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Quirk Perks: Get Witch Craft for Only $3.99 The Month of October!

 

WITCH CRAFT by Margaret McGuire and Alicia Kachmar

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Open this wicked little volume for a spellbinding collection of dark arts and crafts! It’s full of color photos and simple illustrated instructions for crafting everyday items into wonderfully witchy treats:

    * A truly wicked charm bracelet made from a handful of old trinkets
    * Spooky little skulls made out of marshmallows
    * A bewitching midnight black tutu that can be stitched up in minutes
    * A wicked poison apple fashioned from an everyday plushie
    * Witches, monsters, spiders, and ghosts to top your cupcakes
    * And much, much more!
 
Each step-by-step project is as easy as the wave of a wand-no previous crafting experience required!

Worst-Case Wednesday: How To Survive A Boring Class

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We’ve all had that one class. You know the one. You drag your feet getting there because you just can’t stay awake. Maybe the teacher speaks in a monotone. Maybe the subject matter is really uninteresting. Maybe it’s a government-controlled test to determine your attention span. Who knows! But either way, if you’re looking for a way to combat sleepiness in that class, we have some tips for you, courtesy of The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: College Edition.

How to Tuesday: How to Make Homemade Butter Beer

 
This year for Oktoberfest, why not whip up a batch of everyone's favorite wizarding brew? Butterbeer!
 
According to the Harry Potter books Butterbeer comes in two varieties, cold & bottled or steaming hot in tankards. I've concocted both recipes to share with you here. :)
 
The cold variety of Butterbeer (pictured above) is very easy.
 
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Eight Books for Fans of David Mitchell

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David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas completely floored me: the step-pyramid narrative structure, the inventiveness of each of the interwoven worlds, the neologisms and peculiarly delightful turns of phrase are all nothing short of fantastic, in every sense of the world. And while I’m as jazzed as anyone to crack open his latest novel The Bone Clocks, I’m also already dreading the day when it’s over. Feel the same way? Here are eight picks for us Mitchell fans to read next.

BOOKISH EVENTS IN PHILADELPHIA: SEPTEMBER 27TH - OCTOBER 3RD

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Happy Friday, everyone! There is a most literalicious, booksquisite weekend and week ahead. Enjoy, and if you have any particularly pagesome and readiculous experiences (sipping cider with a great new novel, or laughing 'til you cry at a reading), tell us @apiarymagazine on Twitter. 

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