Sarah Pinault

‘The Monster in the Hollows’: Finding Your True Self in ‘The Wingfeather Saga’

The third installment of Andrew Peterson’s 'The Wingfeather Saga' is re-released this October, in hardcover for the first time. With…

September 20, 2020

Further Adventures in Bookwandering

With the third installment of Pages & Co. coming out this month, you can pick up all three copies. You…

September 8, 2020

‘Being Lolita’ and the Lies We Tell Our Teenage Selves

'Being Lolita: A Memoir' is a haunting look back through adult eyes on a relationship the author had with her…

September 6, 2020

Searching for the Jewels of Anniera in The Wingfeather Saga

Ready for a new adventure? Join Geekmom Sarah in discovering the land of Skree and the Igiby family in the…

August 19, 2020

Soldiers in Petticoats: 100 Years of Voting Rights

My earliest encounter with the Suffragettes was probably the same as everyone else my age, Winifred Banks singing "Sister Suffragette"…

August 18, 2020

National Parks and Other Places to Visit From Your Book Shelf

Enthusiasm for the National Parks does not have to wait! Thanks to a couple of new books from Gibbs Smith,…

August 16, 2020

Snap Happy With the MyFirst Camera Insta2

The continuing adventures of photography with small children, to snap away, or not snap away, that is the question. GeekMom…

August 12, 2020

A Pin Trading Novice Meets her Muse

When you have been avoiding pin trading badly for years, what do you do when passions collide? Dive straight in…

August 10, 2020

GeekMom Review: ‘Jungle Cruise: A Voyage of Mystery and Misfortune’

If you have ever wanted to visit the backside of Schweitzer Falls, named for the backside of the famous explorer,…

August 3, 2020

‘Sproutword’: Where Horse Beats Equestrian in a Game of Words

If you love word games, you will love 'Sproutword,' a small batch game sustainably made in Devon, England. Bring your…

July 28, 2020

Vera Potter? Harry Bradley? Either Way, This Combination Is Magic!

Today is the day we have been waiting for: Vera Bradley launches their 'Harry Potter' line. Have your reload button…

July 16, 2020

Between Nineties Fan Fiction and a Hard Place

A trip back into the nineties fan fiction of the 24th Century is full of surprises, not all welcome, as…

July 15, 2020

‘Kill Merlin’: Now With 100% More Orc Boogers

You have to love any game that includes the warning “Game involves treachery” and cautions about the quantity of Orc…

July 5, 2020

Little Veterinarians Unite

GeekMom Sarah and her kids go to Veterinary School on the cheap, and come out tick free, with 100 more…

June 24, 2020

Towel Day in Quarantine

It is May 25, it is towel day, so here is your public service announcement to ask you: do you…

May 25, 2020

A Gungan and a Ten Year Old Walk Into a Bar: A Child’s Perspective on ‘Star Wars: Episode 1’

Rediscovering 'Star Wars: Episode 1' through the eyes of my ten year old.

May 4, 2020

Little Home Schools Everywhere: Meet Little Medical School

“Classroom in a box” from Little Medical School is a great way to kick start or rejuvenate science class at…

April 22, 2020

The Hero I Needed Twenty Years Ago: Kate the Chemist

In two new books from Kate the Chemist, here's a little homeschool help that will distill a love of Chemistry…

April 21, 2020

Vacation Time in Mom School

Vacation in pseudo homeschool may be a little light on schedules, but it's still heavy on the basics: we read,…

April 21, 2020

Buckle Up With The Story Pirates

The Story Pirates are constantly coming up with new ways to inspire creativity in kids, and to encourage kids to…

April 15, 2020