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Riveted at YALLFest!!

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

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!

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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Author Guest Post

Simon Curtis on Being a Published Author

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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The Diabolic: Who Would You Cast?

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!

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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Author Guest Post

Behind the Book – The Making of Dark Inside

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!

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

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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