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265 Posts: For Fun
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...
October 27, 2017
Swoon Author Kate Evangelista: What Vampires Taught Me About CliffhangersIt's sad that The Vampire Diaries has ended. It was one of my favorite shows. But wait! This is a...
October 24, 2017
A Broadway Buff's Guide to YA (Part I)Love books? Love Broadway? Then you're gonna love this blog post.
October 9, 2017
Fancasting: Bringing Favorite Book Characters to Life (Part II)As I have mentioned previously on this blog, I’m not just an avid reader, but a colossal movie/TV nerd as...
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...
July 28, 2017
Guest Author Heather Demetrios: Me Before Thee – Crafting a YA Romance That Puts Self-Love in the EquationIf you’re a YA writer, chances are you’ve got some romance in your book. At least, I hope you do:...
March 24, 2017
A Quiz in Honor of QUEENS OF GEEK: What Is Your One True Fandom?Fandoms are families, as Taylor and Charlie know very well in Jen Wilde's debut YA novel Queens of Geek! Which...
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...
March 6, 2017
5 Literary Inspired Web Series No Bookworm Should MissHey Swoon Readers! Anyone who knows me knows that I am a sucker for a good adaption of classic literature...
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...
February 13, 2017
Let Us Set You Up With a Book (Based on Your V-Day Plans)Whether you’re planning a quiet, romantic dinner with your special someone or an epic overseas adventure with… I don’t know,...
February 6, 2017
6 Fictional Characters I Wish Would Come to LifeTraveler by L.E. DeLano hits stores tomorrow (!!!) and we are so excited for you to fall headfirst into this...
February 3, 2017
The 5 Stages of Posting Your Writing to the InternetThe Season 10 deadline just passed, and I can hear all you submitters biting your nails all the way from...
January 17, 2017
“THE BOOK IS BETTER!” And Other Things that Readers Yell During Movie AdaptationsLet’s set the stage for a minute. You read a book. You love this book. You read it over and...
January 13, 2017
A Quiz in Honor of YOU DON'T KNOW MY NAME: What Is Your Spy Code Name?I don't know about you all, but if I were an elite spy, I would be all about the awesome...
November 29, 2016
Books that Empower UsOk. Let’s get real for a minute. This has been a rough time for a lot of people. The election...
November 24, 2016
Happy Thanksgiving from Swoon Reads!Hi Swoon Squad! We have so much to be thankful for this year, and on the top of that list...
October 31, 2016
Fictional Characters I'd Love to See Come to Life this HalloweenRey from The Force Awakens It would not be an exaggeration to say that I’ve been thinking about a Rey...
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...
September 16, 2016
That's My Jam: Theme Songs for YA BooksIf you could pick one song that embodied your favorite YA novel, what would it be? Or what about the...
August 3, 2016
YA Dream Cast: THRONE OF GLASS by Sarah J. MaasHave you ever watched a film or TV adaptation of one of your favorite books and immediately knew you could...