Finding the Right Bra for Your Summer Tops

It’s officially summer, and I’m officially hot. I’m not complaining – I’ll take 100 degrees over 40 any day. But summer weather comes with a summer wardrobe, and a summer wardrobe comes with unique challenges. Specifically: how in the world are you supposed to wear a bra with that see-through, giant arm-holed, weird-backed tank that […]

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Making the Case for Pawternity Leave

A little while back I did two separate articles about furbabies becoming part of the family. However, the one I want to direct you to is the What to Expect When You’re Expecting: Puppy Edition. Puppies are hard work, and while they grow up faster than human babies, they do have a fairly strict first […]

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A Q&A with Up and Coming It-Girl Sol Rodriguez

Sol Rodriguez is the newest star on Lifetime’s Devious Maids. We caught up with her to talk about her jump start in the entertainment world and what she’s learned along the way. You Play Daniela Mercado in Devious Maids, can you tell us about the character? Sol Rodriguez: Dani is a young girl that dreams […]

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Prioritize Your Smile: Learn From My Mistakes

These days, it’s common for the majority of pre-teens and teenagers to have braces or some kind of orthodontia to straighten their teeth. I’d wager there are many more young adults who have had braces than who haven’t, especially in countries like the US where straight teeth are clearly the ideal, and dentists are eager […]

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An Interview with ‘Autofocus’ Author Lauren Gibaldi

I read Lauren Gibaldi’s debut novel, The Night We Said Yes, earlier this year and I couldn’t put it down. A YA novel about young love lost and found and it was exactly what I needed. Lauren’s next YA novel, Autofocus, comes out this summer and I can’t wait to pick it up. Pulled from […]

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‘Plus Size’ Celebs and the Obsession with Labeling Body Types

Everywhere we turn, women’s bodies are being judged. Everyone is either “too skinny” or “obese,” and figures on both ends of the spectrum are “unhealthy.” This judgmental behavior has become so popular that people seem to feel the need to put a label on all shapes and sizes. Earlier this year, Glamour magazine put out a […]

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Book Review: ‘The Last Star’ by Rick Yancey

You know that feeling of anticipation you get when the final book in a beloved series finally comes out? It’s that feeling where you’re partially super excited because you really want to know how it ends, but you’re also kind of anxious that it’s not going to meet your high expectations? So yeah, that’s where […]

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Percy Pack Update: Magnus Chase Cover Reveal and Excerpt; Riordan E-Book News

As part of our participation in the Percy Pack, The Daily Quirk is happy to share some exclusive news about Rick Riordan’s upcoming releases! On July 14th, Riordan will be releasing a new e-book, The Demigods of Olympus: An Interactive Adventure, a fun new twist on a Choose Your Own adventure story. Here’s the official […]

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Book Review: ‘Every Last Word’ by Tamara Ireland Stone

As readers, we all have certain things that draw us toward a book and certain things that we tend to avoid when choosing a book. I usually shy away from book that focus heavily on illness – probably the direct result of the popularity of books like Six Months to Live and anything by Lurlene […]

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TDQ Joins the Percy Pack: ‘Percy Jackson’ Summer Deal and Giveaway

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson series, The Daily Quirk will be participating in an awesome blog event: The Percy Pack! As a participant in the Percy Pack, The Daily Quirk will be bringing you several Percy-themed posts, news tidbits, and giveaways over the next six months. To kick things off, we want to let you all in […]

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An Interview with ‘Nova’ author Margaret Fortune

Margaret Fortune

To celebrate the release of her new YA sci-fi thriller, Nova (available 6/2/15), author Margaret Fortune was kind enough to answer a few questions for The Daily Quirk! Be sure to check out our review of Nova and keep on reading to learn more about Margaret and her writing. The Daily Quirk: Can you tell us a little […]

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Book Review: ‘Nova’ by Margaret Fortune

Nova by Margaret Fortune

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – science fiction is an underrepresented genre in YA, and I can’t quite figure out why. There are plenty of sci-fi books out there, but I love how in the context of YA it becomes a unique, creative vehicle for a character-driven or coming-of-age story. But […]

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Book Review: ‘Nearly Found’ by Elle Cosimano

I love a good mystery, and I don’t think I’m alone in that – just ask fans of Veronica Mars, Columbo or Sherlock. And based off the popularity of the million and seven versions of CSI currently on the air, people are more than a little intrigued at the prospect of solving a case using […]

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