Synopses & Reviews
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.
About the Author
Sam Maggs is a writer, geek girl, and television professional whose work focuses on pop culture, geek culture, and how they intersect with concepts of gender. Her work has appeared across the Internet on sites like Geekosystem, the Mary Sue, Mashable, Gizmodo, and the front page of Digg. She was the 2013 recipient of Women Write about Comics’ “Awesome Geek Feminist of the Year” Award.