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Tuesday, February 20th, 2018


The day has finally come, Swooners! The thrilling conclusion to the These Vicious Masks trilogy by Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas, These Vengeful Souls, is finally on sale TODAY!!! For longtime fans, the wait is finally over. And for new readers, we highly recommend catching up on this AMAZING trilogy ASAP. Get started here.Evelyn is on a quest for ... Read More


These Vengeful Souls, These Ruthless Deeds, These Vicious Masks, Kelly Zekas, Tarun Shanker, Pub Day, news
Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Reminder: The Season 13 Reading Deadline Is Tonight!

Hello there, Swooners!Quick reminder from Swoon HQ: The deadline to read Season 13 submissions is tonight at 11:59 p.m. EST. You have the rest of today to read, rate and comment on your favorite manuscripts before our Edit Board starts making selections for the next list, and we need your help! What stories are making you swoon ... Read More


announcement, deadline, Swoon Reads, news, reading, Season 13, 13th list, reminder
Friday, February 16th, 2018

Swoon Author Kristen Orlando: A Coffee Date and Some Writing Advice

When I was writing the novel that became You Don't Know My Name, I did it in secret. I could count on one hand the number of people who knew I was writing a book, let alone knew I had posted my manuscript on Swoon Reads (I even had a pseudonym on the website! Sophia Kelley I believe it ... Read More


advice, writing, wisdom, You Won't Know I'm Gone, Swoon Reads, The Black Angel Chronicles, Kristen Orlando, author, tips
Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Judging a Cover by Its Book: Choose the Cover Direction for SMALL TOWN HEARTS

Well, hello there, Swooners!We are so incredibly excited to share the three shiny cover options for Lillie Vale's recently renamed debut novel, Small Town Hearts! Here's a summary in case you're in need of a refresher of this dreamy debut:Babe Vogel has spent her whole life in the postcard-perfect small coastal town of Oar’s ... Read More


Small Town Hearts, vote, book, voting, Lillie Vale, Cover Creation, cover, cover voting