Quirk Titles to Read to Embrace Your Inner Geek!

Posted by Olivia Lusk

It is 2022 and we are no longer feeling shameful about our geeky hobbies! With the internet and social media, it has become easier than ever to exercise your inner geek and find others with the exact same interests as you! In honor of San Diego Comic-Con, we are highlighting some of our favorite geeky titles from Quirk Books. (Are you at SDCC? You can find our full schedule here.) Let’s get our geek on!

 

I Wish I Had a Wookiee And Other Poems for Our Galaxy by Ian Doescher

Are you a long-time Star Wars fan who grew up dressing up as your favorite character for Halloween? Do you have geekiness running through your veins? If the answer to either question is yes, then there is no better book for you than I Wish I Had a Wookiee. I Wish I Had a Wookiee is a poetry collection with over 75 poems all inspired by the Star Wars universe! The poems are a perfect homage to the impact Star Wars has had on generations past, present, and future.

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Doctor Who: The Runaway TARDIS illustrated by Kim Smith

While Doctor Who is currently preparing for the newest Doctor, there is no better time to fall back in love with everyone’s favorite Time Lord!  In this adorably geeky book, the Doctor’s newest pint-sized companion is Lizzie, a lonely runaway afraid of not being able to make friends at school. Through her adventures with the Doctor, Lizzie realizes that making friends isn’t as scary as it seems! But first, she needs to make it home first. Doctor Who: The Runaway TARDIS is the perfect geeky book for all new and veteran fans of Doctor Who!

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial illustrated by Kim Smith

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial has got to be one of the most iconic movies of all time, for all ages and generations alike. Audiences fell in love with E.T. in the 1980s, and we’re still geeking about him 40 years later! Whether you’re an old fan of the movie or a brand new one, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial illustrated by Kim Smith is the perfect book to celebrate your inner geek!

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Amazon | Barnes and Noble | IndieBound

 

The Fangirl’s Guide to Universe by Sam Maggs

Back in the early days of Tumblr and being a geek on the internet, there was no instruction manual for how to maneuver this universe. You had to learn all the tricks of the trade from trial and error. Not anymore! With Sam Maggs’s insightful guide on all things geeky, teenage nerds get to get the most out of their comic-con, fanfiction, and cosplay adventures! Rock on, future generations of geeks!

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Geekerella by Ashley Poston

No geeky books list would be complete without Geekerella by Ashley Poston. It’s even in the name! In this love letter to fandoms and all things nerdy; Cinderella is Elle Wittimer, a fangirl of the iconic sci-fi series Starfield. She discovers a cosplay contest with the grand prize of a ticket to ExcelsiCon Cosplay Ball and a meet-and-greet with an actor from the new reboot. Geekerella is the perfect geeky read for fangirls of all ages and fandoms!

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Amazon | Barnes and Noble | IndieBound

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