Jez is on a mission of mercy: to replace a tragically deceased comic book for his injured best mate, Tel. Venturing into the temple of geekdom itself, the Hidden Asteroid bookstore in London, Jez is bowled over by the guy behind the counter.
Rhys is the poster boy for hot geeks: tall, gorgeous, and totally cool. Jez is desperate to impress Rhys, but lacking in confidence after a bad break-up, so he bluffs his way through the comic book jargon—then dashes back to the hospital to beg Tel to teach him how to speak Geek.
Tel’s happy to oblige, and Jez is over the moon when Rhys asks him out. He’s even more thrilled when they discover a shared love of rugby, something he won’t have to fake for Rhys. The question is, how long can Jez keep up the deception—and what will happen when Rhys realizes he’s going out with Fake Geek Guy.
JL Merrow’s humor was just spot on in this fast-paced sweet tale of two men who both think that being who they are in real life just isn’t interesting enough… It’s All Geek To Me is a well written, funny bit of romance that will serve to remind you of just how talented this author is at writing interesting characters who get into the craziest of situations – 5 stars, Sammy, The Novel Approach
From the second sentence of this novella, which mentions a shop window full of “Daisies vs. Ghouls” merchandise, I was charmed…I read pretty much the whole thing with a smile on my face. B-, Willaful, Dear Author
This was an absolutely fantastic short story – 5 stars, Faye, Live Your Life Buy the Book
This book was freaking hilarious from beginning to ending… beyond the comedy part, it was also a sweet heartwarming story – Delighted Reader
light and fun and I really liked both Rhys and Jez. This is a great choice when you are looking for a fun read that is short and sweet – 4.25 stars, Jay, Joyfully Jay
I loved Jez’s thoughts that he’s never quite sure if he’s kept in his head…This is a short, sweet, humorous read. – 4 stars, Beverley, Prism Book Alliance
This is a fast, cute and funny read – Mandy, Hearts on Fire Reviews
No one writes funny like J.L. Merrow – Tam, Tam Reads, Writes & Rambles
[P]art “My Fair Lady” part “Big Bang Theory” – Lynn Barker Steinmayer, Goshen Public Library
If you’d like a quick introduction to JL Merrow’s work…It’s All Geek to Me is a good place to start. It’s short and genuinely sweet, though with a touch of hot at the end – Victoria Janssen, Heroes and Heartbreakers