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Accio PotterCon

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by Keri Horan

Guys, we need to talk about PotterCon. Because, yes. PotterCon is a thing, therefore we need to talk about it. Born in Brooklyn and raised in Manhattan, PotterCon is the annual 21+ event of our dreams. PotterCon began, as these things do, in a bar between friends. After the first year, it moved to The […]

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7 Weird Ways to Die in YA

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by Janine Perez

  (SPOILERS AHEAD!)   In 100 Sideways Miles by Andrew Smith (which is a free read so if you haven’t read it, check it out ASAP), the main character’s mom dies when a horse falls on her from the sky. For reals. She gets CRUSHED BY A HORSE FALLING FROM THE SKY. It took me […]

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Beyond Weird: Strangest Gravestones

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by Julie Jarema

We can’t all live in a funeral home, drive a hearse, or give ghost tours like Megan Henske in the haunted, hilarious novel Just Kill Me by Adam Selzer. But we can all appreciate the elaborate headstones that exist in the world from the safety of our computer screens. Why would you just choose a marble […]

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Quizzes & Polls

How To Know If You’re Being Abducted By Aliens

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by Tara Grieco

Have bizarre things been happening all around you that make you ask yourself…Am I being abducted by aliens? Maybe you just watched too many episodes of Stranger Things, or maybe you really are the UFOs’ chosen one! Take this checklist quiz and find out! And be sure to read an Extended Excerpt of We Are The Ants […]

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Book List

25 Essential Reads for the Weird at Heart

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by Isa Caban

I don’t know about the rest of you out there, but I personally love to flaunt my weird every chance I get. If presented with the choice to be normal or weird, I CHOOSE WEIRD HANDS DOWN! This is true for my taste in books too. Give me reads filled with wacky plots, unusual characters, […]

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Weird Places IRL

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by Julie Jarema

Have your exciting summer plans melted into a puddle of bizarrely colored ice cream? Are you bored with the same old trips to the pool and the mall? Do you wish that you could bring the absurdity of fictional worlds into reality?* In keeping with our Summer of Weird, I started pondering some of the […]

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Giveaways

Summer of Weird Giveaway!

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by The Riveted Team

It’s week one of Summer of Weird! We hope you’re enjoying our featured reads and especially our two featured excerpts, We Are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson and Just Kill Me by Adam Selzer! If you’ve read through the excerpts and are clamoring for more, you’re in luck: to celebrate the Summer of Weird, […]

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