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Book Nerds Across America · 1W ago

Book review: Kindred Spirits by Rainbow Rowell

Book Summary'Everybody likes everything these days. The whole world is a nerd.''Are you mad because other people like Star Wars? Are you mad because people like me like Star Wars?' 'Maybe.' If you broke Elena's heart, Star Wars would spill out. So wh...
Book Nerds Across America · 3W ago

Book review: In Real Life by Cory Doctorow & Jen Wang

Book SummaryAnda loves Coarsegold Online, the massively-multiplayer role-playing game where she spends most of her free time. It's a place where she can be a leader, a fighter, a hero. It's a place where she can meet people from all over the world, a...
Book Nerds Across America · 4W ago

Audiobook review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Book SummarySixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of ...
Book Nerds Across America · 1M ago

Book review: I See London, I See France by Sarah Mlynowski

Book SummaryI see London, I see France, I see Sydney’s underpants.Nineteen-year-old Sydney has the perfect summer mapped out. She’s spending the next four and half weeks traveling through Europe with her childhood best friend, Leela. Their plans incl...
Book Nerds Across America · 1M ago

Book review: Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

(Super Long) Book SummaryA hilarious, thoughtful, and in-depth exploration of the pleasures and perils of modern romance from one of this generation’s sharpest comedic voicesAt some point, every one of us embarks on a journey to find love. We meet pe...
Book Nerds Across America · 1M ago

Book review and author event: Zodiac by Romina Russell

Book SummaryAt the dawn of time, there were 13 Houses in the Zodiac Galaxy. Now only 12 remain….Rhoma Grace is a 16-year-old student from House Cancer with an unusual way of reading the stars. While her classmates use measurements to make accurate as...
Book Nerds Across America · 1M ago

Book Review: Cruel & Unusual by Patricia Cornwell

Cruel and Unusual is the fourth book in the Kay Scarpetta series.  Kay is the Chief Medical Examiner in Virginia and assists the police and FBI with solving murders that make their way through her office.  In this case, the killer sets Kay up to take...
Book Nerds Across America · 1M ago

Book review: The Geek's Guide to Unrequited Love by Sarvenaz Tash

Book SummaryPeter Parker and Gwen Stacy. Archie and Veronica. Althena and Noth.…Graham and Roxy?Graham met his best friend, Roxy, when he moved into her neighborhood eight years ago and she asked him which Hogwarts house he’d be sorted into. Graham h...
Book Nerds Across America · 1M ago

Audiobook review: Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh

Book SummaryThe only daughter of a prominent samurai, Mariko has always known she’d been raised for one purpose and one purpose only: to marry. Never mind her cunning, which rivals that of her twin brother, Kenshin, or her skills as an accomplished a...
Book Nerds Across America · 1M ago

I found my Little Free Libraries!

Booknerd Jacque and others are always talking about how they give and receive books from their local Little Free Library, and since I hadn't heard or or seen any around me, I just thought that they didn't exist. Last Thursday I was happy to discover ...