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Books by Black Authors to Read Based on Other Favorite Books

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Black History Month is back this February and with a little over two weeks left to celebrate, there’s no better time to revisit your TBR pile and slip in a few extra titles by Black authors. Better yet, bump them to the top of your TBR pile and dive right in.

Not sure which ones to start with? No worries! We’ve pulled select titles and paired them with readalikes to help you better judge which stories could be your cup of tea. And like we always say, whether you check the title out from your library or you purchase the book, e-book, or audiobook, every bit of support helps elevate Black creators and their individual stories, so keep on reading!

Posted by Gabrielle Bujak

A New Year with New Horrors for a New Horrified You

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Time to test your resilience, kiddos! I don’t know about you, but I’m already crumbling under my new year’s resolutions… Perhaps 2022 isn’t the year to turn over a new leaf. Instead of trying to shed those extra pounds, how about we focus on basic human survival?

According to UPenn professor and best-selling author Adam Grant, watching horror movies is a kind of exposure therapy, and people are unintentinally microdosing fear and anxiety in harmless situations to build up resistance to the real thing. Here’s a handy-dandy list of movies available at horror-streaming behemoth Shudder, nicely paired with their literary counterpart, to help get you through this never-ending hellscape that is 2022.

Posted by Clay McLeod Chapman

Horror Novels That Deserve a TV Adaptation

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Fans of The Silence of the Lambs are chomping at the bit to watch the new television series, Clarice, which is based on the hit horror series by Thomas Harris. After the success of TV’s Hannibal, we can see why fans are excited. Honestly, there are a ton of great horror novels that deserve a TV adaptation. Here’s a list of a few of our top picks!

Posted by Sandra Woolf

Monstrous Reads for Our Favorite Ghouls

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It’s spooky season once again, and while everybody is gearing up to bring the scares and take it easy on Halloween night this year, there are some beings in the many realms of the known and unknown who are in their heaviest work season of the year—the monsters. Every year, people talk about what a burden it must be for Santa Claus to go about his appointed rounds, but what about those creeps who dole out the frights in October? Don’t they get any empathy? With that in mind, check out this list of books that would be perfect reads for some of our favorite ghouls before they lay their heads down to sleep.

Posted by David Winnick

Halloween Kids E-Book Deals

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Halloween's sneaking up, and to get into the candy-corn munching, dry-leaf-crunching mood, we've discounted some of our favorite spooky reads for those young readers in your life. Give these eerie and inviting stories a spin! 

Posted by Quirk Books Staff

Monsters & Madness E-Book Deals

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October is just around the corner, which means it's time to enjoy that satisfying crunch of dried leaves underfoot, strategically place gords (maybe too many…) around home and work, and, of course, bundle up in cozy sweaters with some spooky stories! Not sure what to read? Check out one of our latest discounted e-books for guidance.

Posted by Quirk Books Staff