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

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

Beloved Illustrator Jerry Pinkney Dies at 81

Beloved children's book illustrator Jerry Pinkney dies at age 81. His legacy and art will forever be a staple to children's literature.

7 Things You Might Not Know About ANNE OF GREEN GABLES (1985)

If you’re ready to pull out your copy of Anne of Green Gables, here is a list of ten things you might not know about the adaptation.

Illustrated Nonfiction Books to Feed Your Sense of Wonder

Stoke your sense of wonder with this beautifully illustrated nonfiction books, from nature guides to atlases and cookbooks.

Indestructible Books for Curious Kids

If you know a baby who shows a love for books with their hands, teeth, and markers, give them one of these indestructible books for kids.

Quiz: Take a Museum Wander to Get a Nonfiction Recommendation

Take a wander around a museum with us! Let the curiosities you stumble upon pick your next nonfiction read.

Quiz: Which YA Book for ’90s Kids Should You Read Next?

Hey '90s kid. Don't know what to read next? Take this quiz to find your next perfect-for-you, nostalgic YA book.