Karole Cozzo

Philly suburbs



KAROLE COZZO is a school psychologist by day, a wife and mother of two by night, and a writer of YA romance in the wee hours of the morning. She loves camping out at Starbucks, breakfast cereal at all hours, and watching every movie made from her favorite YA books.

Favorite Books

The Secret Society Girl Series, the Twilight Saga, White Oleander, The Book Thief, The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing, Hopeless, The Fault in Our Stars

Favorite Quotes

"Sometimes those who are the hardest to love are the one who need it the most."Reach me at k.a.cozzo.9810@gmail.com

Favorite Genres

Karole Cozzo's Manuscripts

Most Recent Blog Posts

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Swoon Author Karole Cozzo: 7 Tips for Handling Constructive Criticism

Constructive criticism and writing go together like new shoes and blisters, nature hikes and poison ivy, three frozen mango margaritas and a hangover. Basically, you can’t enjoy one without enduring the other, even if you’d just as soon not.Disclaimer: more often than not, I still fail miserably at handling constructive criticism like a grown-up. In fact, I’m sort of wary … Read More


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Monday, May 7th, 2018

Swoon Author Karole Cozzo: A Paperback Cover Fit for a Princess

Imagine you are in one of your favorite places on Earth (the Magic Kingdom), which has been dubbed by many as “the happiest place on Earth,” with some of your favorite people on Earth. Imagine you wrote a contemporary romance about a theme park princess, which happened to pull a whole heckofa lotta inspiration from your current surroundings and characters … Read More


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Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Swoon Author Karole Cozzo's Editing Update: A Few Points to Consider

Hey gang! I’m happy to be checking in with the Swoon Reads community today and giving you some updates on my forthcoming fourth novel. Kat B. and I have been hard at work making The Game Can’t Love You Back the best story possible, and I’m so excited to share Eve and Jamie’s story with you in a few weeks!Certainly, … Read More


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Monday, November 13th, 2017

Check Out the New Cover for THE GAME CAN'T LOVE YOU BACK by Karole Cozzo!

Since day one, Swoon Reads has definitely been a community. The feedback from its authors, readers, and visitors is critical to all aspects of Swoon decision-making, from which books get published, to how the site operates, and of course, to which cover concepts will be polished and perfected into final products that are totally Swoonworthy. This isn't lip service, folks—when … Read More


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Monday, June 19th, 2017

Announcing THE GAME CAN'T LOVE YOU BACK by Karole Cozzo!

Hi guys! Today I’m particularly excited to be guest blogging on the Swoon Reads site, because I get to officially announce the upcoming release of my fourth contemporary YA romance novel, The Game Can’t Love You Back! I can’t wait to share with you my first dual point-of-view book and introduce you to my feisty, competitive leading lady and equally … Read More


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