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7 Books With Latinx Characters You’ll Love

by Christian Vega

As someone who is Latinx, I always am happy to see complex and interesting portrayals of Latinx characters in my favorite novels. It makes me feel seen and included in so many different types of genres and narratives, and representation matters. Below are some of my favorite books that either: feature a Latinx main character […]

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Banned Books 2019 Sweepstakes

by The Riveted Team

Banned Books Week is an annual celebration of the freedom to read. This year, Banned Books Week is September 22-28 and we’re celebrating with a sweepstakes where you can enter for the chance to win these banned or challenged books. The Banned Books Week sweepstakes prize bundle includes: Crank by Ellen Hopkins Unwind by Neal […]

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The Perfect Reads for Comic Book Fans

by Francie Crawford

Comic books have a lot going for them. Gorgeous art, intriguing and unique storylines, magic and powers that one could only imagine, and a certain personality that just draws you in. Whether you’re attracted to the lack of words, the surplus of pictures, or the underrepresented cultures and themes we find so often in the […]

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17 Banned Books and Why They Were Banned

by The Riveted Team

Banned Books Week is almost here! It’s an annual celebration of the freedom to read! Hundreds of books are removed or challenged in libraries and schools in the U.S. each year. Classics and contemporary books have been challenged over the years for having “difficult” themes or expressing unpopular views. Find out more about Banned Books Week […]

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10 Books to Read If You Miss Game of Thrones

by Rachel Berquist

So maybe the final season wasn’t everything you wanted and more, and now you feel sorry for young girls named Khaleesi. But despite its flaws, there was no show like Game of Thrones before it premiered. What other show will give you conniving politics between warring families, gory zombie battle scenes, shocking deaths that inspire […]

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11 Fantastic Enemies to Lovers Romances

by Casey Nugent

I love romance. Whether it’s the main plot or a subplot, I can guarantee it’s almost always my favorite part of any given book. And like any good romance fan, I have my particular favorite trope — enemies to lovers. Friends to lovers is the classic romance slow burn, and — don’t get me wrong […]

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27 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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