I’ve been putting off writing this post for almost 2 months now out of sheer laziness. However, these past two days I’ve been trying to catch up on my BookTube subscriptions and it has reminded my why I love BookTube as a platform so much. I seem to engage with it in bursts currently, which is something I need to work on and make it part of my routine. Earlier this year, I hit upon the idea to pair my posts here on Unputdownable Books with similar videos from my favourite BookTubers so I can give them a shoutout in what I hope is a different way. I hope this helps you to discover some amazing BookTube channels to follow and I hope you like their content as well. Without further ado, let’s get into the list!
Often times when I state the fact that I’ve been reading since I was a kid, people tend to assume I have a great library back home. When I mumble something about e-books and using the library as a schoolgirl, I find that I myself am not convinced. I see bookworms on YouTube, the blogosphere, Twitter and Instagram (which I’m not involved in, but I see pictures shared elsewhere) and I start to feel incredibly guilty (also jealous) that I don’t have beautiful hardcover books (plus props, great backgrounds, lighting and an excellent camera) to share with the world. This post is all about me grappling with those feelings and coming to terms with being the kind of book lover who doesn’t own a ton of books.
It’s the final day of BookTube-A-Thon today! With a heavy heart, I’m going to say goodbye to the two wonderful read-a-thons (FYI, that’s BookTube-A-Thon and Summer Biannual Bibliothon) that helped me get through seven books in a week. This is a personal record for me. Although I tailored my TBR to complete all of the reading challenges, I read five new books and had the best time as I loved all of them. In this post, I bring you some fun stats as well as mini-reviews and talk about my reading experience.
I had to abandon my usual plans for my blog posts because this week I’m taking part in two of the most popular read-a-thons in existence – the Biannual Bibliothon and BookTube-A-Thon. If you haven’t heard about them (and I’d be surprised if that’s the case), I’ll leave the links to the introductory videos below so you can check them out. It’s never too late to hop on board! Trying to find books that fit into the reading challenges of both the read-a-thons took me a while, but I managed to figure something out. It’s highly ambitious since my work+commute eats up 13 hours of my time. I’m trying to squeeze in some reading during the commute and during my lunch hour in office. But I’m pretty sure I’ll be doing most of my reading on the weekends. Without further ado, let me tell you what books I plan on reading.
Hello and welcome! This is my weekly series, Top Three Thursdays, or, for convenience, TTT. Every week I discuss my top three in any bookish topic. If you’d like to participate, write up a post on your blog and leave a link to it in the comments below.
The topic for today (16/03/17) is: Favourite Booktubers
‘Booktube’, as it is popularly known, is the community of book lovers who post videos about books and related things on YouTube. Common videos one can find are book hauls, recommendations, reviews and other fun content. I discovered Booktube in November 2016 and have since then fallen in love. Here’s a look at my top three favourite channels.