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Riveted Reads: Week of 9/19

September 19, 2016
The Riveted Team
YA Fiction Is Our Addiction
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This week on Riveted, enjoy a full read of Erin Bow’s The Scorpion Rules , an extended excerpt of the sequel The Swan Riders (which comes out tomorrow, 9/20), and extended excerpts of Jocelyn Davies’ The Odds of Lightning (also on sale tomorrow, 9/20) and Jenna Evans Welch’s New York Times bestselling Love and Gelato. Plus, there’s still one more week to read last week’s selections, a full read of Dawn Ius’s Anne & Henry, an extended excerpt of her newest novel Overdrive, and an extended excerpt of Brendan Kiely’s The Last True Love Story.

The Scorpion Rulesby Erin Bow

The children of world leaders are held hostage in an attempt to keep the peace in this “slyly humorous, starkly thought-provoking” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) novel.

FULL READ — READ IT NOW

The Swan Ridersby Erin Bow

Treacherous twists await Greta as the stakes get even higher in this stunning follow-up to the “masterful” (School Library Journal, starred review) novel, The Scorpion Rules.

EXTENDED EXCERPT — READ IT NOW

The Odds of Lightningby Jocelyn Davies

A bolt of lightning inspires an incredible journey in this charming, magical realism adventure that takes four teens on an all-night journey through the streets of New York City.

EXTENDED EXCERPT — READ IT NOW

Love & Gelatoby Jenna Evans Welch

A summer in Italy turns into a road trip across Tuscany in this sweeping debut novel filled with romance, mystery, and adventure.

EXTENDED EXCERPT — READ IT NOW

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

One Response to Riveted Reads: Week of 9/19


  1. Ms_dandy says:

    Love & Gelato is one of the best books I’ve read this year.

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