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Mulan and Other Princesses Behaving Badly

At long last, Mulan is finally being released in full live action glory. We have such distinct memories of the first time we saw that movie – one badass moment after another. Mulan was everything! She wasn’t technically a princess, so we didn’t feel sucked into that marry the prince mentality. And yet she still had her own hero’s journey, one that leaves so much room for discussions about gender roles and non-binary identity, especially now that we have that language.

Posted by Danielle Mohlman

What Weird Hobbies Would These Literary Sisters Have Picked Up in Quarantine?

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Lockdown has turned us all inward, seeking new things to pass the time and getting to know our family better. Sometimes this awakens new talents and unforeseen depths of caring in loved ones. Or it leads to yet another reason to tear out your own hair and Google “how to divorce siblings.” But how might some of literatures’ most beloved sisters handle staying at home for months during a pandemic?

Posted by Jadzia Axelrod

SDCC From Home E-Book Deals

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San Diego Con Comic may have been canceled, but that won't stop us from celebrating fandom, supporting indie artists, and indulging in some new geeky faves. For some con-related reads, check out our latest round of e-book deals from YA romance and a mystery set at conventions to quirky comics to a fangirl geek guide.

Posted by Quirk Books Staff

Once Upon a Con Quotes as Astrological Signs

With the release of Bookish and the Beast only one month away and the preorder campaign kickoff (you can get an exclusive The Princess and the Fangirl short story and, if you're in the U.S., a signed bookplate), we thought now would be a good time to look at quotes from all three Once Upon a Con titles…and match them to your astrological sign!

Are you a stubborn Taurus or a hustling Virgo? Do you know a Scorpio that reminds you of a Dalek? Whether you share on social or forward to a friend, these cards are perfect for looking in and out. Just click through to the image and then right click to save!

Posted by Quirk Books Staff

Book Recommendations for Quirk’s Strong Female Leads

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Here at Quirk Books, there’s no shortage of strong female lead energy. Our books are full of badass heroines and messy leading ladies. So, today we’re celebrating our shelf of incredible characters, letting them jump right off the page and into some really excellent book recommendations. Let’s get started!

Posted by Danielle Mohlman

Book Recommendations for Hallmark Movie Lovers

It’s Hallmark Christmas movie season, at least that’s what our calendars say. (What? You don’t also have a TV Guide calendar?) And whether the Hallmark movie lover in your life is you, your mom, your best friend, or your grandma, we have the perfect book recommendation to keep that cheesy wonderful rom com magic going all month long!

Posted by Danielle Mohlman