Holiday Gift Ideas for Geek Girls (Or Guys)... and a giveaway!

I started to write this as a personal wishlist post... and then I realized that just about everything I want might be great for lots of other geek girls and guys! So we'll call it a gift guide, and clearly I am helping you with your holiday shopping for the geeky people in your life ....more

15 Books Comics Fans Will Love

Greetings Planet Jinxatron readers! I am Brenda from Daily Mayo, and I am so happy to be writing here today! Comics and books are closely linked - yet for some reason, many comic lovers remain reading comics and many book lovers remain reading books ....more

My 4 Favorite Comics About Spies and Secret Agents

Dangerous missions! Conspiracies and betrayals! Fast cars! ...more

Getting To Yes

I'm not sure he quite gets how this trick is supposed to work... Boy Detective: You love me, right? Me: Yes ....more

5 Kids' Books About Boys That Adults Can Love Too

I am remiss! Back in 2013, I posted our list of favorite kids' books about awesome girls, but I haven't given the boys their spotlight! Let's remedy that ....more

10 Must-Read Comics About War

I don't watch many war movies, or read military history. These graphic novels about war, though? Some of my favorite comics ....more

Eight Years

Until today, I would have told you that I post a wedding picture every year on our anniversary, except for the year I was not blogging, and last year when I posted a picture of the inside of our freezer instead... and backdated it. Today I discovered that I also skipped year two ....more

Sam and Dave Dig a Hole, by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen (who can't stop being awesome)

It was a good day when the folks at Candlewick Press sent over a review copy of Sam and Dave Dig a Hole, written by Mac Barnett and illustrated by Jon Klassen. I feel like I should send them a handwritten thank you note! As soon as I read it, I knew Boy Detective was going to love it ....more

It's like time-traveling self-sabotage, and it must end!

Dear Future Me, Okay, I get it. All those things I don't want to do? You don't want to do them either ....more

5 Kids' Books About Nature That Adults Can Love Too

We read books about a LOT of different topics. But there are some topics that may not come up when you're asking "What do you want to read about next?" In our house, "nature" would never be one of the answers to that question! However, the following children's picture book about the natural world have been hugely popular at our house, for kiddo and grownups alike ....more