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March 22, 2018
Bookish Blends: The Perfect Tea to Sip While Devouring Your Next YA Read
Six book/tea pairings to curl up with on a rainy afternoon.
March 9, 2018
6 YA Books That Make You Wish You Went to Boarding School
I’ll admit it: boarding schools are my number one favorite trope in YA literature. I spent most of my...
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 17, 2018
New Years Resolution: More Strong Female Voices
Every year I make wildly unrealistic resolutions in the New Year. I’ll finally start going to that gym I...
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.
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...
July 3, 2017
5 YA Books I CAN'T WAIT to Read in 2017
We may be halfway done with 2017, but there are still TONS of amazing titles still coming out this year...
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 24, 2017
Meet the Author of THIS IS HOW WE FALL APART, Caitlin Lochner!
Meet the fourth of four brilliant authors joining the Swoon Reads family, Caitlin Lochner! We were completely blown away by...
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 17, 2017
Meet the Author of THE FINDING OF SECRETS, Dee Garretson!
Meet the third of four amazingly talented authors joining the Swoon Reads family, Dee Garretson! We were transported and transfixed...
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...