My Five Favorite Summer Reads, Plus Win a Kindle & An Amazon Gift Card!

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I've partnered up with Grammarly for this particular post, so I could give away a little something to my friends and readers. I use Grammarly for proofreading online because I failed grammar twice in college, but now teach it as a college professor.

Now. Here we go. I read a lot of books this past Summer. A lot of them.

Some I reviewed up on BookRiot (Minecraft, Mouseguard: The Black Axe, Pepperland), others I just added to my Goodreads shelf or tweeted about (yay #FridayReads!). A lot were new, many were old, and in the end it was one awesome season for books.

These are my favorite five summer reads, each of which came out this summer. Other favorites included Ender's Game (I know, I know), the heartbreaking Eleanor & Park, and a number of amazing, great comics that came out years ago, but I wanted to focus on books that came out over the summer.

Check out the picks below, and then read on to learn how you can enter to win a Kindle AND an Amazon gift card, which you can use to get into any of these books below.  (more…)

The Geek's Guide to Dating Reviewed In Publisher's Weekly!

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I was pretty thrilled when this link started making the rounds on Twitter last week. The Geek's Guide to Dating received a lovely review in Publisher's Weekly! This quote at the end of the write up really made my day.

"... stressing understanding and respect for women, this is a welcome alternative to the “pick-up artist” phenomenon courting this same demographic."

So happy! Check out the review on the Publisher's Weekly website, here. Thanks PW!

A Review of Minecraft: The Unlikely Tale of Markus Notch Persson and the Game that Changed Everything [BookRiot]

Books To Games To Movies [Geekosystem]

The Bookish Minimalist Prints of Ryan McArthur [BookRiot]