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Books For Jem and the Holograms’ Tour

For those who want to relive their love of Jem and the Holograms, the show about a group of foster sisters who are bequeathed a holographic projection system by their father, and then use it to become an internationally acclaimed rock and roll group (as you do), there’s no shortage of modern retellings. But before you dive headfirst into the wonderful IDW comic series, or the new film out October 23, let’s take a moment to discuss which books the original, truly outrageous, Jem and the Holograms would find time to read between all that glamour and glitter, fashion and fame.

Posted by Alyssa Favreau

TV Shows You May Be Surprised To Know Were Books First

Ever been tempted to mark a book as read on Goodreads just because you've just binge-watched the TV show on Netflix? This may be one of those times. 

Posted by Bree Crowder

The 2015 Archery Championship for Fictional Archers

To commemorate the season premiere of Arrow last week, we at Quirk HQ would like to welcome you to the 2015 Archery Championship for Fictional Archers!

Posted by E.H. Kern

Sesame Street’s Best Literary Adaptations: A Retrospective

This retrospective has been brought to you by the letter A for Awesome. Here's a look at the many awesome literary adaptations Sesame Street has gifted the world. Let's count them shall we? 1…2…3…Ah-ah-ah-ah!

Posted by Sarah Fox

Quick Corral: Constellation Quilts & Banned Books


The bad news is that it’s Monday again. The good news is that we’ve rounded up some of the best bookish, geeky, and crafty links of the last week to help get you through your day. Whether you are looking for some sweet Harry Potter artwork, or obsessing over predictions for the new season of The Walking Dead, there’s sure to be something here to make your Monday a little brighter.

Posted by Jennifer Morell

The Many Book Adaptations of Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway is a celebrity that has a serious addiction. No, not smoking, she kicked that one a long time ago. She cannot get enough of movies that are based on books. But not just any kind of book adaptations. She has a penchant for characters that undergo a makeover (or, in one case, a makeunder). Here's a list of book-to-film adaptations where she makes a dramatic physical transformation (and one where she should have).

Posted by Sarah Fox