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Simon Curtis on Being a Published Author

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by Simon Curtis

Simon Curtis, author of Boy Robot (it’s currently an extended excerpt so go read it now!), has traveled quite the road to become an author. From actor to singer, to many things in-between, he has finally published his first YA novel, but his journey as an author still isn’t over. See, sometimes, when we talk […]

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Is Your House SERIOUSLY Haunted?

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by Isa Caban

Stories about haunted houses seem to never go out of style. From M. Verano’s Diary of a Haunting (Currently a featured free read, available until 11/14) to American Horror Story: My Roanoke Nightmare, audiences can’t seem to get enough of narratives where strange occurrences and evil spirits disrupt a happy home. But haunted houses aren’t just […]

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NaNoWriMo: Beating Writer’s Block

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by Keri Horan

Hey everyone! Happy NaNo week two! How are we all feeling after the first seven days? Excited? Exhausted? Weary about Election Day? Well, don’t worry. No matter what your situation, you’re in luck. Week 2 is notorious for giving Wrimos everywhere a hard time, but it doesn’t have to. I guarantee you’re in a better […]

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The Diabolic: Who Would You Cast?

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by Alice Min

We’re freaking out a bit because this week, we learned that The Diabolic might get made INTO A MOVIE! Columbia Pictures and Matt Tolmach Productions—the people who produced The Amazing Spiderman 2—announced yesterday that they have “pre-emptively acquired movie rights to The Diabolic,” which of course means that we’re all debating our dream casts. (You mean […]

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YA Women Who Have Our Vote!

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by Katy Hershberger

Today is Election Day! I hit the polls first thing this morning, coffee in hand, and I’m stoked about exercising my democratic right to vote for the leader of the free world. (If you’re 18 or older, I hope you’re doing the same thing!) YA books aren’t historically very political, but since the news has […]

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Behind the Book – The Making of Dark Inside

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by Jeyn Roberts

Jeyn Roberts’s Dark Inside, currently one of our featured reads (read it here, available until November 14), celebrated it’s fifth anniversary last week. It’s a riveting post-apocalyptic story—or rather, an apocalyptic one, as it takes place during the apocalypse itself—in which four teens are forced to band together to survive as the world crumbles around […]

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#WeAreHuman Winners Announcement!

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by Janine Perez

Hello #RobotArmy members! We put out a call to join the It Gets Better Project and show the world what makes us human and you all delivered! We LOVED seeing what makes you human! For those of you that missed out on the #RobotArmy sweepstakes, you can still help us help the It Gets Better […]

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Riveted Reads: Week of 11/7

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by The Riveted Team

OK, each week, we keep exclaiming about how much there is to read on Riveted and it’s always true, we have been putting up a LOT to read, but THIS WEEK, we’re setting a new record for ourselves: we are currently featuring 14 FULL BOOKS and 4 EXTENDED EXCERPTS! First we have our new reads […]

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The Diabolic and the Complicated Female Relationships of YA

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by Alice Min

We’re all super excited for the rest of the world to finally read The Diabolic. Ahhh! There’s just so much I want to discuss! Most of all I want to analyze—and fangirl over—the complicated, multi-layered relationship between Nemesis and Sidonia. Just a brief bit of background without any spoilers… Nemesis is the titular “Diabolic,” a genetically engineered human […]

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