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 ...

NaNoWriMo 2013 – Are You In?

Two weeks today Nanowrimo 2013 gets underway; come and join in with our Facebook discussion group.

<em>William Shakespeare’s Star Wars</em>—May the Verse Be With You

May the verse be with Dakster as she embarks on a journey through Star Wars-Shakespeare style.

The Books That Changed My Life

We all have favorite books. Books that we have devoured many times over the course of our lives. But then there are those books that changed you as a person, that aren't just wonderful, but soul shaking. GeekMom ...

Making the Unreal Real: An Interview With Kij Johnson

Remember how I said that Lawrence, Kansas is a secret hub of science fiction and fantasy awesome? Meet Kij Johnson, KU's new fantasy professor, an award-winning writer of fantastic things, and one of the people that ...

The Reason We Should Read Picture Books to Older Kids

I was quickly cruising through my email inbox on Friday morning, making sure there wasn’t something urgent needing my attention, when I came across a link to a New York Times article about how picture books are ...