Reading the Emmys: 5 YA Novels Paired with Emmy Nominees & Winners
Did anyone else catch the Emmys this year? I’ve only seen bits and pieces, BUT I have seen a few of the shows that were nominated and they are absolutely fantastic, even the ones that didn’t end up winning. If you’re looking for your next binge-worthy YA read, be sure to check out these YA novels paired with Emmy nominees ...
Ask an Editor: How to Come Up with Book Titles
Brainstorming book titles is one of the most under-looked yet trickiest parts of being an editor. How the heck do you think of a title that’s catchy, distinctive, and all-encompassing in just a few words?Let’s first consider the basic uses of a book title. A book’s title should give the reader a general idea of what the story is about, ...
ask an editor,
5 Romantic Historical Reads for When You're Wishing You Lived in a Jane Austen Novel
I’ve been thinking about what my life would be like if I lived in a Jane Austen novel. Maybe it’s the influence of Samantha Hastings’s recently pubbed The Last Word, or maybe I’ve just been getting a little tired of fast-paced NYC. Life just seems so much simpler and lovelier during Regency/Victorian era England (although we all know the realities ...
All Is Fair,
The Last Word,
Gone by Nightfall,
These Vicious Masks,
Love Lies and Spies
5 Essential YA Books to Pack for Your Summer Road Trip
Summer has finally started, and what better way to take advantage of the warm weather and long weekends than by hitting the road? Whether you’re booking your next travel adventure or staycationing in your bed, here are five Swoon books that are sure to take you away!
The Shortest Distance Between Love & Hate by Sandy HallWhat happens when you ...
The Shortest Distance Between Love and Hate,
Just My Luck,
No Holding Back,
Airports Exes and Other Things I'm Over,
YA Novels You Should Read, Based on Your Game of Thrones House (Part III)
Are you a stoic Northerner or a cunning court player with family issues? Maybe you’re an honorable mountaineer or a fiery dragonlord seeking revenge. If you’re a fan of Game of Thrones, chances are you probably identify with one or two of the noble houses.Below you’ll find recommendations for YA novels based on each Game of Thrones house. If you ...
The Supervillain and Me,
Game of Thrones,
You Don't Know My Name