Back to School Guide 2014

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

7 New Middle Grade and YA Books I Want to Read This Fall

These are the new fall releases at the top of school librarian and GeekMom Jackie's To Read pile.

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.

Gene Luen Yang Talks About <em>The Shadow Hero</em>

Check out GeekMom Rebecca's new interview with the author of The Shadow Hero.

<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.

Cool Tools: Make Things, Figure Out Things, Do Things Better

Find the best, the cheapest, and the only tools available to do the job.

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 ...

Book It to These Summer Reading Programs

It's summertime, and you know what that means: It's time to read!

<em>Edda: A Little Valkyrie’s First Day of School</em>

The first day of school can be daunting, but what if you're the littlest Valkyrie, just hoping to make a friend? Check out Edda: A Little Valkyrie's First Day of School.