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And the title for Tiana Smith's first book is...
You guys. YOU GUYS. I finally get to announce the new title
for my book! DO YOU KNOW HOW HAPPY THIS MAKES ME? That’s right, all caps baby.
I feel no shame.
So, originally it was called Scratch That. This was referring
to my main character having to scratch some names out of a magic matchmaking notebook.
Match Me If You Can
Swoon Design: The Art of Pinspiration
Hello Swoon! My name is April Ward and I'm an Art Director for the Macmillan Children's Publishing Group. Most people who know me know that I'm a little obsessed with Pinterest, but they may not know how much it influences the way that I work. It all started innocently enough... in the beginning I would pin ideas ...
behind the scenes,
Swoon Author Shani Petroff: Picture Perfect
Seeing my name on actual books still feels surreal. Even
more so? Seeing my picture there too!
I had a hard time deciding which author photo to go
with—although this was definitely a fun problem to have! What was I supposed to
pick? What was the perfect picture? Did one exist? Probably not. Did one make
me look more ...
My New Crush Gave to Me,
And the title for Devon Taylor's first book is... (plus a cover reveal!)
I’m one of those people who’s lucky enough to have a really
huge network of family and friends who are constantly there to lend their
support with anything that I or my wife or our two girls are doing. So when
they found out that I had landed a book deal and my novel was going to be ...
The Soul Keepers,
Super-Specific Book Recommendations (Part I)
As an editor, I’m the go-to gal for everyone I know who loves to read and wants to know what to read next. I have a list of books prepared for all situations—for friends going on vacation, for family members who love mysteries but hate books about missing kids (hi, Mom!), for colleagues looking to branch out into ...
Wesley James Ruined My Life,
No Second Chances,