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9 Graphic Novels to Get You Hooked

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

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

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

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

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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Happy Hiking Day!

by Janine Perez

Yes, you read the title correctly! It’s National Hiking Day! In theory, I like hiking. You get to exercise, you can really think about and reflect on your life, and you get to fully appreciate the great outdoors! How fantastic! In practice, though, I’ve found that it’s not really for me. I either get hot […]

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10 Gone Girls of YA Noir

by Isa Caban

Question: Is there a rule that says you can’t treat yo’ self to eerie reads after Halloween?! Nope. Didn’t think so. If you ask me, it’s the perfect time of year for readers to slip into something darker. Adult psychological thrillers surrounding the mysterious disappearance or murder of a young woman continue to trend in the mainstream […]

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10 Badass Heroines with Class

by Janine Perez

Catherine Hayden and I both finished reading Maid of Secrets by Jennifer McGowan, at around the same time, (it’s a free read until October 24 so check it out!) so we did what any self-respecting book nerds would do—we started discussing! The book centers around these five remarkable young women who make up the Maids […]

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