September 10, 2018 • Curated Book List, Fiction, Geek, Geek Girl
If you’re like us, you never run out of things to read. There’s always a stack of books waiting for you at the library or a bunch of books you already own but have never read. But every once in a while you crave a new set of recommendations. Well, today’s your lucky day. Not only are we making some stellar recommendations, those books are making their own recommendations. Today we’re showcasing books that will grow your reading list. So, let’s get reading!
September 4, 2018 • Curated Book List, Geek Girl, Women's Interest
Every Beyhive bookworm knows that Beyoncé is full of literary surprises. From sampling Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s TEDtalk in “***Flawless” to sprinkling Warsan Shire poetry throughout Lemonade, Beyoncé is a reader after our own hearts. Today we’re celebrating the birthday of the Queen Bey herself by highlighting some of our favorite literary samples – and suggesting some books for your Beyhive TBR too!
August 22, 2018 • Curated Book List, Geek Girl, History, Women's Interest
With Women’s Equality Day (August 26) approaching, we recommend these five titles to inspire women of today and tomorrow! From biography collections to picture books celebrating girlhood to feminist scifi, fantasy, and poetry, there’s something for everyone on this list.
August 17, 2018 • Curated Book List, Geek, Geek Girl
It’s that time of year again. Time to soak in those last fleeting moments of summer. For some, this means a weekend at the beach. For others, it’s a long weekend camping and hiking at a National Park. And for others, it’s dusting off a map and driving until the tank runs out. No matter what your last summer hurrah is, we have the perfect book for you!
August 9, 2018 • Curated Book List, Fiction, Geek, Geek Girl
Our world is filled with quintessential pairings. Bacon and eggs. Bert and Ernie. Peanut butter and jelly. We seek out wine pairings to complement our meals; we set up our friends because they’re sure to be the perfect pair. But here at Quirk Books, we spend our time coming up with book pairings. And today -- because we’re so wonderful and generous -- we’re sharing those pairings with you.
July 25, 2018 • Curated Book List, Fiction, Geek Girl, Television
Season six of Orange is the New Black is about to drop on Netflix and we’re itching to see what books they feature this season. (Last season really threw us for a loop, though. We’ll count ourselves lucky if we see a single person reading at Litchfield this season.) To celebrate the return of this roller coaster of emotions, we’ve solicited some help from our favorite fictional librarian: Taystee Jefferson.