Behind the Book

Behind the Book

The Story Behind Hush, Hush

hush-hush-9781416989424_hr
by The Riveted Team

Valentine’s Day’s only two weeks away so what better time to curl up with some great YA romance? With that in mind, we kicked off the first week of our Valentine’s Day promotion yesterday, bringing you no less than FOUR great romances each week! Now, we’re not picking favorites but we DO have to admit […]

Read More
Behind the Book

How The You I’ve Never Known Cover Came to Be

You I've Never Known
by The Riveted Team

Ellen Hopkins’s The You I’ve Never Known just went on sale yesterday (1/24) and there’s no doubt that it’s going to make a huge impact on everyone who reads it (we’re featuring an extended excerpt so definitely check it out). Ellen’s books have always been known for being hard-hitting and powerful and The You I’ve […]

Read More
Author Guest Post

Behind the Book: Burned and The Heart of Feminism

good books for teens
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. […]

Read More
Author Guest Post

Behind the Book: Avalanche

great books for teens
by Melinda Braun

In Avalanche by Melinda Braun, two groups of teens—those waiting to be saved and those doing the saving—are in a race against time and a battle against Mother Nature after an avalanche traps them in an isolated cabin. It’s a thrilling and exciting story that will keep you on the edge of your seat! It’s […]

Read More
Author Guest Post

Behind the Book: The Pledge

cvr9781442422025_9781442422025_hr
by Kimberly Derting

The Pledge (currently a free read until November 28th) is a fantasy-dystopic novel set in the violent country of Ludania, where the classes are strictly divided by the language they speak. Even the smallest transgression, like looking a member of a higher class in the eye while they are speaking their own language can result […]

Read More