Own Voices

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

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