CAMP PLOT-A-WANNA is a weekly 8-part series where Quirk Books staffers reimagine famous authors as pre-teens, stuck together at summer camp. Check out the rest of the posts here. It is also an entirely fictional place. Please don't have your parents drop you off at our offices with sleeping bags.
"Summer, summer, summertiiiiiiiime. Time to sit back and unwind."
It's Pop Sonnets author Erik Didriksen back with another Shakespearean sonnet inspired by a classic summer jam. Hope you can make it to our barbeque starting at four.
Episode II in the William Shakespeare's Star Wars series, The Clone Army Attacketh, goes on sale today! Author Ian Doescher has been releasing exclusive sonnets each week, with secret messages hidden inside them. If you spot the message, tweet it at @QuirkBooks for a special prize! (US & Canada only.)
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It’s another great week for bookish events in New York City, and we’ve made sure to pair them with some local restaurant picks. Make your way to Brooklyn for the paperback release of Cutting Teeth, the debut novel from Sackett Street Writers’ Workshop founder Julia Fierro. We’ve also got two neighboring events in Soho, with debut novelist Julia Pierpont at McNally Jackson on Wednesday, and Karolina Waclawiak at Housing Works on Thursday. Make sure to tweet at us to let us know where you went!
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Movie adaptations of books might not be the first thing you think about when you hear the name Sylvester Stallone. But believe or not, here are six books that have been adapted into movies starring the Italian stallion.