Of course the books from our Quirky Books feature would have super-quirky trailers. For that reason, I'm sharing trailers for two sweet'n'silly books:

After a "Missed Connections" encounter on a train, Sophie Blackall began to interpret the Craigslist ads on her popular blog, and her illustrations now have their own book, Missed Connections: Love, Lost & Found. On the blog, Blackall explains:

Every day hundreds of strangers reach out to other strangers on the strength of a glance, a smile or a blue hat. Their messages have the lifespan of a butterfly. I'm trying to pin a few of them down.

The results are beautiful little illustrations capturing fleeting moments in time. The book trailer shares a few of those moments:



Haiku for the Single Girl, written by Beth Griffenhagen and illustrated by Cynthia Vehslage Meyers, is exactly what it sounds like. Each haiku is concise, sharp and a universal single-girl truth, whether hitting on "cleavage, biological clocks, lost love or gaydar."


It's all about single girl zen in the book trailer from Penguin:


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Have you ever had a missed connection?

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