Geeky Book Club: Geekerella

Geeky Book Club: Geekerella

Full disclosure, I am a lover of fairytales and their retellings. I have read THOUSANDS of versions of them. There is something so interesting to me about taking the same old story we know and love and twisting it into something new. Sometimes the results are wonderful, other times, not so much.

I had heard about Geekerella by Ashley Poston back when it came out last April, but hadn’t had a chance to pick myself up a copy. Then, while staying with one of my best friends, I noticed it on her bookshelf, and being the AMAZING person she is, she gave me the go ahead to raid her bookshelves whenever I like. Clearly this was one of the first one I pilfered. Click below for my thoughts.

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Geeky Book Club: The Fangirl’s Guide To The Galaxy by Sam Maggs

Geeky Book Club: The Fangirl’s Guide To The Galaxy by Sam Maggs

Ok, so it’s not a new release. In fact I have no idea why it has taken me so long to pick up The Fangirl’s Guide To The Galaxy, and for that I am slightly ashamed. I knew of the book’s release way back in 2015, and have been a fan of Sam Maggs since she was an editor for The Mary Sue. But whatever the reason, be it time, money, laziness I hadn’t picked up a copy for myself til this year’s at New York Comic Con. Click below to see my thoughts.

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‘Black Widow: Forever Red’ The YA novel every girl needs.

‘Black Widow: Forever Red’ The YA novel every girl needs.

A few days ago, fellow geek and friend Andrea of A TV Geek (@atvgeek82) wrote a lovely article for EW about this awesome YA novel about to hit the market. Penned by Margaret Stohl (Beautiful Creatures), this new project announced at NYCC 2014 during the ‘Women of Marvel’ panel has for real piqued our interest.

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Kate Mulgrew: Commanding The Free Library of Philadelphia

Kate Mulgrew: Commanding The Free Library of Philadelphia

A few weeks back I posted my reaction/review to Kate Mulgrew’s NY Times best selling memoir ‘Born With Teeth.’ Last night, the Free Library of Philadelphia hosted a book signing and talk back with Kate to promote the book and give us all a bit of inflection to go along with her words. She read three selected passages from her book before making us all roar with laughter for another 35 minutes of questions.

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