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Friday, May 26th, 2017

For Book Devotees: 8 Steps of Migrating to NYC (Regretting It Isn't One of Them)

I’m from the West Coast. California, to be exact. I grew up worshipping Lauren Conrad, shipping Seth and Summer, and salivating over the Academy Awards—year after sunny year. For a human, living beachside in SoCal is the ideal life and climate. However, for a human who specifically seeks a career in book publishing—an industry whose U.S ... Read More


New York, Kelsey M., books, book, move, NYC, New York City, readers, reading
Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Swoon Author Karole Cozzo: When It Comes to Release Events, It's A Family Affair!

I had my very first release event and signing back in August 2015 when How to Say I Love You Out Loud debuted. I wore a crisp white button down and midi navy blue skirt and found a babysitter. “I mean, this is a professional event,” I told my husband. “Luxie and Christian cannot be roaming about, screaming.” Two books ... Read More


event, release, The Truth About Happily Ever After, support, party, Swoon Reads, launch, Pub Day, pub, Karole Cozzo, day, family, author
Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Meet the Author of THIS IS HOW WE FALL APART, Caitlin Lochner!

Meet the fourth of four brilliant authors joining the Swoon Reads family, Caitlin Lochner! We were completely blown away by her dark, dystopic world where a group of four superpowered teens must team up to stop a war. Learn more about This Is How We Fall Apart! What inspired you to write This Is How We Fall Apart?Honestly, all ... Read More


Caitlin Lochner, YA, superheroes, authors, love, This Is How We Fall Apart, books, dystopic, Swoon Reads, young adult, dystopia, swoonworthy, news, Meet the Author, action, adventure, tenth list, Season 10, selection
Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Swoon Author Kate Evangelista: Key Elements to a Category Romance

In all the books I have written so far, the common thread is romance. No matter what the story is about there will always be two characters falling in love. This is because I enjoy romance. It’s my favorite genre to read, watch, listen to. Whatever. If it’s romance, I’m in! Since joining Swoon Reads I have ... Read More


No Love Allowed, writing, No Second Chances, Swoon Reads, No Holding Back, elements, category, tropes, romance, Kate Evangelista, author