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Monday, September 16th, 2019

Meet the Author of THE IMPALER'S SHADOW, Alexander Delacroix!

Meet the first of two fantastic authors joining the Swoon Reads family, Alexander Delacroix! We were completely swept away by his gothic historical romance starring none other than a young Vlad the Impaler. Learn more about The Impaler's Shadow! What inspired you to write The Impaler's Shadow?I’ve been fascinated by Romania—Vlad the Impaler’s homeland—since I ... Read More


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Thursday, September 12th, 2019

Announcing Our New List: THE IMPALER'S SHADOW by Alexander Delacroix and THIS IS WHAT YOU CAME FOR by Jessica Patrick

Dear Swooners,No matter how many times we go through our selection process, it never gets old! This community never ceases to amaze with its broad range of talent and creativity.We're excited to share the newest manuscripts chosen for publication. Thank you for helping us find the latest and greatest voices in YA fiction. We hope you love these ... Read More


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Thursday, September 5th, 2019

ICYMI: Your Guide to Read Month on Swoon Reads

The latest submission deadline rolled by last week, which means it's time for Read Month once again!What’s Read Month, you ask? Read Month is when we need you, our Swoon Readers, to read, rate, and comment on manuscripts before our seasonal deadline to help us choose which books to publish next! Swoon Reads is powered by readers like ... Read More


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Saturday, August 31st, 2019

Reminder: The Season 18 Submission Deadline Is TONIGHT!

Hi Swooners!Don't forget that tonight is the Season 18 submission deadline! If you would like to enter your manuscript for consideration in this round of selections, please do so by TONIGHT (Saturday, August 31st) at 11:59 p.m. EST. That means the second it becomes Sunday on the east coast, the window will be closed.Submit your manuscript ... Read More


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Thursday, August 29th, 2019

Judging a Cover by Its Book: Choose the Cover Direction for THE BALLAD OF AMI MILES

Cover voting is now closed. Thanks for all your feedback!Hey there, Swooners!We are incredibly excited to show you all the proposed cover directions for Kristy Dallas Alley's debut novel, The Ballad of Ami Miles! In case you're in need of a refresher, here's a little more info about it:Raised in isolation at Heavenly Shepherd, her family’s ... Read More


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