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The Way I Used to Be Playlist

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by Amber Smith

Amber Smith’s The Way I Used to Be is very much a must read! In the year it’s been out, it has received an overwhelming number of positive reviews. Here are just a few:   “This is a poignant book that realistically looks at the lasting effects of trauma on love, relationships, and life….Teens will […]

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Giveaways

Nicole Castroman’s Pre-Order Giveaway!

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by The Riveted Team

The pirate Blackbeard was known for striking fear into the hearts of even the bravest sailors. But once he was just a young man who dreamed of abandoning his rigid life to chase adventure in faraway lands. Nothing could stop him—until he met the one girl who would change everything. Nicole Castroman’s debut novel Blackhearts […]

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Author Guest Post

The Five Freakiest Fairy Tales

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by Peternelle van Arsdale

Somewhere along the way fairy tales got a good name. In the old days, back when fairy tales were first being written down, they were dark, and there weren’t a lot of heroes and heroines. The princesses definitely weren’t bad-asses who knew how to fight. The newer female heroines with battle skills are excellent and […]

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Featured Reads: Week of 3/6

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by The Riveted Team

Happy Monday! Wondering what reading adventures are in store for you this week on Riveted? Wonder no more! Our new featured reads this week all revolve around high school life, though they alternate between light and heavy subject matter. First up is an extended excerpt of Confessions of a High School Disaster, the debut novel […]

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Floating Cities for Space Cadets

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by Diego Molano Rodriguez

Have you ever been accused of “living in the clouds?” If you’re a total space cadet like me, this is probably a constant refrain from parents, teachers, bosses, and significant others. Well, if our heads are always in clouds, maybe we should look for a city in the clouds to live in! In honor of […]

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Book News

Cover Reveal: Strange Fire

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by The Riveted Team

Hurray for cover reveals! We showed off a bunch of our Fall covers earlier this year but there are still a few left to be revealed. Often, it’s because the covers are still being worked on (we’ve talked MANY times in the past about how hard it is to nail a cover and how much […]

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Is There Such a Thing As Too Creepy?

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by Diego Molano Rodriguez

Does anyone else remember the book In a Dark, Dark Room? This early reader was a staple in 1990’s elementary school libraries and Scholastic book fairs. With its eerie stories, muted but warm color palette, and archetypal stories, it was definitely the source of more than a few of my childhood nightmares. Though every single […]

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Author Guest Post

Behind the Book: Ninth City Burning

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by J. Patrick Black

J. Patrick Black’s debut novel Ninth City Burning published last September and was well received: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, i09, and The Verge all included it on their various “Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of September” lists and bestselling author Patricia Briggs called it “Fresh and un-putdownable.” Now, we know chances are good that Ninth City […]

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Giveaways

2017 Mystery ARC Giveaway!

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by The Riveted Team

Personally, we LOVE surprises! At last year’s YALLWEST, we decided it would be fun to wrap up a bunch of the ARCS we were giving away and it went over so well that we’ve kept doing it. It’s kind of become our thing.  Now, we know you can’t all make it to the YALLWESTS and YALLFESTS of […]

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Book List

11 Books to Keep Romance Alive All Year Long

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by Amy Beaudoin

February (the all-too-short month of love) has officially come to an end, which means it’s now impossible to find chocolate in the shape of a heart, our free romantic reads are coming to an end, and love ISN’T everywhere you turn! Some people are excited to see an end to all the lovey-dovey things, but if you’re like […]

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