October 6, 2020 • Fiction, Geek Girl
What's better than a cinnamon roll? While we could go on and on about how much we love this sticky sweet dessert, we’d much rather talk about the other cinnamon rolls in our lives – the ones that are too good for this world, too pure. Yes, we’re talking about fictional characters. The very sweetest ones.
September 4, 2020 • Geek Girl
At long last, Mulan is finally being released in full live action glory. We have such distinct memories of the first time we saw that movie – one badass moment after another. Mulan was everything! She wasn’t technically a princess, so we didn’t feel sucked into that marry the prince mentality. And yet she still had her own hero’s journey, one that leaves so much room for discussions about gender roles and non-binary identity, especially now that we have that language.
July 30, 2020 • Fiction, Geek Girl, Humor
Lockdown has turned us all inward, seeking new things to pass the time and getting to know our family better. Sometimes this awakens new talents and unforeseen depths of caring in loved ones. Or it leads to yet another reason to tear out your own hair and Google “how to divorce siblings.” But how might some of literatures’ most beloved sisters handle staying at home for months during a pandemic?
July 22, 2020 • Comics, Geek, Geek Girl
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San Diego Con Comic may have been canceled, but that won't stop us from celebrating fandom, supporting indie artists, and indulging in some new geeky faves. For some con-related reads, check out our latest round of e-book deals from YA romance and a mystery set at conventions to quirky comics to a fangirl geek guide.
July 7, 2020 • Astrology, Fiction: MG & YA, Geek Girl
With the release of Bookish and the Beast only one month away and the preorder campaign kickoff (you can get an exclusive The Princess and the Fangirl short story and, if you're in the U.S., a signed bookplate), we thought now would be a good time to look at quotes from all three Once Upon a Con titles...and match them to your astrological sign!
Are you a stubborn Taurus or a hustling Virgo? Do you know a Scorpio that reminds you of a Dalek? Whether you share on social or forward to a friend, these cards are perfect for looking in and out. Just click through to the image and then right click to save!
BOOK The Fangirl's Journal for Leveling Up
A companion to The Fangirl's Guide to the Universe, this guided journal by Sam Maggs includes essays, prompts, and illustrations to help fangirls get in touch with their dreams, plans, and faves.