Emily S.

New York, NY


Swoon editor, IT girl, customer service representative, Small Council member, the-one-who-makes-the-coffee-but-mostly-just-on-Monday-and-sometimes-Thursday, etc.

Favorite Quotes

"Not all who wander are lost." ~ J.R.R. Tolkien

Favorite Genres

Most Recent Blog Posts

Friday, October 4th, 2019

7 YA Reads as Adorable Pusheen GIFs (You're Welcome)

I love cats and I’m not ashamed to admit it. Anyone who follows me on Twitter has been subjected to ALL the pictures of my furry little bestie.(Pretty cute, huh?)Thankfully, the internet as an entity shares my enthusiasm for whisker-faced purr-y demons like the one pictured above. One of my favorite meme characters is Pusheen, a chubby little gray tabby … Read More


Amid Stars and Darkness, Mind Games, The Supervillain and Me, Just My Luck, Internet Famous, The Hummingbird Dagger, Kissing Max Holden
Monday, September 30th, 2019

Donate / Adopt a Plot Bunny for National Rabbit Day!

It was National Rabbit Day over the weekend!...What, you’ve never heard of it? It’s only the cutest, fluffiest holiday of the year! Powered by Giphy To celebrate, we’ve decided to host a Plot Bunny Adoption Day!Do you have any random plot ideas rattling around your head that you’re not going to use in your own writing? Donate them in the … Read More


Friday, September 27th, 2019

Your Perfect YA Read Based on Your Dungeons & Dragons Class (Part II)

Welcome back, Swooners! I’m here to combine two of my most favorite things: YA books and D&D. ICYMI: I’ve already laid out six pairings in Part I. Let’s roll into the other six! PaladinBeware the Night by Jessika FleckPaladins are kinda like what happens if you mix a cleric and a fighter. Similar to a cleric, a paladin has sworn … Read More


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Friday, September 20th, 2019

Your Perfect YA Read Based on Your Dungeons & Dragons Class (Part I)

My Geek-o-Meter™ is currently operating at maximum capacity, so I decided now would be the perfect time to combine two of my most favorite things: YA books and Dungeons & Dragons. (If you're already familiar with everyone’s favorite tabletop RPG, here’s another D&D-related blog post from Rachel D. to have fun with while I’m explaining things to the newcomers.)For those … Read More


reading, A Soldier and A Liar, Emily S., book recommendations

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