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October 30, 2017
NaNoWriMo Prep: Deadlines Don't Have to Be Scary
Well hello, Swoon Readers—we meet again. How have you been? Did you have a productive summer? Hard to believe...
February 15, 2017
Writing Will Always Welcome You Back
Hello Swoon Readers and Happy February! In fact, Happy 2017. I know we’ve been apart for quite some time...
June 22, 2016
A Sweet Escape
It has been a week. I don’t mean it’s been seven days, I mean it is Tuesday as...
March 30, 2016
Spring Cleaning and Inspiration
Hello Swooners and Happy Spring! I know March can be a tough month for many (particularly those in the Northern...
January 14, 2016
What We're Reading: Swoon Staffers
IT'S COLD. Winter took its sweet time hitting up New York, which means it'll probably stay 'til June...
August 19, 2015
Here’s Your Chance to Win an Advance Copy to Add to Your To-Read List!
Hello Swoon Readers, We are slogging through the Dog Days of Summer here in NYC. It’s hot and humid...
July 22, 2015
Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby: Part Deux
Hello Swoon Readers! So you might not know this about me, but aside from working in publishing, I’m a...
June 22, 2015
That Time I Met Rainbow Rowell and My Brain Melted A Little
So a few weeks ago, I ended up in the same room as Rainbow Rowell, actually twice in as many...
May 18, 2015
The Great (Rainbow) Debate
At the end of February in 2013 a little YA novel hit stores. You might have heard of it: Eleanor...
March 13, 2015
From the Files of a Teenage Writer
Hello Swoon Readers, Happy March! A few weeks ago, a bunch of us Swoon Staffers were chatting after work (as...
February 20, 2015
Express Your Shelf With a Bookshelfie
I’ve always felt like you can tell a lot about a person based on their bookshelf. It’s an...
January 21, 2015
Collecting and Curating Good Quotes
Hi Swoon Readers, So I am a collector of many things — books, obviously, but many other things as well. One...
January 5, 2015
Taking a Little (Writing) Detour
Howdy Swooners! How is the writing coming along this year? Are you writing every day and meeting those writing resolutions...
December 30, 2014
2015 Literary Resolutions for Readers
Hello Swoon Readers, I hope you are all enjoying the end of this lovely year – 2014. As you can imagine...
November 5, 2014
Putting YA to the (Bechdel) Test
The Bechdel Test is a very simple litmus test to measure the presence of female characters in media. Originally developed...
August 19, 2014
Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby
Alright, I’m invoking the gospel of the consecrated 90’s trio Salt N’ Peppa in the title of this...
June 3, 2014
Crafting Mr. Perfect
Alright, so let’s talk about the perfect guy. You know who I’m talking about. The guy you picture...
May 20, 2014
But, Wait, What Do You Do All Day?
Alrighty Swoon Readers, this week I’m going to give you a little insight into what I do here at...
May 16, 2014
Staff Stories: Make-ups, Break-ups, and Everything in Between — Funny Teenage & College Relationship Stories
It’s not ALL work around the Swoon Reads headquarters. We’ve discovered that it’s also very important to...
May 13, 2014
Kiss Me Like You Mean It
Alright Swoon Readers. I just finished not one, but TWO contemporary teen romance titles that left me – I’m gonna...
May 6, 2014
If I Could Turn Back Time
Here’s the problem… when you work in publishing there are so many great books that are coming out — or...