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Riveted Summer Reads: Summer of the Supernatural

Summer of the Supernatural
by The Riveted Team

It’s officially mid-August and that means it’s time for our last summer hurrah! Yes, Riveted Summer is coming to an end, but we’re going out with a BANG thanks to our Summer of the Supernatural! Whether you’d like to believe in ghosts, learn that big foot is real, find out you’ve got super powers, become a […]

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Giveaways

Summer of the Supernatural Giveaway!

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by The Riveted Team

Summer might be winding down but the giveaways keep on coming! End your summer with an amazing supernatural read from Riveted’s Summer of the Supernatural! These are the perfect books to help you escape from everyday life and transport you somewhere new. Hang out with ghosts, fairies, and vampires all from the comfort of your […]

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Book List

6 Creepy Books Set in Maine

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by Sarah Jane Abbott

Maine is one of my favorite places—the intense natural beauty, the tranquility, the lighthouses, the lobster! But somehow, in literature, Maine often winds up being the setting for creepy situations. Maybe it’s because with all of that nature (and lots of small, far-away islands) comes a sense of isolation, a quiet that tugs at the […]

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Reasons to Read

6 Reasons to Read Shimmer and Burn

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by Amy Beaudoin

Fantasy for Young Adults is definitely in right now, but if you’re looking for something wholly unique to stand out from the pack, you need to check out Mary Taranta’s Shimmer and Burn. There’s a lot of political scheming, some family drama, and a hint of forbidden romance that will set your fingers itching to […]

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Join the Shadowhunters!

Join the SHadowhunters
by The Riveted Team

If you haven’t joined the Shadowhunters yet, you’re missing out! Through her Mortal Instruments, Infernal Devices, and Dark Artifices series, Cassandra Clare has created an enthralling and all-consuming world that millions of readers have jumped right into (the Riveted Team included). In her latest book from the Dark Artifices series, Lord of Shadows, we learn […]

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6 Awesome Pride and Prejudice Retellings

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by Jill Hacking

My love for Jane Austen’s classic Pride & Prejudice goes back a long way. I was one of those gangly, awkward preteens who had actual fancy-dress, big-hat, cucumber-sandwhich viewing parties for the 5 hour A&E mini series adaptation of Pride and Prejudice (yes, on 6 VHS tapes). One of my final papers in college discussed […]

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Book List

Our Favorite YA Fantasy books of 2017

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by Sam Benson

So far, 2017 has been a great year for fantasy and it’s only August! Some fantasy novels are from new authors that we’re just starting to fall in love with, while others are old favorites we’ve had on instant pre-order for years. We know you’ll be dying to get your hands on these books once you read […]

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SAT Horror Stories

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by Danielle Finnegan

The rules of the SAT’s change every few years, sections of the test come and go, and vocabulary words are never the same. However, the pressures surrounding the dreaded SATs will always come with hilarious but cringe-worthy stories! The Odds of Lightning takes place over one night—the night before the SATs, during a wild thunderstorm that […]

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