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

6 of Mindy Kaling’s Favorite Board Books

We've rounded up some of Mindy Kaling's favorite board books, and recommended a few children's books for storytime with her daughter.

Rules to Keep Your Book Club Running and What to Read in 2019

This guide to keeping your book club running and book club books in 2019 is sponsored by Simon & Schuster Publishing.  ...

Start a Tradition with Short Stories for Christmas

This season, spend some quality time with the family with a read-aloud of some short stories for Christmas from these collections.

3 Biographies to Celebrate Madeleine L’Engle’s 100th Birthday

Happy birthday, L'Engle! If you want to get to know the author of A WRINKLE IN TIME, check out these three biographies about Madeline L'Engle.

Netflix to Adapt Daphne Du Maurier’s REBECCA

Armie Hammer is set to play Maxim DeWinter and Lily James will be the unnamed protagonist in a new adaptation of Rebecca.

11 Books to Empower Girls on International Day of the Girl

For six years, the United Nations has marked October 11 as the International Day of the Girl (also known as ...

Netflix Announces New Narnia Series

Netflix has announced a new multi-year deal to produce a new series based on C.S. Lewis's classic series.

10 Heartwarming Animal Books

Dogs, snails, owls, oh my! Excellent books about animals that will warm your heart.

The Best Cookies for Your TO ALL THE BOYS I’VE LOVED BEFORE Screening Party

  The Netflix adaptation of To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before releases this weekend, and I’ve definitely cleared my ...

10 Of The Best Elephant Bookends to Hold Up Your Books

Since elephants are (obviously) nature’s librarians, I’ve put together a list of the very best elephant bookends that I could find.

CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE Picked for Inaugural Tonight Show Book Club

Tomi Adeyemi's YA fantasy novel, CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE, was selected by fan vote as the first pick for Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show Summer Read!

7 Graduation Speeches That Are Also Books (And Their Best Quotes)

Some of the greatest speeches have been turned into short little books. I’ve collected some of my favorite quotes and bits of wisdom from the speeches.

6 Picture Books to Give as Graduation Gifts (Other than Oh, The Places You’ll Go!)

Picture books make great graduation gifts! Here is a list of six picture books that make great gifts other than Oh, The Places You'll go by Dr. Suess.

What Avenger Describes Your Reading Style?

Avengers: Infinity War left me wondering just exactly what kind of reader all my Avenger friends are. Here's an Avenger quiz to find out what kind of readers they are, and you can see how you match up.

8 Christian Picture Books to Fill Your Easter Baskets

Help your kids understand the religious significance of Easter with these colorful and fun Easter baskets that teach Christian theology. Check out these Christian picture books.