Perhaps you’re pursuing a book nerd (excellent choice, by the way) or you’re a book nerd yourself, trying to teach your significant other bookish dating habits.Either way, the Epic Reads love doctor will see you now.If a text or call goes unanswered for a few hours, you aren’t being ignored. When you and your date have spats, 99.9% of the time it will involve OTP disagreements. Mind your Ps and Qs when getting introduced to your significant other’s shelf. If your relationship with the bibliophile progresses to where you two actually share a living space, be prepared to run out of space.
“…sincere in helping dweebs discover that love is really the final frontier.”—Den of Geeks “…a solid manual.” —Official Xbox Magazine “The Geek’s Guide to Dating could be the answer to a single geek’s prayers.”—Suvudu “Eric Smith’s The Geek’s Guide to Dating sets out to aid geeky guys everywhere with humorous instructions on finding the Princess Peach to their Mario.”—Pop Sugar“…this is a welcome alternative to the ‘pick-up artist’ phenomenon courting this same demographic.”—Publishers Weekly“[The Geek’s Guide to Dating] offers serious advice for getting a girl and knowing how to keep her…a perfect stocking stuffer!
”—Anna Jedrziewski, Retailing Insight “If dating seems more like a dismal game of Frogger instead of a fun Zelda adventure, you need to read “The Geek’s Guide to Dating” by Eric Smith!
Your closets are full of officially licensed Star Wars merchandise. This hilarious primer is jam-packed with cheat codes, walkthroughs, and power-ups for navigating the perils and pitfalls of your love life with ease.
You’re hooked on Elder Scrolls and Metal Gear but now you’ve discovered an even bigger obsession: the new girl who just moved in down the hall. Geeks of all ages will find answers to the ultimate questions of life, the universe, and everything romantic, from First Contact to The Fellowship of the Ring and beyond.
Because nerds and geeks are frequently ostracized, you end up with a culture that insists that “ostraciziation is Yet, at the same time, because of this very same culture is one of the most insular you might find; non-geeks are derisively referred to as “mundanes”; anyone criticizing a geek is “just like those jocks/cheerleaders/bitchy girls that made high-school hell for everyone”.
Geek culture is a reactionary bundle of self-contradictions.
If you like piña coladas and getting caught in a bookstore, you should date us.
Being a book nerd can present some interesting challenges when it comes to dating. How do you know you and that special someone are on the same page—both in your book and in your relationship?
Full of whimsical 8-bit illustrations, The Geek’s Guide to Dating will teach fanboys everywhere to love long and prosper.
Now, I’m not really a non-fiction reader, but with its quirky title, The Geek’s Guide to Dating quickly became a must-read for me.
"For the right person, this book is the Marauder's Map, the Konami code, the Gray's Sports Almanac of the opposite sex.