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Pride Month 2021: ‘Bi the Way: The Bisexual Guide to Life’ – Lois Shearing

'Bi the Way: The Bisexual Guide to Life' by Lois Shearing is a non-fiction book that explores bisexuality in detail.

June 15, 2021

Pride Month 2021: ‘Me, My Dad, and the End of the Rainbow’ by Benjamin Dean

'Me, My Dad, and the End of the Rainbow' by Benjamin Dean is the story of twelve-year-old Archie whose dad…

June 13, 2021

Pride Month 2021: ‘As Far As You’ll Take Me’ by Phil Stamper

'As Far As You'll Take Me' by Phil Stamper is about a gay 17-year-old from Kentucky who lies to his…

June 9, 2021

Pride Month 2021: ‘Ace of Spades’ by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

In 'Ace of Spades,' Devon & Chiamaka (the two Black students at their school) are targeted by the anonymous 'Aces'…

June 7, 2021

Between the Bookends: 5 Books We Read in May 2021

In this month's Between the Bookends, Sophie reviews 5 books including the latest from John Green and a middle-grade about…

June 1, 2021

Book Review: ‘The Final Revival of Opal and Nev’ by Dawnie Walton

'The Final Revival of Opal and Nev' by Dawnie Walton is the oral history of a fictional rock 'n' roll…

May 11, 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

The GeekMom Earth Day Reading List 2021: 12 Books for All Ages

A reading list of 12 books that are all ideal choices for Earth Day and any day - because when…

April 22, 2021

Between the Bookends: 4 Books We Read in March 2021

In this month’s between the bookends, Sophie and Rebecca share four books they read in the month of March.

April 1, 2021

Quarantineversary 2021 Recap

This first year of quarantine has been rough. A few of us GeekDads and GeekMoms recap what we've been up…

March 24, 2021

Girl vs Panic: A Short Story About My Battle With Generalized Anxiety Disorder

A young girl faces off against her strongest enemy, panic. Will she win or will she give in to the…

March 5, 2021

What Tabs Do You Have Open In Your Life?

Everyone has tabs open in their mind of things they want to accomplish or do. What tabs do you have…

March 3, 2021

Between the Bookends: 7 Books We Read in February 2021

In this month's between the bookends, Sophie and Scott share seven books they read in the month of February across…

March 1, 2021

What I Learned About My Mental Health One Year Into Therapy

GeekMom Elizabeth discusses her mental health journey for anxiety one year after starting therapy.

February 9, 2021

Between the Bookends: 8 Books We Read in January 2021

Despite everything that has gone on in this eventful month, Sophie, Rebecca, and Robin have been reading plenty of books…

February 1, 2021

5 Picture Books that Celebrate Unity and Positivity

Six recent picture books that promote the same messages of unity and positivity we heard from the Capitol steps last…

January 28, 2021

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

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

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

GeekMom Halloween Reading Roundup 2020 – Middle Grade

Today's Halloween Reading Roundup features middle-grade Halloween reads, with eight stories guaranteed to bring spooky vibes to your shelves.

October 8, 2020