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The Complete Collection of Ellen Hopkins Giveaway!

by The Riveted Team

Ellen Hopkins is more than an author; she’s a legend. Her books have pushed the envelope for Young Adult literature, allowing YA readers to find their own difficult struggles in books. Though many of her novels have been banned (usually by adults who don’t think teens need literature that addresses the difficult parts of life), that has never stopped her […]

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Book List

Nine Incredible Reads for the Dark Days of Winter

by Keri Horan

With the holidays over, there’s nothing I want to do more than sit by the fire and curl up with a book. Here are nine reads I’m so excited to dive into this winter–some set in the icy cold of winter, some giving me hope for the warmth of summer days. What’s on your list? Let me […]

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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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