Whether you’re facing challenges in your stepfamily or you’re just about to embark on the stepmom life, there are lots of reading materials out there. I’ve pulled together some books that I’ve found helpful over the years. There are some fantastic academic experts in this area, like Dr. Patricia Papernow, and practicing authorities like Bill Eddy and the High Conflict Institute. And there are a number of stepmoms/stepmom coaches who just really know their stuff, like Jenna Korf. Whether you’re looking for an overview of blended family life or help with a high-conflict dynamic, take a look at the books below because there are sure to be options that might help in your situation.