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

On Geekiness: A Reader Reflects

A reader reflects on geekiness - what the term has meant, what it means now, and the freedom in embracing the term.

Novels About Chilling Near-Future Worlds

Our world often feels dystopian as it is, and these books about near-future worlds might send an extra shiver down your spine.

Books Helped Me Figure Out How my Child Learns, and in the Process, Helped Me Parent

Books are a source of guidance for many things and parenting is no different, but some of the most helpful parenting books may surprise you.

9 of the Best Jewish Fantasy Books

These Jewish fantasy books include not just Jewish characters, but Jewish themes, Kabbalistic elements, and reference to Jewish folktales.

Additions to a High School English Class Reading List I’d Like to See

Students’ lives have changed dramatically in recent years, but assigned reading stays mostly the same. Here are some books that could help, including The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui.

The Ultimate List of Pizza Cookbooks

If you’re looking for cookbooks to spice up your pizza making, look no further! Here are cookbooks that have some of the best pizza recipes, like Black Girl Baking: Wholesome Recipes Inspired by a Soulful Upbringing by Jerelle Guy.

Comics and Graphic Novels About Families

These comics and graphic novels about families explore the ways family shapes us and informs who we are–and who we aren't.

The Nineties: Oh Well, Whatever…Nevermind

Books that unpack the 90s have been emerging in recent years. Are they worth reading if you lived through that time? Yes.

Books for International Women and Girls in Science Day

Great reads for all ages exploring girls and women in science, including Maryam’s Magic.

Rereading FAHRENHEIT 451 in an Age of Mass Censorship

With book bans and censorship attempts spreading across the U.S., Farenheit 451 remains chillingly relevant.