Scholarly Freebies at Oxford University Press During National Library Week

A massive treasure trove of scholarly gems, normally locked up tight behind fully operational internet security, will be available April 13-19 in honor of National Library Week.

11-Year-Old Writes a Book About Space – and It’s Good!

Walter Levin's The Kid Who Went to the Moon fulfills every kid’s fantasy in more ways than one.

Get Ready for BookCon

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 ...

Cooking the Books: <em>Attack the Geek</em> with Michael R. Underwood & Giveaway!

The author discusses his latest book, how publishing is like a restaurant, his favorite pizza recipe, and a book giveaway.

<em>The Return of Zita</em> Wins

The final book in Zita the Spacegirl is out, and she's unstoppable! (With the help of a lovable cast of friends, of course.)

<em>Time for Kids</em> Family Edition App for Android and iPad

The Time for Kids Family Edition app for iOS and Android devices is an excellent way for kids to keep up with current events in a kid-friendly format.

Sample Excerpt: It’s Complicated, The Social Lives of Networked Teens

danah boyd's nuanced treatise on teens use of social media was 8 years and 160 interviews in the making--and something every parent should read.

Between the Bookends at GeekMom

This month's Between the Bookends covers comical cats, Lemony Snicket causing despondency yet again, and a story of ordinary hardship in World War I.

Once Upon a Much Darker Time…

The new novel "Dorothy Must Die" joins the roster of darkly re-imagined stories, but fairy tales and other classics have always been, well, grim!

<em>This One Summer</em>: Beauty In Realism

This One Summer is a new graphic novel by Mariko and Jillian Tamaki. It is a YA book that transcends the genre into where most adult novelists wish they could go: honest and nuanced characters in that familiar world ...