The Princess and the Fangirl: A Geekerella Fairytale - Once Upon a Con (Hardback)
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The Princess and the Fangirl: A Geekerella Fairytale - Once Upon a Con (Hardback)

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Hardback 320 Pages
Published: 02/04/2019

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Movie star Jessica Stone can t go up onstage at another con and pretend to love Starfield anymore except that she s contractually obligated. She never dreamed she d be playing Princess Amara for life, but people love Princess Amara, and for better or worse, Princess Amara has Jessica Stone s face. But. it turns out, so does someone else. Imogen Weatherby is just another Starfield fan hitting up ExcelsiCon except that she happens to look an awful lot like Jessica Stone (and no, you re not the first one to point it out). When Jess spots Imogen, she has a brilliant idea: swap places. Jessica can live her life out of the spotlight while Imogen pretends to be her on the rest of the con circuit, and Imogen can ditch her crappy barista job and finally get to see something beyond her hometown. But Jess doesn t anticipate actually liking Imogen s life or Imogen s gorgeous best friend, Hana, who might just be the person Jess needs to forget about her ex. And Imogen loves being Jess Stone and might even love this super talented artist, Tamaki, who she keeps bumping into. Except Tamaki thinks she s Jessica Stone. When an obsessive fan finds out the truth and threatens to expose Jess for the fake geek girl she is, it will take both Jess and Imogen to stand up for the truth: That there is no such thing as a fake geek girl. That if you are a fan, then you are accepted. And that even if you aren t a fan, you are worthy. That you are not invisible. That what you love matters. From the acclaimed author of Geekerella, this geeky spin on The Prince and the Pauper is a perfect story for geek girls of every fandom.

Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 9781683690962
Number of pages: 320
Dimensions: 216 x 140 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

#3 on Seventeen's Best Young Adult Books of 2019 So Far ListA 2019 Goodreads Choice Awards Semifinalist “This lighthearted, fun, LGBT YA book dives expertly into the world of fandoms and cons.”—Buzzfeed“A geeky love story that readers will love.”—Paste“Unabashedly fun, intoxicating read.”—POPSUGAR“If you love fan culture, and love seeing it presented as how things should be, then definitely give this book a chance.”—The Mary Sue“This companion to Geekerella reimagines The Prince and the Pauper in the best way possible: at a con!”—BookRiot “The Princess and the Fangirl manages to take the already powerful Geekerella and build upon it in a way that makes its universe seem completely real.”—Sweety High“Unabashedly nerdtastic.”—Kirkus “A loving ode to cons, geek culture, the good and bad of fandoms, and making one's own happy ending.”— Booklist“A fun addition to the Geekerella universe.”—School Library Journal “Poston does a wonderful job of painting fandoms and the passion behind them.”—Foreword Reviews Praise for Geekerella:Spring 2017 Kids Indie Next List Pick2017 Goodreads Choice Award finalist for Best Young Adult FictionNamed to Seventeen's 2017 "12 Life-Changing Books You Have to Read This Summer" List“Geekerella has ‘must-read’ written all over it. A fun romantic comedy with coming-of-age sensibilities and authentically voiced teens, this novel hits all the YA book-love buttons. Geekerella is simply delightful.”—USA Today's Happy Ever After“Fairytale and fandom collide in this sweet, heartfelt, entertaining rom-com.”—Bustle“A legit love letter to geekdom.”—Paste Magazine“Pay attention, fangirls, because Ashley Poston’s Geekerella is about to be your favorite YA romance.”—Sweety High “The geekiest spin on Cinderella you'll ever read.”—Hypable“Geeks and non-geeks will discover their inner fangirl when they fall for this fan-tastic book that celebrates fan-doms, fan-tasy, and 'shipworthy romance’.”—Justine

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Blue Book Balloon

“IN the same vein as Geekerella but I think with greater emotional depth”

I'm grateful to Quirk Books for an advance copy of The Princess and the Fangirl.

Taking place in the same continuity as Geekerella (as we're in Geekland, I'll speak the language) and indeed making... More

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Blue Book Balloon

“Same vein as Poston's GEEKERELLA but greater emotional depth”

I'm grateful to Quirk Books for an advance copy of The Princess and the Fangirl.

Taking place in the same continuity as Geekerella (as we're in Geekland, I'll speak the language) and indeed making... More

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“A pretty great sequel”

Cute, heart warming story and love all the extra detail about Starfleet. Personally I wasn't a fan of the Mo and Jess switch that's why one star less but it was still a really fun book with great characters... More

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