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Star Trek Book of Opposites

What better way of teaching future Starfleet officers the strange new worlds of opposites than by using illustrations from the greatest sci-fi show ever? David Borgenicht went where no man has gone before with his book: The Star Trek Book of Opposites, published by Quirk Books. NeatoBambino has a peek inside: Link – Thanks Mari [...]

Hi from Comic-Con!

Today I’m going to be signing copies of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children at San Diego’s Comic-Con, so if you happen to be one of the happy mutants that managed to snag a ticket, please stop by and say hello! I’ll be at the Quirk Books booth — number 1636 — from 2-3pm. Comic-Con [...]

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children: Chapter Two

In case you missed last week’s post, my first novel is coming out June 7 and the beginning chapters are being made available online, one at a time. Thanks to everyone who read the prologue and chapter one last week (and especially those who pre-ordered the book!) — hopefully you’re hooked enough to keep reading. [...]

Meowmorphosis

“One morning, as Gregor Samsa was waking up from anxious dreams, he discovered that he had been changed into an adorable kitten.” So begins the latest literary mash-up from our friends at Quirk Books, the ingeniously titled MEOWMORPHOSIS. It’s been getting some great reviews, and the premise looks like a really fun update of the [...]

The Meowmorphosis

Quirk Books, the publisher of such gems as Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters, and Night of the Living Trekkies is back with another classic. Behold, Meowmorphosis: One morning, as Gregor Samsa was waking up from anxious dreams, he discovered that he had been changed into an adorable kitten. [...] Gregor Samsa [...]

The Sherlock Holmes Handbook: How to Keep Your Mind Sharp

It’s been well over a century since the first Sherlock Holmes adventure was published, and yet the master detective remains as popular as ever; witness the upcoming release of Holmes, starring Robert Downey, Jr., the Holmes-inspired television phenomenon that is House, M.D., and countless adaptations over the years. But what is it about this 19th [...]

The Sherlock Holmes Handbook: Opium Dens and Narcotics in the Victorian Era

It’s been well over a century since the first Sherlock Holmes adventure was published, and yet the master detective remains as popular as ever; witness the upcoming release of Holmes, starring Robert Downey, Jr., the Holmes-inspired television phenomenon that is House, M.D., and countless adaptations over the years. But what is it about this 19th [...]

The Sherlock Holmes Handbook: How to Disguise Yourself

It’s been well over a century since the first Sherlock Holmes adventure was published, and yet the master detective remains as popular as ever; witness the upcoming release of Holmes, starring Robert Downey, Jr., the Holmes-inspired television phenomenon that is House, M.D., and countless adaptations over the years. But what is it about this 19th [...]