Riveted Reads: Week of 1/22

January 25, 2018
The Riveted Team
Believe In Your Shelf

Happy Monday, all!

It’s a new week and that means new reads for you!

We’ve got an early extended read of Shaun David Hutchinson’s The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza! This incredible book is about a 16-year-old girl who has inanimate objects that talk to her and tell her to save the world while she’s trying to survive high school. No big deal. We also have an extended excerpt of Amber Smith’s The Last to Let Go. This gripping, emotional story of a girl trying to figure out her place in the world after a horrific tragedy will totally grip you.

In keeping with our #ResolveToRead pledge, start a few new series this week. You can still begin The Program by Suzanne Young. Or read the scintillating start of the Unwind series, Unwind by Neal Shusterman. If intrigue during the Elizabethan-era is more your style, read Maid of Secrets by Jennifer McGowan. For romance with a healthy dose of the paranormal, read Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick.

Also if you want to take a trippy, heartfelt ride, start At the Edge of the Universe by Shaun David Hutchinson.

Happy reading!

Extended Excerpts


The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza by Shaun David Hutchinson

Elena is just trying to survive high school, she didn’t ask to save the world, too.

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The Last to Let Go by Amber Smith

After her mother kills her father, Brooke Winters has to fight to keep her family together while trying to figure out her place in the world.

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Full Reads

At the Edge of the Universe by Shaun David Hutchinson

Ozzie believes the universe is shrinking and along with it, his ability to remember the one guy he doesn’t want to forget.

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Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick

Falling in love with an immortal was definitely not on Nora Grey’s to-do list.

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Maid of Secrets by Jennifer McGowan

Meet the secret society of women charged with protecting Queen Elizabeth.

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The Program by Suzanne Young


Sloane and James are in love, but the world around them is doing everything it can to undermine that and send them to The Program…

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Unwind by Neal Shusterman


Connor and Risa become unlikely allies make a cross-country journey to fight for their lives.

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