Resources for Grown-Up Hermione Types

Resources That Have Changed Us

Whether you were nurtured into your strengths or are just now finding them, there’s hope for strong-minded parents, too! Here are some of the resources we’ve found helpful over the years.

RSS Stuff to Blow Your Mind Podcast

  • The Invention of the Book, Part 2
    Books are one of humanity’s greatest inventions, but where do they come from? In this Stuff to Blow Your Mind two-parter, Robert and Joe explore the history of book technology, from ancient clay tablets and papyrus scrolls to the codex and beyond. Learn more about your ad-choices at

RSS Ologies Podcast

  • Oikology (DECLUTTERING) with Jamie & Filip Hord + Joe Ferrari
    Why does clutter happen? How can we get rid of it and how will it affect us psychologically if we do? Buckle up for an episode that will lift your spirits and quite possibly change your life. We all have unfolded piles of laundry, that closet we don’t want to open, a tornado of papers […]
    Alie Ward

RSS Personality Hacker Podcast

RSS You Are Not So Smart Podcast


Yabo Alexis De Veaux

His Dark Materials Phillip Pullman

Harry Potter Series J.K. Rowling

A Wrinkle in Time Madeliene L’engle

All The Crooked Saints Maggie Stiefvater

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams

Discworld novels Terry Pratchett

Code Name Verity Elizabeth Wein

A Picture of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell Susanna Clarke

Brown Girl Dreaming Jacqueline Woodson

The Language of Thorns Leigh Bardugo

The History of Love Nicole Krauss

Calvin & Hobbes