Happy World Read Aloud Day!

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March 4, 2015 is World Read Aloud Day! Why not start an adventure with your child–toddler or teen–today?

Between the Bookends: February 2015

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This month’s Between the Bookends sees the GeekMoms reading about talking cows, dystopian future entertainment, a steampunked wild west, a wall of Trudd, and some big changes for Harry Dresden.

We Are All The Bad Mother

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“I am a bad mother.” It’s a thought that has gone through all of our heads at least once, possibly daily. In the era of picture-perfect Pinterest parenting, the feelings of inadequacy come easily.

Tea Without Princesses

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Tea parties don’t have to be about sparkles and lace. Here are some picture books to liven up your tea party for all genders and styles.

Chilling Reads for Chilly Days

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Love to read creepy books on chilly nights? Here are 10 to try this fall and winter, from middle grade to adult.

Between the Bookends: October 2014

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It’s Halloween season and the GeekMoms have been reading some surreal and spooky books to prepare, as well as our usual varied choices. Check out this month’s Bookends for Floridian sci-fi, WWII France, a C. S. Lewis retelling of an ancient Roman myth, and a selection of classic children’s stories.

Cowboys Vs…Dinosaurs?

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In Kid Sheriff and The Terrible Toads, a band of outlaws are terrorizing an old-west town with cow-kissin’, and chili insultin’. It’s up to Kid Sheriff, and his knowledge of dinosaurs to save the day!

Between the Bookends: September 2014

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Wondering what the GeekMoms have been reading this month? As the new school year begins, our choices include time travel romance, astronaut biographies, kings’ messengers, Irish immigrants, killer cakes, and The Doctor.

Back to School Guide 2014

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Welcome to this year’s back to school guide. We’ve got backpacks, fitness trackers, cameras, laptops, and books. Oh my!

Between the Bookends at GeekMom

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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 organizations, teenage boys painting models in their bedrooms, and girls being discovered floating in cello cases. If something there doesn’t pique your interest then I don’t know what will!