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What Does Your Bookshelf Organizational Technique Say About You?

Your bookshelf speaks volumes about you. We’re not talking about the kinds of books your shelves are sporting—we’re talking about the way you stack them. Your organizational technique reveals more than you think about your personality.

Posted by Christina Schillaci

5 Books to Get You in the Mood for Summer

Shed those layers, book fiends. Warmer months are up ahead. Here at Quirk, we’ve compiled a list of books to help ease you into summer. 

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Miss Peregrine-Inspired Mother’s Day Gifts

Miss Alma LeFay Peregrine is the headmistress in her loop on Cairnholm, but she also acts as a mother figure to the peculiar children living there. This Mother’s Day, we’re rounding up the perfect set of gifts for our favorite ymbryne.

Posted by Christina Schillaci

How to Get Your Favorite Character’s Hairstyle (With Tips From Stylists)

Want to recreate a character’s haircut but are unsure how—or if—you should take the leap? Set up your appointment now. You may have the urge to visit your hairdresser after checking out these cuts. We’ve rounded up some styles sported by fictional characters. Bonus? We asked stylists for pro tips on how to achieve and maintain these looks.

Posted by Christina Schillaci

Books Without Their Inciting Incidents

Let’s set the facts straight—books don’t exist without an inciting incident. Everything after the inciting incident is the story. Everything before is backstory. It’s the spark that gets the plot rolling. But what would have happened to these characters if nothing had ever changed? Read on to discover the disastrous (and for some, preferable) results.

Posted by Christina Schillaci

Cures for Hangovers From Some of Literature’s Best Drinkers

For those who may be suffering from a post-St. Patty’s day hangover, time to turn down the brightness on your laptop and phone screen, lower the blinds, put on sweats, and if you’re at work, we sincerely hope you make it to 5 PM. In the meantime, let these book characters teach you how to beat the hangover woes.

Posted by Christina Schillaci