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Unusual Names from YA Lit

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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!

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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

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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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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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10 Badass Heroines with Class

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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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The Definitive Carl and Judith Grimes Reading List

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by Aubrey Churchward

As bookworms, we often escape the realities of our lives by diving into the worlds of the books we read. So imagine if your reality is fighting the undead, staving off enemies, trying to keep yourself alive with food and shelter, and dealing with a father who is going slightly off the deep end (c’mon Rick, get […]

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17 Books to Read for National Hispanic Heritage Month

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by Janine Perez

Happy National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15th-October 15th)!! As a proud woman of Hispanic heritage, and a shameless book lover, I’m celebrating in my favorite way–through a book list! Whether you’re a first generation or sixth generation American; fully or partially Hispanic; or if you aren’t Hispanic at all and just want to appreciate the […]

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