“You Have to F*cking Eat” Is Funny Because It’s True

Getting your kids to eat right is the perennial challenge of being a parent, and now it's been turned into a humorous not-for-kids children's book.

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."

Between the Bookends at GeekMom

Once again, the GeekMoms have been reading an incredible variety of books this month. Hear about a drug-filled near-future dystopia, a mouse detective, the "lost journal" of Assassin's Creed's Blackbeard, and an ...

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.

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 ...

11 Young Reader Picks for National Reading Month

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

Between the Bookends at GeekMom

Between the Bookends returns for 2014 with ghosts in Malaysia, murder and intrigue in Westeros, and a whole lot of My Little Pony!

Interview: A Librarian Shares Ways to Grow and Cultivate Strong Readers

A recent study shows that kids who read for pleasure are likely to do significantly better at spelling, vocabulary, and math than their peers who do not. A librarian discusses ways to cultivate young readers.

Seven Books American Kids Love (That This Brit Never Knew Existed)

A recent behind the scenes discussion at GeekMom about Childrens literature prompted fellow GeekMom Sophie to introduce many of our writers, and readers, to the children's books that are invariably read by British ...

Review: <cite>The Woolyhoodwinks vs. the Dark Patch</cite>

Take a trip into The Great North Woods with The Woolyhoodwinks, a group of hand crafted friends who would be just as much home in the fictional worlds of Silverstein or Lear, as they are in their own story.