The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy

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The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy: A Handbook for Girl Geeks

Fanfic, cosplay, cons, books, memes, podcasts, vlogs, OTPs and RPGs and MMOs and more—it’s never been a better time to be a girl geek. The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy is the ultimate handbook for ladies living the nerdy life, a fun and feminist take on the often male-dominated world of geekdom. With delightful illustrations and an unabashed love for all the in(ternet)s and outs of geek culture, this book is packed with tips, playthroughs, and cheat codes for everything from starting an online fan community to planning a convention visit to supporting fellow female geeks in the wild.


· Globe & Mail Bestseller
· Amazon National Bestseller
· Goodreads’ Choice Nominee in Humor
· YALSA 2016 Top 10 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers
· Barnes & Nobles Booksellers Top Pick May 2015

“Short, thorough, wide-spread, funny, and varied—I wish I’d had this handbook when I first ventured into the fanzones!” — Tamora Pierce, New York Times bestselling author of Tempests and Slaughter

“Everyone could use tips on how to be a better and happier geek from this book. Maggs dishes out the best advice on cosplay, gaming, fan fiction, social media and even how to battle trolls. You’ll start reading as student and leave a Jedi Master. May this book be with you always.” — Bonnie Burton, author of Crafting With Feminism

“Part analysis and part celebration, this handbook thoroughly explores geekdom and the way women have made it their own. A must-have for anyone interested in fangirl culture.” — Beth Revis, New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Rebel Rising

“This FANtastic book embraces and encourages the growing number of women who are unleashing their glorious and gorgeous inner geeks. It celebrates the nerdy girl in all of us. Such fun!” — Amanda Tapping, sci-fi actress and director

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