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Our Favorite Books about the Black Lives Matter Movement

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Earlier this month was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday and we spent day reflecting on his leadership and finding ways to carry on his legacy in 2021 and beyond. We continue to be inspired by the incredible activism of the Black Lives Matter movement, so today we’re highlighting some of our favorite books about the movement and racial injustice in the United States.

Posted by Danielle Mohlman

Book Recommendations to Celebrate a New President

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We’re one day away from the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. And what better way to celebrate than to read some of our favorite books about U.S. politics and activism? “Hail to the Chief” never sounded so good.

Posted by Danielle Mohlman

Celebrate Voter Registration Day with These Quirk Political Books

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It’s Voter Registration Day, and we’re ready to celebrate our right to vote and our participation in the democratic process! If you haven’t yet registered to vote – or you’re unsure of your registration status – head over to vote.org for more information. But if you’re already registered and are excited about your voting plan, look no further than the Quirk Books catalog for some geeky political books to get you through to Election Day.

Posted by Danielle Mohlman

Amtrak Joe by the Numbers

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National Train Day is the second Saturday every May. This year, the holiday—a 2008 creation of Amtrak—falls on Saturday, May 11th. Celebrations are planned at railroads and train museums across the US, including discounted Amtrak fares as low as $1 in some areas.

Here at Quirk Books, we're celebrating the day with an infographic featuring National Train Day's unofficial patron saint and star of Hope Never Dies: An Obama Biden Mystery, Amtrak Joe (better known as former vice president Joe Biden).

Posted by Andrew Shaffer

James Bond VS. Joe Biden

In Quirk Books’ mystery novel Hope Never Dies, Joe Biden dons his trademark aviator shades to investigate the suspicious death of his favorite Amtrak conductor. With help from President Obama, Biden turns Delaware upside-down in his search for justice.

Forget what you think you know about Uncle Joe—this Joe Biden has no time for malarkey. In fact, as he’s hanging on by his fingertips outside of a speeding train, you might be reminded of another famous J.B.: James Bond.

A wild comparison…or is it? Here’s how the real Joe Biden stacks up against James Bond.

Posted by Andrew Shaffer

Our Favorite Books by and About the Women of SCOTUS

It’s Women’s History Month and today at Quirk Books we’re celebrating the past and present women of the Supreme Court of the United States. (AKA the ladies of SCOTUS.) Here are our favorite books about Justices Sandra Day O’Connor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Sonia Sotomayor. We love you, ladies!

Posted by Danielle Mohlman