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Calling All Bigfoot Believers!

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by Julie Jarema

Sasquatches are real! Or at least, they are in Jennifer Park’s new YA novel The Shadows We Know by Heart. IRL, though? Well, let’s just say The Shadows We Know by Heart protagonist Leah isn’t the only one claiming to have spotted these legendary creatures—hundreds of people across the United States have reported Sasquatch sightings. […]

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Double, Double, Toil, and Trouble: Doppelgänger Dilemmas

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by Julie Jarema

In this week’s featured read, The Storyspinner (available until April 3rd!), the Keepers are on a quest to find a princess. Disturbingly enough, in their search, murdered girls who look just like the princess keep turning up. Doppelgängers are archetypal in fairytales and gothic lit, but they also make their creepy (and sometimes hilarious) appearance in […]

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Social Media Gone Wrong

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by Diego Molano Rodriguez

Let’s take a moment to acknowledge something we’ve all been thinking since before we were trapped in the awful schoolyard politics of picking out our Myspace Top Eight: social media is the devil. Whether it acts as an irresistible avenue to compare your life to everyone you went to high school with (I’ll save you […]

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Featured Reads: Week of 3/20

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by The Riveted Team

Happy Monday! Once again, we’ve got a broad assortment of options for your reading pleasure this week! New for this week, we’ve got an extended excerpt of Tom Leveen’s latest YA, Hellworld, a creepy and suspenseful adventure (is “suspense-ture” a thing?) that follows a teen struggling to discover what happened to her mother who disappeared […]

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Embarrassing Diary Entries

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by Janine Perez

I’ll admit that I’ve never kept a diary. I always wanted to, but I hated my penmanship and could never remember to write in it every day. However, my love of books like The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot and now Confessions of a High School Disaster by Emma Chastain, have made me regret my […]

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8 Tips for Dating a Book Lover

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by The Riveted Team

Has a book lover caught your eye? We’ve got some tips for writing the two of you a happy ending. It is love, poets say, that makes the world go around. It was true in Shakespeare’s era and it’s still true today. Ask Google or Bing to serve up a platter of “man seeking woman,” […]

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Unpopular Opinions: The Beauty and the Beast Movie

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by Janine Perez

You probably already know this, but the live action remake of Disney’s Beauty & the Beast on Friday.  Everyone is losing their minds about it, especially because Emma Watson is playing Belle. Which is great because she IS Belle. I mean, look at her: But I’m about to get really real. Everyone’s looking at this movie with hearts […]

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Featured Reads: Week of 3/13

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by The Riveted Team

Happy Monday! It’s the start of a new week and that means new featured reads! First, we’ve got an extended excerpt of debut author Jennifer Park’s The Shadows We Know By Heart, about a girl whose complicated family life starts to unravel after she finds herself falling for a mysterious boy who lives in the forest behind […]

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Questionable Titles That Really Exist, Part 2

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by Julie Jarema

Ever since I posted my last roundup of books with ridiculous amazing titles, I’ve been alerted to the fact that so many more genius ones exist.  I’ve even read a few of these, and I’d like to get my hands on more. Are you loving this list? Have I missed your favorite strange title? Do you have […]

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