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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

7 of the Best Homeschooling Books

If you’re looking for the best homeschooling books, about its basic principles or ideas to supplement things you’re doing, this list can help!

Exploring America Through Books

Take a trip across America with these books about travel.

Audible Launches Audible Stories for Children and Teens While School is Out

Looking for ways to entertain kids and teens at home? Audible has launched Audible Stories, a free service that offers family-friendly educational and entertaining audiobook content.

Science and Nature Books for STEM-Loving Littles

If you’re looking for some science and nature books for kids, find a book for every little in this list of STEM-focused children's books.

Wonder Woman and Me

A reader talks about what Wonder Woman gave her as a woman, a parent, and a comics reader.

Discovering a Love of Science Fiction and Fantasy and Recent Favorites

A reader new to science fiction and fantasy embraces the genre and explores some of the great new works of SFF on shelves now.

A Year of Mourning and Reading

A grieving reader talks about some of the 250 books she in 2019 while grieving the death of her grandmother, and about how they provided relief.

Books for the Littlest Star Wars Fans in Your Life

Even the youngest STAR WARS fan can enjoy some books for their burgeoning fandom.

Why I Just Can’t Quit Doing the Yearly Goodreads Challenge

Reading is a central part of this Rioter and busy parent's identity and, fraught as it may be, the Goodreads challenge offers a tether to the reading world.

8 Great Books About Badass Female Scientists

If you're looking for some inspiration, love science, or just want to read about women in STEM, look no further than these books about female scientists.

Star Wars Episode IX Reading Challenge

With Episode IX being released on December 20th, what better way to prepare for it than a concentrated Star Wars reading challenge?

The Nature Writing that Helped Me Fall in Love with the Outdoors

If you can’t get outside, or are even wondering about getting started hiking/camping/getting outside, here are some of my favorites that I’ve been reading.

Books That Will Change the Way You Think About Education

Excellent books to change the way you think about the American education system.

Why Leia Has Always Been the Main Character of Star Wars to Me

A reader and Carrie Fisher fan on why Leia is the star of the Star Wars franchise.

20 Must-Reads About Cancer

From memoirs to novels to nonfiction, here are some of my suggestions for the best cancer books to learn more about this condition.