May 17, 2019 • Movies & Film
It’s John Wick’s underworld. We’re just living in it.
John Wick 3: Parabellum comes out today, starring Keanu Reeves as everyone’s favorite heartbroken killer of killers (and the bespoke suit game). Quirk authors Kitty Curran and Larissa Zageris took a break from writing For Your Consideration: Keanu Reeves (out Nov 5) to create this quiz for you to take during your downtime at The Continental.
May 15, 2019
We are SO EXCITED for BookExpo and BookCon! Drop by booth 1239 to say hi. We would love to meet you and talk books!
This year during BookCon (June 1–2), there's a new way to get swag, and it comes in the form of a gumball machine that's filled with prizes ranging from discounts to ARCs to items from other vendors we love. Are you ready to roll the dice (or, we guess, turn the gumball machine crank) on some great bookish prizes?
Keep reading for giveaways and author signing deets at BookExpo and BookCon:
May 10, 2019 • Politics
National Train Day is the second Saturday every May. This year, the holiday—a 2008 creation of Amtrak—falls on Saturday, May 11th. Celebrations are planned at railroads and train museums across the US, including discounted Amtrak fares as low as $1 in some areas.
Here at Quirk Books, we're celebrating the day with an infographic featuring National Train Day's unofficial patron saint and star of Hope Never Dies: An Obama Biden Mystery, Amtrak Joe (better known as former vice president Joe Biden).
May 9, 2019 • Geek Girl
When Rosario Dawson confirmed the rumor that she and Cory Booker are dating, we couldn’t help but squeal. We admit it: our first thought was “Could Rosario Dawson potentially become First Lady?” But then we walked ourselves back. Sure, we love Dawson’s activism – and the fact that she wants to run for office one day – but we’re feminists through and through. Dawson’s accomplishing so much on her own. There’s no reason we should think of her as powerful because she’s dating Cory Booker. She’s got enough power to move mountains on her own. Today, we’re looking at some of our favorite activists, letting their achievements shine. Get ready to get inspired.
May 6, 2019 • Fiction
Pokémon Detective Pikachu comes out on May 10, 2019, which got us thinking. What would Pikachu look like on book covers?
May 6, 2019 • Parenting
In the past decade, women have birthed babies and blogged about it, as well as blogged about other motherly happenings in the mother-hood. But what if some famous literary moms had their own blogs about their misadventures in childrearing? Or how they get by day to day in the mamasphere? Here are the blogs some moms of literature, MOLS for short, would write.