Whether you are looking to gear up for Halloween with a spooky read or reminisce on your One Tree Hill obsession, these are the local books, podcasts, and movies you should check out this month.
In 2019, Washington Spirit defender Kelley O’Hara and the rest of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer team brought the fight for equal pay dramatically to the forefront as they won their fourth World Cup. This recent documentary tells their story.
Haunted U.S. Battlefields: Ghosts, Hauntings, and Eerie Events from America’s Fields of Honor by Mary Beth Crain
Read up on creepy tales from battlefields across the country—including what still haunts Prince William County from the First Battle of Bull Run. Still not even a little scared? Cool cool cool cool, us neither.
The FRDi Show
If you’re on TikTok, you’ve probably heard of The FRDi Show. But did you know that hosts Nic and Cakes are from Culpeper? Every week they tackle the really pressing issues, like, How do you cut your sandwich?
Across the Airless Wilds: The Lunar Rover and the Triumph of the Final Moon Landings by Earl Swift
With billionaires blasting off to space all summer long, moon travel has captured many people’s fancy. Take the journey with a Virginia journalist as he looks back at the astronauts of Apollos 15, 16, and 17 and the rover that propelled lunar exploration.
One Tree Hill “classmates,” including real-life Park View High alum Hilarie Burton of Sterling, reunite to answer all of your burning questions. The girls are re-watching every episode of the nine-season TV series, so get ready for some tea to spill.