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Reading Quirks is an awesome webcomic about odd things book lovers do

Reading Quirks No. 19 - When you love the smell of a new book in the morning

One of the comics created by The Wild Detectives and Laura Pacheco

Reading Quirks is a new, funny and insightful webcomic every book lover can relate to.

Book nerds can behave in a highly unexpected way to achieve one goal – to have more time for reading books. Their life adventures are stunningly pictured in Reading Quirks webcomic. It covers all the strange things people do or are capable of doing when books are on top of their life priorities.

The webcomic is created by the team from the Dallas-based bookstore The Wild Detectives – the same people who created Litbaits clickbait-like campaign tricking Facebook users into reading books.

Do you like the drawing style of Reading Quirks as much as we do? Thank Laura Pacheco, a talented cartoonist and illustrator from Spain, who previously worked for Penguin Random House and Editorial Planeta.

A new comic is published every Wednesday on a dedicated Instagram profile of Reading Quirks. The comics are posted by The Wild Detectives and Laura Pacheco in social media – find them on Facebook, Twitter. You can also browse the bookstore’s profile on Medium blogging platform.

For monthly compilations of Reading Quirks, make sure to visit The Wild Detectives website.

If you haven’t seen any of these awesome cartoons before, you should check them out right now. Satisfaction is comparable with reading a 5-star book.

Reading Quirks webcomic – selected cartoons

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Reading Quirks No. 2 - He's obviously apologizing to the book

Reading Quirks No. 2 – He’s obviously apologizing to the book.

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Reading Quirks No. 4 - Always look on the bright side of life

Reading Quirks No. 4 – Always look on the bright side of life.

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Reading Quirks No. 7 - A Stephen King themed wedding

Reading Quirks No. 7 – A Stephen King-themed wedding – It’s not always a good time to talk about books.

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Reading Quirks No. 11 - How hard you close a book is directly proportional to how satisfying you found it

Reading Quirks No. 11 – How hard you close a book is directly proportional to how satisfying you found it.

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Reading Quirks No. 13 - When you dare not to see a film adaptation without having done your homework

Reading Quirks No. 13 – When you dare not to see a film adaptation without having done your homework.

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Reading Quirks No. 14 - Stealing time for reading books here and there can save a few books before death

Reading Quirks No. 14 – Stealing time for reading books here and there can save a few books before death.

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Reading Quirks No. 19 - When you love the smell of a new book in the morning

Reading Quirks No. 19 – When you love the smell of a new book in the morning.

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Reading Quirks No. 23 - Silence can be so romantic sometimes

Reading Quirks No. 23 – Silence can be so romantic sometimes.

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Reading Quirks No. 25 - If only time travel was possible

Reading Quirks No. 25 – If only time travel was possible.

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Reading Quirks No. 27 - Oh, libraries, you sexy containers of human knowledge

Reading Quirks No. 27 – Oh, libraries, you sexy containers of human knowledge.

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Reading Quirks No. 30 - Reading to a child

Reading Quirks No. 30 – Reading to a child.

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Reading Quirks No. 41 - When packing becomes a question of priorities

Reading Quirks No. 41 – When packing becomes a question of priorities.

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Reading Quirks No. 49 - Reading is sexy

Reading Quirks No. 49 – Reading is sexy.

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Reading Quirks No. 54 - Have you hugged a librarian

Reading Quirks No. 54 – Have you hugged a librarian?

All images via The Wild Detectives.

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