How’s your February going, friends? I hope it’s going well.


In this week’s Stream It, Brian reviewed the 1991 movie A Little Piece of Heaven, which he describes as “one of the most terrifying made for TV thrillers to ever hit the small screen.”

In this week’s Book Reports:

Book-Related Things

The celebrity book club lives on.

Semi-related: Gen Z is turning to physical books and libraries because “reading is sexy.” Uh, duh.

45+ books about serial killers.

The Audible Buffy the Vampire Slayer audiobook series has been canceled.

“10 young adult books that are perfect for Black History Month and beyond.”

There’s an Anansi Boys (by Neil Gaiman) comic adaptation in the works.

Jennifer Lynn Barnes is working on an Inheritance Game short story collection. (Check out my reviews of the series here.)

“Coming to Terms With ‘Cozy’ Fiction.”

These are this year’s debut adult novels from YA authors.

Onscreen Things

(Check out all of our Newsies content here.)

Pop culture that gets platonic love right.

Casting ideas for the upcoming Beatles biopics:

(Check out our Derry Girls and The O.C. content.)


Madame Web, Reviewed by the Spiders From Arachnophobia.”

A list of the top teen content on Netflix right now.

Social Media Things

We stan the Milwaukee Public Library.


How Fourth Wing should be read?

Miscellaneous Things

“Tools for Thinking About Censorship.”

What’d we miss? Add your fave distractions of the week in the comments.

Mandy (she/her) is a manager at a tech company who lives in Austin, TX, with her husband, son, and dogs. She loves superheroes and pretty much any show or movie with “Star” in the name.