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Quiz: Guess the Swoon Reads Book Based on the Tagline!
It's time to put your Swooning Skills to the test, friends. Think you can figure out which of our books is represented by each of the following taglines? (Anyone caught cheating by looking up the answers on our Selected Books page will have to take it up with their own conscience.) See if you have what it takes to be ...
Writing Prompt: Tagline, You're It!
Taglines are fun. For those of you who aren’t sure what a
tagline is, it’s that short phrase or sentence that you often see on the cover
of a book, or on a movie poster (“In space, no one can hear you scream” is a classic
example.) Its purpose is to reach out and hook a reader into ...
7 YA Books With Animal Friends That I Want to Adopt
There’s nothing quite like having an animal best friend. Well, I suppose it’s a lot like having a human best friend, except better in every single way. The LOVE, y’all. It’s just so pure. I’d be the first to admit that I have a reprehensibly codependent relationship with my own fur baby. Here’s a ...
Jenn P. Nguyen,
Suitors and Sabotage,
The Way to Game the Walk of Shame,
7 YA Princesses That Aren't Damsels in Distress
Princesses get a bad rap. Too often the word “princess” conjures up the mental image of a simpering, vapid and dainty little flower in constant need of hand-holding and rescue. But princesses can slay dragons too, both literally and metaphorically. Here’s a list of seven of my recent favorite YA princesses who prove they’ll make a Damn Fine ...
6 YA Series I Can’t Wait to Finish in 2018
I’m old at heart. (And in one arthritic hip, but mostly just
at heart). A lot of people say the best years of your life are in high school,
or maybe college. Personally I can’t wait until it’s socially acceptable for me
to use my walking stick to whack the ankles of anyone who doesn’t give ...