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Merfolk Walk Among Us!

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by Diego Molano Rodriguez

As the world continues to spiral into weirdness and Twilight Zone territory, I’ve become increasingly suspicious of everyone around me. In The Summer of Chasing Mermaids by Sarah Ockler (currently a featured free read until May 29th), Sebastian believes Elyse is a legendary mermaid come to life and I think he might be on to something. […]

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5 Things NOT to Do in a Relationship

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by Sam Benson

In How My Summer Went Up in Flames by Jennifer Salvato Doktorski, the main character, Rosie, is going through a tough breakup. A really tough breakup. As in, a series of bad decisions leads her to a temporary restraining order from her ex kind of bad. Rosie grows and changes throughout the book, but the beginning […]

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The Complete List of Lord of Shadows Exclusive Editions

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by Jill Hacking

Lord of Shadows is finally here and I COULD NOT BE MORE EXCITED! I’ve already devoured it once and I’m happily going through my second reading. In case you haven’t gotten your copy yet (um, what have you even been doing?), or if you’ve realized the benefits of having more than one copy (there’s safety in numbers!), […]

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Lady Midnight Recap!

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by Janine Perez

Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare is FINALLY on sale!! I’ve been counting down to this day since I finished reading Lady Midnight last year, and it has been a long time. I had to reread it in order to feel properly prepared for Lord of Shadows because SO MUCH happened in Lady Midnight and I knew […]

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Map of YA Road Trips

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by Julie Jarema

Summer is coming up, which means it’s time to hit the road! If you’re going to be in a car for hours on end (or just in your house dreaming of an adventure across the U.S.), you might as well get some reading done. You can get started with our free read of How My Summer Went […]

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10 Things in Florida That Can Only Be Explained By Aliens

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by Julie Jarema

It should surprise no one that a story involving alien abduction and the end of the world would take place in Florida. Shaun David Hutchinson incorporates these bizarre, extreme conditions with a number of serious issues, including complex family relationships, depression, and bullying in We Are the Ants (extended excerpt available until May 29th). The novel is […]

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The Bad Boys of YA

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by Jill Hacking

Wow am I a sucker for a misunderstood bad boy with a heart of gold. Literally walked out of the theater after watching Thor 2 and couldn’t recall anything about the movie that was not Loki-related. And while I’m absolutely not ok with the male lead being cruel or abusive, I’m definitely all about mystery, […]

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5 Noteworthy Grim Reapers for the Grim at Heart

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by Casey Nugent

When I was younger, I considered myself a bit goth — I loved spooky stories, tales about death, and anything grim and dark (and every My Chemical Romance album, of course). So naturally, stories about grim reapers and death really drew me in. I had a flashback to those days while reading Kyra Leigh’s debut […]

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The Ravenous Riveted Super Reader

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by Julie Jarema

In Draw the Line by Laurent Lin, the protagonist is best able to express himself through a superhero of his own creation, Graphite. In honor of the book coming out in paperback (and also currently available to read on our site as an extended excerpt), I’ve drawn my own superhero character based on all you Riveted readers–dressed […]

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