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59 More Books That Every Nerd Will Love This Holiday – Nerdy Books

2017 Raising Nerd Mega Holiday Wish List:
BONUS Nerdy Books Edition Part 2

“The problem in our country isn’t with books being banned, but with people no longer reading. You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.”   ― Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

Ray Douglas Bradbury knew a thing or two about creativity, books, and culture. He wrote 27 novels, more than 600 short stories and poems, dozens of teleplays and stage plays, and the screenplay for Moby Dick before he passed in June 2012.

Ray Bradbury’s writing fed the curiosity of … READ MORE

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51 Nerdy Books That Every Nerd Will Love This Holiday

Nerdy Books

2017 Raising Nerd Mega Holiday Wish List:
BONUS Books Edition Part 1

 

His library was a fine dark place bricked with books, so anything could happen there and always did. All you had to do was pull a book from the shelf and open it and suddenly the darkness was not so dark anymore.”    ― Ray Bradbury, Farewell Summer

Looking for the perfect science books for your kids? Want to inspire your Nerds with some amazing stories of famous Nerds? Or just want to have them learn more about the world around them. We have your Nerdy … READ MORE

Creativity Nerds In Real Life

Raising Nerd Profile: The Storyteller

What does it take to write a bestselling thriller? For Brad Meltzer, it takes a passion for storytelling and a whole lot of paranoia.

Meltzer is, of course, the author of #1 New York Times bestselling books The Inner CircleThe Book of Fate, and nine other thrillers. His latest is The House of Secrets, which explores a historical mystery surrounding George Washington and Benedict Arnold. Meltzer’s novels are the perfect combination of history, law, and mystery he loves so much.

I never thought about writing as a skill until my 9th grade English teacher changed my

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2016 Raising Nerd Mega Holiday Wish List: the Book Edition

Two decades ago, I lived in Dallas, Texas. Not far from my old North Dallas apartment stood the flagship of one of the biggest new-used book and music stores on the planet, Half Price Books. Founded in an old laundromat in 1972, HPB claims to “buy and sell everything ever printed or recorded (except yesterday’s newspaper).”

That’s no exaggeration.

For four years, to escape the stress of work, the extreme heat, or just to surround myself with the wall-to-wall promise of finding a good story or three, I browsed that mammoth book exchange once a week for at least … READ MORE