May 18, 2017 • Fiction, Movies & Film, Television
May 18, 2017 • Fiction, Geek, Movies & Film, Sci-Fi and Fantasy
The much anticipated Alien: Covenant film hits theaters this weekend. To prepare, you could read one of the many books set in the Alien universe (and you totally should!) . . . or you could check out one of our non-chest bursting sci-fi recommendations. At any rate, keep an eye out for face huggers.
May 18, 2017 • Geek, Humor, Movies & Film, Sci-Fi and Fantasy
The Guardians of the Galaxy is an impressive collection of oddballs and misfits, but what of those aliens and otherworldly beings who are too odd for the oddballs? Here’s a list of the folks that wanted to guard the galaxy, but who didn’t have the same capability as foul-mouthed raccoon and a walking tree.
May 17, 2017 • Classics, Fiction, Humor, Quirk Poetry
Who has time to read a whole novel these days? With expediency in mind, here are classic works of literature condensed to that most indispensable of poetic forms, the limerick.
Val Jean, who stole a baguette
Leaves prison without paying his debt
During the French Revolution
He finds a solution:
Be a good dad to his daughter, Cosette
Oliver was a boy who was born poor
And caused a row when he asked for more
May 17, 2017 • Geek, Quirk Life
Are you pumped for Book Expo and BookCon? You should be, because we'll be there at Booth #2602 from 6/1-6/4 hoping to meet you! And as always, we'll have swag.
How do you get the swag? We're glad you asked. Drop by our booth and whisper the top secret password. (It's Quirk E. Godmother.) Can't wait to say hi and talk books!
See below for giveaways, author signings, and more:
May 16, 2017 • Comics, Quirk Life
Rick Chillot’s first job in publishing was in a corporate library, sniffing out story leads for writers and editors. He later went on to write and edit for magazines and books, worked on early Internet ventures during the heyday of AOL and Netscape, had a brief stint at a newspaper, edited a college’s alumni mag, survived as a freelancer for nearly a decade, and crept into Quirk Books four years ago as a writer/editor.