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Iconic Cats in Books and Movies and Why We Love Them

Image by Dimitris Vetsikas from Pixabay

Whoever said that dog is a man’s best friend has clearly never owned a cat. Sure, cats may give us humans a little bit of an attitude and wake us up with meows in the middle of the night, but they love their owners just as fiercely as dogs. Besides, they were once worshiped in ancient societies! They deserve to be treated like royalty!

 

Just as we love our real-life feline friends, we love our fictional cats even more. Fictional cats are fun and whimsical and often play a vital role in the stories they occupy. In honor of the release of Pet That Cat! by Nigel Kidd and Rachel Braunigan, we’re highlighting some iconic feline characters in books and movies!

Posted by Olivia Lusk

Catch us at San Diego Comic-Con!

Heading to San Diego Comic-Con this year (7/20–7/24)? Make sure to stop by booth 1636 to say hi, and keep this schedule handy to catch our author signings and book giveaways.

Did we mention #QuirkTurns20 this year? Check back here—we’ll be adding information about our big anniversary giveaway happening at SDCC!

 

Posted by Quirk Books Staff

All (Pop Culture) Roads Lead to Shakespeare

It’s Shakespeare Day and National Poetry Month and all the things at once so this is a good time to remember that, when it comes to pop culture, all roads lead back to Shakespeare. Don’t believe me? Take this little quiz:

Posted by Ian Doescher

Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2022

Q&A with Julia and Roos, the authors of Good Sh*t

According to the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects approximately 10-15% of the worldwide population, with 60% to 65% of those suffering reporting as female. This makes IBS a major women’s health issue! And since April is IBS Awareness Month, we talked to the authors of the handbook Good Sh*t: Your Holistic Guide to the Best Poop of your Life about holistically healing the gut.

Posted by Quirk Books Staff

2022 Easter Gift Guide

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It's hard to believe Easter is almost here! Luckily, we have a gift guide just for you to help you find a book for every basket. 

Posted by Quirk Books Staff