Book List

Our Favorite Books We Like to Give (and Get)!

December 5, 2018
The Riveted Team
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Christmas is coming!!! We are all so excited for the holiday cheer and of course we have to start thinking about presents for others to put under the tree. Our staff of writers here at Riveted by Simon Teen wants to share our favorite books we’d like to get this holiday season and exactly why they are our favorites. You can get some gift ideas for your besties, and maybe some for yourself too. Happy Holidays from the Riveted Team to you!!

Our Favorite Books We Like to Give (and Get)!

Alissa recommends From Twinkle, With Love by Sandhya Menon

What about this book did you love? 

“If you thought Dimple and Rishi were adorable, wait until you meet Twinkle and Sahil. It’s rom-com, movie magic, and it’s quintessential Sandhya Menon!”

Annika recommends The Books of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin

What about this book did you love? 

“I love a good dragon story and it’s just such a great and magical adventure!”

 

Christian recommends The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza by Shaun David Hutchinson

The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza by Shaun David Hutchinson

What about this book did you love? 

“It was a good kind of weird…and I loved following the main character and learning about all the other characters too; they were all very complex.”

Devin recommends The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson

What about this book did you love? 

“I love dogs and bespectacled boys with dimples!”

Diego recommends Through the Woods by Emily Carroll

What about this book did you love? 

“I loved how it was actually really scary but a different kind of scary–like a creature fear–and I loved all the artwork.”

Emily recommends The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell

What about this book did you love? 

“It was really cool how a historical aspect was woven into the story and I loved all the characters.”

Francie recommends City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

What about this book did you love? 

“I just want to be a Shadowhunter and be a part of that world! It was so cool how this series took normal living people and put them into a whole fantasy aspect.”

Jasmine recommends To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

What about this book did you love? 

“It was in a way personal because it was the first time I read about someone with a similar cultural background to myself. Also, Peter Kavinsky is bae!”

Kate recommends Limitless by Leah Tinari

What about this book did you love? 

“It was absolutely amazing. The art, the message, it’s so inspiring and I can’t love it enough. Every single person needs to read this book.”

Lili recommends Emergency Contact by Mary H. K. Choi

What about this book did you love? 

“It really gives a good understanding on how modern relationships involve technology in our generation.”

Natasha recommends What I Leave Behind by Alison McGee

What about this book did you love?  

“It was such a touching and emotional story about a boy and how he wanted to express his feelings and make a difference. I also really appreciated his quest to make the perfect cornbread.”

Nicole B. recommends Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett

What about this book did you love? 

“The characters are SO real and it feels like you want to be best friends with them. There are so many plot lines that interconnect and fit perfectly together. It was the best!”

Nicole F. recommends Strange Grace by Tessa Gratton

Strange Grace by Tessa Gratton

What about this book did you love? 

“There is a perfect balance of spooky and fantasy. It had all the feels.”

Sam recommends Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett

What about this book did you love? 

“I really loved that enemies-to-friends-to-lovers trail this book had going on.”

Thandi recommends Bad Girls With Perfect Faces by Lynn Weingarten

What about this book did you love? 

“I really didn’t see anything coming. There were so many different surprises that kept me guessing until the end…and of course that love in the distance that couldn’t quite be reached was the star on top.”