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

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!”

Celebrate Our National Parks With These Books!

It's almost National Park Week! Here are eight suggestions for books to read to celebrate the national parks, for kids and adults.

A Deep Dive into the Work of Gail Gibbons

Get to know the work of Gail Gibbons, a prolific writer of nonfiction for children.

Book Series Like Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Is your kid hungry to read more books like this best-selling series? Find more book series like Diary of a Wimpy Kid here, like The Magnificent Makers: How to Test a Friendship by Theanne Griffith and Reggie Brown.

Books for the Budding Young Naturalist in Your Life

Nature improves kids' moods and can help with focus, and these books will help kids foster an even bigger love of nature. Start with Grand Canyon by Jason Chin.

8 Great Middle Grade Fantasy Graphic Novels to Read Now

These spellbinding middle grade fantasy graphic novels include dragons, witches, magical worlds, imaginary friends, and much more.