‘Bewilderment’ by Richard Powers is an affecting story of science, environmentalism, and parenting. It’s almost the perfect GeekParent novel.
‘Adam-2’ by Alastair Chisholm. Is top-notch kids science-fiction. After the Robot Wars can man and machine life alongside one another?
‘Earth Is Big’ by Steve Tomacek takes readers around the globe and beyond, and examines the big, the small, and the in-between!
‘The Black Locomotive’ by Rian Hughes is a multi-faceted sci-fi novel that marries modern subterranean London with the golden age of steam!
‘A Winter War’ by Tim Leach is a taut historical novel, featuring an epic clash between the Romans and the little-known Sarmatian tribe.
‘Dark Lullaby’ portrays a nightmarish future where families are torn asunder if parents don’t meet strict government child-rearing targets.
‘We Are Satellites’ by Sarah Pinsker, is set in the near future and examines the good and bad of technology, families, and trying to fit in.
‘Listified’ by Andrew Pettie is a fab encyclopedia from Britannica. It’s a perfect fact delivery system that’s sure to hold your attention!
Widowland by C.J. Carey is a dystopian novel set in Nazi occupied Britain. It’s a smart thriller played out against a chilling backdrop.
‘Rabbits’ by Terry Miles is a conspiracy/retro techno-thriller that centers around a mysterious global game. Dare you turn up to play?
‘Priest of Gallows’ by Peter McLean is the third book in his ‘War for the Rose Throne’ series. Here’s why you should check out this amazing series.
Adrian Tchaikovsky is back with another enthralling sprawling space opera, ‘Shards of Earth.’
‘Factopia’ 400 linked facts in one fabulous book. Brought to you by Britannica it’s an encyclopedia for the internet generation.
Please note: This post contains affiliate links. All author photos are credited to themselves. Trigger Warnings: racism, racial slurs, hate crimes, and drug abuse. The Final Revival of Opal and Nev by Dawnie Walton is the oral history of a fictional rock ‘n’ roll duo. Opal and Nev (a Black early Afro-punk singer from Detroit […]
When are ‘Doors’ not Doors? When they’re a three book thriller filled with alien portals and alternate realities. Start exploring today!
‘Exploring Gotham City’ from Insight Editions is the perfect guide to show the sights of one of comic book fiction’s most iconic settings.
‘Sistersong’ by Lucy Holland is a fabulous retelling of a classic British folk tale—one of magic, betrayal, and family rivalry.
Scarlett and Browne bring some gun-toting action to a post apocalyptic Britain in this excellent new adventure by Jonathan Stroud.
Smythe is an author whose work never fails to provoke a strong reaction in me. His novels are often deeply unsettling, including the first two books in his ‘Anamoly Quartet.’ There’s been a long gap between books 2 and 3, but finally, ‘The Edge’ is here.
‘Game Changer’ by Neal Shusterman is thought-provoking YA fiction at its finest. Its simple premise examines how we see the world and how it sees us.
The Very Special Dolphin. A delightful book that reassures children of separated parents that their experience though different, is still positive.
‘Radio Life’ is a brilliant and thought-provoking post-apocalyptic thriller with a deep philosophical question running through its core.
‘Bear Head’ by Adrian Tchaikovsky is a Mars-based SF novel that examines civil rights and hive mind technology. It’s also awesome!
This book is all about the pieces.
Rocky Nook’s latest book “LEGO With Dad” is a great book for anyone with small kids and a passion for LEGO.
Space 2069 Cover, Icon Books, Mars Image NASA Throughout July, GeekMom prepared for the launch of the Perseverance rover with Mars Month, a month filled with Mars-themed content: Be sure to follow the Mars Month tag to find all of that content in one place. Now that the launch has taken place, it’s time to […]
‘Shorefall’ is the follow up to 2018s ‘Foundryside’ and again showcases author Robert Jackson Bennet’s excellent worldbuilding and dialogue
With this series, Powell has marked himself out a progressive forward-thinking author, who understands the myriad complexities of human nature and identity.
‘The Unspoken Name’ by A.K. Larkwood is an innovative fantasy filled with mad-gods, fractured worlds and awesome characters.
“All Special, all different, all powerful” and all in ‘We Are Super Heroes’ from DK. It’s a perfect intro to your children’s new favorite Marvel characters.