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23 Swoonworthy Romances

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by Janine Perez

If you ask anyone who knows me, they’ll tell you that I am a huge romantic (it’s even in my bio)! Though I’ll read any genre, I really prefer that every book I read have some type of romance in it. I love seeing the grand gestures of romance, and the cute little interactions between characters. I relish seeing sparks fly in […]

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Unique Names in YA and Their Meanings

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by Jess Harold

One thing every new author and parent have in common is the knowledge that picking a name is nearly impossible. The pressure of picking that one perfect name that will distinguish them from every other person/character is intense. After all, every little fact about a name can (and probably will) be analyzed—where it comes from, how it […]

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The Education of Margot Sanchez Playlist

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by The Riveted Team

Lilliam Rivera’s debut novel, The Education of Margot Sanchez, is one of those powerful stories that challenges who you are as a person, and sticks with you long after you’ve finished reading the story. Pretty in Pink comes to the South Bronx in this bold and romantic coming-of-age novel about dysfunctional families, good and bad choices, and finding […]

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Q&A Round-Up With Emma Chastain

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by The Riveted Team

Emma Chastain, debut author of Confessions of a High School Disaster, has been busy! With Confessions having just come out earlier this month, she’s been making the rounds online, fielding interviews and Q&A’s, while her book toured the blogosphere for two weeks. Being fans of Chloe Snow and Confessions, we’re not ashamed to admit we’ve […]

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The Education of Margot Sanchez Playlist

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by Lilliam Rivera

Lilliam Rivera’s debut novel The Education of Margot Sanchez may have just hit stores everywhere this week but authors and reviewers have been raving about it for months! Here’s a sample of some of the great quotes it’s garnered: _________________ “Introducing Lilliam Rivera, one of the most unique and exciting new voices in YA. The Education […]

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Romantic YA Fan Art

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by Julie Jarema

Whether you love or hate Valentine’s Day, these beautiful illustrations of YA couples should leave you feeling warm and fuzzy. Ron + Hermione from the Harry Potter series by Lilabeanz  Ari + Dante from Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe  by Andrea Porretta  Cath + Levi from Fangirl by Beastlyworlds Hazel + Augustus […]

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How The You I’ve Never Known Cover Came to Be

You I've Never Known
by The Riveted Team

Ellen Hopkins’s The You I’ve Never Known just went on sale yesterday (1/24) and there’s no doubt that it’s going to make a huge impact on everyone who reads it (we’re featuring an extended excerpt so definitely check it out). Ellen’s books have always been known for being hard-hitting and powerful and The You I’ve […]

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3 Reasons to Read Impostor Queen

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by Natascha Morris

If you haven’t read The Impostor Queen by Sarah Fine, you absolutely should! It focuses on sixteen-year-old Elli, who was a small child when the Elders of Kupari chose her to succeed the Valtia, the queen who wields infinitely powerful ice and fire magic. Since then, Elli has lived in the temple, surrounded by luxury […]

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