The Quirk Books Boardwalk: The Movie Theater

Posted by Quirk Books Staff

Whew, it’s hot out here! Take a break from the boardwalk and chill in the AC for a while. We have a great lineup waiting for you at the movie theater: survival tips for the absolute worst possible disasters in the Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Apocalypse, a look at more than two dozen of the greatest sports films of all time in Movies with Balls, and a tale of BFFs and demonic possession wrapped up in 80s Beaches nostalgia. (P.S., in addition to the book, that last one is an actual movie you can watch!)


The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Apocalypse

by Joshua Piven and David Borgenicht

It’s the apocalypse—now what? Prepare for the end of civilization with the help of the world’s best-selling survival guide series and learn how to pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and start all over again.

The doomsday clock is seconds from midnight. Extinction-level dangers draw closer with every tick. But fear not! Here is an indispensable guide to preparing for and surviving the ultimate in worst-case scenarios, with humor to lighten the load. You can’t panic if you’re laughing.

Dozens of survival experts provide illustrated, step-by-step instructions on:

  • How to Pack a Go Bag in Thirty Minutes
  • How to Make Your Bunker Feel Like Home
  • How to Survive an Alien Invasion
  • How to Defeat a Robot Uprising
  • How to Survive the Next Pandemic
  • How to Fend Off a Hostile Clan
  • How to Eat Insects and Rodents
  • How to Rebuild a Utopian Society

You’ve gotten this far. Don’t let zombies take you out.

On Sale September 24, 2024

Movies with Balls: The Greatest Sports Films of All Time, Analyzed and Illustrated

This irreverent, balls-out celebration of the greatest matchups in sports movie history includes analysis, maps and diagrams, and designed memorabilia, perfect for movie buffs and sports fans.

Including Caddyshack, Rocky IVWhite Men Can’t Jump and 23 more classic flicks!

If you’re the kind of fan who cheers every single time you watch Rocky beat Drago, or remembers who said “If you build it, he will come,” or has ever wished you were in the stands at the ADAA Dodgeball Finals when Peter LaFleur took out White Goodman, then Movies with Balls is the book for you.

Movies with Balls celebrates and analyzes more than two dozen of the greatest sports films of all time. You’ll be transported into fictional arenas, stadiums, gyms, fields, and golf courses to relive the climactic moments from:

  • The Natural
  • Field of Dreams
  • Teen Wolf
  • The Karate Kid
  • She’s the Man
  • The Waterboy
  • Bend It like Beckham
  • Creed
  • And many more!

Illustrated with fictional ticket stubs, trading cards, play maps, and more, Movies with Balls brings to life the iconic films and characters that we love and admire—just as much as we love our real-world sports and athletic heroes—letting us cheer them on, again and again.


My Best Friend’s Exorcism

by Grady Hendrix

A major motion picture.

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying
Vampires, this unholy hybrid of Beaches and The Exorcist blends teen angst and unspeakable horrors into a pulse-pounding supernatural thriller.

The year is 1988. High school sophomores Abby and Gretchen have been best friends since fourth grade. But after an evening of skinny-dipping goes disastrously wrong, Gretchen begins to act…different. She’s moody. She’s irritable. And bizarre incidents keep happening whenever she’s nearby. Abby’s investigation leads her to some startling discoveries—and by the time their story reaches its terrifying conclusion, the fate of Abby and Gretchen will be determined by a single question: Is their friendship powerful enough to beat the devil?


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