Leah Rae Miller



Mother, wife and Young Adult author living in Natchitoches, La., Leah Rae Miller loves fuzzy socks, comic books, cherry Coke and brand new office supplies. The Summer I Became a Nerd is her first novel.


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The Summer I Became a Nerd

On the outside, 17-year-old Madelyne Summers looks like your typical blond cheerleader—perky, popular and dating the star quarterback. But inside, Maddie spends more time agonizing over what will happen in the next issue of her favorite comic book than planning pep rallies with her squad. That she’s a nerd hiding in a popular girl’s body isn’t just unknown—it’s anti-known and she needs to keep it that way.

Summer is the only time Maddie lets her real self out to play, but when she slips up and the adorkable guy behind the local comic shop’s counter uncovers her secret, she’s busted. Before she can shake a pom-pom, Maddie is whisked into Logan’s world of comic conventions, live action roleplaying and first-person-shooter video games and she loves it. But the more she denies who she really is, the deeper her lies become—and the more she risks losing Logan forever.


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