Books tagged: geek culture

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Activities For The Civic Geek
Price: Free! Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
A fun guide to using your geeky interests as a citizen - from gaming marathons to fix-it sessions, there's alway a way to geek for good!
When Medusa Went on Chatroulette
Price: $2.92 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: Australian English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of poems about nuclear physics, mathematics, time travel, robots, first contact and other nerd-geek topics. This is poetry that will first make you smile and laugh and then make you think.
Surging To Success: The 25 Entrepreneurs, Authors, Entertainers, Innovators, And Straight-Up Nerds Who Are Following Their Passions And Finding Success
Price: Free! Words: 25,980. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
From profiles with Oscar-winning screenwriters and New York Times Bestselling authors, to Q&As with the entrepreneurs behind products you use every day, we have spent the last year pulling back the curtain on success, ambition and finding happiness through your career. In short: surging to success. This book represents the best of our efforts. Read. Enjoy. Surge On.
Computing without Compromise: Love Letters to Open Source
Price: Free! Words: 72,000. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Operating systems, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Light reading about the joys of being a computer nerd in the age of open source technology from podcaster and technology educator "Klaatu", of Hacker Public Radio and GNU World Order.
Unexpected Quarters (Harlem's Deck 17)
Series: Harlem's Deck. Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: British English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
Following the disastrous events at Masquerade, Elliot finds himself a wanted man. Who will he turn to? Come across 'Harlem's Deck' for the first time? Check out 'Harlem's Deck: First Hand', which collates the first twelve episodes of Elliot and Jaret's story.
The Firefly Paradox
Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Defying causality and breaking the timeline in the name of fandom.
The Geek Manifesto
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,050. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00)
White hats, red teams and black ops. What would happen if one day all the TV networks shut down? What if it wasn't an accident? What if that was only the beginning...?
A Long Time Ago: Growing up with and out of Star Wars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,580. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the summer of 1977, sitting in the back seat of a borrowed station wagon at the only drive-in in town, Gib van Ert saw the first ninety minutes of a film that changed his world—and the world in general—forever. Then he fell asleep. So began a torrid thirty-five-year love affair with Star Wars, complete with infatuation, lust, devotion, jealousy, betrayal, despair, separation and reconciliation.
Why My Love Life Sucks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,100. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
WHY MY LOVE LIFE SUCKS is the funny YA novel about Gilbert Garfinkle, a teenage super tech geek whose plans for inventing the perfect future are derailed by his worst nightmare: a gorgeous vampire who wants to turn him into her platonic best friend--forever! Discover what makes the ultimate geek the ultimate hero in the funniest science-fiction series since the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
The Con
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,100. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(5.00)
The first thing Ren Coffey needs you to know is that she is nobody’s fangirl. When a chance encounter with wrocker-turned-actor Teddy Hudson leads to an unusual proposal to help him stave off his more fervent fans, she figures she can handle his supposed charm. Set in the unconventional world of fan conventions, The Con is a novella about finding the courage to geek out to your heart's content.