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Review: “Undeclared: The Indie Songbook”

Greetings faithful nerds! Looking for a writer you might like? GOOD! I HAVE ONE! His name is Matt Albrecht and I wanted to mention Undeclared: The Indie Songbook to you… more

Writers You Might Like, Number 3(ish)!

YOU GUUUYS! I can’t believe how many emails I’ve gotten about the books you wonderful nerds (or your friends) have written! The literary nerd in my soul absolutely… more

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM!  UPDATE: Jessica Chobot has been added to the Nerdist Panel on Sunday at 12:00PM! Details below…… more

Bye Bye Borders!

Well, guys. It’s been reported in just about every major news outlet that Borders will soon be shuttering their remaining stores for good (unless Books-A-Million comes through on a bid)…. more

More Writers You Might Like!

Everybody having a good summer so far? I hope so! Considering this is the time of year when most literate people pick up vacation reads and head outside (or not,… more

Book Review: “Wicked Bugs” by Amy Stewart

Last night, there was a MONSTER of a moth fluttering around my room. It was big, I’m tellin’ you, like Mothra’s tinier but equally evil spawn. While screaming… more

Writers You Might Like

Well, hello! A while ago, I told you nerdlings that I’d be interested in seeing your book, assuming you’ve written one, and requested email-y details. And lo! SOME… more

Book Review! At Home by Bill Bryson

Greetings nerds! Remember me? I know, I know. I’ve been missing in action from the fabulous Nerdist world lately, but fear not! I come bearing bookly offerings. BUT FIRST:… more

Waxin’ Philosophic on Books…

Greetings friends and countrymen! Book nerd checking in, no review to report this week, so anything new and exciting going on? Actually, I thought I’d pose a better query unto… more

Book Reviews: It’s Been A While!

All right, it’s been a while, I know. Call it a sabbatical! Or holiday? (Or brief period of ennui in which I managed to question everything and do nothing.)… more

’tis the season!

Yeah… so… how ‘bout them holidays? If you’re anything at all like me (and I’m sorry if you are) then you’re probably clueless about what to get… more

Book Review! Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King!

I’ll admit that I have a little bit of a love/hate relationship with Mr. Stephen King. What I like? I realllllyyyy like. What I don’t? I reallllyyyy… more

End of October booky goodness!

Greetings nerds! You know, it’s kind of a good thing that there have only been a few “ZOMG MUST PURCHASE” books this month, at least for me. Between trying… more

New books! Delicious.

We’re approaching the book season, people! What’s the book season, you ask? It’s that time, like right now, when the weather is turning and people are staying indoors with delicious… more

Book Review! The Hunger Games (but only the first book!)

There’s one book that people have been mentioning over and over after hearing about my Book Nerdist status and it’s The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. Finally, I… more

Earth (The Book) Book Review!

It’s not a huge secret that I’m a fan of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, right? I guess it might be if you don’t know me… more

Mmm fresh books.

Two weeks worth of fascinating (well, mostly) new books have piled up and so! Here they are, compiled for your eyeball pleasure. Or earball pleasure, should they be audio formatted… more

Neato book stuff!

All right, so this isn’t the customary Friday book review BUT! It’s pretty great. These things were all brought to my attention by you awesome book nerds, so I’m sharing… more

Books, books, books and more books!

Salutations, book nerds! Let’s get down to business, shall we? Here are the new releases for last week AND this week (in no particular order), so pick something up… more

Share your quotes!

This is sort of a book review, sort of not. But how can that be?! Easy. I read John Dies at the End by David Wong (who is… more

Book Review! Packing for Mars by Mary Roach

I enjoy Mary Roach immensely. It’s difficult not to! At least for me, anyway, because I enjoy a heavy amount of snark and humor in my books, especially the nonfiction… more

Tons of text!

Greetings! Salutations! Ready for a huge batch of new books? Well, this is your week. We’ve got a metric shit-ton of new books coming out that are ripe for… more

Book Review! American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Guys, I’m distressed. Or maybe appalled is more accurate? It seems that an inappropriate number of people haven’t read Neil Gaiman’s American Gods yet and next summer… more


Greetings, readers. Are you well? Now that the pleasantries are out of the way, let’s get to the business at hand! NEW FRIGGIN’ BOOKS for the last two weeks! (… more