“Booktube?” That’s a thing?

Books, books, books!
Promote them all!

Of Mice and Manatees

Yes. Yes, it is. 

While I myself stick to the written form, there are many book lovers out there who have extended to video. A community of book reviewers has grown and thrived in youtube, and is now known to have cultivated its own culture with its own traditions and tags. It’s culture manifests itself in various forms: book-tube-athon, book hauls, book tags, book shelf tours, and so on. I find these videos tend to be less detailed and less focused on a specific book, and more along the lines of the promotion and discussion of books.

There are so many booktubers now, it’s difficult for someone new to the culture to know who to start with. And so for those interested in exploring this form of book-gushing, here are my top 5 booktubers 🙂 :

1. Barry Pierce: https://www.youtube.com/user/Bazpierce 

About: Irish, 17 years old, and absolutely hilarious. Honestly, his…

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