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Quirk Books Throws You 5 Awesome Parties

Everybody loves a party. And they'll love yours the most, thanks to this festive collection of themes, snacks, crafts, drinks, and decor…all handpicked by the party monsters at Quirk D.I.Y., the Quirk Books community for makers of everything awesome.

So roll back the rug, call your friends, and let's get at least one of these parties started! Party Themes include:

SPARKLE PARTY, featuring Mini Candy Apples, Holiday Cake Pops, Sweet Surrender Punch, and more.

OVER EASY PARTY, Featuring Huevos Rancheros Tacos, Maple Bacon Cupcakes, Golden Hog Cocktail, and more.

GIANT PARTY for kids, featuring Mini Corn Dogs, Super-Small Deep-Dish Pizzas, Teensy Funnel Cakes, and more.

CRAFTERNOON TEA PARTY featuring Pansy Tea Sandwiches, English Rose Cocktail, homemade Pom-Pom Headbands, and more.

THE WEATHER OUTSIDE IS FRIGHTFUL PARTY featuring Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate, Beef-and-Beer Chili, homemade Plush Penguin party favors, and more.

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Quirk Books Throws You Five Awesome Parties

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Everybody loves a party. And they'll love yours the most, thanks to this festive collection of themes, snacks, crafts, drinks, and decor…all handpicked by the party monsters at Quirk D.I.Y., the Quirk Books community for makers of everything awesome.

So roll back the rug, call your friends, and let's get at least one of these parties started! Party Themes include:

SPARKLE PARTY, featuring Mini Candy Apples, Holiday Cake Pops, Sweet Surrender Punch, and more.

OVER EASY PARTY, Featuring Huevos Rancheros Tacos, Maple Bacon Cupcakes, Golden Hog Cocktail, and more.

GIANT PARTY for kids, featuring Mini Corn Dogs, Super-Small Deep-Dish Pizzas, Teensy Funnel Cakes, and more.

CRAFTERNOON TEA PARTY featuring Pansy Tea Sandwiches, English Rose Cocktail, homemade Pom-Pom Headbands, and more.

THE WEATHER OUTSIDE IS FRIGHTFUL PARTY featuring Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate, Beef-and-Beer Chili, homemade Plush Penguin party favors, and more.

Preview the sampler below! 

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Quirk Books Summer Reads Sampler

Welcome! You've discovered the Quirk Books Summer Reads Sampler.

Here we’ve rounded up some of the best fiction that Quirk has to offer. Inside, you'll find the first few chapters of:

The Last Policeman by Ben H. Winters

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Pride & Prejudice & Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth-Grahame Smith

Bedbugs by Ben H. Winters

Taft 2012 by Jason Heller

Night of the Living Trekkies by Sam Stall and Kevin David Anderson

If you're reading on your iPad, you can grab the sampler from the Apple iBookstore via the link on the right. Want to read it on your Kindle, Nook, or Kobo? Download the .PDF, which we've got below. Just right click and save as.

Right Click, Save As: QuirkBooksSummerReads_final.pdf

Uploading a PDF to your Kindle: Connect your Kindle to your computer using the USB cable. You should see the Kindle pop up as an external drive. Open it, and copy the .PDF into the Documents folder. BAM. It'll appear as an item on your Home page. Done and done. 

You can also email the file directly to your Kindle. For information on that process and how to find your device email, visit Amazon's official website

Uploading a PDF to Your Nook: Uploading files to your Nook Tablet is easy. Connect your Nook to your computer. You'll see it as a removable drive. Copy and paste the PDF to the appropriate Nook folder. According to Barnes & Noble's official website, you should place PDFs in the Documents folder. The same thing applies to the Nook Color and Simple Touch

You can also email the file to yourself, and open it on your Nook. Download and save the attachment when you open it on your Nook. 

If you need more help, check out Barnes & Noble's Nook Support section for more information

Uploading a PDF to Your Kobo: There are different steps involved in transfering over a .PDF onto a Kobo, depending on what model you have (Wireless, Original, eReader Touch). You can get a step by step breakdown over on the Kobo website.

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Monkeyfarts!

From classic favorites to zany newcomers, Monkeyfarts! is packed to bursing with wild and wacky jokes about monsters, pirates, polar bears, super-heroes, hot dogs, Harry Potter, Vikings, elephants, vampires, and more. With hilarious jokes and bold illustrations, it’s the only joke book you’ll ever need. Who doesn’t love Monkeyfarts!?

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Lovecraft Middle School: The Slither Sisters

Every volume in the Lovecraft Middle School series is fully illustrated and features an original lenticular portrait on the cover. Display them on bookshelves—and then watch the cover characters morph into monsters as you pass by!

In The Slither Sisters, we follow Robert and his friends deeper into the world of Lovecraft Middle School—and its bizarre parallel dimension, the Tillinghast Mansion. Along the way they discover a pair of mysterious twin sisters who may not be exactly what they seem. Can they convince the principal that something is wrong before it’s too late?

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Lovecraft Middle School: Professor Gargoyle

Every volume in the Lovecraft Middle School series is fully illustrated and features an original lenticular portrait on the cover. Display them on bookshelves—and then watch the cover characters morph into monsters as you pass by!

In Professor Gargoyle, we’re introduced to 11-year-old Robert Arthur and the strange world of Lovecraft Middle School. It’s a brand-new state-of-the-art facility—so why do so many creepy things keep happening? Why is the science teacher acting so strangely? And where are all the rats coming from? As Robert explores with his new friends Glenn and Carina, he discovers that the school may be a portal to another world.

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