Top 10: Books for the Geek in Us All
|15 short stories from some of the most amazing and geeky authors today
|4th in the Uglies series, Extras debates the questions about what happens when you’re too popular…. Optioned by Fox.
|When their AOL in the 80’s shows them their Facebook future, can they change it? Or do they want to? Optioned for the big screen by Warner Brothers
|Sequel to Little Brother, Marcus is back, and having to chose between his dream job and continuing the rebellion he started.
|True story of Kevin Mitnick, hacking his way through companies and keeping one step ahead of the authorities.
|Sent by his parents to summer camp in order to ‘normalize’ him from his RPG world, Perry instead finds the creators of his game, and will need all his skills (both gaming and social) in order to save the princess in this game.
|Very (Veronica) is addicted to tech- can’t live without her iPod, IM, texts, comp time…. But when she’s forced to go to tech rehab, can she figure out her life before it’s too late?
|Always trusting Society to control everything, Cassia is perfectly content with her match- until a second face appears for a brief second. Can she regain her trust with Society, or will she forge a new and dangerous path? Trilogy optioned by Disney.
|Drawing upon actual interviews with the hackers of Anonymous and LulzSec, this tells the tales of the most organized and secretive hacker group so far.
|In 2044, Wade escapes reality by burying himself in videogames, and trying to discover the Ticket that will give one person unlimited money and power- if you can unlock the puzzle. Optioned for the big screen by Warner Brothers.
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About Karen Jensen, MLS
Karen Jensen has been a Teen Services Librarian for almost 30 years. She created TLT in 2011 and is the co-editor of The Whole Library Handbook: Teen Services with Heather Booth (ALA Editions, 2014).
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