Posted by Nicole De Jackmo

CHICAGO! Quirk Books is coming your way! We’re packing up our bags, swag, and a whole lot of awesome books and headed to C2E2 .

We’ll be in booth #516. And, we’re so pumped that we have to preview all of the amazing things you can expect to find at our booth.

Discounted and signed books—some of which aren't even in stores yet*!

Hollow City (paperback edition): The New York Times best selling sequel to Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.
Summer Cocktails*: Impress your friends at your next game night or book club with the mixology skills you learn from this awesome book.
William Shakespeare’s The Phantom of Menace: Return to a galaxy far, far away with another rip-roaring Shakespearean mash up for George Lucas’s Star Wars saga.
The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy*: The ultimate handbook for ladies living the nerdy life.

Author events and signings!


  • 5pm: Meet Sam Maggs and get an early copy of The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy signed.



  • 11am: Meet Ian Doescher and have him sign your William Shakespeare’s Star Wars books.
  • 1:45pm:  WTF is going on? (Room S402) – Join Ian Doescher (William Shakespeare’s The Phantom of Menace, Nils Johnson-Shelton (End Game: The Calling), Kristen Simmons (Glass Arrow), T.M. Goeglein (Cold Fury series), Rachel Hartman (Seraphina), Arwen Elys Dayton (Seeker) and Melissa Grey as they discuss the art of plotting and creating your world. Whether it be conspiracy theories, intricate mob plots or reimagining a SCI-FI classic, these authors draw the reader in and keep them riveted page after page. Moderated by Daniel Kraus (Booklist).



  • 11am: Missed Sam Maggs on Friday! Here’s your chance to meet her and have her sign The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy.
  •  1:15pm: The Fangirl’s Guide to: Surviving Online (Room S405A) – If you're a girl and you exist on the internet, the sad fact of the matter is that it's not always easy to speak your mind. Trolls, harassers and sometimes worse, lurk in the depths of your favorite social media platforms, just waiting to make your life a misery. So how can we work to improve our experience online? What do you do when things start to bleed over into real life? Join our Sam Maggs and a panel of online personalities and creators for insight into how they handle living their lives online.


Gift with Purchase!

Buy books from our booth and we’ll send you off with our Totes Book bag. Isn’t it awesome?!

Sneak peeks at upcoming Quirk titles!

We’ll have galley giveaways that will make you one of the first of your friends to read our summer and fall books.

Free Stuff!

Plaster your walls with posters featuring the League of Regrettable Super, the feminist manifesto from Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy, and Jango Fet from William Shakespeare’s The Clone Army Attacketh. And show your fangirl pride with exclusive C2E2 buttons! And more!

In the words of The Doctor “…there is so much, so much to see” and we’re so excited to see you at the con!

And if you don’t have the opportunity to travel to Chicago—don’t worry—we have you covered! Enter to win one of five C2E2 prize packs, which include a tote bag, swag, and advance copies of our fall and spring books! Enter here.

Nicole De Jackmo

Nicole De Jackmo

Nicole called NYC her home for eight years where she spent her time enjoying Greek food, beer gardens, & working at Simon & Schuster. She now happily calls Philly her home and has learned how to properly order a cheese steak, pledge her allegiance to Philly sports—but refuses to eat scrapple. E-mail Nicole ([email protected]) if you want to review our titles or feature our authors.