One of my goals this year was to read more. And I’m always looking for inspiration for new books to read. As much as I love my kindle, I have always loved to potter in a book store. And read the blurbs on the back of books. But more recently I have been using social media for ideas on what to read next. As a result, my latest obsession has been looking at book photos on Instagram; I literally am judging a book by its cover.
Bookstagram has become a huge phenomenon in recent years. We live in an age of celebrity. Where we all know that if a celebrity is seen wearing an item of clothing. It will cause that item to sell out in the shops. And even expect celebrity endorsements on consumer goods. I recently read an article from
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The bibliophiles on Instagram carefully choreograph some amazing photos. To show off what they are currently reading using themed candles, mugs, bookmarks or other props. As I mentioned I love my kindle. I don’t have a lot of physical books or bookshelves filled with books. But I adore seeing other peoples! Maybe when I get that larger dream home. I can have a library filled with books and a cosy reading nook.
Until then, I’ll spend my free time curled up in my bed with my kindle. And attempt to post boring #socksunday photos showcasing some hand knitted socks and my plain kindle.
What are you reading at the moment? Where do you get inspiration for
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