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Worst-Case Wednesday: How to stop a Runaway Golf Cart

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You may think this does not apply to you if you are not a keen golfer, or if you have never driven a cart and don’t intend to, but you never know, one day you may find yourself in the driving seat of a cart which has suddenly become out of control. 

If you are a pedestrian, anywhere where they may be carts around, you may find yourself in the path of a runaway cart which is hurtling towards you. If you do, don’t worry, we can take tips from the Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Golf, and apply this advice to situations both on and off the golf course.

New From Quirk Books: William Shakespeare's American Hustle, The Fast & the Furious, & More

Here at Quirk, we like to give readers what they want, so when one of our books gains a mass audience we sit up and take notice.

That's why we're proud to announce a new series, which we imagine will be more successful that we can even imagine. Read on for the exciting details!

Kindle Deal of the Month: Pride & Prejudice & Zombies

Perfectly timed for the book's five year anniversary, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies is currently a Kindle Deal of the Month. Pick it up for under $2.99 throughout the month of April

The prequel, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls, and sequel, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies: Dreadfully Ever After, are also both discounted, down to $2.99. And so is Ben H. Winters New York Times bestselling Sense & Sensibility & Sea Monsters

And in case you missed last month's various celebratory posts, you can check out Thom Dunn's wonderful three-part editorial on the history of Pride & Prejudice & Zombies here on the blog, as well as a bunch of fantastic Jane Austen-era inspired crafts

5 Bookshelf Organizer Archetypes

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Looking at someone's bookshelf is like gazing into the synapses between brain cells. You see something much deeper at work. You get a glimpse into what makes someone tick. The way you arrange your bookshelf is a mysterious art that can reveal the clockwork cogs spinning around in your soul.

Now, there are many different ways to arrange your beloved volumes of literature and knowledge. Each one reveals a secret about yourself. What that secret is can be up for debate, but here are a few archetypes of the bookshelf organizer club. Which one are you?

The Best Literary Characters to Decimate A Zombie Horde


See, books can keep you safe from zombies. (image via flickr)

You're in a situation where a zombie apocalypse is imminent, and we have the technology to band together a literary A-team to fight them off. But putting together a ragtag band of badasses isn't going to cut it, because as tempers rise, so does danger to the group. It needs to be a crew that can work together while kicking some zombie butt. 

I've selected a team of nine heroes who, together, can put an end to every zombie that strays in their path. They won't stand a chance.

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