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J.K. Rowling Adds Something New to the Harry Potter Spectrum

Published in the United Kingdom in 1997, with a first run of only 500 copies, J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone would not only change the way that children’s books were viewed, but would go on to leave its ...

Geek’s Summer Reading List: Grown-Up edition

While it is not yet officially summer, there is no time like the present to plan your summer reading list. Here are a few suggestions for your pool side reading enjoyment. Mr. Mercedes Stephen King once again delves into the deeper side of that ...

The Sherlock Holmes Copyright Battle Continues

The question of whether elements of the first fifty Sherlock Holmes stories have lapsed into the public domain came before an apparently unsympathetic 7th Circuit Court of Appeals for oral arguments. Sherlock fans should be aware of a real-life ...

Geek Goes to BookCon 2014: A BookWorm’s Review

The spirit of the geek can be found practically everywhere, from comic books to films, but one of our personal favorite has and will always be books. So imagine our delight when Reed POP, the folks responsible for New York Comic Con and C2E2 ...

Reading Rainbow and LaVar Burton Need Your Help! *UPDATE*

LeVar Burton has turned to Kickstarter to bring the beloved children’s television show, Reading Rainbow, to a new generation. From its debut in 1983 through its cancellation in 2006, Reading Rainbow made children’s books come alive ...