The Ultimate Avengers Playlist

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GeekMom Jackie’s New Year’s resolution is to watch the entire modern Avengers oeuvre in the right order. But what is the right order?

Chilling Reads for Chilly Days

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Love to read creepy books on chilly nights? Here are 10 to try this fall and winter, from middle grade to adult.

High Tea with Dame Julie Andrews

Very Fairy Princess: Graduation Girl!

GeekMom Jackie shared an afternoon with Mary Poppins and her daughter Emma Walton Hamilton to discuss their latest children’s picture book.

Get Ready for BookCon

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If you find yourself in New York City at the end of May, you definitely want to think about attending the first annual BookCon. It’s happening in conjunction with Book Expo America (BEA), an enormous publishing event that is trade-only (publishers, booksellers, librarians, and bloggers).

Happy National Crayon Day!

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Today is National Crayon Day. Here are some great pieces of trivia about everyone’s favorite art supply.

Toy Fair 2014: The Small Fry Edition

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Last month’s Toy Fair highlighted the best new toys for 2014, and there were some great options out there for the preschool and under crowd.