Books

Word Wednesday: ‘XX’ by Rian Hughes

Rian Hughes' science fiction behemoth, 'XX' takes typography, memes, and algorithms on an odyssey into deep space.

September 23, 2020

Review— ′No Place for Monsters′- A Truly Scary Read for Modern Kids

Kory Merritt has crafted a remarkable and terrifying tale.

September 23, 2020

Stack Overflow: Civics for Kids

In honor of RBG, today's stack includes books that teach kids about equality, voting, and being a good citizen.

September 21, 2020

Geek Links: Cory Doctorow ‘Attack Surface’ Audio Book Kickstarter

Cory Doctorow is bringing his new book 'Attack Surface' to Kickstarter in order to release and entirely DRM free audiobook.

September 17, 2020

Word Wednesday: ‘Cranky Uncle vs Climate Change’

Never in history has a book like 'Climate Change vs Cranky Uncle' been needed so badly. Channel its power of…

September 16, 2020

Review—′A Family Guide to Terrariums for Kids′—Let′s Get Planting!

Creating terrariums is a fun and relaxing activity.

September 15, 2020

Stack Overflow: State of Mind

Today's Stack Overflow may be a bit scrambled, a reflection of the state of my mind this past week.

September 14, 2020

Word Wednesday ‘Skulk” by Robin Etherington

'Skulk' is a beautiful maze and puzzle book. Thanks to the wonders of paper engineering it even has a maze…

September 9, 2020

From the Inbox: ‘Spid the Spider,’ ‘Goner,’ ‘Dinky Dungeon,’ and More Books and Games

We get a lot of press releases each week. We don't have time to check them all out, but we'll…

September 8, 2020

Review—’Plasticus Maritimus’- Diving Into a Sea of Problems

This relevant translation can really help us view the problem in all its complexity.

September 8, 2020

Stack Overflow: Blast from the Past

Today's column is a big stack of nostalgia: books (mostly comics) based on television series or movies, or even old…

September 7, 2020

Quarto Classroom Launches on September 1st!

Free videos, lessons, workshops, and more will be made available.

September 1, 2020

Review ‘Casey Grimes 1: The Mostly Invisible Boy’

Book one of the new 'Casey Grimes' series features a nearby magical world just waiting to be found by those…

August 31, 2020

Stack Overflow: ‘Unplugged Play’ by Bobbi Conner

The books offer hundreds of activities for every age.

August 24, 2020

Geek Links: Kickstarter Alert for ‘The Business of Independent Comic Book Publishing’

A comprehensive and easy-to-understand guide to indie comics publishing. Courtesy: Kickstarter

August 21, 2020

Word Wednesday: ‘Rosewater’ by Tade Thompson

This Week's Word Is "Wormwood." Sometimes you just need to get on and read whatever everybody is saying you should…

August 19, 2020

GeekMom: The Saga Continues: ‘Poe Dameron: Free Fall’ by Alex Segura

When Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker was released last year, one line of dialogue that raised a…

August 18, 2020

GeekMom: National Parks and Other Places to Visit From Your Book Shelf

Last summer my family and I took a road trip from Maine to Wisconsin. We stopped at Niagara Falls (the…

August 17, 2020

Review—’A Place at the Table’- Friendship Can Blossom and Spring Unlikely Combinations

Two authors decided to join efforts in this timely middle-grade novel about food and making new friends.

August 13, 2020

Word Wednesday – ‘The Homes We Build’

A world of houses and habitats can be found in 'The Homes We Build.' It's a wonderful look about how…

August 12, 2020

Stack Overflow: Getting Crafty

Need some crafts and activities for your kids? Here's a stack to get you started.

August 10, 2020

Review: ‘Caley Cross and the Hadeon Drop’

GeekDad Derrick reviews 'Caley Cross and the Hadeon Drop,' a new fantasy middle-grade book by Jeff Rosen.

August 8, 2020

‘Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge: Traveler’s Guide to Batuu’: A Guidebook for the Star Wars Traveler at Heart

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge: Traveler’s Guide to Batuu Image: Becker & Mayer BooksIn 2019, Disney opened Galaxy’s Edge in both…

August 6, 2020

Nevertheless, ‘She Votes’: An Important New Book on Women’s History

Tl;dr: She Votes is a powerful book not to be missed. The 19th Amendment The right of citizens of the…

August 6, 2020

‘Banana Tail and The Checkerboard Jungle’ by Mark McKenna: A Fun Children’s Adventure.

‘Banana Tail and The Checkered Jungle’ Image: Mark McKennaBanana Tail is a fun-loving story about a mischievous monkey and his…

August 6, 2020

Word Wednesday: ‘Planet Omar’

Zanib Main's entertaining 'Planet Omar' series brings readers a children's school calamity caper with a difference.

August 5, 2020

‘Cinderella Is Dead’ by Kalynn Bayron, LGBTQ YA Fantasy With a Twist

Cinderella Is Dead, Cover Image Bloomsbury, Author Image Kalynn Bayron, Background Image by DarkWorkX from PixabayPlease note: This post contains…

August 5, 2020

Between the Bookends: 8 Books We Read in July 2020

Between the Bookends, Image: Sophie BrownIn this month’s Between the Bookends, Sophie, Sarah, and Anika share eight books they have…

August 2, 2020

Mars Month: ‘Space 2069’ by David Whitehouse Book Review

Space 2069 Cover, Icon Books, Mars Image NASAThroughout July, GeekMom prepared for the launch of the Perseverance rover with Mars…

August 1, 2020

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