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A (Quarantined) Gift Guide for Mother’s Day

We may all be at home this Mother's Day, but that doesn't mean we can't shower Mom from afar! Order one of these Quirk reads to send her way, and don't forget to include a little note letting her know how much she means to you. To all the moms out there, you rock!

Posted by Quirk Books Staff

Books We’d Love to See at Rose Apothecary

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It’s the final season of Schitt’s Creek and we’re feeling very peculiar about it. One minute we’re sad to see David and Patrick and everyone else leave us forever, the next we’re telling everyone we know that we’re happy the show is ending on its own terms. What? You haven’t had a thirty-minute conversation with your favorite barista about the many wigs of Moira Rose? And why not? So today, as we both celebrate and hold vigil for our favorite show on television, we’re exploring the five books we’d love to see in Rose Apothecary before the end of the season.

Posted by Danielle Mohlman

Want to read Quirk books to kids online while social distancing? Here’s how!

Hey librarians, educators, and booksellers! Do you want to read Quirk books to kids online while we’re all staying home?

During the COVID-19 outbreak, we’re committed to allowing readers to have access to books for educational and entertainment purposes. In light of school, bookstore, and library closures, Quirk Books is extending an open license to select* titles in its catalog.

*For conditions of use and a list of select Quirk titles available, see below. Let’s spread some smiles on social media.

*UPDATE: We are now extending our open license through June 30, 2022.*

Posted by Quirk Books Staff

Book Recommendations Based on Your Favorite Cheese

Yesterday was National Cheese Lover’s Day, and while we could spend hours waxing poetic about brie and gouda and blue cheese and oh wow is it lunch time yet? Does anyone have a perfectly curated cheese plate we could just, um, have? No one? Well, in that case, let’s use our cheese powers for good and recommend some books based on your favorite fromage.

Posted by Danielle Mohlman

The Literary Education of Luigi

What's the Quirk staff playing lately? We'll tell you! Luigi’s Mansion 3 came to Switch this past Halloween, and we're loving it. Our poor plumber friend must brave a haunted house yet again to save his hapless friends. (Who, really, should start spending a little less time near these ghost-filled mansions in the first place!) As usual, Luigi trusts players to guide him through puzzles and past ghosts (with the help of his trusty little vaccum cleaner!) on his way to help his friends. We feel for Luigi—he’s not the bravest of plumbers, even though he’ll do whatever it takes to save Mario and the gang. So we’re giving him a little reading list…or one to help him between now and the inevitable fourth installment in the Luigi’s Mansion series. We've got your back, Luigi!

Posted by Rose Moore

Book Recommendations for Chidi Anagonye from The Good Place

Our favorite show of the decade, The Good Place, is quickly coming to an end. (We’re not crying. You’re crying.) And we're spending a fair amount of time daydreaming about our favorite characters. Which is how we came up with this list of book recommendations for our favorite ball of nerves: Chidi Anagonye.

Posted by Danielle Mohlman