Category Archives: Nerdy Site News

A Call for Pictures – #Nerdcation

If you’re reading this blog, you are likely one of those souls who packs your books before you pack your clothes when you head off on a trip.  You’ve usually got at least one book with you and vacation would be no exception. Chances are someone has a picture documenting you reading somewhere not at […]

#nerdybookclub Book Stacks – Summer Reading Edition

Summer is a time full of potential and possibilities. And for those of us in the Nerdy Book Club, it also means the potential for reading a ton of books! We asked you to submit pictures of your summer to-be-read book stacks a couple of weeks ago and here is the result! Enjoy! What titles […]

10 Reasons Why You Should Come to nErDcamp

I (Colby Sharp) love the Nerdy Book Club for many reasons. One of the biggest reasons is that Nerdy Book Club members don’t look at the summer as a time to separate ourselves from our jobs. We look to the summer as a time to grow.   Do we relax? Sure. We sit by the […]

A Call for Pictures – Summer Reading Edition

If you’re anything like me, right around the time I start realizing that we have less than a month of school left and I start to feel overwhelmed by my to-do list, I start to fantasize about a different list – my summer to-be-read list. After all, that list (or, if you live dangerously, physical […]

Our Favorite Books of 2012!

How blessed have we all been with the gift of books! Here is a chance for us to say thanks for our favorites from this year.   (This was a tough assignment for many – but you all handled it well. Thank you for sharing your photos with us!)   Enjoy the video and Happy […]

A Call for Pictures!

Even in the midst of all the TBR pile shuffling and moving in the effort to prepare for voting on the Nerdy ballot in less than two weeks, my thoughts have turned back to rereading two of my favorites from this year – The Fault in Our Stars by John Green and See You at […]

Nerdy at NCTE12

(Apologies to those of you who have seen these messages elsewhere if you cannot join us in Vegas in November.) We’re attempting to determine who among our substantial list of guest bloggers will be in Vegas for NCTE12. The clock is ticking and we’re hoping to be able to plan something for while we’re there, […]

All You Need Is Love by Donalyn Miller

Cindy Minnich, one-third of the Nerdy facilitator team, spent a whirlwind week at BEA and picked up our Independent Book Bloggers Award. We are thrilled that Nerdy won this award and we share it with every reader and poster of this blog. Chatting during a recent conference call, Cindy regaled Colby and me with tales […]

A Sincere and Gracious Thank You!

Something wonderful happened last week. If you are on Twitter or follow the Nerdy Book Club Facebook page, you probably already know this bit of good news: The Nerdy Book Club won the Independent Book Blogger Award for the Young Adult and Children’s category*! While thanking the kind folks who voted for us in the […]

Choice Literacy Podcast

Franki Sibberson interviewed Nerdy Book Club facilitators Cindy, Donalyn, and Colby for a Choice Literacy podcast. Be sure to listen, especially if you are new to Nerdy Book Club. Check out the Podcast on the Choice Literacy site at or download from iTunes at Choice Literacy has a great site for educators. Be sure to check it […]