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Pitch Madness # B-18 YA Contemporary Romance: HOW TO DATE A NERD

Monday, 12 March 2012  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

# B-18: YA Contemporary Romance: HOW TO DATE A NERD

Closet nerd Zoe loves the Star Wars obsessed geek-boy next door and must decide if her uber-popular social rep is worth more to her than the happiness she finds with him… and being herself.

Rules of keeping up your popular rep:

Number one, the shorter the skirt, the better.

Number two, natural hair color is a thing of the past.

Number three, high heels are an extension of your foot. To go without them would be like losing a toe.

Number four, guys are disposable, and should never be used more than once or for an extended period of time.

And number five, never ever reveal you collect Star Wars memorabilia, you know every line to Lord of the Rings, and you actually know the birth dates of all the Harry Potter cast members.

Yeah. I’m a total closeted nerd.

I’m not cool with pity glares in the hallways, painful jabs, and social scars. No thanks. It’s much easier to keep my true nature hidden beneath layers of eyeliner, skimpy outfits, and even I must admit to myself, a rockin’ body. Though the push up bras tend to do most of the work.

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