Jenny Bristol

Jenny Bristol is Editor-in-Chief of GeekMom and an Editor at GeekDad. She is a lifelong geek who spends her time learning, writing, facilitating the education of her two wickedly smart kids, losing herself in history, and mastering the art of traveling on a shoestring.

Review: Fran Wilde’s ‘Clock Star Rose Spine’ Transported Me

Fran both wrecked and buoyed me through this, her first published collection of poetry.

September 7, 2021

Adorn Your Home With Cross-Stitched Disney Villains

If you're really into Disney villains and cross-stitch, this craft book kit is the perfect joining of the two.

August 26, 2021

GeekMom’s Own Fran Wilde Publishes First Collection of Poetry and Illustration

Fran Wilde's beautiful, touching collection of poetry and illustration comes out tomorrow!

August 23, 2021

Relearn How to Play by Reading ‘The Secrets of LEGO House’

Can't make it to Denmark? 'The Secrets of LEGO House' has you covered.

August 10, 2021

Midcentury Modern Design Takes Center Stage in ‘Star Trek: Designing the Final Frontier’

Learn about 'Star Trek': The Original Series became a perfect setting for Midcentury Modern design.

August 3, 2021

‘Tappity’ Your Way to K-5 Science Learning

This subscription-based interactive science app for kids in K-5 is immersive, interactive, and full of solid science material.

June 26, 2021

Leaf’d Box Subscription Boxes and Education Kits: Follow-Up, Almost Three Months In

See what we thought of the Leaf's gardening subscription boxes after the plants had a chance to grow for a…

June 3, 2021

Peek Beyond the Page With Mental Floss’s ‘The Curious Reader’

Mental Floss brings together a couple of decades of their best content about books, authors, and the literary world.

May 25, 2021

Clixo: A Fun Magnetic Toy in a Small Package

Infinite play, compact living space!

May 6, 2021

Two Fantastic Masks for People With Sensory Needs

Learn about two different types of masks for all ages that address specific sensory needs.

May 6, 2021

‘We Just Click’ Is a Sweet Collection of LEGO-Themed Love Notes

Lighthearted LEGO-themed love notes fill this new little book from Chronicle Books.

April 8, 2021

Preview of LEGO Products for the First Half of 2021

Check out some of LEGO's newest products for the first half of 2021.

April 6, 2021

Leaf’d Box Subscription Boxes and Education Kits: Perfect Garden Starters for Families

The Leaf'd Box Subscription Boxes and Education Kits are a fun, packaged way to introduce edible gardening to your kids.…

March 29, 2021

GraviTrax PRO Adds Height and Bonus Physics to Your GraviTrax Experience

The GraviTrax PRO adds considerable functionality, options, and height over the original GraviTrax set.

March 21, 2021

‘Artists in Residence’ Gives a Glimpse Into Artists’ Private Spaces

If you've ever wanted to learn where artists live and how they organize and decorate their own homes, this book…

February 21, 2021

7 Picture and Photo Essay Books to Teach History to Kids

Here are seven fantastic books that each teach a bit about a different area of U.S. history.

January 14, 2021

2 Visually Pleasing Science Books for All Ages

Looking for some beautiful but educational books to add to your library? Here are two that fit the bill.

December 28, 2020

‘Heroes’ Is a Worthy Successor to Stephen Fry’s ‘Mythos’

Read about mortal Greek heroes in Stephen Fry's second volume of 'The Greek Myths Reimagined' series, 'Heroes.'

November 1, 2020

To Celebrate National Book Month: Some Favorite Books About Women

Check out some of GeekMom's favorite books about women.

October 6, 2020

Mid-Century Modern Women in the Visual Arts

Learn about 25 influential women of the 20th century art and design world in this new book.

October 5, 2020