Girls With Sharp Sticks

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7 Books for the Resistance

by Sam Benson

If there’s anything YA has taught me over the years, it’s that teenagers are the ones who have the guts to speak out against oppressors and fight back. They see the injustices in their worlds and know something must be done to change things. In these books for the Resistance, evil governments have all of […]

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Choose Who Will Be on The Iron Throne and Get a Book Rec

by Caroline Osborn

Eight seasons of obsessing, discussing, arguing, theorizing, gasping, shipping, crying, cheering, and screaming at our TVs have come down to this: The final six episodes of Game of Thrones. It’s anyone’s guess who will actually sit on the Iron Throne when the final credits roll. But no matter who you’d bend the knee for, we […]

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9 Dystopias & “Utopias” You Must Read

Scythe by Neal Shusterman
by Janine Perez

Sometimes when real life gets tough, it’s fun to escape into a different world through a book. It’s nice to concentrate on other people’s problems once in a while. Here are some worlds to escape to that will leave you feeling like our real world isn’t quite so bad after all. 9 Dystopias & “Utopias” You […]

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YA Mysteries You Won’t Want to Put Down

by Lili Feinberg

I’ve recently come to the realization that one reading genre lends itself to unparalleled levels of unputdownable-ness, and that is a really amazing mystery. Suspense! Thrills! Plot twists galore! The occasional murder to keep it interesting! You simply must blast through these books at lightning fast speeds because you won’t be able to sleep until […]

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18 YA Books Featuring Strong Female Characters

by Janine Perez

Some of my favorite female role models are fictional (though I’m not discounting the real ones!). These ladies are strong, independent, and inspirational. Oh, and they’re basically all badasses. Whether they’re physically, mentally, or emotionally strong (or all three), they’re characters that make me want to be the best that I can be. They’re interesting, complex, […]

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Enter the #GirlsWithSharpSticks Sweepstakes

by The Riveted Team

Girls with Sharp Sticks – the next of our #ShelfQueens – comes out this week! To celebrate, we’re hosting a sweepstakes to spread the love for all of Suzanne Young’s amazing books! The prize includes the following: Girls with Sharp Sticks (advanced reader copy!) Suzanne Young The Complete Program Series by Suzanne Young So what are […]

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This Author Says Don’t Underestimate the Power of Girls

by The Riveted Team

Westworld meets The Handmaid’s Tale in this start to a thrilling, subversive near future series about a girls-only private high school that is far more than it appears to be. As Mena and her friends uncover the dark secrets of what’s actually happening – and who they really are – the students of Innovations Academy will learn to […]

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