Books

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

The Saga Continues: ‘The High Republic: Light of the Jedi’ – Charles Soule

'Light of the Jedi' by Charles Soule is a novel set in the outer rim where the Jedi are called…

January 5, 2021

Between the Bookends: 3 Books We Read in December 2020

This month's Bookends is a little thinner than usual, but Sophie and Rebecca still have three books to share, and…

January 1, 2021

Make/Play/Watch/Read: In the Garden

It’s time to Make/Play/Watch/Read in the garden! Check out our four ideas for bringing a little gardening to your day…

December 12, 2020

Six More Fandom-Inspired Cookbooks From Insight Editions

I've spent the last few weeks working my way through six of the latest fandom-inspired cookbook options from Insight Editions.

December 8, 2020

7 Picture Books to Enjoy With Young Readers This December

Sophie and Rebecca have put together a list of seven picture books that will be ideal for reading together over…

December 6, 2020

The Saga Continues: ‘From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back’

'From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back' contains 40 stories by 40 authors to celebrate the 40…

December 5, 2020

Between the Bookends: 6 Books We Read in November 2020

Can you believe it's time for the final Between the Bookends of 2020? We're here to share what we're reading…

December 1, 2020

Celebrate the Return of ‘The Crown’ With Three Royally Splendid Reads

Celebrate the return of 'The Crown' with three books filled with the same scandals, tragedies, and difficult choices you have…

November 15, 2020

Celebrate Healthcare Heroes with History Heroes and Julia Donaldson

Celebrate the hard work of our healthcare heroes this holiday season & encourage kids to do the same with History…

November 11, 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

Between the Bookends: 8 Books We Read in October 2020

In this month's Between the Bookends, Sophie, Scott, and Rebecca review eight books they read during the spookiest month of…

November 1, 2020

Llama Llama Takes on the Tooth Fairy

Anna Dewdney mollifies GeekMom Sarah's Tooth Fairy skepticism with the newest tale of Llama Llama.

October 31, 2020

Spooky New Reads from Candlewick Press

GeekMom Elizabeth reviews 'Ghostology' and 'Where's Waldo Spooky Spotlight Search' from Candlewick Press.

October 29, 2020

Review: ‘The Fangirl’s Journal for Leveling Up: Conquer Your Life Through Fandoms’

'The Fangirl's Journal for Leveling Up' is a guided journal that takes you through creating your own character, exploring fandoms,…

October 27, 2020

Top 10 Reasons to Read ‘Fangirl’s Guide to the Universe’ by Sam Maggs

'The Fangirl's Guide to the Universe: A Handbook for Girl Geeks' by Sam Maggs is the updated version of 'The…

October 27, 2020

GeekMom Halloween Reading Roundup 2020 – YA and Adult Part Two

In this final Halloween Reading Roundup installment for 2020, I have five more YA and adult books to share. Happy…

October 22, 2020

‘I Believe In Me’ by Cheng Chi Sing (AKA Soolooka)

Cute illustrations with powerful messages make 'I Believe In Me' by Cheng Chi Sing a fun little read about loving…

October 20, 2020

‘MonsterStreet’: Thrills and Chills for Middle-Grade Readers

'MonsterStreet' is a series of middle-grade spooky stories and a great introduction to classic horror tropes including werewolves and monsters.

October 17, 2020

GeekMom Halloween Reading Roundup 2020 – YA and Adult Part One

Today's Halloween Reading Roundup is aimed at teens and adults with 5 books featuring monsters, witches, vampires, & other unworldly…

October 15, 2020