Jesse Doogan

Jesse Doogan writes about food, faith, books, and DIY projects, and sometimes even puts these things on her blog. She works in publishing and lives near Chicago with her cat. She tweets about all these things at @jadoogan.   Blog Twitter: @jadoogan

10 Cozy Mysteries for a Gentle Thrill (+ a Bonus!)

Don't let the charm of charm of that seaside village or sun-drenched winery fool you... get into these cozy mysteries for a gentle thrill!

10 Terrific Touch-and-Feel Books like PAT THE BUNNY

These touch-and-feel books for toddlers, including Scales & Tales by PBS Kids, keep kids entertained and help foster a lifelong love of books and reading.

8 of The Best Creepy Crawly Picture Books

Here are some picture books on lives of creepy crawly bugs, some of which are told in first person (or insect).

Netflix for Book Discovery and Other Problems

Is book discovery an issue for readers or a publishing issue? Would a "Netflix for books" help? One writer explores options.

Mindy Kaling Selects First Book for Mindy’s Book Studio

Mindy Kaling has partnered with Amazon Studios to launch her own "story studio," and here are the first books she's selected for partnership.

What Goes Into a Book’s Appearance?

If you've ever wondered what goes into a book's appearance, a publishing house insider details the process.

Exciting and Original Bookish Art for Your Home

Decorate your home library with these beautiful bookish paintings and prints in a range of styles and price points.

30 Best Toddler Books to Stock Your Library

The best toddler books each brings something special, whether it's a sweet storyline, a danceable rhythm, or a surprise hidden behind a flap.

Middle Grade Books to Cook Along With

These cookbook and middle grade novel pairings, like Ice Cream Machine by Adam Rubin plus Salt & Straw Ice Cream Cookbook by Tyler Malek and JJ Goode, make the reading experience interactive for young foodies!

9 Children’s Books Like THE SNOWY DAY for the Wintery Days Ahead

Do you see sparkle instead of slush? Wonder in the winter? Here are children's books to help bring out the joy of the coldest season.