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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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Craziest Promposal Stories

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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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Featured Reads: Week of 3/6

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by The Riveted Team

Happy Monday! Wondering what reading adventures are in store for you this week on Riveted? Wonder no more! Our new featured reads this week all revolve around high school life, though they alternate between light and heavy subject matter. First up is an extended excerpt of Confessions of a High School Disaster, the debut novel […]

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Floating Cities for Space Cadets

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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?

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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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Riveted Reads: Week of 2/27

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by The Riveted Team

Happy Monday once again! I don’t know about you but we’ve just about had our fill of romance for the moment and with February coming to an end, our Valentine’s romances on Riveted are finished as well! Well, that’s not entirely true….we’re not featuring any NEW romances this week but you DO still have one […]

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What Was Your Worst Summer Job?

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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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