Books tagged: nerd

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Technically Magic
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 80,640. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Simon, a gentle computer technician, is shocked to find out that he's a wizard. But his customer really takes Simon for a ride when Bartleby, his mentor, gets kidnapped a day after their first practice. Unable to even find a girlfriend, Simon now has to find some way to deal with a dirty wizard, find a Familiar, and save the world from finicky Elder Gods. On a deadline.
Unconventional
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 35,100. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A tale of sex, booze and geeks at Chicago’s fictional UnCon, Unconventional follows three friends as they love, laugh, and dare I say learn in a loving-yet-irreverent look at fans and fandom (oh, and one of them gets laid. Twice). Unconventional is the first book (of millions!) from Alert Nerd Press, a boutique publisher of fiction and commentary focused on the geek lifestyle.
Poodoo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The Star Wars prequels taught a generation of awestruck, compassionate nerds to become hateful, bitter cynics. It was a Bizarro-Woodstock of geekery. In Poodoo, you can watch one man’s slow decline from rationality to angry madness and finally to acceptance. By Matt Springer, with an introduction by real-life college professor Steven P. Millies, Ph.D.
Nerd-to-English: Your Everday Guide for Translating Your Business, Your Messages, and Yourself
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You set the price! Words: 45,180. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Every wonder why no one seems to listen? Maybe you know someone that sounds smart but makes little sense to you? What does it cost you in your career, your business and your life? Whether we admit it or not, we are all a nerd about something, even things non-technical. To succeed in business and life, this book offers a practical approach to better communication and understanding.
Derpy Dirk and the Fight With the School Bully by the Flagpole at Lunch -- A (NOT FOR KIDS) Derp Sandwich Chapter Book
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Price: Free! Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Derpy Dirk is your average kid, except for one thing: he's totally nerdy and quirky and not actually average at all! Join Dirk in this kooky adventure as he faces the dreaded school bully. It's the formulaic elementary school chapter book at its finest! DISCLAIMER: THIS IS NOT ACTUALLY A CHILDREN'S BOOK. CHILDREN WHO READ THIS BOOK WILL BECOME CONFUSED AND/OR CRY.
Fitness for Nerds
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
This sounds like a joke book you might give someone to insult their athletic abilities. But Fitness for Nerds is actually a sophisticated fitness guide for smart people. Fitness for nerds provides step by step details for a proven method that helps motivate nerds to be active and fit. It requires nerd skills, but not previous athletic experience.
Why The Squirrel Won't Fry
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,670. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Screenplays » Comedy
Four enginerds are perfectly content to sit around a luncheonette talking about the girls of "Star Trek", until one decides to boldly go where none of them has gone before: On a date. [Note: I'm a screenwriter ("THE WONDER YEARS", "TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES") and this story is presented in its original screenplay format. To learn more about me, or this title, please visit ToddTrumpet.com!]
I wasted the first half of my life: 14 years as an IT monkey
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Biography
Making a decision for a career at the age of 18 is a mistake. Watch what happens when you live the life of an IT monkey and get to see what people are really like behind the keyboard. Everything within is true, all are events that happened to me at one point or another over 14 miserable years working in this field. The bottom line is, after 14 years doing it,I have never met a single normal person
Code Name: Whatever
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,900. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Sixteen-year-old Margaret Beverly hates her old-lady name, but reconstructing a new identity is proving difficult. Introverted and covered in zits, Margaret's quest is immediately tested by her new Satanic stepsister, a gossiping class bully, and a flirtatious young man who doesn't care how nerdy she is. But is juggling really the answer? Or will she be doomed to nothingness forever?
The Stories of My Youth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012 by Jerome Francis Lusa. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Many of these stories share a singular theme, the idea that I've been really lucky. Not lucky in the sense of winning at bingo or the lottery more than the average person, but in that I am still alive after so many mishaps and misadventures where natural selection would normally have selected against a peculiar set of traits.