published by Eric Smith on February 4, 2014 - 9:43am
Oh my! We sure do have a lot of giveaways going on this month across Goodreads, LibraryThing, and BookLikes! In fact, we've been doing more of these than ever before, so we're going to start rounding them up here on the blog. It's your one stop shop for all Quirk giveaways.
published by Eric Smith on February 3, 2014 - 11:31am
Update! So we're reposting this and giving this a bump up to the homepage. Because we really love sending books to teachers and schoo librarians! So feel free to request a copy, and we'll send them your way.
The second book in Steve Hockensmith and Science Bob's Nick & Tesla series hits stores everywhere this month, and we're just thrilled.
So! If you're a teacher looking for some new books for your classroom library, go ahead and email me (email@example.com) with your details. I'll send you a free copy of Nick & Tesla, Professor Gargoyle, and a bundle of posters to share with your students.
Here are more than one hundred news stories of high-school sweethearts, college hook-ups, dating disasters, weddings, divorces, and restraining orders. From “18-Year-Old Miraculously Finds Soulmate In Hometown” to “Couple Forgets 70th Wedding Anniversary,” these reports capture the heartbreak and hilarity of the human experience.
The Onion is America’s Finest News Source. It is the last bastion of unbiased, reliable, and definitive news in a world dominated by superficiality, mediocrity, and non-Onion news outlets. Since its founding back in 1988, The Onion has expanded into an omnipotent news empire reaching millions of fans through print, broadcast, radio, online, and mobile outlets. Today, The Onion misinforms more than 1.5 million readers in print and 7.5 million online each month.
Food blogger Lindsay Landis has invented the perfect cookie dough. It tastes great. It’s egg free (and thus safe to eat raw). You can whip it up in minutes. And, best of all, you can use it to make dozens of delicious cookie dough creations, from cakes, custards, and pies to candies, brownies, and even granola bars. Included are recipes for indulgent breakfasts (cookie dough doughnuts!), frozen treats (cookie dough Popsicles!), and outrageous snacks (cookie dough eggrolls! cookie dough fudge! cookie dough pizza!).
Just because bookworms prefer to spend most of their time alone, with books, in adequately-lit spaces doesn't mean that we don't occasionally go out (or get dragged out) for some old-fashioned good-times havin'. And nothing is more old-fashioned or good-timesy than the Japanese art of karaoke.
But don't let the tiny rooms, hard-to-read lyrics, and potential for public humiliation hold you back, fellow readers! Here are seven songs about our favorite pasttime guaranteed to bring down the house...so you can sneak back to your reading nook.