Katie H.


School and Library Marketing Manager. Lover of Jane Austen and all things paranormal and supernatural!

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Friday, September 25th, 2015

I Read Banned Books

When I was in elementary school my best friend and I would often lament the fact that we didn’t have any causes to fight for. I was oddly obsessed with the 60’s for an eight-year-old and having grown up in a nice suburban town in northern New Jersey I genuinely believed that the grown-ups (who grew up during ... Read More


Banned Books, banned books week
Friday, May 15th, 2015

Long Live Vampires!

Temple West’s debut novel Velvet came out on Tuesday, and I could not be more excited for a brand new story centered around vampires to hit the shelves! It has been a really long time since I read a good vampire book. Just a few years ago I couldn’t step into my favorite bookstore or library without picking ... Read More


Velvet, vampires, Temple West, Swoon Reads, Reading Room, reading, Paranormal, Katie H, Genre Romance, Genre, Books
Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

A Dystopian Guide for Survival

A few years ago I was working on a dystopian series which shall remain nameless for the sake of this story. It was a pretty big series for the publisher I worked for at the time and we brought the author to BEA to celebrate. I was very excited to meet her, not only because she was an incredibly interesting ... Read More


Young Adult, YA, The Hunger Games, The Darkest Minds, Of All These Things I've Done, Lauren Oliver, Katniss Everdeen, Gabrielle Zevin, Dystopian, Delirium, Alexandra Bracken
Monday, October 20th, 2014

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

I am going to start this post off by sharing a fun fact about myself. For the last four or five years I have sent friends and family Halloween cards instead of Christmas cards. Halloween is hands down my FAVORITE holiday and by far the most wonderful time of the year. I’ve got nothing against the guy in the ... Read More


Trial by Fire, The Coldest Girl in Cold Town, Supernatural, Shutter, Newbery, Helsing, Halloween, Doll Bones, Courtney Alameda, Anna Dressed in Blood

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