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The Impact of All American Boys

by The Riveted Team

Few books have been more timely, more important, and more lauded than All American Boys by co-authors Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely. Though it has only been on the shelves for a little more than a year, this book has truly resonated with readers, and rightfully so. It’s a New York Times bestseller, a 2016 […]

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Riveted at YALLFest!!

by The Riveted Team

Riveted is SO excited to be attending YALLFest this year!! The festival fun is happening in Charleston, South Carolina (more details here) and there will be a LOT going on! ALL THE SWAG! If you’ll be attending, you can find our tent at the pavilion in front of the Charleston Museum on 360 Meeting St. […]

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The Diabolic: Who Would You Cast?

by Alice Min

We’re freaking out a bit because this week, we learned that The Diabolic might get made INTO A MOVIE! Columbia Pictures and Matt Tolmach Productions—the people who produced The Amazing Spiderman 2—announced yesterday that they have “pre-emptively acquired movie rights to The Diabolic,” which of course means that we’re all debating our dream casts. (You mean […]

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YA Women Who Have Our Vote!

by Katy Hershberger

Today is Election Day! I hit the polls first thing this morning, coffee in hand, and I’m stoked about exercising my democratic right to vote for the leader of the free world. (If you’re 18 or older, I hope you’re doing the same thing!) YA books aren’t historically very political, but since the news has […]

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#WeAreHuman Winners Announcement!

by Janine Perez

Hello #RobotArmy members! We put out a call to join the It Gets Better Project and show the world what makes us human and you all delivered! We LOVED seeing what makes you human! For those of you that missed out on the #RobotArmy sweepstakes, you can still help us help the It Gets Better […]

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Riveted Reads: Week of 11/7

by The Riveted Team

OK, each week, we keep exclaiming about how much there is to read on Riveted and it’s always true, we have been putting up a LOT to read, but THIS WEEK, we’re setting a new record for ourselves: we are currently featuring 14 FULL BOOKS and 4 EXTENDED EXCERPTS! First we have our new reads […]

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The Diabolic and the Complicated Female Relationships of YA

by Alice Min

We’re all super excited for the rest of the world to finally read The Diabolic. Ahhh! There’s just so much I want to discuss! Most of all I want to analyze—and fangirl over—the complicated, multi-layered relationship between Nemesis and Sidonia. Just a brief bit of background without any spoilers… Nemesis is the titular “Diabolic,” a genetically engineered human […]

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3 Reasons to Read How to Hang a Witch

by Shifa Kapadwala

How to Hang a Witch had me instantly hooked from the first chapter. The Salem Witch Trials meets Mean Girls? Intriguing. Give me, please! When Samantha Mather moves from New York to small town Salem, Massachusetts, things start going wrong. There’s a creepy group of girls called “The Descendants” who seem to hate Sam for […]

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Third or Nothing: A Hufflepuff’s Tale

by Keri Horan

In every story, there’s a hero. Puffs: Or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic, is not about that hero. Instead, this Harry Potter alternate perspective narrative tells the story of Wayne, a less-than-average orphaned wizard boy, attending Hogwarts at the same time as Harry Potter. Like Harry, Wayne is swept […]

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The Diabolic is Finally Here!

by Janine Perez

THE DIABOLIC IS ON SALE TODAY, GUYS!! GO READ IT!! In case you haven’t noticed, here at Riveted, we’re a little bit excited about The Diabolic by S.J. Kincaid. By a little bit, I mean WE ARE SO EXCITED FOR YOU TO READ THIS BOOK! When I read it the first time, I was hooked […]

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