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Riveted Reads: Week of 1/30

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by The Riveted Team

Why, hello there, happy Monday! Looking for something to read, perhaps? In case you missed it, we’re getting into the Valentine’s Day spirit early and, well….this is a little awkward *blushes* but…will you be our Valentine?  If you already have plans, it’s totally ok, no pressure, but…well, we like you. Like… like like. So…just think […]

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How The You I’ve Never Known Cover Came to Be

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by The Riveted Team

Ellen Hopkins’s The You I’ve Never Known just went on sale yesterday (1/24) and there’s no doubt that it’s going to make a huge impact on everyone who reads it (we’re featuring an extended excerpt so definitely check it out). Ellen’s books have always been known for being hard-hitting and powerful and The You I’ve […]

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Riveted Reads: Week of 1/23

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by The Riveted Team

It’s the final week of our month of Ellen Hopkins! This week, we’re SO excited to be featuring an extended excerpt of Ellen’s newest YA novel, The You I’ve Never Known, available in stores tomorrow (1/24)! Ellen’s 13th YA novel, The You I’ve Never Known marks something new for Ellen — while it’s primarily written […]

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So, I’ve Become Captain Hook.

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by Keri Horan

As I was standing on a crowded subway train on my way home from work last week, I realized Captain Hook has been unfairly judged. Beside me, a child ran circles around his mother. The exhausted woman, like me, just wanted some peace and quiet. But no matter how many times she grabbed his arm and […]

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Meet the Editorial Board: Superlatives

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by Janine Perez

I loved reading Biggest Flirts by Jennifer Echol! It’s the perfect balance of sassy and funny, AND it’s a free read until January 30th (check it out if you haven’t yet). In Biggest Flirts, Tia just wants to have fun, while Will is looking for something more serious. Despite their obvious chemistry, Will moves on in […]

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Riveted Reads: Week of 1/16

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by The Riveted Team

Our month long celebration of New York Times bestselling author Ellen Hopkins is rolling along! This week, our featured Ellen title is Crank, Ellen’s powerful and heart-wrenching first novel, based in part on Ellen’s own daughter and her struggles with drug addiction. If you’re looking for something a little lighter, this week we’re also featuring […]

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New York City Locations in The Truth of Right Now

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by Catherine Hayden

I love books that take place in New York City, not just because I’m a lifelong New Yorker, but because inevitably, the city itself ends up feeling like a main character in the book. A living breathing character that brings it’s own personality and quirks to any story that takes place there. It’s like that in real life; […]

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3 Reasons to Read Impostor Queen

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by Natascha Morris

If you haven’t read The Impostor Queen by Sarah Fine, you absolutely should! It focuses on sixteen-year-old Elli, who was a small child when the Elders of Kupari chose her to succeed the Valtia, the queen who wields infinitely powerful ice and fire magic. Since then, Elli has lived in the temple, surrounded by luxury […]

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Riveted Reads: Week of 1/9

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by The Riveted Team

It’s week two of our spotlight on New York Times bestselling author Ellen Hopkins! Last week, we kicked off the month with Burned, Ellen’s novel about a teen-aged girl and her struggle to find love and acceptance. This week, our featured Ellen title is Tricks, following five troubled teenagers who fall into prostitution as they search […]

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For the True Crime Fan

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by Keri Horan

I’ll be the first to admit I was (and am still) on the Serial band wagon. I got so swept up in the first season of Serial, I immediately started looking for tons of books and podcasts in the same vein. Lucky for me, it’s the month of Ellen Hopkins here at Riveted, so I’ve […]

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