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The Quirksgiving Challenge

*We extended Quirksgiving through November 28, 2021!*

Thanks for being rad!

Every year, we host Quirksgiving to say a big, warm thank you to our readers. Thanks so much for sticking with us! If you're new this year, welcome to the Quirk family. We're happy you're here!

From November 1 to November 22, we're bringing back our refer-a-friend e-book program. If you successfully get one friend (yep, just one!) to sign up for our Quirk E. Newsletter during Quirksgiving, you'll receive a free e-book. Why? We want to celebrate the very best part about our company: you.

And keep an eye out for our holiday pop-up shop, where you can share the Quirk love with your friends and family.

Read on to learn more about our newsletter referral program!


Plug in your name and email address on our referral page.

You can get to this page from our newsletter or via this link right here. By plugging in your name and email, you ensure that you'll get credit for your referral!

Once you submit, you can send an email with a unique link to a friend (or send out the link itself!). When someone signs up through your link, it counts as a referral. Make sure to create a NetGalley account for yourself—once you hit 1 referral, we will send you an e-book of your choosing through a NetGalley widget.


*During Quirksgiving (November 1–22), you only need 1 friend to sign up using your link to get your free e-book.
After that, you'll need 3 friends to sign up to reach your e-book goal. Please note that you can only win one e-book during Quirksgiving.*


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What happens when I hit 1 referral?

You'll receive an email letting you know that someone successfully signed up via your link. Once this happens, someone from the Quirk team will email you with your e-book choices. Let us know what you'd rather read and we'll send the NetGalley e-book widget your way. Note: once Quirksgiving ends on November 22, 2021, you will need 3 referrals to get a free e-book. 


Awesome! What are my choices?


Hunters of the Lost City by Kali Wallace

On sale April 26, 2022

Packed with shocking twists, frightening monsters, and dark magic, this is a page-turning fantasy adventure for middle-grade fans of Holly Black and Tamora Pierce.

Twelve-year-old Octavia grew up believing the town of Vittoria was the only one left in the world. The sole survivors of a deadly magical war and plague, the people of Vittoria know there’s no one alive outside the town walls—except the terrible monsters that prowl the forest.
But then the impossible happens: Octavia meets another girl beyond the walls, someone who claims to have traveled from far away. Everything she’s ever believed is thrown into question, and there’s no going back.
In her quest for the truth, Octavia discovers a world full of lies, monsters, and magic. She’ll have to use every scrap of her wits and courage to uncover what’s real about her family, her home, and the rest of the world.


The Remaking by Clay McLeod Chapman

“Absolutely chilling.”—Mallory O'Meara, author of The Lady from the Black Lagoon

Now in paperback, inspired by a true story, this supernatural thriller for fans of horror and true crime follows a tale as it evolves every twenty years—with terrifying results.

In the 1930s, Ella Louise and her daughter Jessica are dragged from their home at the outskirts of Pilot’s Creek, Virginia, in the middle of the night. Ella Louise is accused of using her apothecary for witchcraft, and both are burned at the stake. Ella Louise’s burial site is never found, but the little girl has the most famous grave in the South: a steel-reinforced coffin surrounded by a fence of interconnected white crosses. Some wonder: If the mother was the witch, why is Jessica’s grave so tightly sealed?

This question fuels a legend as their story is told around a campfire in the 1950s by a man forever marked by his boyhood encounters with Jessica. Decades later, a boy at that campfire will cast Amber Pendleton as Jessica in a ’70s horror movie inspired by the Witch Girl of Pilot’s Creek. Amber’s experiences on the set and its meta-remake in the ’90s will ripple through pop culture, ruining her life and career after she becomes the target of a witch hunt herself.

Amber’s best chance to break the cycle of horror comes when a true-crime investigator tracks her down to interview her for his popular podcast. But will this final act of storytelling redeem her—or will it bring the story full circle, ready to be told once again. And again. And again . . .


This is Not the Jess Show by Anna Carey

“At once thought-provoking and hilarious, This Is Not the Jess Show is a timely, incisive book so masterfully-plotted you won't want to put it down.”—Tahereh Mafi, New York Times best-selling author of the Shatter Me series and A Very Large Expanse of Sea

“A fantastically smart, funny, and thoughtful thriller about how our devices manipulate and exploit our closest relationships.”—Nicola Yoon, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Everything, Everything and The Sun Is Also a Star

The year is 1998: Titanic just won 6 Oscars, boy bands are dominating MTV’s airwaves, and like any other teenager Jess Flynn is just trying to survive high school. Between a crush on her childhood best friend, overprotective parents, and her sister’s worsening health, the only constant is her hometown of Swickley, which feels smaller by the day. Jess is resigned to her small-town life, until the day she discovers a mysterious device with an apple logo, causing her to question everything and everyone she’s ever known. As more cracks appear in Jess’s world, she faces a choice: can she live the rest of her life knowing it’s a lie or should she risk everything for the truth?
A fast-paced, mind-bending YA thriller packed with ‘90s pop culture references and perfect for fans of Black MirrorThis Is Not the Jess Show will keep readers guessing until the very end.

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