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GeekDad’s Guide to Weekend Fun Gets a Starred Review in Library Journal

Great review from LJ:

Denmead, Ken. The Geek Dad’s Guide to Weekend Fun: Cool Hacks, Cutting-Edge Games, and More Awesome Projects for the Whole Family. Gotham: Penguin Group (USA). May 2011. 227p. ISBN 9781592406449. pap. $18. CHILD REARING Roll out the red carpet-Geek Dad is back! Denmead has assembled another stellar collection of weekend projects […]

Geek Dad’s Guide to Weekend Fun :: Books :: the mental_floss store

Nicely Presented at Hicklebee’s in San Jose – Thanks @twid!

This on-the-spot report from Hicklebee’s Bookstore in the lovely Willow Glen district of San Jose (my old stomping grounds when I was working on the Light Rail extension project nearby). Hicklebee’s is a still-thriving independent bookstore focused on children’s books and toys. You can find them on Indiebound, if you want to support indie […]

“@katydid6: In honor of #GeekPride Day, I’m giving away a copy of the new Geek Dad book by @fitzwillie!”

Nice Review on @thefathergeek!

Lovely and well-considered review of the new book by Cyrus on Father Geek.

Just Which Dad Book is Being Featured Here?

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Congrats, of course, to the guys at for their new book, My Dad is a Bro. However, even bigger thanks to them for the *other* books that are so prominently featured in this excited post. Hey, let’s get folks to buy all three!


Nice Write-up at @BookPage

Check out this lovely write-up at BookPage, and go give my book a 5-star vote if you have a moment!

That rocks! Love the reaction, too. “@LuckyRadish: See what Auntie and I found last night!”

“@bjmclaughlin: The new Geek Dad book sighted (and bought) at Boulder Book Store. (cc @fitzwillie)”

First Errata for The Geek Dad’s Guide to Weekend Fun

The fittings should match the pipe.

Yup, found the first mistake!

In the materials list for the Alien Drums project, the pipe fittings should be 2″, not 2-1/2″ (i.e. they should be the correct fittings to match the 2″ PVC)