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24 Swoonworthy Romances

great teen romance books
by Janine Perez

If you ask anyone who knows me, they’ll tell you that I am a huge romantic (it’s even in my bio)! Though I’ll read any genre, I really prefer that every book I read have some type of romance in it. I love seeing the grand gestures of romance, and the cute little interactions between characters. I relish seeing sparks fly in […]

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The Best Sequels of 2017

by Casey Nugent

2017 was a great year for books, and it was a particularly great year for sequels. So many of my favorite books from the past few years had equally stunning companions that came out this year! I love returning to the worlds of my favorite characters and watching them embark on new adventures. I’ve rounded […]

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Gift Books for the Sci-Fi Fan Sweepstakes

by The Riveted Team

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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Books for the Fantasy Lover

by The Riveted Team

Check out these awesome books suggestions for the fantasy lover! Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare It’s been five years since the war that brought the Shadowhunters to the brink of oblivion. Emma Carstairs is a young woman bent on discovering who killed her parents and avenging her losses. Too bad a forbidden romance might get in […]

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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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7 Dystopias & “Utopias” You Must Read

Scythe by Neal Shusterman
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. 1. This Mortal Coil by […]

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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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