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Kelsey M.

New York, NY


Publicist for Swoon Reads. LA native. Not ashamed to know all things Kardashian.

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Monday, November 27th, 2017

Gift Guide: For Bibliophiles Dwarfed by TBR Piles

The wreaths are out, Crosby’s playing, and somewhere upstate, a towering Norway spruce is about to head south for the role of a lifetime. That’s right, folks, ‘tis the season to spend, spend, spend—and your buds are already fantasizing about the thoughtful purchases you’ll make in their honor. I’m going to go out on a ... Read More


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Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

For THIS IS US Weepers: Book Recommendations Galore!

If by now you haven’t seen NBC’s This Is Us, nominated for 10 Emmys its freshman season, you’re doing your tear glands a disservice. The ratings topper stars Milo Ventimiglia (dreamy Jess from Gilmore Girls) and Mandy Moore (Beaufort’s own Jamie Sullivan, RIP), not to mention the Holy Trinity of Sterling K. Brown, Chrissy Metz, and ... Read More


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Friday, September 1st, 2017

8 YA Characters Who Could Convincingly Narrate Taylor Swift’s New Single

Hoping to capitalize off a year of PR missteps, Taylor Swift is seizing the narrative that painted her as a villain post-Snapchat-gate in the form of Reputation, a new record (seemingly sponsored by Hot Topic) debuting in November.Last Thursday, Swift dropped “Look What You Made Me Do,” a single so cold and unforgiving (for someone who once wrote a ... Read More


characters, teen, Taylor Swift, young adult, Look What You Made Me Do, Kelsey M., YA, fiction
Monday, August 14th, 2017

Tours 'R' Us: The 411 on Literary Road Trips, from a Publicist's POV

Regularly heard ‘round Publicity Row—that corner of the Flatiron Building populated by suitcase-towing, caffeine-powered elves—is the exclamation, “I haven’t seen you in weeks!” It’s no overstatement. Spring and fall are peak seasons for book tours, meaning that publicists are sprinkled all over the map—hoisting up banners, flapping covers, asking guests how to spell their names ... Read More


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