Seth Grahame-Smith

How to Survive a Horror Movie

Every month or so, a new horror movie hits #1 at the box office-no wonder there are dozens of new fright films slated for release in 2007. But should you find yourself trapped in one of these movies, there’s no need to be afraid. How to Survive a Horror Movie will teach you how to cope with every kind of horror movie obstacle, from ax-wielding psychopaths to haunted Japanese VHS tapes. Chapters include: * How to Survive a Night of Babysitting * How to Convince the Skeptical Local Sheriff * How to Perform an Exorcism * How to Tell If You’ve Been Dead Since the Beginning of the Movie * How to Vanquish a Murderous Doll Full of illustrated instructions on avoiding ghosts, serial killers, haunted cars, murderous pets, telekinetic prom queens, and countless other hazards, How to Survive a Horror Movie is essential reading for movie buffs of all ages!

Quirk Books Summer Reads Sampler

Welcome! You've discovered the Quirk Books Summer Reads Sampler.

Here we’ve rounded up some of the best fiction that Quirk has to offer. Inside, you'll find the first few chapters of:

The Last Policeman by Ben H. Winters

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

The Big Book of Porn

Porn is more mainstream than ever-witness recent bestsellers by Jenna Jameson, Traci Lords, the Vivid Girls, and Pamela Anderson. Continuing this fine tradition is The Big Book of Porn, a friendly, funny celebration of adult movies. Chapters include:

Spider-Man Handbook

With great power comes great responsibility-so if you want to be like Spider-Man, you’d better read the instructions first. The Spider-Man Handbook describes everything you need to live the Super Hero life. You’ll discover:

    * How to Crawl up a Wall
    * How to Design and Build a Costume
    * How to Swing from Building to Building

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies features the original text of Jane Austen’s beloved novel with all-new scenes of bone-crunching zombie action. As our story opens, a mysterious plague has fallen upon the quiet English village of Meryton-and the dead are returning to life! Feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennet is determined to wipe out the zombie menace, but she’s soon distracted by the arrival of the haughty and arrogant Mr. Darcy. What ensues is a delightful comedy of manners with plenty of civilized sparring between the two young lovers-and even more violent sparring on the blood-soaked battlefield as Elizabeth wages war against hordes of flesh-eating undead.

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Deluxe Heirloom Edition

... Quirk has prepared The Deluxe Heirloom Edition of the New York Times Best Seller Pride and Prejudice and Zombies featuring:

* A fancy 4C hardcover package that will endure for generations

* In addition to the illustrations in the first edition, the expanded version features 13 new full-color oil painting illustrations - depicting all of PPZ’s most memorable moments

* A special preface from author Seth Grahame-Smith in which he describes the writing of PPZ

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