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243 Posts: For Fun
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.
November 7, 2018
Writing Prompt: Who Are These People to You?Having trouble building your YA protagonist? These photo prompts might help break you out of the slump.
November 2, 2018
8 YA Books to Chill with After Binge-Watching "The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina"Add these eight spooky reads to your TBR to keep the magic alive.
October 17, 2018
In Defense of DabblingDo you prefer to be a hardcore fan, or a more casual enjoyer with broad interests?
August 18, 2018
Swoon Author Danika Stone: A Fangirl's Guide to Avoiding Convention FOMOIf you're new to the convention scene, have no fear: Danika Stone has some tips to turn you into a pro in no time!
July 19, 2018
Swoon Author Danielle Banas: Finding the Perfect Superhero Name (Plus a Quiz!)Are you the brash Red Comet or the mysterious Iron Phantom? Take the quiz find out which Morriston super you are!
July 13, 2018
Quiz: Guess the Swoon Reads Book Based on the Tagline!Think you're the Ultimate Swooner? Put your knowledge of our books to the test!
July 9, 2018
8 YA Book Recs Based on Your Favorite Teen MoviesFrom Mean Girls to The Craft, we have the perfect YA book to pair with your fave teen flick.
June 14, 2018
The 5 Stages of Your Fave Book Becoming a MovieBooks get turned into movies and TV shows all the time. Divergent. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before...
June 7, 2018
Building the Perfect YA PromFor a lot of people, prom is a magical high school memory. The perfect outfit, the perfect date, the perfect...
June 1, 2018
Swoon Author Jen Wilde: What Album Is the Soundtrack to Your Life? (Quiz!)In The Brightsiders, Emmy uses music like therapy. Listening to her fave albums lifts her up when she’s down...
April 23, 2018
Quiz: Which Sandy Hall Book Is Perfect for You?Sandy Hall's fourth book, A Prom to Remember, pubs TOMORROW (!!!!). Have you read all of Sandy's books? Find...
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...
January 17, 2018
New Years Resolution: More Strong Female VoicesEvery year I make wildly unrealistic resolutions in the New Year. I’ll finally start going to that gym I...
November 10, 2017
Quiz: What Is Your NaNoWriMo Personality?Do you show up to NaNo with ALL the color-coded notes and super detailed outlines, or do you just fly...
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...