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

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.

Road Trip to the Best Children’s Bookstores in the Midwest

Grab some snacks and travel with us on a trip to the best children's bookstores in the midwest. Whimsy, fun, and tons of good books!

Is Destroying Overstock Books Normal?

A peek behind the scenes of how overstock books are returned, processed, and, in some cases, chomped up to uncertain futures.

5 Ways to Support Booksellers This Holiday Shopping Season

Between a pandemic, supply chain issues, and the usual holiday rush, booksellers are spread thin. Here's how you can help as a customer.

Extreme Prejudice: Ranking Board Book Adaptations of PRIDE & PREJUDICE

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a baby in possession of chubby fingers must be in want of a board book. Here are suitable options