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Riveted Reads: Week of 1/16

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by The Riveted Team

Our month long celebration of New York Times bestselling author Ellen Hopkins is rolling along! This week, our featured Ellen title is Crank, Ellen’s powerful and heart-wrenching first novel, based in part on Ellen’s own daughter and her struggles with drug addiction. If you’re looking for something a little lighter, this week we’re also featuring […]

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So, I’ve Become Captain Hook.

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by Keri Horan

As I was standing on a crowded subway train on my way home from work last week, I realized Captain Hook has been unfairly judged. Beside me, a child ran circles around his mother. The exhausted woman, like me, just wanted some peace and quiet. But no matter how many times she grabbed his arm and […]

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12 YA Books in Verse You Need to Read

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by Sarah Jane Abbott

Ever since I read my first Ellen Hopkins book in high school, I’ve loved novels written in verse. From the beautiful language to the raw emotion, they’re often as moving as they are fun to read. If you too are a fan of verse, hopefully you’ve been following along with our Month of Ellen Hopkins […]

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Cover Reveal: Long Way Down

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by The Riveted Team

We’re gearing up to start showing off some of the great books you’ll be reading this fall with our Fall 2017 cover reveals later this month and we’re not the only ones: Entertainment Weekly revealed Jason Reynolds’s Fall 17 novel Long Way Down earlier today and we are LOVING this cover! Jason Reynolds’s rise to […]

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Meet the Editorial Board: Superlatives

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by Janine Perez

I loved reading Biggest Flirts by Jennifer Echol! It’s the perfect balance of sassy and funny, AND it’s a free read until January 30th (check it out if you haven’t yet). In Biggest Flirts, Tia just wants to have fun, while Will is looking for something more serious. Despite their obvious chemistry, Will moves on in […]

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New York City Locations in The Truth of Right Now

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by Catherine Hayden

I love books that take place in New York City, not just because I’m a lifelong New Yorker, but because inevitably, the city itself ends up feeling like a main character in the book. A living breathing character that brings it’s own personality and quirks to any story that takes place there. It’s like that in real life; […]

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3 Reasons to Read Impostor Queen

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by Natascha Morris

If you haven’t read The Impostor Queen by Sarah Fine, you absolutely should! It focuses on sixteen-year-old Elli, who was a small child when the Elders of Kupari chose her to succeed the Valtia, the queen who wields infinitely powerful ice and fire magic. Since then, Elli has lived in the temple, surrounded by luxury […]

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Cover Reveal: Here Lies Daniel Tate

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by The Riveted Team

Though we posted our Summer 2017 cover reveals back in September, there have still been a handful of upcoming summer titles sporting “Cover to be Revealed” messaging while all of the folks behind the scenes have continued to tweak and fine tune (and sometimes even scrap designs entirely and redesign!). We certainly don’t envy the […]

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