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Last Star Burning Playlist

Last Star Burning
by The Riveted Team

If you haven’t heard of Last Star Burning by Caitlin Sanger yet, we’re happy to remedy that situation for you. To escape execution for a crime she didn’t commit, seventeen-year-old Sev is forced to run away from the only home she’s ever known with the help of a handsome stranger that she isn’t sure she […]

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The Victoria in My Head Playlist!

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by Janine Perez

I can’t get The Victoria in My Head by Janelle Milanes out of my head (and I’m ok with that)! Victoria is one of the greatest characters I’ve ever had the opportunity to meet in YA and it’s definitely not just because we have so much in common *wink*. I’ve reread this book so many times and […]

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THE ODDS OF LIGHTNING Playlist

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by Jocelyn Davies

Jocelyn Davies drew a lot of inspiration from music while writing The Odds of Lightning, her magical realism adventure that just went on sale last week. Check out Jocelyn’s “Neo 80’s/90’s Movie Lit” Odds of Lightning playlist below and then don’t miss her NYC Walking Tour, find out which Odds character you’re most similar to, […]

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The Education of Margot Sanchez Playlist

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by The Riveted Team

Lilliam Rivera’s debut novel, The Education of Margot Sanchez, is one of those powerful stories that challenges who you are as a person, and sticks with you long after you’ve finished reading the story. Pretty in Pink comes to the South Bronx in this bold and romantic coming-of-age novel about dysfunctional families, good and bad choices, and finding […]

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Welcome to the Slipstream Soundtrack

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by The Riveted Team

Welcome to the Slipstream by Natalka Burian has a little bit of everything! It’s got a family with a nomadic lifestyle, a garage band, a budding romance, AND a dangerous cult. Oh, and don’t forget the amazing protagonist, Van. Welcome to the Slipstream is a deeply moving and exquisite novel about a girl traumatized by her mother’s […]

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Old Hollywood Soundtrack

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by Aubrey Churchward

Girl About Town and Murder Among the Stars by director/producer Adam Shankman and Laura L. Sullivan, are a sultry mystery series set in the days of Old Hollywood that are perfect for reading on a dark and stormy night with a cup of tea in one hand and a sleeping cat by your side. I know this […]

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The Potion Diaries Soundtrack

Potion Diaries
by Amy Alward

Here are the songs that either inspired the idea behind The Potion Diaries or helped me while I was writing it! These songs are near and dear to my heart— ‘Black Magic,’ especially, because it was released by Little Mix about the same time that The Potion Diaries launched. It seemed like serendipity! I mean, just look at […]

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Tash Hearts Tolstoy Playlist

Tash Hearts Tolstoy
by Kathryn Ormsbee

Confession: I am a book playlist nerd. I’ve been a music nut since I was a teenager, and it’s playlists that get me through all my nitty gritty manuscript revisions. Further Confession: Playlists are my ultimate procrastination tool. Because some days, instead of rewriting 10K of text, I really just need to arrange every song […]

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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 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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