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30+ Bookish Gifts That Aren’t Books

by Casey Nugent

Holiday season is upon us! Hooray! If you’re anything like me, the day after Thanksgiving means you’re officially in full Holiday mode. I have my hot chocolate, I have my ugly Christmas sweater, and I have my long list of people I need to buy gifts for. As a bookish person from a bookish family […]

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NaNoWriMo: Assessing Your Goals

by Keri Horan

We’re officially half-way through NaNoWriMo which, depending on your progress so far, can either be a relief or a nightmare. I’m definitely in the latter camp, which is why I thought it’d be a good time to check in and talk about realistic goals. For context, here’s my word count so far: As you can […]

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7 Easy Last-Minute Bookish Halloween Costumes

by Casey Nugent

Confession time: I’m bad at Halloween. I never plan ahead and it always sneaks up on me. I’m the girl who wears jeans and a t-shirt to the Halloween party and then tries to make up a costume around it — oh, yeah, I’m totally Jessica Jones, haven’t you watched it yet? If you’re like […]

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Bookish DIY Halloween Decorations

by Julie Jarema

Do you dream about casting a spell so you can dine beneath ceilings of floating candles and recite eerie lines from your favorite book (of spells) while you tiptoe through a haunted forest? Halloween is the perfect time to make this transformation. Grab your favorite spine-chilling books and get ready to transform your home into a creepy abode where your […]

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9 Haunted Hotels to Booo-k a Room At Right Now

by Julie Jarema

In Suzanne Young’s Hotel for the Lost, Audrey Casella arrives for an unplanned stay at the Hotel Ruby, a grand, mysterious hotel full of secrets.  In the (spooky) spirit of Halloween, I’ve rounded up 9 eerie hotels where you can spend the night…if you dare. 1. Stanley Hotel (Estes Park, CO)  Paranormal activity has been […]

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Autoboyography Art Roundup and Exclusive Excerpt!

by The Riveted Team

It’s impossible to miss the online buzz around Autoboyography, the latest novel from New York Times bestselling duo, Christina Lauren (two glorious writers, one awesome pen name). It’s getting rave reviews pretty much everywhere and we can’t contain our excitement about the fact that EVERYONE LOVES THIS BOOK AS MUCH AS WE DO!! But if […]

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Re-Read The Mara Dyer Trilogy!

by The Riveted Team

Fans of The Mara Dyer Trilogy by Michelle Hodkin got some great news earlier this year – THE SHAW CONFESSIONS ARE COMING!! The first book in The Shaw Confessions, The Becoming of Noah Shaw, comes out November 7th and WE.CAN’T.WAIT! We’re celebrating this highly anticipated release with a re-read of The Mara Dyer Trilogy! Join us as […]

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10 Iconic Shadowhunters Locations

by The Riveted Team

I truly cannot believe it’s the 10th anniversary of City of Bones, the first book in Cassandra Clare’s phenomenal Shadowhunters universe! I still remember the first time I read City of Bones, and how quickly I fell in love with the characters and the world. The Shadowhunters books take place, essentially, in our world — […]

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September Books!

by Janine Perez

September is over, and that means it’s time for me to tell you about all the books you might have missed! These are all ON SALE NOW, so if a few (or a ton) catch your eye, you don’t have to wait to get your hands on them! HARDCOVERS Feral Youth edited by Shaun David Hutchinson Ten teens […]

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Banned Books and Why They Were Banned

by Julie Jarema

Banned Books Week is here! It’s an annual celebration of the freedom to read! Hundreds of books are removed or challenged in libraries and schools in the U.S. each year, which is pretty unbelievable because 1. the First Amendment of the Constitution protects our right to free speech and freedom of the press, and 2. many […]

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