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 ...

Making a Reader Out of My Son With <em>The Minecraft Essential Handbook</em> and <em>The Redstone Handbook</em>

Minecraft used to just be an obsession for my son. Now it's a learning experience thanks to the new Minecraft Guides by Scholastic Books.

Tinkerlab: A Hands-On Guide for Little Inventors

Put together by a blog of the same name, Tinkerlab is a book of activities that encourage little kids to get making.

Barnes & Noble Celebrates Batman, Marvel, and More With In-Store Events

Barnes & Noble's "Get Pop-Cultured" events are a great reason to get your geek family into a bookstore this summer.

Brand New Harry Potter Story on Pottermore.com

A new story on Pottermore reunites everyone's favorite wizarding trio!

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...

End Times Well Spent: Review  for <em> The Last Policeman</em> Trilogy

After binge-reading the Ben H. Winters pre-apocalyptic crime thriller trilogy, I still have hope for the human spirit.

<em>Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Visual History</em>

GeekMom Dak speaks to Andrew Farago about his new book, a must-have for any TMNT fan.

Megan Jean Sovern on Her Humorous, Heartfelt Middle-Grade Debut ‘The Meaning of Maggie’

"Maggie could always be geekier. I mean there are whole realms of Middle Earth she’s yet to explore," says Megan Jean Sovern, author of "The Meaning of Maggie."

The Books Of Elsewhere: Final Book Release and Giveaway!

Discover the suspense and magic of Jacqueline West's series The Books of Elsewhere as the fifth and final book is released. Enter our giveaway to start the series with your family!