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Questionable Titles That Really Exist, Part 2

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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Craziest Promposal Stories

by Jill Hacking

This Saturday, March 11th, is National Promposal Day (Yes, it’s a real thing)! To celebrate, we’re featuring Promposal by Rhonda Helms as a free read now through March 20th! Pulling out all the stops to ask your crush to the dance makes for a really great story, but it’s also pretty familiar to me. I don’t […]

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Floating Cities for Space Cadets

by Diego Molano Rodriguez

Have you ever been accused of “living in the clouds?” If you’re a total space cadet like me, this is probably a constant refrain from parents, teachers, bosses, and significant others. Well, if our heads are always in clouds, maybe we should look for a city in the clouds to live in! In honor of […]

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Is There Such a Thing As Too Creepy?

by Diego Molano Rodriguez

Does anyone else remember the book In a Dark, Dark Room? This early reader was a staple in 1990’s elementary school libraries and Scholastic book fairs. With its eerie stories, muted but warm color palette, and archetypal stories, it was definitely the source of more than a few of my childhood nightmares. Though every single […]

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What Was Your Worst Summer Job?

by Jess Harold

One rite of passage I missed was having a crappy summer job. Every May-August from high school through college was an exciting experience, whether I was working at an Argentine coffee/artisanal gelato shop (that now sells pints of their organic goodness for delivery!!) or a French bistro, I always enjoyed what I was doing. However, one […]

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Cat’s Book Boyfriend List

by Catherine Hayden

When the battle of the book boyfriends began here at Riveted, everyone pretty much assumed that I wouldn’t partake. It’s true that I don’t like books that are heavy on romance, but I’m only human and even I am not immune to falling in love within the pages of a great book. Of course I’ve picked […]

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Help

by Jess Harold

February is a great time to celebrate love and the important relationships in our lives. But between the chocolates and roses and ideas about what romance should be, we don’t always talk about what happens when a relationship goes bad. In case you weren’t aware, or if you missed our impassioned guest post from author S.M. […]

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Date Ideas Readers Will Love

by The Riveted Team

Why settle for dinner and a movie when you could be having a literary adventure? Books challenge us to step out of everyday life. We visit the jungles of equatorial Africa or explore distant galaxies. We live for a while as a castaway or a pirate or a wizard-in-training. Why stick to local dating when […]

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A Week of Book Boyfriends

by Tiffany Chou

Book Boyfriends are ALWAYS a hot topic here at Riveted but with all this talk of Valentine’s Day (and all of the great romances we’re featuring right now), the concept of “Book boyfriends” has risen to new levels. Riveted user tiffany82000 may have inadvertently kicked it off when she sent us the below guest post […]

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Hurray, it’s Galentine’s Day!

by Sarah Jane Abbott

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow so pretty much everywhere you look, stores are overrun with pink and red and hearts and roses. But let’s not forget the most awesome of all occasions this month: Galentines Day! As the great Leslie Knope says, Galentine’s Day is for appreciating and enjoying the special bonds between girlfriends. So this […]

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