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Jen Wilde

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Jen Wilde is the YA author of QUEENS OF GEEK, THE BRIGHTSIDERS and GOING OFF SCRIPT. She writes unapologetically queer stories about geeks, rockstars, and fangirls who smash the patriarchy in their own unique ways.

Her books have been praised in Teen Vogue, Buzzfeed, Autostraddle, Vulture and Bustle. Originally from Australia, Jen now lives in NYC where she spends her time writing, drinking too much coffee and binging reality TV. Follow her online @jenmariewilde.

Average rating: 3.82 · 10,102 ratings · 2,833 reviews · 8 distinct worksSimilar authors
Queens of Geek

3.84 avg rating — 7,531 ratings — published 2017 — 9 editions
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The Brightsiders

3.68 avg rating — 1,128 ratings — published 2018
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Going Off Script

3.91 avg rating — 623 ratings — published 2019 — 5 editions
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Echo of The Witch (Echo #1)

3.84 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 2016 — 2 editions
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Before It Fades (Eva #3)

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As They Rise (Eva #1)

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While We Fall (Eva #2)

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It's funny that this book is called How To Be Alone, because reading it made me feel – for the first time in a long time – that I'm *not* alone.

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“That's what we do. We walk a tightrope every day. Getting out the door is a tightrope. Going grocery shopping is a tightrope. Socializing is a tightrope. Things that most people consider to be normal, daily parts of life are the very things we fear and struggle with the most, and yet here we are, moving forward anyway. That's not weak.”
Jen Wilde, Queens of Geek

“To the girl who hid in the shadows and tried to body-shame me, I’m sorry you thought that was a good use of your time and energy. I hope you find happiness within yourself. You deserve that. We all do.”
Jen Wilde, Queens of Geek

“Besides, there's no one way to be a girl, Tay. You don't need to fit yourself into what society tells us a girl should be. Girls can be whoever they want. Whether that's an ass-kicking, sarcastic, crime-solving FBI Agent or a funny, gorgeous, witty beauty queen--or both at the same time." She swings an arm around me and pulls me in.

"Are you happy the way you are? Are you comfortable? Do you feel like yourself?"

The corner of my mouth lifts into a half smile. "Yes. Yes. And yes."

"Then that's all that matters. Fuck everything else.”
Jen Wilde, Queens of Geek

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