The Queen Geek Social Club

The Queen Geek Social Club

4.2 23
by Laura Preble
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

It's chic to be geek!

If you're somebody like Shelby Chappelle, a smart, witty, pretty geek army of one, you can't just put a poster up at school and advertise for somebody to be your best friend. But now freakishly tall Becca Gallagher has moved to town, with her dragon tattoo and wild ideas. Suddenly Shelby's madscientist father and their robot, Euphoria,… See more details below

Overview

It's chic to be geek!

If you're somebody like Shelby Chappelle, a smart, witty, pretty geek army of one, you can't just put a poster up at school and advertise for somebody to be your best friend. But now freakishly tall Becca Gallagher has moved to town, with her dragon tattoo and wild ideas. Suddenly Shelby's madscientist father and their robot, Euphoria, seem normal. They become best friends instantly. But Becca wants to shake things up at school and look for "others of our kind"...and decides to form the Queen Geek Social Club.

The thing is, this guy Fletcher Berkowitz keeps nosing around, asking lots of questions about the Club. He's cute, and interesting, and possibly likes Shelby. Therefore, she must torture him. One good thing about being a loner: no one can break your heart.

Editorial Reviews

KLIATT - Amanda MacGregor
Ninth-grader Shelby Chapelle is used to living a solitary existence. She's never really had a best friend, or any real friends, for that matter. Her mother is dead and her father is a reclusive inventor who spends most of his life in his mad scientist lab. The nearest thing she has to a friend is Euphoria, a robot her father created to act as mother, housekeeper, babysitter, and confidant. But when Shelby meets Becca, the tall, tattooed, and opinionated new girl, she finds a true friend. The girls quickly bond over their outsider status (something they both relish and champion). They both like reading and SF movies, and are exasperated by most of humanity. Becca decides they need to seek out more of their kind, so they start the Queen Geek Social Club. No longer invisible on campus, Shelby finds herself involved in crazy schemes to promote the Geek cause. As the girls plan National Invisible Boy Day, a day dedicated to ignoring boys, Shelby is annoyed to find herself growing increasingly intrigued with Fletcher, an intelligent, persistent, and popular sophomore. Preble has successfully created a thoroughly enjoyable story. The vibrant and out-of-the-ordinary characters keep the plot moving with their endless scheming and plotting for the Geek revolution. Though the Social Club is focused on tackling social issues and activism, Becca and Shelby also honestly address popularity, parental relationships, romance, and friendship. Readers will be inspired by their antics and wish to befriend the Queen Geeks.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440628702
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/05/2006
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
336
File size:
0 MB
Age Range:
18 Years

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >