inclusive picture books for Read Across America, including Sulwe by Lupita Nyong’o and Vashti Harrison.

Balancing Homeschooling and Parenting: Books I’m Reading Now

A reader on her decision to shift to homeschooling, plus a list of books to help you on your own homeschooling—and parenting— journey, including The Brave Learner by Julie Bogart.

A Reading List to Pair With WONDER WOMAN 1984

The perfect books to add even more depth to Wonder Woman — read these as you watch Wonder Woman 1984, including Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo.

Food and Travel (Through Books) During a Pandemic

Books at that magical intersection of food and travel, perfect for your pandemic wanderlust.

8 Great Cookbooks That Make You Want To Eat Your Veggies

Find delicious recipes in these cookbooks that will make you, or the veggie adverse person in your life, want to eat your veggies.

Homeschooling Inspiration from Ms. Frizzle

Whether you're homeschooling or reading with the kids, pick up these children's books for hands-on learning and Ms. Frizzle fans.

Star Wars Reads Begins Today!

Today marks the start of Star Wars Reads, a month-long celebration of reading Star Wars now in its ninth year!