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  • An Interview with Nancy Richardson Fischer

    At this year’s BookExpo, I was fortunate enough to get the chance to speak to Nancy Richardson Fischer about her YA debut, When Elephants Fly, which comes out today. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.


  • Needs More Murder: “Murder at the Flamingo” Book Review

    While not on my list of galleys to grab at this year’s BookExpo, I was nonetheless intrigued by both the title and the cover of Rachel McMillan’s Murder at the Flamingo. I was excited to sink my teeth into this murder mystery set in Depression-era Boston. Sadly, I was disappointed. Read our before commenting. Please do […]


  • Beauty is Power in “The Belles”

    Beauty is in the blood… for a special few. These are the most revered citizens of Orléans, and every generation is called upon to use their magic for the good of the people. This is the world of the Belles, who are pressed into service at a young age. They set the standard for beauty, […]


  • Forest of a Thousand Lanterns: Delightfully Dark

    Before I started reading, all I knew about Julie Dao’s Forest of a Thousand Lanterns was that it was very popular at this year’s BookExpo. After finishing, I wasn’t quite sure how I felt about it. This morning, when I was reading other people’s reviews searching for a way to articulate my thoughts, I discovered something important. […]


  • Nidhi Chanani’s Pashmina: A Girl’s Search for Her True Self

    When considering books to review for The Geekiary, I try to focus on what we represent as a site, so I look for some diversity – books about women, LGBTQ+ characters, or people of color. As I was scrolling through the list of titles offered at this years BookExpo, one such title jumped out at me: Pashmina […]


  • Tillie Walden on Her Process, Coming Out, and Yuri on Ice

    Unless you’ve just stumbled across The Geekiary, you’ll know that we love ourselves a little Yuri on Ice. That’s why, when I read over the list of ARCs that would be available at this year’s BookExpo America, I paused on the description of Spinning by Tillie Walden, a graphic memoir about ice skating with a queer narrative. When […]



  • BookCon Is Coming to NYCC

    Announced today, ReedPOP – the company behind New York Comic Con – will be bringing BookCon to NYCC. BookCon originally started in conjunction with the annual BookExpo America as a way to get the public involved in what is the publishing industry’s premiere trade expo. The inaugural BookCon was one day, held on the last day of […]


  • “Illuminae”: For When You Want to Be Blown Away by a Book

    Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff, is about the invasion of an illegal mining operation that results in the deaths of thousands of civilians. Two rival mining companies are at war, and one is willing to use biological weapons in order to completely wipe the lone outpost out of existence. After the attack, the damaged […]