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Queens of Geek

Jen Wilde



Children's & Educational;
Romance & relationships stories (Children's&YA)


288 pages

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Charlie likes to stand out. She's a vlogger and actress promoting her first movie at SupaCon, and this is her chance to show fans she's over her public breakup with co-star Reese Ryan. When internet-famous cool-girl actress Alyssa Huntington arrives as a surprise guest, it seems Charlie's long-time crush on her isn't as one-sided as she thought.

Taylor likes to blend in. Her brain is wired differently, making her fear change. And there's one thing in her life she knows will never change: her friendship with her best guy friend Jamie - no matter how much she may secretly want it to. But when she hears about a fan contest for her favourite fandom, she starts to rethink her rules on playing it safe.

By:   Jen Wilde
Imprint:   Macmillan
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 209mm,  Width: 139mm,  Spine: 19mm
Weight:   253g
ISBN:   9781250111395
ISBN 10:   1250111390
Pages:   288
Publication Date:   April 2017
Audience:   Young adult ,  Preschool (0-5)
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Forthcoming

<b>Jen Wilde</b> is a writer, geek, and fangirl with a penchant for coffee, books, and pugs. She writes YA stories about zombies (<i>As They Rise</i>), witches (<i>Echo of the Witch</i>), and fangirls (<i>Queens of Geek</i>). Her debut series, The Eva Series, reached over three million reads online and became an Amazon bestseller. When she's not writing, Jen loves binge watching her favorite shows on Netflix, eating pizza, traveling to faraway places, and going to conventions in Marty McFly cosplay. Jen lives in a sunny beachside town in Australia with her husband and their cheeky pug, Heisenberg.

<b>Praise for <i>Queens of Geek</i> </b></p> <i>Queens of Geek</i> is an <b>emotional, lively story full of characters that leap off the page</b> and slip their hands into yours, inviting you into a world where the <b>geeks and nerds are royalty and fandom is court</b>. <b>Richly realized and defiantly affirming</b>, <i>Queens of Geek</i> reminds us that adventures and romances aren't limited to archetypes but are, in fact, for all of us. --Katherine Locke, author of <i>Second Position</i>, moderator of #GayYABookClub</p><b>Praise for <i>Queens of Geek </i>from the Swoon Reads community: </b></p> It was a <b>delightful </b>read. . . .This book, in my opinion, is just so <b>empowering</b>! -brio, reader on</p> <b>This is the first book I've ever read that I've seen myself in</b>. I felt like Taylor was me. . . . I wish I could have had this book 20 years ago. One of the best things I've read in years. -Mandy.Valentine, reader on</p> I love the idea of the book taking place at a convention, <b>it's a lot of fun</b>! -stacy, reader on</p> I loved how real the characters felt, especially Taylor. I absolutely adored all of them, and<b> I couldn't stop reading once I started</b>. -Lucy.Mawson, reader on</p> [<i>Queens of Geek</i>] was an<b> incredibly compelling read</b>, just because it contained a storyline I ABSORBED, and characters so diverse they were a pleasure to read! . . . Mix that with the romance, self-discovery of self-worth, and all the geeky references, this made for a perfect read! <b>I honestly couldn't put it down</b>, reading late into the night to see what happened next! -Zoie K, reader on</p> <b>I love everyone in this book </b>and it deserves a space on my Swoon shelf right next to where I'll place <i>All The Feels</i>. -Catherine Tinker, reader on</p> I love how interesting the story was and how the author adressed the characters' diversity without glossing over it or making it all about that. . . . It reminded me a little of <i>Fangirl</i>. -Lizzie, reader on</p> I really liked the characters, and especially that <b>they weren't afraid to be themselves and express their geekiness</b>. -Mike, reader on</p>

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