The Debut Club: An interview with Kat Helgeson
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The Debut Club: An interview with Kat Helgeson

Swanky Seventeener Lauren Karcz recently interviewed Kat Helgeson, author of the YA Contemporary GENA/FINN, published by Chronicle Books on May 17, 2016. About the Book: Gena and Finn (short for Stephanie) have little in common. Book-smart Gena is preparing to leave her posh boarding school for college; down-to-earth Finn is a twenty-something struggling to make … Continue reading

Debut Club: Jennifer Mason Black Dishes on DEVIL AND THE BLUEBIRD
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Debut Club: Jennifer Mason Black Dishes on DEVIL AND THE BLUEBIRD

Jennifer spoke with fellow author Sarah Nicole Lemon about her young adult novel, which was just published by Amulet/Abrams. Jennifer’s a member of the Sweet Sixteens, an online group for YA and MG authors debuting in 2016. Sarah rolls with the Swanky Seventeens. ABOUT THE NOVEL   Blue Riley has wrestled with her own demons ever … Continue reading

Swanky 17 Cover Reveal
Cover reveals

Swanky 17 Cover Reveal

Pop Goes The Reader has revealed the very Swanky cover for Whitney Gardner’s young adult novel, YOU’RE WELCOME, UNIVERSE, which will be published by Knopf on March 7th 2017. To see the reveal, and read an interview with Whitney, click on the cover. To see more of our wonderful young adult covers, and to find out more about the stories behind … Continue reading

Swanky 17 Cover Reveal
Cover reveals

Swanky 17 Cover Reveal

Riveted has revealed the very Swanky cover for Peternelle van Arsdale’s young adult novel, THE BEAST IS AN ANIMAL, which will be published by Simon & Schuster/McElderry on March 7th, 2017. To see the reveal, and to read the prologue and first chapter, click on the cover. To see more of our wonderful young adult covers, and to find out more about the stories … Continue reading

The Debut Club: Lily Anderson’s on her contemporary YA, THE ONLY THING WORSE THAN ME IS YOU
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The Debut Club: Lily Anderson’s on her contemporary YA, THE ONLY THING WORSE THAN ME IS YOU

Swanky Seventeener Jilly Gagnon recently sat down with Sweet Sixteener Lily Anderson to discuss Anderson’s contemporary YA debut, THE ONLY THING WORSE THAN ME IS YOU (St. Martin’s Griffin, May 17, 2016). About the Book:  Stephanie Perkins meets 10 Things I hate About You in this fresh, romantic debut young adult novel inspired by Much Ado About … Continue reading

The Debut Club: Darcy Woods on her new YA novel, SUMMER OF SUPERNOVAS
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The Debut Club: Darcy Woods on her new YA novel, SUMMER OF SUPERNOVAS

Swanky Seventeener Stephanie Garber recently chatted with Sweet Sixteener Darcy Woods about her YA debut, SUMMER OF SUPERNOVAS (Crown/Random House, May 10, 2016). About the book: When zodiac-obsessed teen Wilamena Carlisle discovers a planetary alignment that won’t repeat for a decade, she’s forced to tackle her greatest astrological fear: The Fifth House—relationships and love. But … Continue reading