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10 Characters We Wish Were Real

by The Riveted Team

Have you ever read a book and just wanted to be best friends with the main character? We spend so much time reading that it often feels like characters in books are our best friends. We wish they would just walk off the page! Below are the top 10 characters that we would love to meet in […]

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6 Awkward Characters That We Seriously Relate To

by Vanessa DeJesus

Sometimes the best people are the most awkward ones. These characters will make you laugh AND cringe with secondhand embarrassment. We love them anyway! 6 Awkward Characters That We Seriously Relate To 1. Chloe from The Year of Living Awkwardly by Emma Chastain Ok, this one is obvious since it’s in the title but c’mon, […]

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8 Books to Read in a Thunderstorm

by Jess Harold

There is so much you can do to stay inside on a rainy day, but is there anything better than curling up on a dark and stormy night (or morning, or afternoon!) with a cup of tea and a brand-new book? If there is, we haven’t found it. Sometimes all you need to do is […]

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8 Swoonworthy Kisses You Need to Read

by Nicole Fiorica

It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for. You’ve invested a tremendous amount of emotional energy, and perhaps, personal well-being, into two fictional characters who you know are meant to be together. They might not know it yet, but you’re hundreds of pages deep in this book, and you are ready for them to just make […]

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17 Important Books That Address Mental Health Topics

by Casey Nugent

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and as society grows in its understanding of mental illnesses, their effects, and their treatments, we’re seeing more and more YA narratives that address these topics. There are many compelling, well-written narratives that focus on mental illness or otherwise feature teen characters struggling with and coming to terms with […]

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6 Books That Will Inspire You to Pick Up Your Journal

by Casey Nugent

I’ve always loved the idea of keeping a journal. There’s something so romantic about documenting your day to day, about going back and seeing how you felt on some arbitrary Tuesday years past. But, alas — I’m a terrible diarist. Even though I literally got my degree in writing, I have so much trouble motivating […]

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9 Books That Take Place on the Beach

by Emily Zhu

When it comes to summer, the beach is either at the top of everyone’s list or at the bottom. Sand? It’s either relaxing between your toes or messy beyond belief. The ocean? You either look forward to a nice, cool swim or you realize that you’re scared of fish. It’s a lot to take in. […]

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10 Books to Bring to the Beach

by Jess Harold

Summer days are best spent at the beach. Maybe you’re lounging at an all-inclusive resort sipping on fresh coconut water; or you could just be down at the local pool. But no matter how glamorous the location, the one thing you need for a great day at the beach is an amazing book. There’s so […]

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7 Sex Positive Stories  You Need to Read

by Sam Benson

One of my favorite things in a book is romance. I’m a die-hard shipper and will endure not-so-great plots if there’s a strong enough romance. I love finding stories about two characters that connect with each other on a deep level, and a lot of the time these couples decide to take the next step […]

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