About Jackie Robins

I am Jackie Robins, Co-Founder and Editorial Director of Beyond the Bookends. Let me tell you a little about myself.

Jackie Robins

Jackie Robins

Co-founder & Editorial Director

  • Literacy Expert
  • Fantasy Authority
  • New Release Curator
  • Book Club Maven
  • Feel-good Fiction Queen

I have an Honors Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto and a Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Western Ontario.

I have worked as a speech-language pathologist for more than 20 years in and out of schools across the Philadelphia region. I specialize in language learning and I love that I can use my expertise here at Beyond the Bookends.

Growing up in Toronto, my love for reading became a lifelong passion. In my time in regular and special education classrooms, I have integrated my love of books into creating language-based learning opportunities. I will give you expert advice on how to use books to facilitate language learning in infants and children.

I use both my excellent organizational skills and my passion for reading to keep our editorial calendar fun, educational, and on schedule, even while Kirsten is putting the phone in my face for social media.

I currently reside in the Philadelphia suburbs with my husband, three children, 2 dogs, and my cat.

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Find me with a book and a cup of tea in my nightly bubble bath
Will devour books in any way possible
My pets are named after Beatles songs
Collector of Fourth Wing special editions
Canadian who absolutely pronounces pasta correctly

Connect with Me

I’d love to give you personalized book recommendations and hear your feedback.

You are welcome to email me at Jackie@beyondthebookends.com or connect with me on Facebook.

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I have dedicated too much time coming up with theories, rereading, and collecting this series. I was made to write this guide.

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