Instagram Star Pumpkin the Raccoon Gets Her Own Book!

Pumpkin: The Raccoon Who Thought She Was A Dog Author: Laura Young Release Date: October 4, 2016 Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Genre(s): Non-Fiction GoodReads | Amazon Review Spoilers:  N/A Pumpkin the Raccoon finally has her own book now, folks! A lot of Internet social media stars have been getting their own books recently and we’re very happy to […]

Tetris: The Games People Play by Box Brown Tells the History of Everyone’s Favorite Game

Tetris: The Games People Play Author: Box Brown Release Date: October 11, 2016 Publisher: First Second Genre(s): Non-Fiction Review Spoilers: Low GoodReads | Amazon As you can probably tell from my five star rating, I love this book. This book is a very strong contender for a spot in my personal list […]

Required Reading for STEM Educators and Students – Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

Title: Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World Author: Rachel Ignotofsky Release Date: July 26, 2016 Publisher: Ten Speed Press Genre(s): non-fiction Review Spoilers:  N/A GoodReads | Amazon Did you know that a woman invented the calculator? How about that another woman discovered the sun’s chemical composition? And another conducted the famous “Doll Experiment” from Brown v Board […]

Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling Entertains, but does not Exceed Expectations

Author: Mindy Kaling Release Date: September 15, 2015 Publisher: Crown Archetype; First Edition Source: Blogging for Books Genre(s): non-fiction, humor, autobiography Rating: ★★★☆☆ 1/2 Review Spoilers:  Light GoodReads | Amazon Let me get this out of the way first: Why Not Me? is a good read- it’s one of the better ways to […]

Breakups Suck. “It Ended Badly” Doesn’t.

It Ended Badly: Thirteen of the Worst Breakups in History Author: Jennifer Wright Release Date: November 3, 2015 Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. Source: Netgalley Genre(s): historical non-fiction, humor Rating: ★★★★☆ Review Spoilers:  N/A GoodReads | Amazon Jennifer Wright’s book, It Ended Badly, is the literary equivalent of ice cream and Kleenex. Whether you’ve […]

Princesses Aren't Just for Fairytales

Princesses Behaving Badly Author: Linda Rodriguez McRobbie Release Date: November 19, 2013 Publisher: Quirk Books Source: Quirk Books Genre(s): History, Biography, Non-Fiction, Women Rating: ★★★☆☆ Review Spoilers:  None GoodReads | Amazon | Quirk Books We all know the classic Disney interpretations of the old fairytales with their princesses and princes, talking animals and happy endings. Most of us […]

Eric Smith's Dating Advice for the Everyday Geek

The Geek’s Guide to Dating Author: Eric Smith Release Date: December 3rd, 2013 Publisher: Quirk Books Source: Quirk Books Genre(s): Self Help, Dating, Non-Fiction Rating: ★★★★☆ Review Spoilers:  N/A GoodReads | Amazon Ever since I first heard became of it I’ve been intrigued by Eric Smith’s upcoming book The Geek’s Guide to Dating. I mean, I’m a geek. […]