Saturday, April 16, 2011

On My Wishlist: Geektastic (ed.) by Holly Black


Theme: Short Story Collections (April 15-17, 2011)

Today's book of the day is "On My Wishlist"


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Note: On My Wishlist is a fun weekly event hosted by Book Chick City and runs every Saturday. It's where I list all the books I desperately want but haven't actually bought yet. They can be old, new or forthcoming. It's also an event that you can join in with too - Mr Linky is always at the ready for you to link your own 'On My Wishlist' post. If you want to know more click here.

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Summary:

Acclaimed authors Holly Black (Ironside)and Cecil Castellucci (Boy Proof) have united in geekdom to edit short stories from some of the best selling and most promising geeks in young adult literature: M.T. Anderson, Libba Bray, Cassandra Clare, John Green, Tracy Lynn, Cynthia and Greg Leitich Smith, David Levithan, Kelly Link, Barry Lyga, Wendy Mass, Garth Nix, Scott Westerfield, Lisa Yee, and Sara Zarr.

With illustrated interstitials from comic book artists Hope Larson and Bryan Lee O'Malley, Geektastic covers all things geeky, from Klingons and Jedi Knights to fan fiction, theater geeks, and cosplayers. Whether you're a former, current, or future geek, or if you just want to get in touch with your inner geek, Geektastic will help you get your geek on!

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I saw this book on Eli from Eli to the nth 's blog and she said such great things about it I just had to put it on my wishlist!


Thanks for reading and have a great day!

~Erika

6 comments:

  1. I am not a big fan of short stories as I tend to get distracted, but I do love a good geek book.

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  2. I only ever short stories every so often, but this does sound intriguing.

    Jules

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  3. Just the cover of this book has me chuckling - never heard of it before, looks good!

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  4. This looks like a great anthology. I feel like it's one that not only I would enjoy, but also my roommates. I've added it to my TBR list!

    Feel free to check out what's on my wishlist this week.

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  5. Geektastic sounds great! I hadn't heard of it before so thanks for sharing ;)

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  6. I read Geektastic earlier this year. I hope you like it. I've added a Diana Wynne Jones book to my wishlist this week. Come see what it is.

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