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Second Books That Live Up to First

by Casey Nugent

Many people out there hold the belief that the second book can never live up to the first. After all, there’s nothing quite like your first love, right? Wrong! There are many, many instances where the sequel is as good as ­— if not better — than the original. I mean, Star Wars: The Empire […]

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Dystopias & “Utopias” to Remember

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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Gift Books for the Romantic Sweepstakes

by Janine Perez

The holidays are almost here, and that means it’s time to get your friends THE BEST gifts! But sometimes picking out the right gift is hard, especially when your bookish friend has all the bookish things already and books can get a bit expensive. Sure, one good book makes a nice and respectable gift, but a bunch […]

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Perfect Books for the Hopeless Romantic

by Janine Perez

Here are the perfect books for fans of YA romance! When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon Dimple has way too much going on in her life to worry about a relationship. She’s determined to be the best coder she can be, and that means working hard, getting into an exclusive camp, and meeting her female-coding-idol. […]

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7 Books with Brainy Ladies in STEM

by Julie Jarema

Women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) have historically been underrepresented, but the spotlight is finally starting to shift to highlight awesome ladies doing cool things, from nuclear physics to robotics and beyond! Get inspired by these YA girls who are interested in science, math, technology, and changing the world. I hope to see this […]

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Like Pretty Little Liars? Try This!

by Jill Hacking

Like this?   Try this! Bad Girls with Perfect Faces by Lynn Weingarten Why? Pretty Little Liars, or PLL as those of us who have spent the last seven years of their lives with it call it, is excellent at one thing: pulling you the heck into the mystery and never letting go. What starts […]

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6 Books for the John Green Fan

by Jainita Patel

If you like Turtles All the Way Down…. ….. try Obsessed by Allison Britz Similar elements: mind health, narrative style It’s no secret that Turtles All the Way Down deals with OCD and anxiety in a way that is all too real. Another book that’s similar to this is Obsessed by Allison Britz. Both protagonists […]

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October Books You May Have Missed!

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

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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7 Books with Multiple Perspectives

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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