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Riveted Reads: Week of 1/9

by The Riveted Team

It’s week two of our spotlight on New York Times bestselling author Ellen Hopkins! Last week, we kicked off the month with Burned, Ellen’s novel about a teen-aged girl and her struggle to find love and acceptance. This week, our featured Ellen title is Tricks, following five troubled teenagers who fall into prostitution as they search […]

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Behind the Book: Burned and The Heart of Feminism

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by Ellen Hopkins

Burned is, in part, a story about women forced into subservient roles by men whose religion feeds their conviction that females are not only inferior, but little more than possessions. In this all too real scenario, the alcoholic father physically and emotionally assaults his wife and daughters, believing it’s his absolute right to do so. […]

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Cover Reveal: Two Roads from Here

by The Riveted Team

We posted our Summer 2017 cover reveals last September but we’ve still got a handful that didn’t get their reveal moment and Teddy Steinkellner’s Two Roads From Here is one of them! Are you a fan of Tommy Wallach or Patrick Ness? Or how about that movie Sliding Doors with Gwyneth Paltrow?  Have you ever […]

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For the True Crime Fan

by Keri Horan

I’ll be the first to admit I was (and am still) on the Serial band wagon. I got so swept up in the first season of Serial, I immediately started looking for tons of books and podcasts in the same vein. Lucky for me, it’s the month of Ellen Hopkins here at Riveted, so I’ve […]

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The Month of Ellen Hopkins!

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by Janine Perez

This month, we have a little something special for you: in anticipation of Ellen Hopkins’s latest YA, The You I’ve Never Known, coming out later this month, we’re designating January as the Month of Ellen Hopkins! If you’ve ever wondered what all the fuss is about (and there is MUCH to fuss about with Ellen’s […]

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YA Novels that Speak to Your Inner Artist

by Catherine Hayden

Today is pub day for The Truth of Right Now, a beautiful debut from author Kara Lee Corthron about two struggling teens who find solace in their unlikely freindship. Lily is returning to her privileged Manhattan high school after a harrowing end to her sophomore year and it’s not pretty. She hates chemistry and her spiteful […]

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9 Graphic Novels to Get You Hooked

by Sarah Jane Abbott

I am officially obsessed with graphic novels.  The mixture of pictures and words blend together to make quick, addictive reads.  The topics and genres are so varied and fascinating, there is a graphic novel out there for everyone.  Here are 9 graphic novels that are guaranteed to get you hooked too.

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Riveted Reads: Week of 1/2

by The Riveted Team

Happy New Year, Readers! This month on Riveted, we’re spotlighting New York Times bestselling author Ellen Hopkins! Each week, we’ll be featuring a full read of one of Ellen’s books, from Burned to Tricks to Crank, and finishing off the month with an extended excerpt of her newest novel, The You I’ve Never Known. Of […]

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Riveted eBoard’s Most Anticipated Books of 2017

by Janine Perez

As 2016 draws to a close, it’s time to look out into the mysterious future. What great YA reads await us in the mysterious and unknown land of 2017? The Riveted eBoard has put together a list of their most anticipated books! Take a look, and tell us in the comments if we missed the book […]

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Riveted eBoard’s Best Books of 2016

by Janine Perez

It’s amazing how much can happen and change in just 365 days! This has been a year to remember (for better or worse), but there’s no room for negotiation when we say 2016 has been a GREAT year for YA books. Check out the eBoard’s (editorial board) picks for Best Books of 2016!  A Court […]

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