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10 YA Books for Music Lovers

For Music Lovers
by Jess Harold

We’ve all wanted to say these four words: I’m with the band. Musicians are a particular brand of artist, and it’s easy to be enticed by that life. It doesn’t matter if you’re singing in the shower, shredding on your guitar for Battle of the Bands, or running rehearsal as first chair violin (shout out […]

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The Complete Collection of Ellen Hopkins Giveaway!

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by The Riveted Team

Ellen Hopkins is more than an author; she’s a legend. Her books have pushed the envelope for Young Adult literature, allowing YA readers to find their own difficult struggles in books. Though many of her novels have been banned (usually by adults who don’t think teens need literature that addresses the difficult parts of life), that has never stopped her […]

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15 YA LGBTQ Books to Read ASAP

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by Janine Perez

The truth is that I’m not too picky with what YA I read. Sure, I have my limits (no more than 2 depressing books a month) but for the most part I don’t like to hold myself back. I like to read all genres, so I can enter all types of worlds and meet all […]

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Nine Incredible Reads for the Dark Days of Winter

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by Keri Horan

With the holidays over, there’s nothing I want to do more than sit by the fire and curl up with a book. Here are nine reads I’m so excited to dive into this winter–some set in the icy cold of winter, some giving me hope for the warmth of summer days. What’s on your list? Let me […]

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Riveted Reads: Week of 1/9

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by The Riveted Team

It’s week two of our spotlight on New York Times bestselling author Ellen Hopkins! Last week, we kicked off the month with Burned, Ellen’s novel about a teen-aged girl and her struggle to find love and acceptance. This week, our featured Ellen title is Tricks, following five troubled teenagers who fall into prostitution as they search […]

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Behind the Book: Burned and The Heart of Feminism

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by Ellen Hopkins

Burned is, in part, a story about women forced into subservient roles by men whose religion feeds their conviction that females are not only inferior, but little more than possessions. In this all too real scenario, the alcoholic father physically and emotionally assaults his wife and daughters, believing it’s his absolute right to do so. […]

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Cover Reveal: Two Roads from Here

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by The Riveted Team

We posted our Summer 2017 cover reveals last September but we’ve still got a handful that didn’t get their reveal moment and Teddy Steinkellner’s Two Roads From Here is one of them! Are you a fan of Tommy Wallach or Patrick Ness? Or how about that movie Sliding Doors with Gwyneth Paltrow?  Have you ever […]

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For the True Crime Fan

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by Keri Horan

I’ll be the first to admit I was (and am still) on the Serial band wagon. I got so swept up in the first season of Serial, I immediately started looking for tons of books and podcasts in the same vein. Lucky for me, it’s the month of Ellen Hopkins here at Riveted, so I’ve […]

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The Month of Ellen Hopkins!

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by Janine Perez

This month, we have a little something special for you: in anticipation of Ellen Hopkins’s latest YA, The You I’ve Never Known, coming out later this month, we’re designating January as the Month of Ellen Hopkins! If you’ve ever wondered what all the fuss is about (and there is MUCH to fuss about with Ellen’s […]

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