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16 Essential Literary Maps for Bookworms

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by Julie Jarema

Whenever I crack open a book and find a map, I know I’m in for an adventure. Plus, maps in books are incredibly helpful since they lay out fictional, imaginary worlds in a way that makes the story clearer for directionally-challenged people like me. I can’t read a real map to save my life, but in books, […]

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Featured Reads: Week of 4/3

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by The Riveted Team

Happy Monday! This week on Riveted, whatever you’re in the mood—romance, contemporary, fantasy, sci-fi—we’ve got you covered! First up, we’re featuring an extended excerpt of Alex, Approximately, the new YA novel from Jenn Bennett on sale tomorrow (4/4)! In this teen spin on You’ve Got Mail, Bailey Rydell comes to realize that the one guy […]

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6 Reasons We Love City of Bones

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by Sam Benson

As we mentioned earlier this week, City of Bones just celebrated its 10th birthday! We’ve created a virtual time capsule, hosted a major giveaway, and made City of Bones available as a full read until April 10th! This anniversary has us reminiscing about how great that first book really was. In honor of the anniversary, […]

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Q&A Round-Up With Emma Chastain

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by The Riveted Team

Emma Chastain, debut author of Confessions of a High School Disaster, has been busy! With Confessions having just come out earlier this month, she’s been making the rounds online, fielding interviews and Q&A’s, while her book toured the blogosphere for two weeks. Being fans of Chloe Snow and Confessions, we’re not ashamed to admit we’ve […]

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Featured Reads: Week of 3/27

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by The Riveted Team

Happy Monday! Today’s a special day: it’s the TENTH anniversary of Cassandra Clare’s City of Bones! Who knew back then that in ten years, City of Bones would have gone on to spawn a movie, a television series, and multiple book series with over 50 MILLION copies in print worldwide! Congratulations, Cassandra Clare! So in […]

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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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