Eric Smith is Quirk Books’ marketing and social media coordinator and co-founder of the incredibly successful website Geekadelphia, dedicated to all things geek in the city of Philadelphia. Every year, he hosts the Philly Geek Awards. He’s hosted readings for the likes of Cory Doctorow and chattered online with everyone from Michael Bolton to E.L. James! He is the author of The Geek’s Guide to Dating.
Category: Relationships/ Advice
Publisher (India): Fingerprint!
Published in the US by Quirk Books
The Geek’s Guide to Dating is a hip, fun, funny, contemporary, and useful manual with practical dating advice for geeks.
There’s no other geek dating book on the market, and current trends indicate a huge rise in geek culture. If you’ve seen The Big Bang Theory, you know the audience for this book.
Humorous and fun, The Geek’s Guide to Dating is filled with actual, useful dating information.
In the not-so-distant past, any book or article on the topic of geek dating was cruel and mean-spirited. We think it’s time to take pride in geek love!
“…sincere in helping dweebs discover that love is really the final frontier.” – Den of Geeks
“…a solid manual.” – Official Xbox Magazine
“The Geek’s Guide to Dating could be the answer to a single geek’s prayers.” – Suvudu
“Eric Smith’s The Geek’s Guide to Dating sets out to aid geeky guys everywhere with humorous instructions on finding the Princess Peach to their Mario.” – Pop Sugar
“…this is a welcome alternative to the ‘pick-up artist’ phenomenon courting this same demographic.” – Publishers Weekly
“The Geek’s Guide to Dating offers serious advice for getting a girl and knowing how to keep her…a perfect stocking stuffer!” – Anna Jedrziewski, Retailing Insight
“If dating seems more like a dismal game of Frogger instead of a fun Zelda adventure, you need to read The Geek’s Guide to Dating by Eric Smith! Learn how to meet people in the real world and connect off-line for a change. You may even level up to a romance worthy of an RPG!” – Bonnie Burton, author of The Star Wars Craft Book and host of Geek DIY
“For the right person, this book is the Marauder’s Map, the Konami code, the Gray’s Sports Almanac of the opposite sex. It’s dangerous to date alone: take this.” – Jeff Ryan, author of Super Mario: How Nintendo Conquered America
“The Geek’s Guide to Dating is a must-have for anyone who feels like they’re foundering in a dating galaxy far, far away.” – Carrie Tucker, author of I Love Geeks: The Official Handbook
“Single geeks, plunk down your quarters for this book!” – Tara Bennett, co-author of Fringe: September’s Notebook and LOST Encyclopedia