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Friday, February 23rd, 2018

Swoon Author Tarun Shanker: The Three Stages of Research

Research can be overwhelming. If you’re an over-preparer like me, you might have an endless list of books that you feel you need to read and become an expert in before tackling a project. For These Vicious Masks, that involved everything from general Victorian England history, culture, science, clothing and architecture to all the famous Victorian literature and modern ... Read More


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Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Judging a Cover by Its Book: Choose the Cover Direction for BEWARE THE NIGHT

What's up, Swooners?We'll tell you what's up: We're thrilled to share with you the three cover options for Jessika Fleck's recently renamed Beware the Night! In case you missed it, here's the lowdown on this book: On the island of Bellona, they worship the sun. Seventeen-year-old Veda Adeline understands that keeping the sun ... Read More


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Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Swoon Author Jessika Fleck: THE OFFERING Gets a Dark and Twisty New Title

THE OFFERING IS GETTING A NEW TITLE! Yep, you read that correctly. My book, The Offering, is getting a new title and I couldn’t be more excited about it. A bit of background: I’m not awesome at book titles. Most of my books (both the published ones and the ones that will never see it past my laptop ... Read More


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Tuesday, February 20th, 2018


The day has finally come, Swooners! The thrilling conclusion to the These Vicious Masks trilogy by Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas, These Vengeful Souls, is finally on sale TODAY!!! For longtime fans, the wait is finally over. And for new readers, we highly recommend catching up on this AMAZING trilogy ASAP. Get started here.Evelyn is on a quest for ... Read More


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