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Featured Reads: Week of 3/20

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by The Riveted Team

Happy Monday! Once again, we’ve got a broad assortment of options for your reading pleasure this week! New for this week, we’ve got an extended excerpt of Tom Leveen’s latest YA, Hellworld, a creepy and suspenseful adventure (is “suspense-ture” a thing?) that follows a teen struggling to discover what happened to her mother who disappeared […]

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Calling All Bigfoot Believers!

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by Julie Jarema

Sasquatches are real! Or at least, they are in Jennifer Park’s new YA novel The Shadows We Know by Heart. IRL, though? Well, let’s just say The Shadows We Know by Heart protagonist Leah isn’t the only one claiming to have spotted these legendary creatures—hundreds of people across the United States have reported Sasquatch sightings. […]

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While We Wait for Black Tapes Season 3

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by Keri Horan

I’m such a huge fan of Pacific Northwest Stories, but I have to admit I’m getting pretty impatient for Season 3 of The Black Tapes. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Pacific Northwest Radio, it’s a “news source” that’s actually completely fictional, and models itself after NPR. They currently have two horror podcasts, […]

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6 International Fairy Tale Retellings

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by Gabriella Abbate

Everyone knows the standard Disney fairy tales, you may even know the more violent collection from the Brother’s Grimm, but there are thousands upon thousands of fairy tales from all around the world. Each culture has a Cinderella-esque tale, with different moral lessons and cultural signifiers ingrained into it. Below is a list of retellings of fairy tales […]

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When Dimple Met Rishi ARC Sweepstakes!

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by The Riveted Team

Ever since we posted the cover reveal for Sandhya Menon’s When Dimple Met Rishi last October, it seems like everywhere we turn, people are talking about it! It’s landed on Bustle’s 15-Obsession Worthy YA Contemporary Novels Hitting Shelves In 2017 and 10 Books By Indian Authors To Look Out For In 2017 lists, Epic Reads’ 20 […]

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Double, Double, Toil, and Trouble: Doppelgänger Dilemmas

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by Julie Jarema

In this week’s featured read, The Storyspinner (available until April 3rd!), the Keepers are on a quest to find a princess. Disturbingly enough, in their search, murdered girls who look just like the princess keep turning up. Doppelgängers are archetypal in fairytales and gothic lit, but they also make their creepy (and sometimes hilarious) appearance in […]

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4 Books Sure to Inspire a Backpacking Adventure!

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by Danielle Finnegan

As spring break crawls away and you start daydreaming of summer, many of you will be planning your own vacations, begging your parents to go somewhere, or writing a mental list of places you wish you could go. Luckily, there’s no shortage of young adult books that can take you on an unforgettable journey to some truly amazing […]

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Bullet Journal for Books

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by Julie Jarema

If you’re reading this, I can only assume that you read all the time and finish stacks and stacks of books each year. Unfortunately, if you’re anything like me, it’s difficult to remember the finer details of most of these books. Though Goodreads has been helpful in keeping track of the number of books I’ve […]

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Cover Reveal: The Nowhere Girls

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by The Riveted Team

So remember when we posted the cover reveal for This Mortal Coil last Tuesday and we said it was the last reveal? We lied. Not intentionally, of course—we’d never deliberately deceive you good readers of Riveted—but there always seems to be one more upcoming book waiting in the wings for it’s reveal moment. THIS one […]

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Social Media Gone Wrong

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by Diego Molano Rodriguez

Let’s take a moment to acknowledge something we’ve all been thinking since before we were trapped in the awful schoolyard politics of picking out our Myspace Top Eight: social media is the devil. Whether it acts as an irresistible avenue to compare your life to everyone you went to high school with (I’ll save you […]

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