Books

Word Wednesday: ‘Breath’ by Tim Winton

'Breath' by Tim Winton is a captivating book about limits and the worrying habit teenagers have of trying to break…

Stack Overflow: Play It Again, Sam

Today's stack: books in a series!

Word Wednesday – Exploding!

Start the year off with a bang by reading Dave Hutchinson's excellent 'Return of the Incredible Exploding Man!'

Stack Overflow: 2020 Reading Resolutions

The GeekDads and GeekMoms share our reading resolutions: what we're planning to read in 2020.

Stack Overflow: 2019 Year-End Reading Reflections

Now that the year is drawing to a close, we're taking a look back to see how we did with…

Word Wednesday: ‘I Am C-3PO – The Inside Story’

The Droid Memoir You Are Looking For: 'I am C-3PO - The Inside Stroy.' Anthony Daniels reveals his experiences from…

Science Fiction Books Coming to the Screen

Big screen, small screen, no matter. In 2020, the lines are sometimes blurred.

Stack Overflow: Picture Books

Today's column includes a few excellent picture books, and one coffee table book!

‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ New Book Releases and Giveaway

If you're a fan of 'The Dark Crystal,' you've probably already watched the new series, 'The Dark Crystal: Age of…

Word Wednesday: DK: ‘Ultimate Star Wars’

Following hot on the heels of last week's review of Ultimate DC, I'm back with another glorious DK book, Ultimate Star…

Stack Overflow: A Small Stack of Big Books

Today's column is all about gorgeous, oversized books. You probably don't need to get all of them (at least not…

Review: ‘Everything I Need To Know I Learned From Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’

Everything I Need To Know I Learned From Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood is a book of quotes and life lessons taken…

Word Wednesday – ‘DC Comics: Year by Year’

'DC Comics: Year by Year' is a slipcased hardback perfect for those who want to immerse themselves in comic book…

Stack Overflow: 3 More Books to Do Art With Your Kids!

For this week's Stack Overflow: the advanced artist's edition.

Word Wednesday – ‘Star Wars: The Ultimate Pop Up Galaxy’

The 'Star Wars: Ultimate Pop Up Galaxy' brings the saga to life in an amazing feat of cardboard engineering.

2019 Holiday Gift Guide: Books

Books have been very popular with our writers and readers this year. Here is a list of 22 of the…

From the Depths of Outer Space to Traveling to the Age of the Dinosaurs

Whether you're into space or dinosaurs, Smithsonian Books' two new references are something to behold.

Q&A With ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ Author Jeff Kinney

Eric spoke with 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' author Jeff Kinney about the new book and Midwest tour.

Word Wednesday: ‘Strange Planet’ by Nathan W. Pyle

Instragram sensation 'Strange Planet' has arrived in book form. It's designed to make you laugh & fill festive foot fabric…

‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ #14 Came In Like a Wrecking Ball

Eric has a quick review of 'Wrecking Ball,' the newest release in Jeff Kinney's popular 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid'…

Word Wednesday ‘Rebel Starfighters Owner’s Workshop Manual’

Stay on target with 'The Rebel Starfighters Owners Workshop Manual.' Everything you ever wanted to know about maintaining your X-Wing.

Word Wednesday: ‘Big Ideas for Curious Minds’

'Big Ideas for Curious Minds' will help your child understand themselves and the wider world. This excellent book will help…

Word Wednesday: ‘Seeing Gender’ by Iris Gottlieb

Seeing Gender is an excellent book about free expression and understanding the multi-faced subject of gender identity.

‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ Crashes Into Stores With 14th Book…And A Midwest Tour

The newest installment in the 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' series is released, with author Jeff Kinney hosting an interactive…

Portland Book Festival This Weekend

The Portland Book Festival is coming this weekend: Saturday, November 9!

A Neighborly Review: ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood: A Visual History’

Mister Rogers wasn’t just a persona he used for the show, he was the real deal and his knowledge of…

New Book Alert: ‘Fracture’ by EJ Fisch

We discuss author EJ Fisch's newest release, 'Fracture.' Now available at most online book retailers along with her other novels.

5 Reasons to Read ‘Slay’ by Brittney Morris

'Slay' is an excellent book for STEM interested teenagers that explores the complex global problem of race and prejudice. 

Discover Unusual Places Around the World With ‘Atlas Obscura (2nd Edition)’

"Where should we go next?" you ask? The folks at Atlas Obscura have hundreds of suggestions.