And finally, what nerdy girl books list would be complete without mentioning Harry Potter? Of course I read these wonderful J.K. Rowling books before any of the others mentioned above. And to say I love them would be an understatement. They are probably my favorite books ever. I’ve read them all twice and will probably read them again. It was fun to re-read the first few books after knowing what I know now after reading the seventh and final book. I’m keepin’ Harry forever!
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Since I am a nerdy teenage girl at heart (as the husband would say) I am not ashamed to admit that I love me a good vampire/romance book.
It all started with the Twilight series. Which, let’s be real, were really not that good, yet somehow amazing at the same time! Oh Edward, how I love you. I read them back to back and remember trying to slow myself down because I didn’t want them to end. And then of course I had to see the movies too…it’s a vicious cycle that the husband will never understand. My love for Twilight led me to look for other similar books….and let me share with you a few of my favorites (even though some are a bit embarrassing, I feel like my readers won’t judge me!).
First up, the Sookie Stackhouse series by Charlaine Harris. Love them! This series is amazing! And, in my opinion, better than the Twilight series by far. I believe there are about ten out in print right now and I’ve read every single one. The next one is coming this spring and I’m so excited! The best part about these books is that there are so many that you really get in to it. I remember thinking the first book, Dead Until Dark, was a little hard to get through in the beginning, but after that it was amazing, so don’t get discouraged! The HBO TV show True Blood is based on these books, and even though the show is different from the books (aren’t they always?) it is one of my favorite to watch! And, if anyone wants to know, I’m totally torn between Eric and Bill….but Eric on TV is my favorite!
After the Sookie books I started reading the Blue Bloods books by Melissa De La Cruz. There are currently four books in this series and I think at least two more to come. Basically I think they are a cross between Twilight and Gossip Girl, which is another show I love (but haven’t read the books). These books are good to fill that Twilight void in your life!
This next one is the most embarrassing….mostly because the books are so bad, yet I still want to read them! This series is called House of Night and the first book is Marked. There are six books so far in this series and the seventh book, Burned, comes out April 27th (yes, it is on my calendar! I told you I’m a nerd!). This series is about a girl who gets marked as special and enters a school where she will either become a vampire or die. Crazy huh? The books are written by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast. Let’s just say they try way to hard to use teenager speak….and it is really annoying. And the main character, Zoey always has boys fighting over her, which gets really old. But somehow, they sucked me in!
Are there any nerdy girl books I’ve missed? I would love to hear what some of your favorite (nerdy or not) books are! I’m currently reading Fallen by Lauren Kate, and so far it’s just okay. Thanks for stopping by and for not making fun of my nerdy reading habits!
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