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Pride Month 2020: ‘Blood Countess’ by Lana Popovic

Pride Month Blood Countess, Background Image by Prawny from Pixabay, Cover Image Abrams Books

June 8, 2020

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

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December 12, 2019

NASA: So Not a Waste of Space—A Guest Post by YA Author Shelley Sackier

Reading Time: 5 minutes Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech This is a guest post by Shelley Sackier. See the bottom of this…

December 20, 2018

8 Halloween Reads to Make Your October Spooktacular

Reading Time: 12 minutesHalloween Reads for All Ages, Image: Sophie Brown In this collection of Halloween reads there’s something for…

October 18, 2018

Between the Bookends: 12 Books We Read in April 2018

Reading Time: 15 minutesBetween the Bookends, Image: Sophie Brown Welcome to this month’s bumper Between the Bookends. If it’s felt…

May 1, 2018

Between the Bookends: 10 Books We Read in July 2017

In this month's Between the Bookends, Corrina, Anika, Rebecca, Amy, Sophie, & Bookends newcomer Chris share books to see you…

August 15, 2017

11 Books on My To-Read Pile After Book Expo America

Jackie's favorites from this year's Book Expo America, an annual trade show featuring all the books heading to shelves in…

July 5, 2017

Author Laurie Forest’s Geeky Inspirations Behind the ‘Black Witch Chronicles’

Young adult fantasy author Laurie Forest tells us what made her geek out while writing her debut novel, 'The Black…

May 11, 2017

GeekDad Exclusive Cover Reveal: ‘All Rights Reserved’ by Gregory Scott Katsoulis

There's a certain excitement that a die-hard reader feels when they discover a new author that has promise. That's how…

February 7, 2017

Teen Mulder & Scully Investigate in Two New X-Files YA Novels

Agent of Chaos and Devil's' Advocate star teenage Mulder & Scully and follow the two teens as they attempt to…

January 5, 2017

Gun-slingin’, Fire-startin’, Freedom-savin’ YA Heroines

'Library Wars,' 'Rebel of the Sands,' and 'Fate of Flames' are three YA books with kick-ass heroines everyone will enjoy.

November 9, 2016

Jay Kristoff – My New Favorite Author

Jay Kristoff is my new favorite author, and if you read the two books I've just read, then he may…

October 30, 2016

‘Black Widow: Red Vengeance’ – Review & Giveaway

Marvel Press kindly sent GeekMom a copy of 'Red Vengeance' to review and is providing a prize pack for one…

October 10, 2016

The Power of Story in Three YA Novels

Three recommended, very different YA novels have this in common: a strong heroine discovering the power of stories.

August 21, 2016

Geeking Out Over New Tech Leads to ‘Jacked’

This week, author Kirk Dougal tells us what inspired him to write his new science fiction YA thriller, 'Jacked'!

June 17, 2016

Lois Lane Doubles Down on Adventure in Her Latest YA Outing

'Lois Lane: Double Down' is one of the few places you can still find Lois Lane done right.

May 7, 2016

Young Reader Book Review: ‘Serafina and the Twisted Staff’:

'Serafina and the Twisted Staff' continues the story of a brave and unique heroine on a journey of discovery that…

April 28, 2016

How Nikola Tesla’s Theories Unleash M.G. Buehrlen’s Inner Geek

This week we welcome YA author M.G. Buehrlen to Geek Speaks...Fiction! M.G. tells us all about why Nikola Tesla's theories…

April 27, 2016

Strife on Mars: The ‘Red Rising’ Trilogy

The 'Hunger Games' meets the 'Mars Trilogy,' with a bit of 'House of Cards' thrown in, making for a thrilling…

February 20, 2016

Book Review: Concentr8 by William Sutcliffe

The Drugs Don't Work, they just make you worse. Or so says William Sutcliffe in his new ADHD inspired novel.

January 30, 2016

Can Neuroscience Explain the Popularity of The Hunger Games?

Dystopian young adult fiction takes the chaos of adolescent development and transforms it into a narrative which provides both an…

November 9, 2015

‘Black Widow: Forever Red’ Is the “Definitive” Story of Natasha Romanoff

It's usually difficult to find the elusive Natasha Romanoff, but not today: You can now find Black Widow starring her…

October 13, 2015

Dark Matters – Author Spotlight: James Smythe

James Smythe is building an impressive body of work. His latest is a Young Adult thriller set inside a lawless…

July 12, 2015

‘Fallout’: I Want Teenage Lois Lane to Be My BFF

Lois Lane stars in her own YA novel from Switch Press.

May 5, 2015

Catching Up With Delilah S. Dawson, Author & Geeky Mom Extraordinaire!

Delilah S. Dawson is an author, a mom, a geek, a cowgirl, an artist, and more.

April 14, 2015

Kickstarter Alert: Greg Weisman’s ‘Rain of the Ghosts’ Audio Play

Greg Weisman is a name near and dear to my heart. I religiously watched 'Gargoyles' in my younger years, truly…

April 6, 2015

The Depths of The Riverman Triology

Is the girl crazy? Is there really a world where children are like gods? Or is there a dark reality…

March 18, 2015

Chuck Wendig’s Atlanta Burns Raises Some Eyebrows

Chuck Wendig's latest young adult novel, Atlanta Burns, is causing a bit of a stir around the interwebs.

January 28, 2015

7 New Middle Grade and YA Books I Want to Read This Fall

These are the new fall releases at the top of school librarian and GeekMom Jackie's To Read pile.

August 19, 2014

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