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Looking Back at London’s First Young Adult Literature Convention

Last weekend saw the UK’s very first Young Adult Literature Convention (YALC) take place as part of the London Film and Comic Con. Fifty YA authors spoke on a range of subjects from sex to fan fiction, graphic ...

<em>Tsuro: The Game of the Path</em> for All the Family

Tsuro is one of those rare to find board games that's easy to explain, quick to play, and easy to adapt for different abilities.

Sarah Daltry & Pete Clark Talk <em>Backward Compatible</em>, Gaming, and Monty Python

It has been a difficult six months for author Sarah Daltry but both she and her Backward Compatible co-author Pete Clarke agreed to talk to us about the book, future projects, and whether or not aliens exist...

Summer Science Fun: Nephology

Learning about clouds is something we can all get involved in no matter where we live and requires no expensive equipment to get started.

Help Preschoolers Learn Math Skills in the Number Neighborhood

A few years ago my son and I fell in love with the brilliantly designed Alien Buddies from Artgig Apps. Now the team has done it again with the beautiful and varied app Drive About: Number Neighborhood.

Fangasm: The Curious Case of The Supernatural Fangirl

Fangasm: Supernatural Fangirls is the story of two university professors, Lynn S. Zubernis and Katherine Larsen who also happen to be devoted Supernatural fans. The book follows them as they attend multiple ...

Between the Bookends at GeekMom

This month the GeekMoms have run the gamut from new interpretations of Beowulf to a murder mystery in post-Revolutionary War New England. There are graphic novels filled with aliens and wizards, shadowy government ...

Late to the Game: <em>Carcassonne</em>

Carcassonne is a classic tabletop board game, which allows players to collect points while building towns, monasteries, roads, and farms in the French countryside.

Why You Should Consider <em>Reading Joss Whedon</em>

For anyone interested in the concept of Whedon Studies and wanting to delve deeper into the Whedonverse, Reading Joss Whedon might just be the book you’re looking for.

<em>Warehouse 13</em> Recaps: Episode Six “Endless”

The endless wonder has turned out not to be quite as endless as we’d hoped and so Warehouse 13 has finally come to its end. In the show finale the team shared their defining moments with one another and came to ...