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Featured Reads: Week of 5/15

Featured Reads 5_15
by The Riveted Team

Happy Monday! It’s the beginning of a new week, which means you’re due for some new reads! We’ll start with the extended excerpt of Draw the Line by Laurent Lin, which will finally be available in paperback tomorrow (May 16)! In Draw the Line, talented artist and self-proclaimed sci-fi geek, Adrian, gets spurred into action […]

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Lord of Shadows Pre-Order Giveaway!

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by The Riveted Team

Ok, all you fellow Shadowhunters-at-heart, ICYMI, we’ve got great news! We know that you’ve probably been waiting for Lord of Shadows since the moment you finished reading Lady Midnight (because SAME). We know that in anticipation of Lord of Shadows, chances are good you pre-ordered it as soon as you realized you could (again…SAME). You might […]

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5 Heartwrenching Tales of Family Upheaval

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by Casey Nugent

One of the many great things about contemporary YA is that it focuses on real issues that many teens are facing. These can range from romantic troubles and firsts, to the tumultuous social scenes of high school, to the often dramatic and strange ways our relationships to our families change as we get older. But sometimes […]

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11 Books Ripped Straight from the Headlines

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by Sam Benson

There’s nothing as bone-chillingly terrifying as reading a book that seems to have been ripped straight from the headlines of a news story. Sure, they may be devoid of ghosts and other “scary” things, but there’s so much truth in the words and stories that the haunting tales stay long after you wish you could forget […]

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The Mystery Shadowhunter Prize Giveaway!

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by The Riveted Team

As we mentioned last week, we are insanely excited for the Lord of Shadows release on May 23 (but who isn’t?!) so in order to keep ourselves from actually going crazy, we’re distracting ourselves with other fun Shadowhunter-related goodness. So if you’re excited about the upcoming release of Cassandra Clare’s Lord of Shadows, you’re in good company and […]

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Best Sights in Texas

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by Jess Harold

In Honor by Jessi Kirby, is an uplifting story about healing. Three days after learning of her brother Finn’s death, Honor receives his last letter from Iraq. Devastated, she interprets his note as a final request and spontaneously sets off on a road trip to California to fulfill it. Joining her is Rusty, Finn’s former best […]

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True Crime Stories to Keep You Up at Night

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by Diego Molano Rodriguez

Last week marked the premiere of the new SIMON TRUE series, a non-fiction YA series easily summed up by the series tagline: “Real stories. Real teens. Real crimes.” The series launched with two titles, each equally riveting true stories: Deep Water, in which a Coronado swim team is recruited by an old coach for drug runs […]

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Cover Reveal: The Becoming of Noah Shaw

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by The Riveted Team

Our Spring 2018 cover reveals are coming up in only a few weeks but there are still a few Fall 2017 stragglers…..and whoa, this is an exciting one!!! Remember THESE books?! Way back in September 2011, Michelle Hodkin’s The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer hit bookstores everywhere and it didn’t take too long for it to […]

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Shakespeare According to Tumblr

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by Julie Jarema

Do you find it difficult to relate to life according to a 16th century English playwright? Never traded places with your twin brother just to mess with the entire town? Never been so blind to reality that you actually went blind? Never acted a little crazy after your uncle tried to poison you and then […]

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Featured Reads: Week of 5/8

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by The Riveted Team

Happy Monday! With the reads we have lined up for this week, we just KNOW you’re going to discover something you’ll love! Let’s begin with the extended excerpt of Kyra Leigh’s Reaper, which will be available in bookstores everywhere tomorrow (May 9)! What would you give up if a life hung in the balance? When sixteen-year-old Rosie […]

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