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Slow Your Scroll with These Book-App Pairings

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Looking for more balance in your screen time to reading ratio? We’ve got you covered. It’s National App Day and we’re using it as an excuse to pair some of our favorite apps with some stellar complimentary books. Because it’s very rude that our phones tell us how much screen time we’ve been indulging in – but we should probably read more, just in case.

Posted by Danielle Mohlman

Favorite Books Competing as Showstopper Challenges

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It’s the holiday season and our ovens are getting an extra workout with all of the cookies, pies, and cakes we’re making. And if you missed the bread baking trend the first time around, now is a great time to get into it! We’re big fans of The Great British Baking Show over here, so we decided to combine three of our favorite things – gentle reality TV, baking, and reading – into one delicious blog post. Because, admit it. You’ve always wondered what would happen if your favorite books competed in a showstopper challenge. 

Posted by Danielle Mohlman

Get in the ’90s Spirit with This Playlist by Anna Carey

Looking for the perfect '90s playlist to listen to while you read This is Not the Jess Show by Anna Carey? No problem! Anna curated this playlist just for you. 

Posted by Quirk Books Staff

The Best Selena Songs to Accompany Your Next Read

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The series we’ve been waiting for all year is finally on Netflix: Selena. Whether you’re a '90s kid who had Selena’s music on heavy rotation or someone who just discovered the wonder of the Queen of Tejano music, we’re happy you’re here. To celebrate this series, and to send ourselves on a musical blast from the past, we’re pairing some of our favorite Selena songs with some of our favorite books by Mexican-American novelists.

Posted by Danielle Mohlman

Monsters We’re Thankful For

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'Tis the season to count your blessings and to be thankful for the little things in your life. Here at Quirk Books we’re thankful for our TBR’s, book clubs, and monsters! Not all monsters are bad, and we’re thankful for these misunderstood creatures on our list.

Posted by Sandra Woolf

Ways to Entertain Yourself Through the Entire Holiday Weekend

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Thanksgiving’s looking different this year and many people won’t be able to enjoy the family traditions they’ve come to know and love. And while we’re mourning all things familiar and constant, we’re also looking forward to creating some new traditions at home. If you’re looking for ways to fill the holiday weekend, read on!

Posted by Danielle Mohlman