Review: Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde

Hey all, Dani here,

My review today is for one of my most anticipated releases of 2017. And I’ll be completely honest…I flew through this book. It came out on March 14th, and I got it in the mail on the 17th. I also started and finished reading it on the 17th. It only took about two hours to read because I was so invested in the story.

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Summary

When BFFs Charlie, Taylor and Jamie go to SupaCon, they know it’s going to be a blast. What they don’t expect is for it to change their lives forever.

Charlie likes to stand out. SupaCon is her chance to show fans she’s over her public breakup with co-star, Reese Ryan. When Alyssa Huntington arrives as a surprise guest, it seems Charlie’s long-time crush on her isn’t as one-sided as she thought.

While Charlie dodges questions about her personal life, Taylor starts asking questions about her own.

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 Jamie—no matter how much she may secretly want it to. But when she hears about the Queen Firestone SupaFan Contest, she starts to rethink her rules on playing it safe.

My Thoughts

Rating: 5 stars

I loved loved LOVED this book. It was cute and geeky and made my nerdy heart so very happy. Much like an actual convention, the three days of the con in this book flew by and I found myself sad that it was ending. Going to conventions makes me happy because it’s a few days of hanging out with fanboys and fangirls just as passionate about shows, movies, books, comics, etc. as I am.

Speaking of, this book had so many celebrities mentioned and a large number of pop culture references. The number of actors and actresses appearing at SupaCon was impressive; I kinda want to go to the convention myself. Along with this, there are a number of indie actors appearing and let’s not forget all the YouTubers.

The love for geek culture clearly shows in this book, and I appreciate that it showcases a number of different types of geeks…sadly including ones who are not as awesome and inclusive–you know, the kind of people who put down others by commenting on their appearance or something else.

I also like that Taylor has some anxiety issues, and again the book doesn’t shy away from that point.

Speaking of inclusiveness, I completely adored that we followed two different romantic couples in this book: Taylor and Jamie, and Charlie and Alyssa. And I can’t even really call either one an insta-love situation. Taylor and Jamie have been friends for years…and Charlie and Alyssa have been fans of each others vlogs for a while.

Basically I could go on and on about how much I loved this geeky romance, but instead I’ll just recommend that you go pick a copy up for yourself and enjoy the cuteness.

Where to Buy

You can pick up Queens of Geek at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-a-million, Book Depository or your local indie bookstore.

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