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June 26, 2018
3 Reading Recs for Summer Beach BumsYou don't want to miss these three swoonworthy YA reads.
March 2, 2018
Reading Up with the KardashiansYou like, need to give these books a try. Bible. In honor of Stormi’s grand entrance, I’d like to dedicate...
November 27, 2017
Gift Guide: For Bibliophiles Dwarfed by TBR PilesThe wreaths are out, Crosby’s playing, and somewhere upstate, a towering Norway spruce is about to head south for the...
November 1, 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...
September 1, 2017
8 YA Characters Who Could Convincingly Narrate Taylor Swift’s New SingleHoping to capitalize off a year of PR missteps, Taylor Swift is seizing the narrative that painted her as a...
August 14, 2017
Tours 'R' Us: The 411 on Literary Road Trips, from a Publicist's POVRegularly heard ‘round Publicity Row—that corner of the Flatiron Building populated by suitcase-towing, caffeine-powered elves—is the exclamation, “I haven’t seen...
June 9, 2017
The Dos and Don’ts of BEA: How to Survive the Playoffs of PublishingNot for the faint of heart, BookExpo (formerly BEA) is a gratifying yet grueling week in the industry, where exhibitors...
May 26, 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...
March 17, 2017
You Swoon, You Sigh: The 10 Stages of ShippingThe jitters descended upon me last weekend while binge-watching Bates Motel—that prequel series to Hitchcock’s Psycho. Oh, because that’s the...
February 22, 2017
GIRLS Just Wanna Read BooksSwooners, it’s almost time to bid adieu to that kooky HBO series about the misadventures of four millennial chicks living...
January 20, 2017
Fight the Power: Get Inspired by These 5 Life-Affirming Moments in Politically Charged YA LitRegardless if you swing elephant or donkey, there's no denying that these are turbulent times. Many folks are feeling hopeless...
December 12, 2016
A Swiftmas Carol: Anthems for Your Favorite YA BooksFrom Hiddleswift conspiracy theories to a he-said, she-said Kimye war—teen pop’s alpha leader sure has dominated headlines in 2016. But...
October 26, 2016
8 Times STRANGER THINGS Gives Us Literary Déjà VuBring on the fleshly and psychological beasties, Netflix. I’m a sucker for things that go bump in the night. That...
October 19, 2016
Pick Your Fantasy Baseball Team – Literary Edition!Swooners, it’s October. That means two things: Five-minute DIY Halloween costumes (eg. write “book” across your face… get it?) and...
August 12, 2016
In Which Hogwarts House Do Your YA Faves Belong?These days, it's raining Cursed Child hardbacks. Yesiree, joining the ever-so-satisfying '90s cultural renaissance—alongside Pikachu, the Clintons, and Fuller House—is...
June 17, 2016
Hey Jude(as): A Definitive Ranking of YA FrenemiesWhile I love to despise an obvious villain, there’s something deliciously disturbing about frenemies in literature. Chameleons of sorts, these...