A teenager lives most of his life inside a virtual reality game, whose creator has hidden several puzzles designed to leave the winner a vast fortune and control over the game.
From fan campaigns to fanfiction to fan trivia fueled treasure hunts, fans of SciFi, Fantasy, and all kinds of other pop cultural imaginings REALLY love the stuff that they love. And while they’re geeking out about all these things that they love, they’re going on journeys, making new friends, and discovering things they didn’t know about themselves.
Sounds pretty heart-warming, right? That’s because being a fan is all about love. So check out these books that celebrate fans and fandom and fall in love yourself.
A handbook for women involved in geek culture, which is often a male-dominated world.
Told through emails, text messages, journal entries, and blog posts, two fans of a popular TV show become friends online, but soon realize the bond between them is more than fan fiction in this story of friendship and love through social media in the digital age.
Feeling cast off when her best friend outgrows their shared love for a favorite celebrity, Cath, a dedicated fan-fiction writer, struggles to survive on her own in her first year of college while avoiding a surly roommate, bonding with a handsome classmate who only wants to talk about words and worrying about her fragile father.
When uber-fan Liv’s favorite sci-fi movie character is killed off, she and her best friend Xander, an aspiring actor and Steampunk enthusiast, launch a campaign to bring him back from the dead.