Katie H.



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

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Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

Swoon Reads Behind the Scenes: School & Library Marketing

Since collaboration is a big part of what we do in School & Library marketing, Summer and I have decided to team up on this blog post and tell you a little bit about what we do and how our efforts promote the Swoon brand and titles to teachers and librarians.People often think that in order to have a place … Read More


behind the scenes, swoon reads, Swoon Staffers, marketing, Summer O., school, library, publishing, Katie H., conferene, libraries, process
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 the 60’s … Read More


banned books week, Banned Books
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 up a … Read More


paranormal, genre, swoon reads, Velvet, vampires, Temple West, Reading Room, reading, Katie H, Genre Romance, 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, Alexandra Bracken, Delirium, Dystopian, Gabrielle Zevin, Katniss Everdeen, Lauren Oliver, Of All These Things I've Done, The Darkest Minds, The Hunger Games

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