Blog

General

Riveted Reads: Week of 11/14

Young Adult Books Online:
by The Riveted Team

Once again, we’re pushing our record: this week, we have no less than 13 FULL READS AND 5 EXTENDED EXCERPTS!  New this week, we’re featuring a full read of Kimberly Derting’s “gripping dystopian fantasy” (Kirkus) The Pledge, PLUS we’ve got some CASSANDRA CLARE: an extended excerpt of Simon’s adventures in Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy […]

Read More
General

The Impact of All American Boys

by The Riveted Team

Few books have been more timely, more important, and more lauded than All American Boys by co-authors Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely. Though it has only been on the shelves for a little more than a year, this book has truly resonated with readers, and rightfully so. It’s a New York Times bestseller, a 2016 […]

Read More
Site News

#WeAreHuman Riveted Readathon: EXTENDED!

by The Riveted Team

It’s been one month since we launched our #WeAreHuman Riveted Readathon! In support of the Robot Army and the #WeAreHuman campaign, Simon Pulse and Riveted teamed up with the It Gets Better Project to spread a message of awareness and acceptance in celebration of Simon Curtis’s debut YA novel, Boy Robot. In support of this […]

Read More
General

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. […]

Read More
Exclusive Content

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 […]

Read More
Sweepstakes

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 […]

Read More
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 […]

Read More
General

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 […]

Read More
General

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 […]

Read More