Books

GeekMom: Pride Month 2021: ‘Bi the Way: The Bisexual Guide to Life’ – Lois Shearing

Throughout June, GeekMom celebrates Pride Month with lots of LGBTQ content. Follow the Pride Month tag to find all the…

June 16, 2021

Follow the Royal Tank Regiment Through Battle in The New Graphic Novel ‘The Tankies’

'The Tankies' is a historical graphic portraying combat in two different wars from the perspective of common soldiers. 

June 14, 2021

GeekMom: Pride Month 2021: ‘Me, My Dad, and the End of the Rainbow’ by Benjamin Dean

Throughout June, GeekMom celebrates Pride Month with lots of LGBTQ content. Follow the Pride Month tag to find all the…

June 14, 2021

GeekMom: Make/Play/Watch/Read: E3 and Video Games

It’s the question on every forum this week: What’s happening at E3 2021? Will we finally see footage of the…

June 12, 2021

GeekMom: Pride Month 2021: ‘The Deepest Breath’ by Meg Grehan

Throughout June, GeekMom celebrates Pride Month with lots of LGBTQ content. Follow the Pride Month tag to find all the…

June 12, 2021

‘Rabbits’ by Terry Miles: A Book Review

'Rabbits' by Terry Miles is a conspiracy/retro techno-thriller that centers around a mysterious global game. Dare you turn up to…

June 11, 2021

GeekMom: Pride Month 2021: ‘As Far As You’ll Take Me’ by Phil Stamper

Throughout June, GeekMom celebrates Pride Month with lots of LGBTQ content. Follow the Pride Month tag to find all the…

June 10, 2021

‘A Day in Code: Python’ Is Now Available

Shari Eskenas' latest picture book, 'A Day in Code: Python' teaches readers to the basics of coding in the programming…

June 9, 2021

GeekMom: Pride Month 2021: ‘Ace of Spades’ by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

Throughout June, GeekMom celebrates Pride Month with lots of LGBTQ content. Follow the Pride Month tag to find all the…

June 8, 2021

GeekMom: Pride Month 2021: ‘One Last Stop’ by Casey McQuiston

Throughout June, GeekMom celebrates Pride Month with lots of LGBTQ content. Follow the Pride Month tag to find all the…

June 6, 2021

GeekMom: Hit the Summer Season With a Good Book: Summer Reading Guide 2021

Summer days are ahead of us. Long days on the beach or by the pool. Days off from school and…

June 6, 2021

GeekMom: Make/Play/Watch/Read: World Oceans Day (June 8)

Most of our planet is covered by the ocean. We’re talking more than 70%. That’s a lot of water. And…

June 5, 2021

GeekMom: Pride Month 2021: ‘The Passing Playbook’ by Isaac Fitzsimons

Throughout June, GeekMom celebrates Pride Month with lots of LGBTQ content. Follow the Pride Month tag to find all the…

June 4, 2021

GeekMom: Between the Bookends: 5 Books We Read in May 2021

In this month’s Between the Bookends, Sophie reviews five books including the latest from John Green, a fun middle-grade about…

June 2, 2021

GeekMom: Pride Month 2021: ‘Heartstopper’ Series by Alice Oseman

Throughout June, GeekMom celebrates Pride Month with lots of LGBTQ content. Follow the Pride Month tag to find all the…

June 2, 2021

Review: ‘Anemone is Not the Enemy’—A Fun Picture Book

When anemone gets touched, she stings! But it's not her fault…

June 1, 2021

These Soundtracks Are a Treat for the Eyes With ‘Mondo: The Art of Soundtracks’

This celebration of 10 years of Mondo soundtrack artwork is a feast for the eyes

June 1, 2021

‘Priest of Gallows’ by Peter McLean: A Book Review

'Priest of Gallows' by Peter McLean is the third book in his 'War for the Rose Throne' series. Here's why…

May 30, 2021

‘Shards of Earth’ by Adrian Tchaikovsky: A Book Review

Adrian Tchaikovsky is back with another enthralling sprawling space opera, 'Shards of Earth.'

May 29, 2021

GeekMom: Make/Play/Watch/Read: Playing With Light

Light fascinates me. It can be natural or artificial. It can be manipulated and it can manipulate us. By creating…

May 29, 2021

Books + Ice Cream = Scoops of Stories

Okay, normally I wouldn't recommend combining books with ice cream—aside from the sticky pages, can you imagine paper cuts on…

May 28, 2021

GeekMom: It’s a ‘Llama Llama’ Celebration

It’s Llama Llama day in our house on any given day of the week. That’s how much my five year…

May 26, 2021

GeekMom: Peek Beyond the Page With Mental Floss’s ‘The Curious Reader’

I love a good aggregator of interesting information. Having one place to go to feed your intellectual curiosity. Curiosity about…

May 26, 2021

Michael Hearst Delivers ‘Unconventional Vehicles’

Four dozen offbeat tunes about unusual transportation from Michael Hearst

May 24, 2021

‘Factopia’ by Kate Hale: A Book Review

'Factopia' 400 linked facts in one fabulous book. Brought to you by Britannica it's an encyclopedia for the internet generation.

May 24, 2021

All Things Drizzt—Hot Summer Reveals for Forgotten Realms

This summer will see many varied releases from Wizards of the Coast and partnering teams to celebrate the Forgotten Realms…

May 23, 2021

GeekMom: Make/Play/Watch/Read: The Humble Paper Airplane!

When was the last time you threw a paper airplane? Those nice smooth creases, using your thumbnail to make it…

May 23, 2021

Give Your Budding Artist the Gift of Kawaii Cuteness

These two books are a great source of inspiration.

May 19, 2021

GeekMom: The Ariadne I Never Knew I Needed

I have a weak spot for mythology. You might call it my Achilles heel, ahem. Greek, Norse, Irish, oh bring…

May 15, 2021

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