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Featured Reads: Week of 3/6

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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General

Floating Cities for Space Cadets

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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Cover Reveal: Strange Fire

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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General

Is There Such a Thing As Too Creepy?

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

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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Sweepstakes

2017 Mystery ARC Giveaway!

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

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 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 me, there’s always at least a little bit […]

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Book List

12 Great Reads for Black History Month and Beyond!

by Jess Harold

Happy Black History Month! While it’s the shortest month of year, I still make it a point to celebrate and learn something new about my culture and heritage. Today’s Fact: Despite avid participation in the National American Woman Suffrage Association, and her persistence in the fight for the right to vote, Ida B. Wells was […]

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Author Guest Post

Behind the Book: The Beast is an Animal

by Peternelle van Arsdale

I didn’t write The Beast is an Animal. At least, it didn’t feel like writing: It felt like evolution. Writing the prologue was the spark that started it all. After that the novel grew and morphed and became what it was supposed to be—an animal that I couldn’t have envisioned, but nonetheless makes complete sense. […]

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Reasons to Read

5 Reasons to Go Read Caraval Right Now

by Jill Hacking

Get ready to drop everything because there is a book you need to read right now, and it’s called Caraval by Stephanie Garber. Here’s why: 1. A Magical Contest I am a total sucker for any mysterious game/contest/heist scenario, and Caraval totally nails it. I haven’t been so absorbed in a magical atmosphere since The Night Circus, but […]

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