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Arvin Ahmadi

Arvin Ahmadi grew up outside Washington, DC. He graduated from Columbia University and has worked in the tech industry. When he’s not reading or writing books, he can be found watching late-night talk show interviews and editing Wikipedia pages. Down and Across is his first novel.

You can follow Arvin on Twitter @arvinahmadi.

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5 books to read if you loved WARCROSS

If you loved Warcross (and if Wildcard BROKE YOU) then we have a few more recommendations for your TBR!   1. Girl Gone Viral by Arvin Ahmadi If you wanted to never leave the VR experience of Warcross, you’ll love the enticing VR world of Girl Gone Viral. Girl Gone Viral is the inventive and hauntingly timely story of a seventeen-year-old … Continued
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Every Book Hitting Shelves this May!

You may want to take at these a–may-zing May reads!   5/7: How It Feels to Float by Helena Fox – Biz knows how to float. But after what happens on the beach–first in the ocean, and then in the sand–the tethers that hold Biz steady come undone. Dad disappears and, with him, all comfort. It might be easier, better, … Continued
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Top 4 Sci-Fi MUST reads this spring!

Spring, please hurry up. It’s cold outside. So, in the meantime, let’s all distract ourselves by prepping our Sci-Fi Spring Reading Lists! (Is Sci-Fi Spring a thing? We’re gonna say it’s a thing.)   1. When the Sky Fell on Splendor by Emily Henry Waiting desperately for the next season of Stranger Things? We’ve got you. The … Continued
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11 Fictional Boarding Schools We’d Like to Attend

There is something so exciting about the idea of boarding schools–at least for those of us who never attended one. Living with your friends without the watchful eyes of your parents? The dream, and the perfect setting for a book if we do say so ourselves–Hogwarts, anyone? Here’s a list of ten fictional boarding schools … Continued
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March Movie Madness: THE BRACKET!

Did you hear? DID YOU HEAR? We’re making some of our FAVORITE authors battle each other with some of our FAVORITE teen movies in the epic March Movie Madness competition. AND THE OFFICIAL BRACKET IS HERE! (Is anyone else super nervous Emily and Austin could face off in the final round?!)   For each round, … Continued
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Books to add to your summer TBR ASAP

If you are COUNTING. DOWN. THE. DAYS. until summer then you’re not alone, and we’ve got some reads you should add to your summer TBR asap.   If I’m Being Honest by Austin Siegemund-Broka and Emily Wibberley This is THE SUMMER READ. If you’re packing up to go to the beach, you had best make … Continued
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FridayReads: GIRL GONE VIRAL

Happy FriYAY! It’s the best time of the week, FRIDAY READS! And we’ve got an excerpt of Arvin Ahmadi’s new futuristic-scifi-contemporary-AMAZING read Girl Gone Viral to share! Scroll down to read a special excerpt!   I swear, I’m not usually this creepy. I’m not the kind of person who gets off on eavesdropping, and I can count … Continued
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Sci-Fi for People Who Don’t Like Sci-Fi

Okay, we know, we know–sci-fi often features the usual suspects: aliens, spaceships, and evil villains who wants to destroy the intergalactic world. But let’s be real: there’s also mystery, action, suspense, and of course, romance *wink wink*. Here are some great sci-fi books that’ll make you forget you’re not a sci-fi fan!   Girl Gone … Continued
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BATTLE ROUND 2: March Movie Madness

Phew. Round 1 was INTENSE, but after much voting, our victor was Isabel Sterling’s THE HUNGER GAMES! Next? That’s right. It’s Round 2. And it’s HARRY POTTER VS. THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER.  Marissa Kennerson has magic on her side, but Arvin Ahmadi may just have some tricks up his sleeve yet. Let’s hear … Continued
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