Between the Bookends at GeekMom

Book stack photo: Flickr user austinevan

We close out 2013 with a selection of books that is heavy on magic, witches, potions, and wizards, rounded out with a little bit of historical fiction and … flowcharts.

Between the Bookends at GeekMom

Book stack photo: Flickr user austinevan

This month the GeekMoms have read an interesting collection of books covering math (from The Simpson’s, even), geometry, essays, and garbage.

Between the Bookends at GeekMom

Book stack photo: Flickr user austinevan

This month, the GeekMoms have tackled both fiction and non-fiction. From vampires and classic Stephen King to historical fiction and novels featuring strong female characters, the selection this month is quite varied!

Between the Bookends at GeekMom

Book stack photo: Flickr user austinevan

This month, the GeekMoms have been captivated by a Kickstarter reward, entranced by classics, and educated about science fiction.

Between the Bookends at GeekMom

Book stack photo: Flickr user austinevan

This month, the GeekMoms are reading about zombies, Shakespeare, art, gardening, and peculiar children. What’s on your bookshelf?

Hacking the Tooth Fairy

Photo: Philip Brewer under CC BY 2.0

Instead of the usual cold hard cash, your Tooth Fairy might want to get creative.

Between the Bookends at GeekMom

Book stack photo: Flickr user austinevan

Sherlock Holmes, Heinlein, Barbara Kingsolver and a book about fonts are part of this month’s GeekMom reading.

Edward Snowden: Brilliant “Dropout”

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Edward Snowden’s extensive, competent knowledge of surveillance, sophisticated technology, and programming is what landed him that job, diploma or no.

The Turncoat: Renegades of the Revolution

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With the Revolutionary War as a backdrop, The Turncoat takes readers from the barracks of the Continental Army to a hearthside with Alexander Hamilton and beyond as Kate fights for her own life and that of the man she loves.

Material World and Hungry Planet Show us the World

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There are two fabulous books that have (seriously) traveled 7,500 miles with my family over the years as we’ve moved from place to place, simply because they must be on our bookshelves. Material World: A Global Family Portrait and Hungry Planet: What the World Eats are wonderful, thought-provoking, educational, and interesting.

Between the Bookends at GeekMom

Book stack photo: Flickr user austinevan

This month the GeekMoms’ never-ending stack of books unfurled stories featuring angry teens, dragons, a bit of psychology and witches and more witches.