Gift Guide: For the Nerdy Type

 

For the nerdy ones that we all adore.

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Nerd: Adventures in Fandom from This Universe to the Multiverse By Maya Phillips Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982165772
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Published: Atria Books - October 11th, 2022

In the vein of You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) and Black Nerd Problems, this witty, incisive essay collection from New York Times critic at large Maya Phillips explores race, religion, sexuality, and more through the lens of her favorite pop culture fandoms.

From the moment Maya Phillips saw the opening scroll of Star Wars, Episode V: The Emp


See You At San Diego: An Oral History of Comic-Con, Fandom, and the Triumph of Geek Culture By Mathew Klickstein, Stan Sakai (Foreword by), Jeff Smith (Foreword by), RZA (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Mathew Klickstein, Stan Sakai (Foreword by), Jeff Smith (Foreword by), RZA (Afterword by)
$39.99
ISBN: 9781683966517
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Published: Fantagraphics - September 6th, 2022

A comprehensive chronicle of Comic-Con International and modern geekdom itself as told through countless intimate, hilarious, and often-thought provoking stories by nearly fifty of the most integral members of today’s convention and fandom community.


Project Hail Mary: A Novel By Andy Weir Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780593135228
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Published: Ballantine Books - October 4th, 2022

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The Martian, a lone astronaut must save the earth from disaster in this “propulsive” (Entertainment Weekly), cinematic thriller full of suspense, humor, and fascinating science—in development as a major motion picture starring Ryan Gosling.


The Actual Star: A Novel By Monica Byrne Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063002906
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Published: Harper Voyager - August 16th, 2022

David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas meets Octavia Butler’s Earthseed series, as acclaimed author Monica Byrne (The Girl in the Road) crafts an unforgettable piece of speculative fiction about where humanity came from, where we are now, and where we’re going—and how, in every age, the same forces that drive us apart also bind us together.


American Comics: A History By Jeremy Dauber Cover Image
$22.50
ISBN: 9781324036098
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 18th, 2022

The sweeping story of cartoons, comic strips, and graphic novels and their hold on the American imagination. 


Light Years from Home By Mike Chen Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780778311737
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Published: Mira Books - January 25th, 2022

From the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Brotherhood

A Best Of pick and Most Anticipated Sci Fi and Fantasy novel, as selected by Goodreads - Buzzfeed - BookRiot - The Portalist - IO9 - BookBub - SheReads - BiblioLifestyle - Den of Geek - GeekDad


Dark Earth: A Novel By Rebecca Stott Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812989113
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Published: Random House - July 19th, 2022

A “superb” (The Guardian) novel about two sisters fighting for survival in Dark Ages Britain that weaves “a dazzling blend of history and fantasy” (BuzzFeed)
 


Inventor of the Future: The Visionary Life of Buckminster Fuller By Alec Nevala-Lee Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780062947222
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Published: Dey Street Books - August 2nd, 2022

Nominated for The Next Big Idea Club * The Week Magazine Book of the Week * A New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice


Predator: A Memoir, a Movie, an Obsession By Ander Monson Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644452004
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 6th, 2022

A searching memoir of a life lived in the flicker of an action film, by the author of I Will Take the Answer


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Bluebird By Ciel Pierlot Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780857669667
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Published: Angry Robot - February 8th, 2022

Lesbian gunslinger fights spies in space!

Three factions vie for control of the galaxy. Rig, a gunslinging, thieving, rebel with a cause, doesn’t give a damn about them and she hasn’t looked back since abandoning her faction three years ago. 
 


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Static: Season One By Vita Ayala, Nikolas Draper-Ivey (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Vita Ayala, Nikolas Draper-Ivey (Illustrator)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781779514219
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Published: DC Comics - June 7th, 2022

At long last, the most famous face of the Milestone Universe makes his shocking return!
 


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Ordinary Monsters: A Novel (The Talents #1) By J. M. Miro Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250833662
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Published: Flatiron Books - June 7th, 2022

NATIONAL BESTSELLER * "Charles Dickens meets Joss Whedon in Miro’s otherworldly Netflix-binge-like novel." The Washington Post

MOST ANTICIPATED SFF BOOK of 2022 by Tor, The Nerd Daily, BookBub, Philadelphia Inquirer, Goodreads, CrimeReads, Buzzfeed, Professional Book Nerds, and more!


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The Coward: Book I of the Quest for Heroes By Stephen Aryan Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780857668882
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Published: Angry Robot - June 8th, 2021

Who will take up the mantle and slay the evil in the Frozen North, saving all from death and destruction? Not Kell Kressia, he's done his part...