Books

Word Wednesday: ‘Bauhaus Ballet’

This one is a little leftfield compared with my usual Word Wednesday fare, but why not come on a trip…

5 Reasons to Read – ‘The Monster Who Wasn’t’ by T C Shelley

'The Monster Who Wasn't' is steeped in folk-tale legend. Reminiscent of great classic children's stories, here are 5 reasons to…

Word Wednesday: Science Ninjas

'Science Ninjas: Big Trouble with Simple Machines' is a perfect introduction to the principles of engineering.

Harry Potter and the Inevitable Question

Why is 'Harry Potter' the book that's brought up when people learn my daughter is an advanced reader?

5 Reasons to Read ‘Recursion’ by Blake Crouch

If you read one book this year make it 'Recursion' by Blake Crouch. Captivating and highly original, it's a perfect…

Stack Overflow: 4 Novels

This week's stack: two science fiction novels, and two speculative dystopian novels.

Josh Keaton Discusses ‘Kulipari,’ Career, and Craft of Storytelling at SDCC

Josh Keaton has played many characters over the years. I met with him at SDCC to discuss his role on…

5 Reasons to Read the ‘Rotherweird’ Trilogy

The 'Rotherweird' trilogy is a time-consuming, sometimes convoluted read, but the payoff is well worth the effort.

Stack Overflow: To Infinity … and Beyond!

My last Stack Overflow celebrated the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, and I figured this week might be a…

‘The Everything Tabletop Games Book’ Review

Simon and Schuster released a new book in their 'Everything' series, 'The Everything Tabletop Games Book' written by Bebo of…

Word Wednesday: ‘Ask a Scientist’

"Ask a Scientist" The best baby shower gift nobody will receive! A brilliant science book invaluable for parents with inquisitive…

The ‘Dungeons & Dragons: A Young Adventurer’s Guide’ Series Begins

D&D's popularity is at an all-time high right now. There are a lot of new players coming to the game,…

Apollo 50th: Celebrating ‘Apollo’s Legacy: Perspectives on the Moon Landings’

On this 50th anniversary year of the first moon landing, learn about some old and new perspectives on the significance…

5 Reasons to Read ‘Dark Blade’ by Steve Feasey

Dark Blade by Steve Feasy is the start of a new YA fantasy series steeped in mythology. It's a rollicking…

Word Wednesday: DK’s ‘Signs and Symbols’

'Signs and Symbols' is a social and cultural history primer told from through the medium of symbols. It's fascinating from…

Word Wednesday: ‘On the Origin of Species’ – Retold

When a book about evolution drops through my letterbox, I pretty much know it will end up in a Word…

Word Wednesday: ‘Be a Super Awesome Photographer’

'Be a Super Awesome Photographer' will help your kids release their inner artist and unleash the power of their phone…

Stack Overflow: To the Moon! Celebrating Apollo 50th

Today's Stack Overflow is celebrating the upcoming 50th anniversary of the moon landing!

5 Reasons to Read ‘Embers of War’ by Gareth L. Powell

The 'Embers of War' series by Gareth L. Powell is a top-notch, addictive space opera filled with brilliant characters you'll…

Celebrate Pride Month with ‘The GayBCs’

Explore the ABCs with a new book of alphabet-based poems which introduce children to words like Intersex, Queer, Trans, and…

Daniel Errico Discusses New LGBT-Friendly Series “The Bravest Knight”

When I first received screeners for The Bravest Knight, I was stunned. The new children show on Hulu was charming,…

Word Wednesday: DK – Pixar and ‘Toy Story 4’

DK has 2 books perfect for 'Toy Story' fans. The 'Disney·Pixar Character Encyclopedia' and the 'Toy Story 4: Official Guide.'

Stack Overflow: Books for Summer Activities

Here's a stack of books that'll keep your kids entertained and (in some cases) educated this summer!

Word Wednesday: ‘TIE Fighter Owners’ Workshop Manual’

Love technical specs? Love diagrams? Love TIE fighters? Then the TIE Fighter Owners' Workshop Manual is just for you! 

Father’s Day Is Coming: Have You Got Your GeekDad Books Yet?

It's that time of year again - when geeky dads everywhere get 'Star Wars' ties, LEGO coffee mugs, or their…

‘Papa Put a Man on the Moon’ Book Review

'Papa Put a Man on the Moon' is a delightful picture book that puts the huge scope of the Apollo…

′Masters of Comics′ is Truly a Great Giveable Book

This is the book for graphic novel lovers.

Word Wednesday ‘Science You Can Eat’

DK's 'Science You Can Eat' is filled with fascinating information and experiements to help your child understand what happens when…

Stack Overflow: 14 Stories About Stories

Today's Stack Overflow contains books about stories: about the joy of reading, the magic of words, the unreliability of narrators,…