Hartford, Connecticut

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Meet The Chapter Heads


Marnise-HartfordMarnise is a Customer Advocate by day and an avid painter and reader by night! Always found with either a paint brush or a bookmark, Marnise also enjoys  obsessively watching youtube videos,  collecting bookmarks, anything Harry Potter related, and joining in on various book clubs. A Hartford, CT native, Marnise holds a degree in Marketing, and has an identical twin sister.

Geeky Top 10: Bookmarks, Reading, Writing, Youtube/Booktube, Painting, Harry Potter, Gilmore Girls, Social Media, Once Upon a Time, Walking Dead.

Brunch Drink:  Strawberry Margarita or Mimosa

Geeky Boyfriend: Prince Darien from Sailor Moon
Quote to Live By: “I could be social or I could read.”

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Aerin is a Digital Marketer, new Mum and Iggle. She loves spending time making her tiny human giggle (he’s learning), playing board games with her husband, eating sweets and playing Tsum Tsum on her phone. She’s a Connecticut transplant from Maine (sans accent) looking to make new adult friends because adult friends are surprisingly hard to find.

Geeky Top 10: Music, Snail Mail, Design, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Internets, Owls, Board Games, Crafting, Photography

Brunch Drink: Iced Coffee (I like a little coffee with my cream & sugar)

Quote to Live By: “Driving is like Karaoke – your own is epic, other people’s is just embarrassing or alarming.” – Ruth Ware, In A Dark, Dark Wood

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​Libby Protzman is a Connecticut resident, born and bred. She works as a forensic administrator for a non-profit organization that helps homeless families, veterans, and trauma survivors. She lives in Manchester with her husband-to-be and 8 month old future geek guy.

Her love of sci-fi started when she first watched the Star Wars trilogy as a kid. Since then, she loves all things sci-fi including the Star Wars universe, The Expanse series, and any space opera. She loves A Song of Ice and Fire books and the Game of Thrones show. She is a huge Harry Potter fan, and went to every book release party and midnight screening from 2004 on wards. Fun Fact: She worked in IT marketing for several years, including for the company Nerds to Go in CT (dressing up like a nerd to spread the word!).

Geeky Top 10: Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, ASOIAF, The Expanse, any Darren Aronofsky film, historical drama shows like Reign and Salem, alternative rock and indie music, watching Game of Thrones theory videos on Youtube all day, playing Final Fantasy X

Brunch Drink: Anything bubbly

Quote to Live By: “Illegitimi non carborundum”