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“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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What I’m reading

What I'm reading

As you know, I love to read more than one book at a time. But I think I may have gone a little overboard at the library this weekend!
On the bright side, I’ve almost achieved the halfway point of my goal to read 100 books this year. I have one more to hit 50 and one day to go to accomplish this.
Wish me luck!

Top pick right now: Illusion
Top new find: Six-gun Tarot