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The Day in the Life of a Librarian

 

Women’s History Month: Six Movies About Real Women Writers

Here at Quirk Books we continue to celebrate National Women’s History Month. This time we bring you six movies based on the lives of real women writers.

Worst-Case Wednesday: How to Brew a Magic Potion

Snape isn't the only one who can concoct a wicked awesome potion. With the help of the Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Paranormal, you can whip up potions just as well as the Half Blood Prince, if not better.

Bookish Spring Cleaning?: Some Tips For Pruning Your Collection

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It's that time of the year again - time to de-clutter your life, fix things you've been meaning to fix, clean hard-to-reach areas you're only motivated to wrestle with like twice a year, and maybe even donate that rack of clothes sitting in the back of your closet, unloved and unworn. Ah, Spring Cleaning.

For book lovers, it can also mean it's time to de-clutter the shelves. Do you have piles of books everywhere, stacked precariously in an organized mess? It might be time to shake things up and trim the collection down. Here are some ideas for making your collection more manageable, and maybe even more meaningful. 

And before anyone sends me a snooty comment: I'm not saying you have to prune your collection. If you don't want to, then don't. But maybe consider re-organizing it, building or buying new shelves to replace the piles lying around the house, giving everyone stubbed toes and looming over your small pets, or maybe even putting some of them away in storage somewhere. The general idea is to de-clutter - get some more breathing room! 

The Little Guide to Vintage Shopping: An Excerpt!

Hey there, lovers-of-vintage! In honor of The Little Guide to Vintage Shopping being our Quirk Perk this month (only two more weeks to take advantage of that!), we decided to post an excerpt from the book! 

Read on to scope out the introduction and first chapter. Like what you see? You can pick up for your Amazon KindleB&N Nook, in the iBookstore, or on your Kobo

 

Top 10 Tuesday: 10 Books From My Childhood I Would Love to Re-Visit

There are so many books I wish I could read again for the first time. Re-reading them is never quite the same. For this week’s Top 10 Tuesday, I’ve come up with a list of ten books that were really important to me as a kid.

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