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, January 4th, 2019

Writing Prompt: The Road Not Taken

Perhaps some of you are familiar with the oldie but goodie, "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost. Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— / I took the one less traveled by, / And that has made all the difference. Arguably what makes it even more interesting is how it might not actually mean what most people think it means ... Read More


inspiration, writing, writing prompts
Friday, December 28th, 2018

2018 YA Novels You Should Read, Based on Your Hogwarts House

2018 was a pretty awesome year for YA! So many amazing books, so little time. If you're feeling a bit overwhelmed for choice, never fear. The Sorting Hat and I got you!Below I've collected recommendations for which YA books that came out this year you should check out, based on your Hogwarts house. (Don't know what your house is ... Read More


Emily S., book recommendations, Airports Exes and Other Things I'm Over, Suitors and Sabotage, The Supervillain and Me, reading, Let's Talk About Love
Friday, July 13th, 2018

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 ... Read More


quiz, books
Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

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 ... Read More


teen, reading, Jenn P. Nguyen, cats, young adult, Emily S., Suitors and Sabotage, books, pets, book recommendations, The Way to Game the Walk of Shame, animals, dogs, horses, Cindy Anstey, list, fiction, ya

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