Quirk Corral: The Merits of Fan Fiction and The Power of Selfies

Posted by Jennifer Morell

Here at Quirk we’ve spent hours searching the internet for the best bookish, geeky, and crafty links of the past week. Whether you are looking for the National Book Awards Winners or some old-timey pictures of a turkey in a top hat, we’re sure to have something to make your day (and your Thanksgiving!) a little brighter.

All Things Bookish

Here’s a passionate defense of the literary merits of fanfiction.

Rachel Syme wrote an absolute masterpiece about the power of selfies.

The holidays are an incredibly stressful time of year. Here’s a list of books to help quell your anxiety.

The National Book Awards happened last week. Here are the winners.


All Things Geeky

If you’ve spent any time on Twitter recently, you’re sure to have seen people talking about the wonders of Jessica Jones. Here’s everything that you need to know.

Quirk blogger David Winnick rounds up eight comic book characters who are also Thanksgiving food.

What to buy for the Star Wars lover in your life.


All Things Crafty

A great roundup of Thanksgiving ephemera and old-timey greeting cards.

Get some dream home ideas from this profile on Enya and her castle.

Here is a small dog enjoying peanut butter for the first time.

Can your wedding cake compete with these life-sized ones of the bride and groom?