Welcome back to another edition of Bookstr’s Bookstagrammer of the Week! Every week, we take a closer look at some of the Bookstagram accounts that grace our feeds and ask them about their personal lives, their favorite bookish things, and advice on the community they are a part of.
This week, we welcome Christine of @love.books.and.coffee! She is a Korean-American book lover from Los Angeles who has given us a glimpse of her life and Bookstagram. Christine has one of the most beautiful feeds, filled with lucious magnolias, plants, and stunning book covers.
Bookish Christine Facts!
One thing we adore about Christine’s Bookstagram is her honesty and vulnerability. In her posts, she gives honest opinions about the books she’s reading. She entails what she likes about the novels and what she wishes could be improved. Christine’s book opinions can also be found on her “Books Read” highlight, where she posts mini-reviews. Christine also opened up in a recent post and shared how she has finally gotten back into her old reading pace after two years! Check it out here!
Where are you from?
Fun Fact about you?
I love the beach, but not the sun. LOL!
Lan from ‘Wheel of Time‘.
Favorite Books and Authors:
Brandon Sanderson is my favorite and his Stormlight Archive series is amazing.
Too many to list here!
Chevaliers, [Los Angeles].
Author to take a selfie with:
Leigh Bardugo [author of Shadow and Bone].
Favorite book cover:
‘Circe‘ the UK edition.
Cosmere [Stormlight Archive series] and Grishaverse [Shadow and Bone].
Let’s Talk Bookstagram
On Christine’s “Mail” highlight, she shares one incredible aspect of Bookstagram: ARCs and sponsors! Publishing houses send advanced copies and special editions of books for Christine to read and share on her Bookstagram. Some are in unique packaging, such as the new edition of the Shadow and Bone series coming in a suitcase. Christine also includes her thoughts and opinions on the cover designs, so go check them out!
Why did you start your Bookstagram?
I started because I wanted a place to share my favorite books and talk about them with others who love them too.
What do you want your Instagram to bring to the world?
I’d love it if people would find new books to love from my feed.
@anovelescape is one I adore!
What’s Your Special Approach to Content?
I just talk about the books, I love and books on my TBR that I hope I’ll love.
How often do you post?
What does your Bookstagram mean to you?
It’s the best community filled with awesome book nerds!
When did you know you had made it as a Bookstagrammer?
I still don’t know if I have made it!
Advice for aspiring Bookstagrammers:
Post what you like and remember to engage with others. You might be lucky and find amazing friends that way.
Click here to meet more Bookstagrammers!