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Here at Quirk we’ve rounded up the best bookish, geeky, and crafty links of the past week to help make your Monday a little brighter. Whether you are looking for a tutorial to transform a dog bed into your favorite emoji or a list of Hermione Granger approved school supplies, we’ve got you covered.

All Things Bookish

Are you obsessed with pens and pencils? Head over to Lit Hub where tons of writers weigh-in with their favorites.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn rounded up some of the best debut novels of 2015.

Check out this awesome barber from Iowa who gave free haircuts to kids if they read to him.


All Things Geeky

In case you were wondering, Leslie Knope would definitely be Sorted into Gryffindor. Here’s where the rest of the Parks and Rec squad would end up if they went to Hogwarts.

Speaking of Hogwarts, here’s a list of school supplies that Hermione would just love.

Looking for women’s stories in your comics and graphic novels? Flavorwire listed some great picks.


All Things Crafty

Learn how to draw a mandala with this cool tutorial. Don’t be bummed if you can’t draw! There are also coloring sheets that you can download.

Learn how to make whipped cream using just a mason jar.

Look at this adorable DIY emoji dog bed!

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Jennifer Morell

Jennifer Ray Morell is a teacher and writer from Queens, New York. Her work has appeared in Slate, Tin House, Trop, Newtown Literary, and Underwater New York. Follow her on twitter at @heyjenray or at jenraymorell.com.