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Riveted Reads: Week of 9/12

September 12, 2016
The Riveted Team
YA Fiction Is Our Addiction
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This week on Riveted, enjoy a full read of Dawn Ius’s Anne & Henry, an extended excerpt of her newest novel Overdrive (on sale tomorrow, September 13!), and an extended excerpt of Brendan Kiely’s Last True Love Story (Also on sale tomorrow, September 13) Plus, there’s still one more week to read last week’s selections, a full read of Inexcusable by Chris Lynch, and extended excerpts of Sometimes We Tell the Truth by Kim Zarins and Suicide Notes from Beautiful Girls by Lynn Weingarten. And on top of those, for just a few more days, you can still read Deb Caletti’s Honey, Baby, Sweetheart (AND enter for a chance to win an eleven-book Deb Caletti collection)!

 

Anne & Henryby Dawn Ius

In this wonderfully “clever and compelling” (Kirkus Reviews) retelling of the infamous—and torrid—love affair between Anne Boleyn and King Henry VIII, history collides with the present when a sizzling romance ignites in a modern-day high school.

FULL READ — READ IT NOW

Overdriveby Dawn Ius

Gone in Sixty Seconds meets Heist Society in this edgy novel about a crack team of teenage criminals on a mission to learn to trust, build a life, and steal a wish list of exotic cars.

EXTENDED EXCERPT — READ IT NOW

The Last True Love Storyby Brendan Kiely

From the critically acclaimed author of The Gospel of Winter and the coauthor of All American Boys comes a cool, contemplative spin on hot summer nights and the classic teen love story as two teens embark on a cross-country journey of the heart and soul.

EXTENDED EXCERPT — READ IT NOW

Inexcusableby Chris Lynch

Date rape—from the accused’s point of view—is the subject of this “finely crafted and thought-provoking page-turner” (SLJ), a National Book Award Finalist from Printz Honor–winning author Chris Lynch. Now available in a tenth-anniversary edition.

FULL READ — READ IT NOW

Sometimes We Tell the Truthby Kim Zarins

In this contemporary retelling of The Canterbury Tales, a group of teens on a bus ride to Washington, DC, each tell a story—some fantastical, some realistic, some downright scandalous—in pursuit of the ultimate prize: a perfect score.

EXTENDED EXCERPT — READ IT NOW

Suicide Notes from Beautiful Girlsby Lynn Weingarten

The New York Times bestselling “taut, sophisticated thriller” (BCCB, starred review) packed with twists and turns that will leave you breathless.

EXTENDED EXCERPT — READ IT NOW

Honey, Baby, Sweetheartby Deb Caletti

This lyrical, multi-generational story of love, loss, and redemption speaks to everyone who has ever been in love—and lived to tell the tale.

FULL READ — READ IT NOW (Ends September 14)

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