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

10 Impactful Books About Public Health

A list of books that explore different areas of public health, from medical bias to gynecological health and inequity in queer healthcare, including A Good Time to Be Born: How Science and Public Health Gave Children a Future by Perri Klass.

Books to Read After Watching LFG, the Women’s Soccer Documentary

Books about women’s soccer, activism and equality, and gender bias to dive into after watching LFG, the women’s soccer documentary on HBO, including The National Team: The Inside Story of the Women Who Changed Soccer by Caitlin Murray.

Why I Decided to Read 52 Books in the Next 52 Weeks

When this single parent's son turned 5, she decided to read 52 books in 52 weeks. Learn why and which books made the cut.

8 Books For Kids With Big Goals

Know a kid with big dreams and goals who could use some inspiration? Check out these wonderful picture books for motivated kids.

6 Books About Different Kinds of Relationships and Their Impact

Find books about relationships, from romantic ones to family, to professional and personal — and how they impact our lives in different ways.

7 of the Best Books About Writing

Thoughtful reading and writing is a constant practice. Here are 7 books about reading and writing to get you thinking deeply about craft, including Craft in the Real World: Rethinking Fiction Writing and Workshopping by Matthew Salesses.

Haddonfield’s Drag Queen Story Hour Brings Criticism from Some Community Members

Haddonfield's Drag Queen Story Time promotes diversity and inclusion, but draws criticism for feared "sexual content."

Parenting Books for Parents Who Hate Parenting Books

Here are parenting books with practical, accessible advice that is blessedly judgment-free and honest, including Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to be A-Holes by Karen Alpert.

Reading Pathways: Star Wars Books

Use this handy guide to get started with Star Wars books, including Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge – A Crash of Fate by Zoraida Córdova.

8 of the Best Novels About Grief and Recovering From Trauma

If you're looking for novels about grief or recovering from trauma, pick up these YA and adult books that capture an array of journeys.