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February 27, 2018
FAQs: Sex in YA Novels
We’ve been getting a lot of questions recently about sex in YA novels. So, today I thought I’d...
January 31, 2018
7 YA Books With Animal Friends That I Want to Adopt
Sometimes pets make the best character sidekicks. Our picks here.
January 24, 2018
PSA: Sexual Violence Is Not a Plot Device
Attention, Writers! Today we are interrupting your regularly scheduled swooning with an important Public Service Announcement: Sexual violence is not...
January 12, 2018
7 YA Princesses That Aren't Damsels in Distress
Princesses get a bad rap. Too often the word “princess” conjures up the mental image of a simpering, vapid and...
December 18, 2017
6 YA Series I Can’t Wait to Finish in 2018
I’m old at heart. (And in one arthritic hip, but mostly just at heart). A lot of people say...
November 17, 2017
2017 YA Novels You Should Read, Based on Your Hogwarts House
Let the sorting hat pick your perfect read.
November 14, 2017
Celebrate International Girls Day with These Four Kick-Butt Female YA Characters
I love to read novels about young women who are taking the world by storm, whether they’re making a...
September 1, 2017
8 YA Characters Who Could Convincingly Narrate Taylor Swift’s New Single
Hoping to capitalize off a year of PR missteps, Taylor Swift is seizing the narrative that painted her as a...
August 24, 2017
Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough: 5 Tips for Writing an Interesting Love Story
Whether you are writing a love story or a story with a romantic subplot, it’s crucial that your readers...
July 28, 2017
Guest Author Heather Demetrios: Me Before Thee – Crafting a YA Romance That Puts Self-Love in the Equation
If you’re a YA writer, chances are you’ve got some romance in your book. At least, I hope...
June 20, 2017
Judging a Cover by Its Book: Choose the Cover Direction for THE GAME CAN'T LOVE YOU BACK!
Cover voting is now closed. Thanks for all your help! Hey there, Swooners! We are incredibly exited to show you...
June 19, 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...
June 6, 2017
It's Pub Day for INTERNET FAMOUS!
HEAR YE, HEAR YE! For all you geeks out there who love awesome things, The Big Day has finally arrived...
June 2, 2017
From Hashtags to Home Pages: 4 Tips for Writing About the Internet
Powered by Giphy We’ve all had that frustrating moment while watching a movie or TV show where a character...
May 31, 2017
Swoon Author Danika Stone: Book Pairings and Ice Cream, the SUMMER Edition!
A few months ago, I wrote a post about my favorite book and ice cream pairings. It was, without a...
May 22, 2017
And the winning cover for LOVE SCENE, TAKE TWO is...
HEY FAM! Hope everyone is having a delightful week so far. First and foremost, I’d like to say a...
May 18, 2017
And the winning cover for BOUND TO YOU is...
You voted and pretty quickly a favorite emerged and remained popular throughout the week of voting. This awesome cover. This...
May 16, 2017
It's Pub Day for THE TRUTH ABOUT HAPPILY EVER AFTER and NO SECOND CHANCES!
Break out the sparkling cider, because Pub Day has finally arrived for The Truth About Happily Ever After by Karole...
May 9, 2017
Judging a Cover by Its Book: Choose the Cover Direction for LOVE SCENE, TAKE TWO
Cover voting is now closed. Thanks for all your help! Howdy, Swooners! We are so super-special stoked to share the...
May 5, 2017
And the winning cover for AIRPORTS, EXES, AND OTHER THINGS I'M OVER is...
I love cover voting—although the whole week, I found myself obsessed with hitting refresh on my internet browser to...
May 2, 2017
Judging a Cover by Its Book: Choose the Cover Direction for BOUND TO YOU
Cover voting is now closed. Thanks for all your help! Happy Tuesday, Swooners! We know you've been waiting for...