Starfish

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21 Engrossing Contemporary Novels to Read Right Now

Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman
by Sam Benson

There is nothing better than a good contemporary read. Sure, I sometimes love to whisk myself away to fantasy worlds or immerse myself in books that show us a glimpse of what life was like a few hundred years ago, but usually, it’s the contemporary books that strike me the most. I connect with them […]

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13 Books That Will Make You Cry

by Casey Nugent

Is there anything better than a good cry? The emotional release I get from crying is so deeply satisfying that it can power me for days. There are so many books out there that move me to tears — because they’re particularly sad, or because they’re incredibly joyful, or because they just cut to the […]

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Congratulations to Our 2018 Award Winners!

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds
by The Riveted Team

Congratulations to our 2018 ALA winners! Every year, the American Library Association honors outstanding media, including books and videos for children and young adults. We’re so thrilled to congratulate these authors for the recognition of their incredible work. Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds Coretta Scott King Author Honor Newberry Honor Printz Honor Odyssey Honor […]

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General

9 Must-Read Diverse YA Romances

by Nicole Fiorica

Everyone deserves to see themselves in the books that they’re reading. That’s one of the best parts about fiction. This feels doubly true for romances, as no two couples are exactly alike. Lucky for us, there is no shortage of great contemporary romances out there featuring diverse characters. Here are 9 that you can cozy […]

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Our Favorite Starfish Bookstagrams

by Janine Perez

Nothing makes me smile quite as widely as seeing bookstagrams of my favorite covers. I tend to fall down the bookstagram rabbit hole pretty frequently, to be honest, and my latest trip was in thanks to Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman! I fell in love with the cover first, but then I read the book […]

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Reasons to Read

6 Reasons to Read Starfish

by Sam Benson

Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman is finally here! I’m so excited to share this one with you guys because it’s one of my favorite contemporary young adult novels of the year! When I first read it, I couldn’t believe how much I connected to the characters and this story. Everyone should read it, but don’t […]

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Cover Reveal: Starfish

by The Riveted Team

As we’ve been hinting at, our week of Fall 2017 cover reveals is coming soon—next week, in fact! Of course, we know we can’t have ALL the fun and reveals of a few of our Fall 17 titles have been dribbling out here and there—did you happen to catch EW’s Long Way Down reveal last […]

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