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Featured Reads: Week of 5/22

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by The Riveted Team

Happy Monday! And what a glorious Monday it is! Why? Because this week… LORD OF SHADOWS WILL FINALLY BE OUT!!!! Tomorrow (May 23) is the big day, though you can start reading our excerpt right now to whet your appetite! Chances are good that if you’re reading this, you’re already more than familiar with author […]

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Map of YA Road Trips

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by Julie Jarema

Summer is coming up, which means it’s time to hit the road! If you’re going to be in a car for hours on end (or just in your house dreaming of an adventure across the U.S.), you might as well get some reading done. You can get started with our free read of How My Summer Went […]

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Reasons to Read

6 Reasons to Read Lady Midnight

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by Sam Benson

I AM FREAKING OUT because we’re officially only a few days away from the release of Lord of Shadows! I don’t know about you, but I’ve been waiting for this day to come since I closed my copy of Lady Midnight last March. To get ready for the upcoming release, I’ve been looking back at Lady […]

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How Well Do You Know the Shadowhunter Runes?

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by Janine Perez

No Shadowhunter training is complete without an extensive knowledge of runes! They’re pretty much good for everything and it’s important to know as many as possible because you never know when you’ll need a specific one to get you out of a dangerous situation. The best Shadowhunters study for years to learn all the runes they […]

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6 YA Novels to Help You Survive an Alien Invasion

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by Sarah Jane Abbott

It’s an age-old question: are we alone in the universe? Is there intelligent life out there? While some might scoff at the idea, even astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has mused that perhaps we are all just pets in an elaborate alien zoo. Whether you’re a believer or a skeptic, the thought of alien beings is a […]

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6 Reasons to Read A Court of Wings and Ruin

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by Sam Benson

Two weeks ago, the third book in Sarah J. Maas’s A Court of Thorns and Roses (ACOTAR) series, A Court of Wings and Ruin (ACOWAR), was released. I ran out during my lunch hour to buy a copy and immediately devoured it. If you’re not already reading this series, you should stop everything you’re doing […]

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10 Things in Florida That Can Only Be Explained By Aliens

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by Julie Jarema

It should surprise no one that a story involving alien abduction and the end of the world would take place in Florida. Shaun David Hutchinson incorporates these bizarre, extreme conditions with a number of serious issues, including complex family relationships, depression, and bullying in We Are the Ants (extended excerpt available until May 29th). The novel is […]

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The Bad Boys of YA

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by Jill Hacking

Wow am I a sucker for a misunderstood bad boy with a heart of gold. Literally walked out of the theater after watching Thor 2 and couldn’t recall anything about the movie that was not Loki-related. And while I’m absolutely not ok with the male lead being cruel or abusive, I’m definitely all about mystery, […]

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5 Noteworthy Grim Reapers for the Grim at Heart

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by Casey Nugent

When I was younger, I considered myself a bit goth — I loved spooky stories, tales about death, and anything grim and dark (and every My Chemical Romance album, of course). So naturally, stories about grim reapers and death really drew me in. I had a flashback to those days while reading Kyra Leigh’s debut […]

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The Ravenous Riveted Super Reader

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by Julie Jarema

In Draw the Line by Laurent Lin, the protagonist is best able to express himself through a superhero of his own creation, Graphite. In honor of the book coming out in paperback (and also currently available to read on our site as an extended excerpt), I’ve drawn my own superhero character based on all you Riveted readers–dressed […]

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