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Literary Looks: Fall Boots for Fictional Characters

The temperatures are starting to drop and the leaves have begun to change, which means that it’s time to retire beach paperbacks and flip flops in favor of more autumnal choices. Warm and cozy hats, scarves, and sweaters are perfect for enjoying the crisp fall weather before winter hits, and bookworms eschew nature in favor of being curled up with a warm drink and good book.

While you are switching out your wardrobe for something a little more appropriate to apple picking and trick-or-treating, why not let one of your favorite fictional heroines inspire you? Whatever your style, there is sure to be a pair of boots that will let you channel your favorite character as well as keeping your toes warm…

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How To Make Our Favorite Lembas Bread, Plus Dips!

Lembas bread is a well-kept secret of the elves, and if Legolas is to be believed, "one small bite is enough to fill the stomach of a grown man."  While we can't guarantee the exact same dietary satisfaction, we can say this is one tasty lembas bread recipe that goes with everything and is easy to make. Sure to be a hit at your next Middle Earth-inspired celebration!

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The Pumpkin Spice Latte Drinkers of Literature

Attention, pumpkin spice latte lovers! Our season is upon us. Let us be merry and order as many PSLs as possible before they’re gone. And they’re better this year, what with the new Starbucks recipe and all. So whether you order the occasional tall pumpkin spice or reach basic status with a daily venti, wear the title proud. Shout it from the rooftops. PUMPKIN SPICE LATTES FOREVER!

And hey, if we love them so much, we have to suspect some our literary counterparts would love the latte, as well.

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A Playlist for Alice in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll’s fair-haired heroine is not your typical seven-year-old. She’s polite, precocious, quick to show off her knowledge. She’s well-mannered, though put off when others aren’t. Last and perhaps most importantly, she’s wildly curious, which serves her well on her surreal and psychedelic explorations in Wonderland. Here’s the thing: Carroll’s stories may be for children, but they are also quite dark and strange, and any playlist worthy of Alice Liddell must reflect that. So press Play and join us on a musical adventure for Alice.

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All Treats, No Tricks: October Kindle Deals from Quirk!

In October's batch of Kindle Quirk Perks, we're all treats and no tricks. Each of these spooktastic reads are only $3.99 each on your Kindle! Click below for the links or scroll down to learn more about each cookbook!


100 Ghosts: A Gallery of Harmless Haunts

Suburban Legends: True Tales of Murder, Mayhem, and Minivans

Creepy Cute Crochet: Zombies, Ninjas, Robots, and More!

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Sesame Street's Best Literary Adaptations: A Retrospective

This retrospective has been brought to you by the letter A for Awesome. Here's a look at the many awesome literary adaptations Sesame Street has gifted the world. Let's count them shall we? 1...2...3...Ah-ah-ah-ah!

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