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237 Posts: For Fun
July 23, 2019
Yoga Poses for Writing (or Reading) Breaks: Part IIf you're feeling achey from long hours of hunching over while reading or writing, here are a few yoga poses to try!
July 22, 2019
Swoon Author Samantha Hastings: Party Like It's 1861"Unlike Prince, I didn’t want to 'party like it's 1999.' For my book launch, I wanted to party like it’s 1861."
July 8, 2019
Reading the Zodiac: Swoonworthy Books for Every Sign (Part II)We have the perfect YA book for you to read based on your astrological sign!
July 5, 2019
Reading the Zodiac: Swoonworthy Books for Every Sign (Part I)We have the perfect YA book for you to read based on your astrological sign!
July 3, 2019
5 YA Books to Get You in the Holiday Spirit When It’s 90 Degrees OutsideBeat the heat with these five YA reads that will have you feeling refreshed in no time!
June 14, 2019
I Can't, I Have Work: 7 YA Books Featuring Memorable Summer JobsFrom cringeworthy to swoonworthy, we've all had memorable summer jobs. Get nostalgic with these seven YA reads!
May 30, 2019
Swoon Author Jenn P. Nguyen: Mia's Guide to K-DramasThe main character in Fake It Till You Break It is pretty much obsessed with k-dramas and here are her favorites!
April 24, 2019
Quiz: Which Cindy Anstey Book Is Perfect for You?ICYMI: There are five amazing books by Cindy Anstey out in the world! Take our quiz to find the perfect match for you.
April 3, 2019
A Broadway Buff's Guide to YA (Part II)Love books? Love Broadway? Then you're gonna love this blog post.
February 28, 2019
Swoon Author Jessika Fleck: Music + Coffee = <3The author of Beware the Night shares the list of 13 songs that were the soundtrack to her novel while writing.
February 15, 2019
Quiz Challenge: Identify the Swoon Book by Just the First Line!Think you have what it takes to be crowned the One Reader to Rule Them All? Take the quiz to test your mettle!
February 1, 2019
Roll for Initiative: 6 YA Books for Dungeons & Dragons FansIf you like roleplaying with your D&D party, you'll love these six YA books!
January 28, 2019
Dead Bodies and Kickboxing Drag Queens: 6 Burning Questions with Caleb RoehrigYou asked, he answered. Guest author Caleb Roehrig answers some burning questions from Swoon Readers!
January 23, 2019
Reading the Oscars: 3 YA Novels Paired with Oscar NomineesIf you're loving an Oscar-nominated movie or two this year, we've got the perfect YA book to go with it.
January 4, 2019
Writing Prompt: The Road Not TakenLooking for some writing inspiration? Check out this prompt inspired by one of Robert Frost's most famous poems.
January 2, 2019
4 Suggestions for Bookish New Year's ResolutionsIf you're looking to change something up this year, why not look at your reading habits?
December 28, 2018
2018 YA Novels You Should Read, Based on Your Hogwarts HouseWhether you're a Slytherin, Hufflepuff, Gryffindor, or Ravenclaw, we've got the perfect book recommendation for you.
December 14, 2018
5 Swoonworthy Books to Get You Excited for the Next Season of “The Bachelor”If you’re excited for the next season of The Bachelor, check out these five swoonworthy YA reads.
December 7, 2018
Writing Prompt: Space for ActivitiesBuilding up a character's personality can be tough... so why not try giving them a random hobby and see what happens?
December 5, 2018
No Earbuds Required: 5 Favorite Albums Reimagined As YA NovelsLots of musicians are telling great stories on their albums... stories that would make great YA novels!
November 27, 2018
Make It Yourself: 4 DIY Gift Ideas for Your Fave Book LoverIf you're in need of DIY inspiration, look no further. Kat B. has four perfect gift ideas for the bookworm in your life.