Zoe has a great pair of legs, perky boobs, and wears exactly what she needs to show it all off. She works hard for the easy sleazy ‘you only wish you were me’ reputation, burying who she really is—an all-out nerd.
The only time Zoe gets to be herself is when she hides under her comforter to read X-Men comics, sending jealousy stabs at everyone who attends Comic-Con. Keeping up her popular rep is too important, and she’s so damn insecure to care about the consequences. But when Zoe’s sister takes her car for a ‘crash and burn into a tree’ joyride, her parents get her a replacement. A manual. Something she doesn’t know how to operate, but her next door neighbor Zak sure as heck does.
Zak’s a geek to the core, shunned by everyone in school for playing Dungeons and Dragons at lunch and wearing “Use the Force” t-shirts. And Zoe’s got it bad for the boy. Only Zak doesn’t want Popular Zoe. He wants Geek Zoe.
She has to shove her insecurities and the fear of dropping a few rungs on the social ladder aside to prove to Zak who she really is and who she wants to be… if she can figure it out herself.
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To celebrate the release of How to Date a Nerd, Cassie Mae is hosting a bloghop.
- Post an answer to this question: What is the nerdiest thing about you?
- Post the blog hop picture on your post and on your sidebar.
- Post the Goodreads link to How to Date a Nerd (oh look, here it is! I'll make it easy :)) http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17976672-how-to-date-a-nerd
To join, put your blog right there in the linky list at the bottom of this post.
And the prize for one of the participants! A Nerd swag pack! Including NERDS candy, Nerdy t-shirts, a signed copy of How to Date a Nerd, How to Date a Nerd keychains and buttons, and Spiderman 3 on DVD, because for some reason, I have two copies of that movie, haha!
Onto my own nerdy confession ...
I'm actually quite a nerd, thought I wouldn't consider myself to be. I just like the things I like, and don't really care if people consider that lame/ nerdy/ whatever.
I love Harry Potter; it's what got me back into both reading and writing, and I can spout random facts. My oldest was quite alarmed when I randomly told him Draco Malfoy's date of birth. It's June 5th, 1980, in case you're wondering!
I'm also an Elder Scrolls nerd. I only got into the series with TES IV: Oblivion, but I can spout random knowledge about that too ... like naming all the Daedric Princes, their planes of Oblivion and their artefacts. My favourites being Lord Sheogorath, of the Shivering Isles and his Wabbajack, and Hermaeus Mora, of the Apocrypha, and his Oghma Infinium.
My nerdiness expresses itself in weird ways, too. Like having to make online dolls of ALL my favourite characters. I'm not lying, either. I especially love this one of A Song of Ice and Fire's Shiera Seastar and Brynden Rivers.
I went to great pains to make their appearance as canon as possible, including Photoshopping Shiera's eyes so one is blue and one is green, and putting Brynden's sigil on his breastplate.
I think I'm at my most nerdy when talking about Pokemon though. ZOMG! Only two-and-a-half week until X and Y are released!!
Who wants to hear me do the Pokerap?
*sings* Charmeleon, Wartortle, Mewtwo, Tentacruel, Aerodactyl. Omanyte, Slowpoke, Pidgeot, Arbok, that's all folks! Catch 'em, catch 'em, gotta catch 'em all. POKEMON! *sings*
This year, to be especially nerdy, I'm planning on naming my Pokemon after comic book characters. I'm hoping to get a shiny Charmander and call it Slade (as in Wilson, aka Deathstroke). My first ever Charmander was called Remy (as in LeBeau, aka Gambit.) ^_~
Yeah, and people wonder why I never get any work done ...
I'm going to stop now, before I lose any more street cred! Ha! Like I had any to begin with.
I hope you enjoyed my nerdy confession, and I hope you all enjoy Cassie Mae's How to Date a Nerd!