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Dystopias & “Utopias” to Remember

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by Janine Perez

Sometimes when real life gets tough, it’s fun to escape into a different world through a book. It’s nice to concentrate on other people’s problems once in a while. Here are some worlds to escape to that will leave you feeling like our real world isn’t quite so bad after all. This Mortal Coil by Emily […]

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9 Books in Verse You Need to Read ASAP

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by Jill Hacking

Reading a book written in verse is an incredibly powerful experience. It takes reading to a whole other level, and I’m kind of obsessed with it. Check out these must-read books in verse! Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds This fiercely stunning novel takes place in sixty potent seconds—the time it takes Will to decide […]

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October Books You May Have Missed!

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by The Riveted Team

Here is a list of all the October books you may have missed! Hardcovers  Strange Fire by Tommy Wallach They said that the first generation of man was brought low by its appetites: for knowledge, for power, for wealth. They said mankind’s voracity was so great, the Lord sent his own Daughter to bring fire […]

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Best Fantasy Books

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by Sam Benson

Sometimes, I find myself in need of a very specific reading experience. I need to be swept away to a world that will let me forget about my own problems and get me caught up in someone else’s. I need to see a world where the normal rules don’t apply and I can truly immerse myself in […]

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6 Books with Multiple Perspectives

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by Nicole Fiorica

Whenever I start a book with more than one point of view, I always know I’m in for something special. Through the eyes of more than one character, the world of the story suddenly has twice (or three or more) times the dimension, and as a reader, we are privileged with that much more information […]

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5 Creepy YA Books for Fans of Stephen King

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by Sarah Jane Abbott

Stephen King is truly having a moment. From Hollywood movie adaptions like The Dark Tower and It to TV shows like Mr. Mercedes to his bestselling new novel Sleeping Beauties, cowritten with his son Owen, his work truly is everywhere. But what should you do once you’ve seen the adaptions and read the books and are looking […]

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5 Times Friendship Turned to Romance

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by Danielle Finnegan

One of my favorite types of romances to read in YA are friendships that turn into something more. While I love an insta-romance as much as the next person, relationships that start as a friendship are always so believable and heartfelt. Once I finish the book, I have no doubts that the couple will stay […]

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Best Paranormal Romances

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by Janine Perez

There is genuinely nothing I love better than a good romance. The attraction, tension, denial, and inevitable misunderstandings are all moments in a book that I live for. Plus, nothing makes me feel all warm and gooey inside like the feeling of happiness I get when they FINALLY end up together. The only thing that makes this […]

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The Creepiest Literary Places You Can Actually Visit

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by Keri Horan

There are few things I enjoy more than a good ghost tour. I love the combination of historical fact and creep-factor. But it’s not always easy to find a good ghost tour (and the bad ones…are REALLY bad), which is why I’ve started exploring some of the creepiest literary places from of my favorite stories […]

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