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Three friends, two love stories, one convention: this fun, feminist love letter to geek culture is all about fandom, friendship, and finding the courage to be yourself.
"Full of irreverent humor and in-jokes, its geeky and funny, with a heavy dose of self-discovery. . . . . Seeing girls and women uplifting, protecting, and loving each other is extremely powerful especially in the context of fandom."Teen Vogue
"This is the geeky, queer book of our dreams." Seventeen
Charlie likes to stand out. Shes a vlogger and actress promoting her first movie at SupaCon, and this is her chance to show fans shes over her public breakup with co-star Reese Ryan. When internet-famous cool-girl actress Alyssa Huntington arrives as a surprise guest, it seems Charlies long-time crush on her isnt as one-sided as she thought.
Taylor likes to blend in. Her brain is wired differently, making her fear change. And theres one thing in her life she knows will never change: her friendship with her best guy friend Jamieno matter how much she may secretly want it to. But when she hears about a fan contest for her favorite fandom, she starts to rethink her rules on playing it safe.
Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde, chosen by readers like you for Macmillan's young adult imprint Swoon Reads, is an empowering novel for anyone who has ever felt that fandom is family.
Praise forQueens of Geek:
"Seeing girls and women uplifting, protecting, and loving each other is extremely powerful especially in the context of fandom. The book deals head on with issues of mental health, body shaming, sexuality, and internet celebrity, handling them with a delicate and skillful touch." Teen Vogue
"This is the geeky, queer book of our dreams. . . . This fluffy, nerdy book is perfect for cosplayers and convention-lovers." Seventeen
This is oneempowering and uplifting girl-power story you don't want to miss. PureWow
"Jen Wilde's book about two best friendsone a bisexual young woman of color, the other a young [autistic] woman . . . dealing with anxietywill be a favorite of anyone who is a fan of geek culture. . . . Thisfun book about fierce friendships gives voice to a group of diverse female characters who are so defined by so much more than just their mental health and sexuality." Bustle
"If you love bisexual characters who actually use the word bisexual, queer characters of color dating each other, geekiness, fan conventions, and realistic but adorable love stories, this book is for you." Bookriot
Young Adult : Age (years) from 13 - 18 YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Romance / LGBT
- ISBN: 9781250111395