Are your notebooks covered in creative doodles that help you get through the endless hours of lecture? Do you love Instagram, not because of the socialization, but because you genuinely love photography and secretly use it as an outlet? Have you taken every media and art class that you could? Do you ever visit a […]
Draw the Line
Authors are forever surprising readers with how creative and inventive they are! How many times have you found yourself sitting there in awe of their talent, and wishing you had just a fraction of their abilities? That makes it even more impressive, then, when an author that comes along with ANOTHER has a hidden talent that just BLOWS EVERYONE AWAY. Laurent Linn […]
I’m of the belief that all YA novels are secretly coming of age novels, but there are definitely some that are extra helpful when you’re trying to figure out who you are. Feeling confused, angry, scared, sad, lost? There’s a book for that (and it’s way more helpful than an app, let me tell you). One book that […]
As soon as I heard about Laurent Linn’s debut novel, I knew it was a must-read. The main character Adrian is an artistic sci-fi geek with a superhero alter ego…sounds like my kind of guy. He mostly keeps to himself and lays low at his Texas High School, but when he witnesses a brutal hate […]
I’m just gonna say it: I like my books with pictures. If kids can have awesome illustrations throughout their books, why can’t we?! Luckily, there are lots of books out there for grown-ups that incorporate art in fun and exciting ways. Here are some of my favorite books to read—and look at the pictures.
In Draw the Line by Laurent Lin, the protagonist is best able to express himself through a superhero of his own creation, Graphite. In honor of the book coming out in paperback (and also currently available to read on our site as an extended excerpt), I’ve drawn my own superhero character based on all you Riveted readers–dressed […]