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10 Books in Verse You Need to Read ASAP

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds
by Jill Hacking

Reading a book written in verse is an incredibly powerful experience. It takes reading to a whole other level, and I’m kind of obsessed with it. Check out these must-read books in verse! 1. Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds This fiercely stunning novel takes place in sixty potent seconds—the time it takes Will to […]

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12 YA Books in Verse You Need to Read

by Sarah Jane Abbott

Ever since I read my first Ellen Hopkins book in high school, I’ve loved novels written in verse. From the beautiful language to the raw emotion, they’re often as moving as they are fun to read. If you too are a fan of verse, hopefully you’ve been following along with our Month of Ellen Hopkins […]

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Book News

Cover Reveal: Long Way Down

by The Riveted Team

We’re gearing up to start showing off some of the great books you’ll be reading this fall with our Fall 2017 cover reveals later this month and we’re not the only ones: Entertainment Weekly revealed Jason Reynolds’s Fall 17 novel Long Way Down earlier today and we are LOVING this cover! Jason Reynolds’s rise to […]

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Get Lit Rising: Shareable Poetry

by Janine Perez

As I said in my previous post, Get Lit Rising and the Power of Poetry, I think poetry is a beautiful medium of expression. There have been so many times where I’ve struggled to find the right words to express my thoughts or feelings, and then found a piece of poetry that understands me so […]

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Get Lit Rising and the Power of Poetry

by Janine Perez

I’ve always believed in the power of poetry! Whether writing it or reading it, it’s an often overlooked but powerful medium. I love the feeling of setting my thoughts and feelings on to the page so they’re no longer rattling around in my head demanding to be acknowledged. I also love the feeling of understanding […]

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