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12 YA Books in Verse You Need to Read

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by Sarah Jane Abbott

Ever since I read my first Ellen Hopkins book in high school, I’ve loved novels written in verse. From the beautiful language to the raw emotion, they’re often as moving as they are fun to read. If you too are a fan of verse, hopefully you’ve been following along with our Month of Ellen Hopkins […]

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10 YA Books for Music Lovers

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by Jess Harold

We’ve all wanted to say these four words: I’m with the band. Musicians are a particular brand of artist, and it’s easy to be enticed by that life. It doesn’t matter if you’re singing in the shower, shredding on your guitar for Battle of the Bands, or running rehearsal as first chair violin (shout out […]

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15 YA LGBTQ Books to Read ASAP

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by Janine Perez

The truth is that I’m not too picky with what YA I read. Sure, I have my limits (no more than 2 depressing books a month) but for the most part I don’t like to hold myself back. I like to read all genres, so I can enter all types of worlds and meet all […]

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Nine Incredible Reads for the Dark Days of Winter

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by Keri Horan

With the holidays over, there’s nothing I want to do more than sit by the fire and curl up with a book. Here are nine reads I’m so excited to dive into this winter–some set in the icy cold of winter, some giving me hope for the warmth of summer days. What’s on your list? Let me […]

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YA Novels that Speak to Your Inner Artist

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by Catherine Hayden

Today is pub day for The Truth of Right Now, a beautiful debut from author Kara Lee Corthron about two struggling teens who find solace in their unlikely freindship. Lily is returning to her privileged Manhattan high school after a harrowing end to her sophomore year and it’s not pretty. She hates chemistry and her spiteful […]

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9 Graphic Novels to Get You Hooked

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by Sarah Jane Abbott

I am officially obsessed with graphic novels.  The mixture of pictures and words blend together to make quick, addictive reads.  The topics and genres are so varied and fascinating, there is a graphic novel out there for everyone.  Here are 9 graphic novels that are guaranteed to get you hooked too.

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Riveted eBoard’s Most Anticipated Books of 2017

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by Janine Perez

As 2016 draws to a close, it’s time to look out into the mysterious future. What great YA reads await us in the mysterious and unknown land of 2017? The Riveted eBoard has put together a list of their most anticipated books! Take a look, and tell us in the comments if we missed the book […]

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Riveted eBoard’s Best Books of 2016

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by Janine Perez

It’s amazing how much can happen and change in just 365 days! This has been a year to remember (for better or worse), but there’s no room for negotiation when we say 2016 has been a GREAT year for YA books. Check out the eBoard’s (editorial board) picks for Best Books of 2016!  A Court […]

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Dysfunctional YA Families

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by Diego Molano Rodriguez

The holiday season is upon us! For some, this time of year is a magical opportunity to spend time with loved ones and make memories together. For others, the thought of spending time with family members is just slightly more appealing than oral surgery. YA books are rife with families that make most of us […]

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Unusual Names from YA Lit

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by Sarah Jane Abbott

People used to look to celebrities for unusual and amusing baby names (my personal favorite, magician Penn Gilette’s daughter’s name, Moxie CrimeFighter). But here at Riveted, we say you need to look no further than the books on your shelf.  YA literature provides us with names to rival the creativity of any celebrity parent. Here, […]

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