Emily S.

New York, NY


Swoon editor, IT girl, customer service representative, Small Council member, the-one-who-makes-the-coffee-but-mostly-just-on-Monday-and-sometimes-Thursday, etc.

Favorite Quotes

"Not all who wander are lost." ~ J.R.R. Tolkien

Favorite Genres

Most Recent Blog Posts

Friday, July 13th, 2018

Quiz: Guess the Swoon Reads Book Based on the Tagline!

It's time to put your Swooning Skills to the test, friends. Think you can figure out which of our books is represented by each of the following taglines? (Anyone caught cheating by looking up the answers on our Selected Books page will have to take it up with their own conscience.) See if you have what it takes to be ... Read More


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Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

7 YA Books With Animal Friends That I Want to Adopt

There’s nothing quite like having an animal best friend. Well, I suppose it’s a lot like having a human best friend, except better in every single way. The LOVE, y’all. It’s just so pure. I’d be the first to admit that I have a reprehensibly codependent relationship with my own fur baby. Here’s a ... Read More


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Friday, January 12th, 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 dainty little flower in constant need of hand-holding and rescue. But princesses can slay dragons too, both literally and metaphorically. Here’s a list of seven of my recent favorite YA princesses who prove they’ll make a Damn Fine ... Read More


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