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Looks from Literature: Galaxy Makeup inspired by The Diabolic!

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by Janine Perez

I have to tell you guys something. It’s not a secret. In fact, I’d like to scream it: I AM UNASHAMEDLY OBSESSED WITH THE DIABOLIC by S.J. Kincaid!! If you haven’t read it yet, you REALLY should (if you don’t believe me, we have an extended excerpt available until November 21st—experience its amazingness for yourself)! […]

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Fantastic Beasts Event Sheds Light on Global Issue

J.K.Rowling and Academy Award winning actor Eddie Redmayne discuss Lumos, the charity founded by Rowling over a decade ago, at a special screening of Warner Brothers Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, at Carnegie Hall in New York, Saturday, November 12, 2016. Lumos is an international NGO which works to end the institutionalization of children worldwide. (Photo - Stuart Ramson for Lumos)
by Keri Horan

I’m going to be completely honest with you guys: I had zero expectations for Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them. I’m not really sure why–maybe it was the general feeling of disappointment in Cursed Child, maybe it was that I didn’t really love the textbook edition Rowling released in 2008, or maybe it’s just […]

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NaNoWriMo: Assessing Your Goals

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by Keri Horan

We’re officially half-way through NaNoWriMo which, depending on your progress so far, can either be a relief or a nightmare. I’m definitely in the latter camp, which is why I thought it’d be a good time to check in and talk about realistic goals. For context, here’s my word count so far: As you can […]

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Riveted Reads: Week of 11/14

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by The Riveted Team

Once again, we’re pushing our record: this week, we have no less than 13 FULL READS AND 5 EXTENDED EXCERPTS!  New this week, we’re featuring a full read of Kimberly Derting’s “gripping dystopian fantasy” (Kirkus) The Pledge, PLUS we’ve got some CASSANDRA CLARE: an extended excerpt of Simon’s adventures in Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy […]

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The Impact of All American Boys

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by The Riveted Team

Few books have been more timely, more important, and more lauded than All American Boys by co-authors Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely. Though it has only been on the shelves for a little more than a year, this book has truly resonated with readers, and rightfully so. It’s a New York Times bestseller, a 2016 […]

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#WeAreHuman Riveted Readathon: EXTENDED!

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by The Riveted Team

It’s been one month since we launched our #WeAreHuman Riveted Readathon! In support of the Robot Army and the #WeAreHuman campaign, Simon Pulse and Riveted teamed up with the It Gets Better Project to spread a message of awareness and acceptance in celebration of Simon Curtis’s debut YA novel, Boy Robot. In support of this […]

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Riveted at YALLFest!!

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by The Riveted Team

Riveted is SO excited to be attending YALLFest this year!! The festival fun is happening in Charleston, South Carolina (more details here) and there will be a LOT going on! ALL THE SWAG! If you’ll be attending, you can find our tent at the pavilion in front of the Charleston Museum on 360 Meeting St. […]

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Cover Reveal: Amina’s Voice and The Gauntlet

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by The Riveted Team

Earlier this year, Simon & Schuster announced Salaam Reads, a new imprint dedicated to publishing books that feature Muslim characters and stories (For more information, read the New York Times coverage). Muslim characters continue to remain scarce in mainstream children’s literature and executive editor Zareen Jaffery, herself a Pakistani-American Muslim woman, seeks to change that […]

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YALLFest Giveaway!

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by The Riveted Team

This year, YALLFest is happening in Charleston, South Carolina and it is going to be a blast! We are SUPER excited about it because Riveted is actually going for the VERY FIRST TIME!! In fact, we’re so excited that we’ll be doing MASSIVE swag giveaways at our table!! But we know there are a lot […]

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