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

The Saga Continues: ‘Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising’ by Timothy Zahn

'Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising' by Timothy Zahn is the first in a new trilogy of books that detail Thrawn's life…

October 7, 2020

The Saga Continues: ‘Doctor Aphra’ by Sarah Kuhn

The second 'Star Wars' original audio drama centers on Doctor Aphra, a rogue archaeologist & classic anti-hero first introduced in…

September 23, 2020

Be the Artist: Storytelling With Storyboards

Storyboards are important for driving the look of a script or story. Try creating one to help bring a book…

September 6, 2020

The Saga Continues: ‘Ahsoka’ by E. K. Johnston

The YA novel 'Ahsoka' by E. K. Johnston continues Ahsoka's story and explores what happened to her in the time…

September 4, 2020

Between the Bookends: 6 Books We Read in August 2020

In this month's Between the Bookends, Sophie and Rebecca share five middle-grade and YA books they have enjoyed recently.

September 1, 2020

Be the Artist: Art of the Album Cover

Since the early years of vinyl, a good album cover design could define a band, music genre, or era. Now…

August 30, 2020

The Saga Continues: ‘Poe Dameron: Free Fall’ by Alex Segura

'Poe Dameron: Free Fall' by Alex Segura is a YA novel that covers the period in Poe's life where he…

August 18, 2020

Be the Artist: The Art of the Road Sign

Road signs may be practical, but there is a design element behind them. Take these to fictional worlds with an…

August 16, 2020

Are We Done Yet? – ‘Geekasaurus’

Wear a mask. ‘Geekasaurus’ is a weekly webcomic that disappeared for a bit while the cartoonist got her shiznit together.…

August 5, 2020

Be the Artist: The Movie Poster Designs of Saul Bass

Saul Bass used minimalism and simple designs to help tell a story. Use his style to tell a story from…

August 2, 2020

Between the Bookends: 8 Books We Read in July 2020

In this month's Between the Bookends, Sophie, Sarah, and Anika share eight books they have been reading this summer.

August 1, 2020

Be the Artist: Election Year Political Buttons

Political buttons have been a part of every election year since the mid-1800s and before. Take this design concept to…

July 20, 2020

Be the Artist: War Time Propaganda Posters

Propaganda art has been part of many battles from all over the world throughout history. Design a couple for a…

July 6, 2020

Between the Bookends: 6 Books We Read in June 2020

July's Between the Bookends column here at GeekMom includes seven books that have been read by Sophie, Lisa, Patricia, and…

July 1, 2020

Be the Artist: Storytelling with Rorschach Inspired Inkblots

Hermann Rorschach loved art and people's perception of it long before he got into medicine. What stories do your own…

June 22, 2020

Be the Artist: Messages and Meanings in Quilts

Quilts are parts of family, activism, memories, and celebration. This quilt-style collage project lets how to tell these visual stories.

June 7, 2020

‘Black Widow #1’ Exclusive Sneak Peek

If you are a Black Widow fan - buy this comic when it comes out. If you are a Marvel…

June 1, 2020

‘Hellions #1’ Misfits Among Mutants

'Hellions #1' poses an intriguing premise. What does paradise offer the damaged, demented, and dysfunctional? Zeb Wells and team craft…

June 1, 2020

Between the Bookends: 6 Books We Read in May 2020

As our "new normal" continues on, Sophie, Corinna, and Sarah share six books they have been reading during May.

June 1, 2020