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

8 Science Books Out This Summer That You Don’t Want to Miss

Whether you love math, the magical world of plants, space, or something else, these forthcoming science books will fill your TBR.

9 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books With Disabled Main Characters

SFF provides a way of re-envisioning disability, challenging ableism head-on and creating new stories. Here are some to get you started.

“Living Books”: What Are They, and How I Use Them

Living books are a major part of certain educational philosophies, but how do you use them? One homeschooling parent explores.

8 Great Books to Read About the Relationship Between Humans and Animals

These 8 books that explore the relationships between humans and animals in a variety of ways, including the personal and professional. Start with Birding While Indian: A Mixed-Blood Memoir by Thomas C. Ganno.

Outdoors is For Everyone: Books to Help You Get Outside

If getting outdoors is something that makes you nervous or is something you've always wanted to do, these books will help you go explore.

9 of the Best New Nonfiction Releases to Read in June 2023

June 2023 brings us an embarrassment of riches in new nonfiction books, including nature memoirs and a look at the Troubled Teen Industry in The Elissas by Samantha Leach.

The Best Road Trip Nonfiction to Get You in the Mood for Summer

It's road trip season! These thought-provoking road trip nonfiction books are about hitting the road to search for something larger.

8 New Nonfiction Books to Read in May

In these 8 new nonfiction releases, you can lose yourself outside, dive into history, or learn about others’ lives. Start with Soil: The Story of A Black Mother’s Garden by Camille T. Dungy.

Crafting a Reading List for Jewish American Heritage Month

With May being Jewish American Heritage Month, one writer charts the way to crafting one's own Jewish reading list.

Homeschoolers and Libraries: A Match Made in Heaven

Ask most homeschoolers what’s one resource they can’t live without, and they'll say, “The library!”