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280 Posts: Staff Picks
June 26, 2018
3 Reading Recs for Summer Beach BumsYou don't want to miss these three swoonworthy YA reads.
June 11, 2018
6 LGBTQIA+ Reads to Add to Your 2018 TBRCheck out our LGBTQIA+ recs for Pride Month!
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...
May 29, 2018
You Are What You Read: Living Vicariously Through CharactersMany of us read books to escape. We want to visit new worlds, meet exciting characters, and discover realities we...
May 25, 2018
6 Books to Read if You (Already) Miss the Royal WeddingIf you’re anything like me, you voluntarily got up extremely early last Saturday to watch true love blossom on...
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...
April 9, 2018
Bookish Spring Cleaning: Tackling the TBRYou may or may not know that it is officially springtime. Since here in New York we’ve gotten nothing...
April 3, 2018
5 Sporty YA Books That Will Leave You CheeringWe’ve rounded up some of our favorite sporty YA novels.
March 28, 2018
6 YA Books to Remind You That Springtime Is Actually ComingI am so ready for spring. Technically, it is already spring, according to the calendar, and yet the weather here...
March 26, 2018
Read With a VengeanceWhen I'm not stomping around Manhattan angrily waiting for winter to finally end, I find settling in with a...
March 22, 2018
Bookish Blends: The Perfect Tea to Sip While Devouring Your Next YA ReadSix book/tea pairings to curl up with on a rainy afternoon.
March 20, 2018
March Madness, Bookish StyleHappy March Madness, Swooners! Unfortunately for me, my Alma Mater was never known to be very good at basketball. There...
March 15, 2018
Swoon Authors Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas: Where Are They Now?Dear Swooners, Our trilogy is complete. Our blog tour is underway. We haven’t written a lick of Evelyn dialogue...
March 13, 2018
3 YA Female Character Tropes That Can See Themselves Out ASAPLet’s face it—even though we’re living in the golden age of young adult fiction (I just decided...
March 9, 2018
6 YA Books That Make You Wish You Went to Boarding SchoolI’ll admit it: boarding schools are my number one favorite trope in YA literature. I spent most of my...
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...
February 19, 2018
From Swoon HQ: It's Never the Wrong Time to Read!Your guide to reading on Swoon Reads.
February 9, 2018
Have a Very Bookish Galentine's Day!Leslie Knope and I have a few things in common; we both have a strong affinity for waffles and justice...
February 2, 2018
5 Things Book Lovers Want for Valentine's DayValentine’s Day. The day that we all celebrate who we love, whether it’s a romantic partner, a best...
January 31, 2018
7 YA Books With Animal Friends That I Want to AdoptSometimes pets make the best character sidekicks. Our picks here.
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...