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Behind the Book: One Cut

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by Eve Porinchak

Micah Holland was just fifteen years old, and had not yet reached puberty, when life as he knew it changed forever. Curled up in a sleeping bag on the floor at his friend Brandon’s house, he was jarred awake at three in the morning by a group of police officers waving guns in his face. […]

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5 Books Where the Love Interest Might Be Guilty

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by Casey Nugent

In Rachele Alpine’s A Void the Size of the World, protagonist Rhylee has several problems. The first is that her sister, Abby, has disappeared. The second is that Abby disappeared because she caught Rhylee kissing Tommy — who’s Abby’s boyfriend. The third is that Rhylee likes Tommy, but the police strongly suspect that he might […]

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Reasons to Read

5 Reasons to Read Boy

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by Danielle Finnegan

Coming of age stories have been around for centuries, and with good reason! They’re stories everyone can relate to (unless you were born an old man like Benjamin Button, but we can’t help you with that). Blake Nelson is somewhat of an expert on coming-of-age stories, having penned Girl, the cult classic from the 90’s, and now he’s […]

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Book News

Cover Reveal: The Wicked Deep

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by The Riveted Team

It’s Friday, and what better way to end the week than with a cover reveal! When we heard Shea Ernshaw’s upcoming The Wicked Deep described as “Hocus Pocus and Practical Magic meets the Salem Witch trials,” we were immediately on board. Now that we’ve seen this striking cover (which was just revealed on Hypable earlier […]

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Answering What Ifs: 7 Cool Gender Swaps

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by Diego Molano Rodriguez

What if the Harry Potter series had featured a Harriet instead? Or what if Bobby Jones and not Bridget had released their diary for the world to gawk at? These are only some of the questions I agonize over on a daily basis. Gender flipping is at times controversial, but at the very least, is […]

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Reasons to Read

5 Reasons to Read Lock & Mori

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by Danielle Finnegan

I’m a HUGE Sherlock Holmes fan and I mean HUGE. I’ve read the book by Arthur Conan Doyle, watched the BBC’s Sherlock, CBS’s Elementary, and I even have a small Sherlock Holmes collection of various items (my favorite is my Out of Print Sherlock Holmes shirt). When I found out there’s a Young Adult retelling of Sherlock Holmes called […]

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7 Secret Societies

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by Julie Jarema

The Order of IV, a secret society devoted to mischief that rights wrongs and pays back debts, sounds pretty awesome. What could be better than gathering together with your closest friends and getting up to trouble under the cover of anonymity? Well, things take a turn for the worst for this group of four friends […]

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Author Guest Post

Behind the Title: First We Were IV

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by Alexandra Sirowy

The title for my upcoming book, First We Were IV, came to me almost as soon as the first impulse of “I want to write a book about four best friends who start a secret society to play vigilante-pranks, but it ratchets way out of control and twists into a weapon of revenge, costing all […]

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