Geek Girls Unite: How Fangirls, Bookworms, Indie Chicks, and by Leslie Simon

By Leslie Simon

For each lady who marches to the beat of her personal drum, Leslie Simon has your manifesto: a sensible, expansive, and winningly unique occasion of comedy queens, movie geeks, bookworms, craft professionals, indie chicks, and different all-star girls. Following the breakaway hit ebook Everybody Hurts, Simon’s energizing examine today’s pop-culture and counterculture heroines—like Amy Sedaris, Tina Fey, Sofia Coppola, Regina Spektor, and Jenny Hart—is an empowering, eye-opening, and, particularly, enjoyable trip. Readers of The Hip Girl’s advisor to Homemaking and The sleek Girl’s consultant to lifestyles will love becoming a member of forces as Geek ladies Unite!

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Israel was married at the appointed time, and took possession of the house near the saw-mill. He prospered; and in a few years was able to buy a farm of his own, and to build a stone house on it. Dinah turned out extremely well, and the Warner family still talk of the night when she was discovered in the cart of the travelling tin-man. 19 Mrs. Washington Potts Bromley Cheston, an officer in the United States navy, had just returned from a three years’ cruize in the Mediterranean. His ship came into New York; and after he had spent a week with a sister that was married in Boston, he could not resist his inclination to pay a visit to his maternal aunt, who had resided since her widowhood at one of the small towns on the banks of the Delaware.

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