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    Who doesn’t love a Brontë sister? Well, over here at Quirk Books, we have a soft spot for Charlotte Brontë and her sprawling novel Jane Eyre. And it turns out we’re not the only ones! Jane Eyre has been adapted so many times – and in so many different genres and formats – that we thought it only fitting to share some of our favorites. Because you only turn 205 years old once!

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    We don’t know about you, but we’ve gotten really into board games during this extended time indoors. We’ve also gotten really into reading – but that won’t come as a surprise at all. We decided to celebrate two of our current obsessions by pairing some of our favorite Quirk Books titles with their incredibly delightful board game doppelgängers. Let’s play!

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    Did you know Quirk published an original Attack on Titan novel back in 2018 called Garrison Girl? Yup, that’s right! Here at Quirk HQ, we’re quiet but passionate anime fans, occasionally discussing manga at our monthly Comics Club and sometimes found crying over the return of Fruits Basket (the last season is officially here!).

    So with National Anime Day landing on April 15th each year, it’s only natural we combine one of our favorite pastimes with another passion of ours. Yes, we mean books. Whether 1) you’ve watched these anime, read their manga/light novels counterparts, and are looking for a similar written story to jump into or 2) you’re a new anime fan hunting for shows based on a favorite read of yours, give this list a look-see for some TBR and TBW (to-be-watched) inspiration.

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    It’s World Party Day and while we’re definitely not going to any parties anytime soon, we can still find creative ways to hang out with our friends – especially when the aim of that hangout is to take things back to mid-2010s book Tumblr, with an IRL twist.

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    With National Film Score Day back this April 3rd, film scores are on the mind. Last year we matched movie scores with book recommendations so readers could not only transport themselves via words but via music as well. This year we’re trying something different and imagining which film composers would create fitting OSTs (original soundtracks) for Quirk book adaptations.

    Quirk has had a handful of books adapted for the big screen, most notably Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children and 2016’s Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, and there’s even an Amazon TV series in the works for The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires. But what about those that haven't made it to the screen yet?

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    Things should be looking up the further we traverse into 2021 and although select locations are opening up to visitors, many factors like historical site visitation hours and international travel are limited and make for a poor vacation season. This can be hard on any age group but especially for younger children who are experiencing what can only be described as a unique school year.

    Now’s a good time to remind young readers that though physical travel may not be an option, one of the best ways to vicariously experience another place, culture, time, or experience is through books, and these select series are great ways for young readers to vacation to another space, even if it’s only virtually.

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