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Kat Brzozowski

New York, New York



Native New Hampshirite. Broadway musical nerd. Work team softball slugger. Embroidery aficionado. I’m one part Ramona, one part the monkeys from “Caps for Sale.”

Favorite Books

The Giver, Stargirl, American Wife, Sideways Stories from Wayside School, The Golden Compass, Fingersmith, In the Woods.

Favorite Genres

Most Recent Blog Posts

Thursday, October 31st, 2019

Need a Last-Minute Halloween Costume? We've Got You Covered

It’s October, which means our offices overfloweth with “fun size” candy bars, the trees are starting to change colors, and we’re planning our Halloween costumes over our lunch breaks. Totally stumped about what to be this October 31st? Fear not! Here are some Halloween costumes inspired by our titles that take very little time to pull off.Diner Waitress from If ... Read More


How The Light Gets In, bookish, If It Makes You Happy, Switchback, Amid Stars and Darkness, Kat B., The Birds the Bees and You And Me, Halloween
Monday, September 9th, 2019

A Broadway Buff's Guide to YA (Part III)

It’s me, your self-appointed Swoon Reads Broadway nerd. There’s a whole new slew of shows hitting the Great White Way, but before they do, let’s see how what’s playing now matches up with some of our favorite YA reads.If you love “Hadestown,” read The Soul Keepers by Devon TaylorThe afterlife is reimagined in both of these gems. In “Hadestown,” it’s ... Read More


Kat B., book recommendations, The Shortest Distance Between Love & Hate, How The Light Gets In, The Soul Keepers
Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

A Broadway Buff's Guide to YA (Part II)

There’s a whole new season of theater to enjoy, which means my weeknights have been taken over by pre-show Thai food dinners (give me ALL the noodles) and late night train rides home (give me ALL the post-noodle, post-theater naps).With Tony nominations just around the corner, it’s time to revisit my two favorite topics—Broadway shows and YA novels! Which musicals ... Read More


A Prom to Remember, Kat B., reading, no love allowed, book recommendations, Kissing Max Holden
Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

Publishing 101: How to Ace the Comp Title Game

You probably know by now that people in publishing love to abbreviate words. Publication date becomes “pub date.” The American Library Association becomes “ALA,” which stands not only for the organization itself but for the organization’s conferences. Subsidiary rights, or the rights we sell to audio publishers, book clubs, etc. become “subrights.” It’s possible you’ve heard editors, agents, or authors ... Read More


publishing, Kat B.

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