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Bookish Valentine's Day Bookmarks To Share

We at Quirk Books love to share! So for Valentine’s Day we’re sharing bookmarks inspired by the best friend charm necklaces of decades past. Just print, cut down the middle, and there’s one for you and one for your chosen recipient. (Or keep both, we won’t tell.)

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4 Heart-Wrenching Tragedies of Love in Recent Pop Culture

Here is a look at some of the heart-wrenching love stories to have graced pop culture in recent years. Fair warning, this post is full of spoilers. 

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Quirk Corral: What Are Wizard Taxes Like and Other Concerns

Here at Quirk we’ve spent the week scouring the internet for the best bookish, geeky, and crafty links. Whether you are looking for some dollar store DIY projects or are wondering how wizards pay taxes, we’re sure to have something to make you smile.

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Literary Lovers Who Deserve Each Other, A Mash-Up

Have you ever read a book and, halfway through, caught yourself thinking, “This character deserves so much better!?” It may be because they’ve been dealt an unfortunate hand, have lost a parent, or job, or simply can’t seem to get their life together. All of that is unfortunate, but sometimes the root of the problem lies in their inexplicable failure to find a romantic partner deserving of them. 

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Literary Lovers to Avoid This Valentine's Day

We’re not saying these characters are all bad people. But are they relationship material? Maybe not. Check out their track records when it comes to love. Trust us, you’ll want to steer clear of these types. If you’re dating one, it may be time to reevaluate.

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Great Dates in YA and How to Recreate Them

Is your date a YA book lover? Are you? Either way, you can make your Valentine’s Day extra cute this year by imitating some of your favorite characters. Here’s a game plan for each type of date:

The Picnic Scene from The Fault in Our Stars

Augustus is the king of big gestures, which we realize is complicated and kind of a flaw sometimes, but it does come in handy for Valentine's Day!

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