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The Many Faces of Captain Hook

by Janine Perez

If you’re anything like me, you get a thrill of excitement every time you discover a new imagining of Peter Pan. Who doesn’t love getting a new look at a classic adventure?! But also if you’re anything like me, your first thought is, “I wonder if this Captain Hook will be dreamy?” The truth is, […]

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Giveaways

Summer of Fantasy Giveaway!

by The Riveted Team

It’s week two of Summer of Fantasy! Our featured excerpts are Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare and Unhooked by Lisa Maxwell! To celebrate we’re giving away 5 prize packs that include hardcover copies of both Lady Midnight and Unhooked! Enter here through the Rafflecopter form: a Rafflecopter giveaway NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER/WIN. Sweepstakes begins 7/11/16 12AM EST and ends 7/18/16 […]

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Video

The Lottery Has Chosen You…

by The Riveted Team

If you haven’t read Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare already… let us tempt you with this awesome book trailer: “What is this lottery?” you might be asking yourself. In the words of River Song… You’ll just have to read and find out! Which, conveniently, during our Summer of Fantasy weeks (July 4th through July 17th) you […]

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Book List

7 LGBT+ Fantasy/Speculative Novels to Read This Summer

by Shelly Z

Fantasy novels hold a special place in my heart, as they allow me (and other readers) to escape mundane ordinary life. While the mention of fantasy YA brings about specific types of books, I’ve included some more speculative novels as well as some sci-fi novels to this list. Fantasy has so many great LGBT+ novels, […]

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Quizzes & Polls

Which Summer of Fantasy Book Should You Read Next?

by Tara Grieco

We’re in the midst of our Summer of Fantasy reads! Which means we have reads up that run the speculative fiction spectrum from science fiction to fantasy. Here are the four featured reads we have this week: Let the Sky Fall by Shannon Messenger, Dissonance by Erica O’Rourke, The Scorpion Rules Erin Bow, Daughters of Ruin by K.D. Castner. Not sure […]

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Bookish Playlist

Pages and Playlists: Glass Sword

by Uzo

“Mare, I am very afraid for you. Things have been done to you, things no person should suffer. You’ve seen horrible things, done horrible things, and they will change you. I’m so afraid for what you could be, if given the wrong chance.” – Victoria Aveyard, Glass Sword Victoria Aveyard’s Glass Sword is dark, tragic, and […]

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Featured Reads

Summer of Fantasy Reads

by The Riveted Team

Welcome to Riveted’s Summer of Fantasy! The next two weeks we’ll be focusing on all the great fantasy and speculative fiction that’s out in the YA world right now! Take a look at our featured extended excerpts, as well as the free full reads you can get your read on with for through July 17th! […]

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Riveted Original

When Letting Go Just Isn’t Enough

by Shifa Kapadwala

Have you ever finished a book and wanted to give the characters (and the author!) a standing ovation? Mallory Dodge from The Problem with Forever by Jennifer Armentrout is that character for me. Instead of letting her traumatic past dictate her future, she sets goals to overcome her unique difficulties and boy does she grow! […]

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Bookish DIY

DIY / Make Your Own Terrarium

by Sarah Jane Abbott

Deb Caletti’s The Last Forever is a botany-loving YA reader’s dream. Every chapter starts with a fascinating fact about a different seed and a rare plant is a main character! In the wake of her mother’s death, Tess’s most cherished possession is Pix, a one-of-a-kind pixiebell plant that belonged to her mother and has been […]

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