Summer of Weird


8 Authors Share Their Weird Writing Habits

by Matt Pantoliano

Sure, there are authors that write in an office, at a desk, on a computer, during the day from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.  There are other authors though that have more peculiar idiosyncrasies when it comes to their writing: John Steinbeck liked to write his drafts in pencil and needed to keep exactly twelve […]

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Diary of a Haunting Giveaway!

by The Riveted Team

Our Summer of Weird comes to an end this weekend but you still have a couple days left to finish up our weird reads! If you’re a fan of scary weird reads, Diary of a Haunting is sure to keep you up at night! But you don’t have to take our word for it: listen […]

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Accio PotterCon

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

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

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

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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