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Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd - Community Reviews back

by Holly Black, Cecil Castellucci
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Bright and Shiny Shiny
Bright and Shiny Shiny rated it 6 years ago
3.5
Bright and Shiny Shiny
Bright and Shiny Shiny rated it 6 years ago
3.5
ReadingOnBecauseIWantTo
ReadingOnBecauseIWantTo rated it 7 years ago
Short version: up untilEVERYONE BUT YOU it's amazing. After that?
thomcat
thomcat rated it 8 years ago
"Stories for your inner geek" - if relationships is the main interior component, sure. A lot of good authors here, but not a lot of good stories. Perhaps it's more interesting to teens.
JennieBasset
JennieBasset rated it 8 years ago
What a fun collection of short stories from a great group of authors. I especially enjoyed Libba Bray's contribution which was set around a girl's obsession with RHPS. I consider myself a true geek and these tales were right up my alley.
Deb's books
Deb's books rated it 8 years ago
This book contains 15 stories and 14 comics in between the stories. I loved the Jedi and Klingon story and most of the comics, but many of the stories were too much about teen romance for me. A few were more about non-geeks learning that geeks aren't that bad. It's not that they're bad stories, just...
Book Candy
Book Candy rated it 9 years ago
The stories I tried to read seemed like romance trash style fan fiction. Not my thing... I'm a geek but I like a story to have talent and depth not just shout outs. Maybe I didn't give all the stories a chance but it didn't seem worth my time to.
wodehousing
wodehousing rated it 9 years ago
Geektastic is a series of short stories by several YA authors about geekdom. There’s Star Trek, Star Wars, LARPing, Astronomy and so on, so forth. I’m a geek. I kind of squealed and smiled and saw myself on many of the pages. On others, not so much. Like with all short stories collection, there are ...
Fiona's Book Voyage
Fiona's Book Voyage rated it 9 years ago
I read this in a day.This was a nice collection of short stories relating to all things relating to geeks. But not all things, because the subjects of geekdom encompass so many subjects that it would be impossible to create a definitive collection on such a thing.Regardless, this was a pleasant read...
isamlq
isamlq rated it 9 years ago
I have seen all the Lord of the Rings movies. I’ll even admit to having watched them more than once. I have read Harry Potter. But if we’re talking fantasy, I am very INTO David Eddings. Do these facts make me a geek? Erm, reading the stories in Geektastic seem to throw support toward an affirmative...
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