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Amber Smith’s Writing Space

The Way I Used to Be
by Amber Smith

The New York Times Bestseller The Way I Used to Be by Amber Smith (available as an extended excerpt until March 20th), is an incredible story of trauma, love, relationships, and life. We at Riveted can’t get enough of the book or the brilliance that is Amber Smith. That’s why we wanted to get a deeper look into […]

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Shadows We Know By Heart Playlist

The Shadows We Know By Heart
by Jennifer Park

On the surface, The Shadows We Know By Heart by Jennifer Park, is a unique story that will catch readers’ attentions because it hinges on the idea that sasquatches are real. But if you dig a little deeper, you’ll find that it’s a haunting and luminescent novel in which a girl’s complicated family life starts to unravel after […]

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The Way I Used to Be Playlist

The Way I Used to Be
by Amber Smith

Amber Smith’s The Way I Used to Be is very much a must read! In the year it’s been out, it has received an overwhelming number of positive reviews. Here are just a few:   “This is a poignant book that realistically looks at the lasting effects of trauma on love, relationships, and life….Teens will […]

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The Five Freakiest Fairy Tales

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by Peternelle van Arsdale

Somewhere along the way fairy tales got a good name. In the old days, back when fairy tales were first being written down, they were dark, and there weren’t a lot of heroes and heroines. The princesses definitely weren’t bad-asses who knew how to fight. The newer female heroines with battle skills are excellent and […]

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Behind the Book: Ninth City Burning

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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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Behind the Book: The Beast is an Animal

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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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Behind the Book: The Education of Margot Sanchez

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by Lilliam Rivera

Lilliam Rivera’s The Education of Margot Sanchez is a bold and romantic coming-of-age novel about dysfunctional families, good and bad choices, and finding the courage to question everything you ever thought you wanted (be sure to read the extended excerpt —available until March 6th—as well as this perfectly paired playlist!) The idea of gentrification (defined […]

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The Education of Margot Sanchez Playlist

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by Lilliam Rivera

Lilliam Rivera’s debut novel The Education of Margot Sanchez may have just hit stores everywhere this week but authors and reviewers have been raving about it for months! Here’s a sample of some of the great quotes it’s garnered: _________________ “Introducing Lilliam Rivera, one of the most unique and exciting new voices in YA. The Education […]

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