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 ...

Geeky Oxford—Oliver and the Seawigs at Oxford Literary Festival

GeekMom Helen takes her mermaid cosplaying daughter to the Oxford Literary Festival to meet Oliver and the Seawigs authors Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre.

A Moomin Celebration

Tove Jansson’s The Moomins have a been a book translated into 44 languages, a comic strip, a cartoon, a stop action animation, a 3D film, an opera, and a theme park. This year Jansson's beloved Finland ...

Girl Power Books to Celebrate Women’s History Month

A selection of powerful new books that feature strong girls and women doing remarkable things—just in time for Women's History Month.

Book Review: <em>All Joy and No Fun</em>

GeekMom Helen reads and reviews All Joy and No Fun by Jennifer Senior.

11 Young Reader Picks for National Reading Month

GeekMom Helen collates great books for younger independent readers for National Reading Month.

Fund This! Bras, Bacteria, and Bravery

From bras for young girls, to bacteria in the fantasy realm, to the bravery and commitment of a single mom in Mexico, this week's amazing campaigns offer a healthy balance of incredible products and inspiration!

I Hate Book Promotion by Jonathan Wood

Hi, I'm Jonathan. It's nice to meet you. Will you buy my book?