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The Tarakan Chronicles: The Dystopia Created by Progress

The Tarakan Chronicles: The Dystopia Created by Progress

Book 1 of the Tarakan Chronicles. Cover copyright Harper Voyager. The world of the Tarakan Chronicles, in The Lost Puzzler and The Puzzler’s War by Eyal Kless, is one of bleak uncertainty. The only surety for everyone is that things once used to be much better. Society has devolved to one of limited resources. Farming communities… Read More

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The Best of Between the Bookends: Our Top Picks from 2019

The Best of Between the Bookends: Our Top Picks from 2019

<img data-attachment-id="325365" data-permalink="https://geekmom.com/2019/12/best-bookends-2019/the-best-of-between-the-bookends-2019/" data-orig-file="https://i0.wp.com/geekmom.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2019/12/The-Best-of-Between-the-Bookends-2019.jpg?fit=1000%2C563&ssl=1" data-orig-size="1000,563" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="The Best of Between the Bookends 2019, Image: Sophie Brown" data-image-description=" The Best of Between the Bookends 2019, Image: Sophie Brown ” data-medium-file=”https://i0.wp.com/geekmom.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2019/12/The-Best-of-Between-the-Bookends-2019.jpg?fit=600%2C338&ssl=1″ data-large-file=”https://i0.wp.com/geekmom.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2019/12/The-Best-of-Between-the-Bookends-2019.jpg?fit=1000%2C563&ssl=1″ class=”wp-image-325365 size-full” src=”https://i0.wp.com/geekmom.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2019/12/The-Best-of-Between-the-Bookends-2019.jpg?resize=1000%2C563&ssl=1″ alt=”The Best of Between the Bookends 2019, Image: Sophie Brown, Harald Heuser and Wixin Lubhon from Pixabay” width=”1000″ height=”563″ data-recalc-dims=”1″ />The… Read More

What’s in a Name? Amber Bird Geeks Out

What’s in a Name? Amber Bird Geeks Out

Science fiction author Amber Bird has been making some waves lately with her debut novel, ‘Peace Fire.’ Ernest Cline, the bestselling author of ‘Ready Player One,’ calls her book “A smart, fun, fierce tale of geek revolution and high-stakes adventure.” This week on Geek Speaks…Fiction!, Amber tells us what made her geek out while writing it! Read More