Joanna

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About Joanna

Joanna lives in California with her husband, two cats, and extensive book collection. She spends her time alternately between various creative artistic pursuits and has a passion for wildlife and conservation. She still hasn’t decided what she’s going to be when she grows up, though she suspects she will probably be herself. Her debut novel, YA sci-fi time travel story THREADWALKERS, published by 50/50 Press, is available now. You can find her other ramblings at joannavolavka.com or by following her on twitter @joannavolavka which is mostly cat photos and retweets of the geek culture variety. Ask her about: movie activities, IGGPPCamp, House Organa, +5 Charisma, whimsical weirdness, nitwit oddment blubber tweak. Need to get in touch? Email joanna@geekgirlpenpals.com
Lead Editor +5 Charisma; IGGPPC Staff
12 02, 2019

Ralph Breaks the Internet – Review + Giveaway

By |2019-02-09T21:44:39+00:00February 12th, 2019|Giveaways, Reviews, TV & Movies|0 Comments

Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018), the sequel to Disney's popular Wreck it Ralph about an unlikely friendship between racing game protagonist Vanellope von Schweetz and "bad guy" who isn't really a bad guy, Ralph. The sequel released in November of 2018, and is coming this month to Movies Anywhere and Blu-ray/DVD-- and you can win a copy thanks to Walt Disney Studios! Read the review and then enter to win.

17 01, 2019

Late to the Party but Into the Spider-Verse

By |2019-01-16T18:34:53+00:00January 17th, 2019|Reviews, TV & Movies|0 Comments

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is one of the most creative takes on a comic-book film that I've seen in a long time, and not only that-- it's also just a downright fantastic Spider-Man movie. I am so, so late to this party, but party it is, and I don't want you to miss it, too.

27 11, 2018

Gift Guides 2018: Charitable Giving Edition

By |2018-12-15T20:04:24+00:00November 27th, 2018|Shopping|0 Comments

Looking for some creative, geeky gifts for the holiday season? Perhaps looking for that perfect item for the person who doesn't need any more "stuff" but you still want to treat? Or maybe you are participating in #GivingTuesday and want to do a little charitable giving. Here's a round up of some fun things to gift your friends while also supporting some good causes!

26 11, 2018

Gift Guides 2018: Geekling (Geek Kids) Edition

By |2018-11-25T23:31:25+00:00November 26th, 2018|Shopping|0 Comments

Looking for some creative, geeky gifts for the holiday season? Wanting to gift the geekling in your life with something a little bit different that will spark their imagination? Just wanting some good gift ideas for the geek kids in your life? Look no further! Here's a round up of some fun things to gift your geeklings this year!

19 11, 2018

Movie Review: Fantastic Beasts The Crimes of Grindlewald

By |2018-11-19T18:45:55+00:00November 19th, 2018|Reviews, TV & Movies|0 Comments

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindlewald, is a bit like cotton candy: it's a lot of fun while you're in the middle of it it, but it doesn't satisfy and leaves you still feeling a little empty afterward. Keep reading for a spoiler free review!

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