Own Voices

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

Between the Bookends: 6 Books We Read in September 2020

As the weather starts to cool off (for those in the northern hemisphere at least) there couldn't be a better…

October 1, 2020

GeekMom Halloween Reading Roundup 2020 – Babies to Grade School

This year's Halloween Reading Roundup is split into multiple parts; today will focus on books for babies, preschoolers, & grade…

October 1, 2020

‘How It All Blew Up’ by Arvin Ahmadi, A Muslim LGBTQ Bildungsroman

'How It All Blew Up' by Arvin Ahmadi is a YA, LGBTQ, Own Voices story told from the perspectives of…

September 22, 2020

7 Picture Books from 2020 to Read with Your Family

Here are seven diverse picture books released during 2020 that are well worth reading aloud with your children at bedtime.

September 3, 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

5 Fantastic Middle-Grade Books Perfect for Back to School

I've put together a bunch of fantastic middle-grade books covering a variety of genres and styles that I hope will…

August 21, 2020

Mars Month: Once Upon a Time I Lived on Mars by Kate Greene

'Once Upon a Time I Lived on Mars' recounts the time author Kate Greene spent living inside a simulated Mars…

July 13, 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

Pride Month 2020: ‘Date Me, Bryson Keller’ by Kevin van Whye

Throughout June, GeekMom will be celebrating Pride Month. Today's book review is 'Date Me, Bryson Keller' by Kevin van Whye.

June 23, 2020