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278 Posts: For Fun
June 19, 2020
Swoonscopes: Time to Embrace the Heavier Things in Life"If you're waiting on a Cancer to emerge from their self-isolation, in the meantime, read these Cancer-inspired books."
June 8, 2020
6 Storytelling Lessons from the Pilot Episode of LEVERAGEWriters can learn a lot from the pilot episode of Leverage.
June 5, 2020
7 TikToks Every YA Lover Should WatchIf you’re reading this post I’m going to take a wild guess that your niche is being an avid YA lover.
May 21, 2020
Swoonscopes: Feel All the Feels This Gemini Season"Be flexible, stay curious, and become one with your inner weirdo. And, you know, read these books while you're at it."
May 12, 2020
So You Finished NEVER HAVE I EVER. What’s Next?"Like many people, I’ve been turning to TV for entertainment in these trying times."
April 22, 2020
Swoonscopes: 'Tis the (Taurus) Season for Life's Little Pleasures"Life is hard, can frequently feel unfair, but it is not without beauty, without joy."
April 10, 2020
3 Ways to Get Bookish at HomeNothing like a good book in a trying time! But sometimes we want to expand our bookish hobbies beyond just reading.
April 6, 2020
A Rainbow of LGBTQIA+ YA NovelsBecause we could all use a little color right now.
March 23, 2020
Swoonscopes: We Could All Use Some Aries Energy Right Now, TBHThe world could use a hopeful spark right now. Here are three YA reads to get you started!
March 17, 2020
3 Feel-Good YA Reads for Tough TimesIn need of a literary pick-me-up? We have three suggestions.
March 12, 2020
Defy the Sun: The PlaylistGrab your earbuds and rock out to the jams that inspired the sequel to Beware the Night!
February 27, 2020
6 Storytelling Lessons from THE MANDALORIANAs far as I can tell, "The Mandalorian" is a show that is ENGINEERED to make you love it.
February 25, 2020
3 Dream Vacations Inspired by YA ReadsWhat better place to find your next vacation spot than in one of our Swoon Reads titles?
February 19, 2020
Swoonscopes: Channel Pisces and Prioritize Self-CareHere are three YA reads to add to your current self-care regimen!
February 7, 2020
Top 10 Book Scenes I'd Want to Watch in Person"I love when a particular moment on the page stays with me."
February 4, 2020
Reading the Oscars 2020: 3 YA Novels Paired with Oscar NomineesWant to get in the movie mood? Here are three recent Swoon Reads novels that pair well with this year’s nominated films.
January 22, 2020
5 Swoon Books You Should Add to Your TBR If You’re Loving “The Witcher”Toss a coin to your Witcher... and then toss these five reads onto your TBR!
January 20, 2020
Swoonscopes: Unleash Your Inner Aquarius and Fight the PowerFeeling the grind and want to stick it to the man? These three YA reads will put you in a rebellious mood.
January 16, 2020
A Launch Party (or Two) to Remember"I had not one, but two parties the Saturday after The Midnight Dance came out."
December 23, 2019
Swoonscopes: Capricorn Season Sees You and Thinks You're Doing GreatWe know the end of the year can be tough, but these three reads will help you believe in yourself!
December 13, 2019
6 Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Readers and WritersStruggling to come up with a gift for the bookworm in your life? We've got you covered.