Jennifer Dugan is a writer, a geek, and a romantic who writes the kinds of stories she wishes she had growing up. Her debut young adult novel Hot Dog Girl was called “a great fizzy rom-com” by Entertainment Weekly and “one of the best reads of the year, hands down” by Paste Magazine. She is also the writer/creator of two indie comics. She lives in upstate New York with her family, her dogs, and an evil cat that is no doubt planning to take over the world.
Excerpt Alert: VERONA COMICS by Jennifer Dugan
Did someone say Romeo and Juliet inspired romance set in a comic book shop? Ha, oh right, WE DID. We’re obsessed. From the author of Hot Dog Girl comes a fresh and funny queer YA contemporary novel about two teens who fall in love in an indie comic book shop. Jennifer Dugan’s Verona Comics is hitting shelves this month, and … ContinuedSee More
A book lover’s holiday gift guide!
Presenting: the holiday gift guide you should give to the friends & family of all book lovers. If your reader loves FANTASY… Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte Seventeen-year-old Keralie Corrington may seem harmless, but she’s, in fact, one of Quadara’s most skilled thieves and a liar. Varin, on the other hand, is an … ContinuedSee More
March Movie Madness: SEMI FINAL ROUND 2!
If you thought Harry Potter vs. The Hunger Games was hard, just you get ready for…LOVE SIMON VS. TO ALL THE BOYS I’VE LOVED BEFORE! It’s the rom com semi-final, everybody! Let’s hear from Jennifer! Look, I know this is a hard one. In a perfect world, I would devote the rest of my … ContinuedSee More
Every Book Hitting Shelves in April!
April is almost here, and she’s bringing books! 4/7: The Best Laid Plans by Cameron Lund – High school senior Keely Collins takes on firsts, lasts, and everything in between in this sweet, sex-positive rom-com for fans of Meg Cabot and Jenny Han. 4/7: Holding on to You by Ash Parsons – A gripping and … ContinuedSee More
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BATTLE ROUND 6: March Movie Madness
IT’S TIME FOR ROUND 6. And we are getting CRAZY close to the semi-finals. And what else? It’s time for TWILIGHT VS. LOVE SIMON AHHHHH Let’s hear from Danielle! I know some of you immediately dismissed this entry. Friends, I used to be one of you. Anyone who has met me in person knows … ContinuedSee More
15 Books to read, swoon, repeat all month long
Whether you’re making plans with a special someone or already asked Netflix to be your Valentine, love is in the air! So, here are 11 books that will have you swooning with the season! The Queen’s Assassin by Melissa de la Cruz Caledon Holt is the kingdom’s deadliest weapon. No one alive can best … ContinuedSee More
Reads for Romance Awareness Month!
It’s August, and you know what that means. It’s Romance Awareness Month! So, we’re celebrating with some of our top romantic reads, plus one bonus read! 8. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins Boarding school? In Paris? Charming boy by the name of Étienne St. Clair? This irresistible will-they-won’t-they romance in which … ContinuedSee More
2020 YA Sneak Peek!
Hello and WELCOME to the 2020 YA sneak peek! We’re talking all early info on upcoming 2020 books we cannot WAIT for! All the Days Past, All the Days to Come by Mildred D. Taylor – January 7, 2020 The saga of the Logan family–made famous in the Newbery Medal-winning Roll of Thunder, Hear My … ContinuedSee More
Every book hitting shelves in April!
Dear April, we would just like to say thank you thank you thank you for all the new books. 4/2: Life Sucks by Michael Bennett and Sarah Bennet – A book for teens that shows readers that we all deal with crap in our lives and how to laugh at some of the things we … ContinuedSee More