Welcome back to Bookstagrammer of the Week, where we here at Bookstr feature one incredible individual sharing their love for books and their creativity through their bookstagram accounts each week. This week’s bookstagrammer is Dani/@dmcireads! Her vibrant, rustic, fun, and cozy feed will inspire your next read, or maybe your own creativity, in the same way that the bookstagram community inspires her.
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Why did you start your bookstagram?
It truly inspires me so much to have a bookstagram account. When I started, it was simple, and I was just trying my best to be creative. Then, I met so many people and seeing their photos triggered me to be serious and make my feed more bookish! I was inspired by so many people and how they show their love for books – it made me do it too.
Where are you from?
I’m from the Philippines!
What do you want your Instagram to bring to the world?
I want to inspire people through my photos, and I want to show them how books changed my life. I want to show them how we can be so creative through books!
Fun fact about you:
I always love to cook with my mom. I also dance and sing!
AHHH! I have so many favorite bookstagrammers. Here are a few: Maria @madhatterisreading, Lucie @whatlucieisreading, Chiara and Maria @_ckarys and @_mkarys, Kristen @bookish.bones, Kath @kath_reads, Wulan @twinklingchapters, Ana @literaryxqueen, Joy @joyfulreader, Danica @aconjuringofmagic, Bryan @bryanhoardsbooks, and Donna @sirenareader.
Favorite books and authors:
– Shadow and Bone trilogy by Leigh Bardugo
– Six of Crows duology by Leigh Bardugo
– A Court of Thorns and Roses series by Sarah J. Maas
– The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
– Wicked as You Wish by Rin Chupeco
– Once Upon a Con series (Geekerella) by Ashley Poston
– It Ends With Us and All Your Perfects by Colleen Hoover
– Fable by Adrienne Young
– Into the Crooked Place by Alexandra Christo
– Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
. . . AND SO MANY MORE! :D
AHHHH! I seriously love Kaz Brekker from Six of Crows! I’m really in love with him!!
My TBR list is full of series because I promised myself to read more series in 2021. :D SO, here are a few SERIES, and also a few stand-alones, I’m planning to read:
– Throne of Glass series by Sarah J Maas
– Folk of the Air series by Holly Black
– Stalking Jack the Ripper series by Kerri Maniscalco
– Illuminae Files by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
– Nevernight series by Jay Kristoff
– Regretting You by Colleen Hoover
– Heart Bones by Colleen Hoover
. . . AN UNENDING TBR PILE :D
What’s your special approach to content?
Actually, there’s nothing special about my content. As long as I continue my creativity and show my love for books, and as long as people love what they’re seeing in my content, I’m happy.
Aesthetic/Instagram page theme:
I’m trying to have very rustic vibes in my photos.
How often do you post?
I normally post every day, but since I’m pretty busy at home and work, I post every other day.
What does your bookstagram mean to you?
Ahhh! This community means very much to me. It has changed my life! I’ve met various people who also love books and have so many friends all around the world! I’ve gotten a chance to share my love of books through this community.
Fully Booked is always my favorite local bookstore! If online, it’s Amazon or Barnes & Noble!
Who would you have supply you with a lifetime supply of books?
Hmmm . . . Kindle, Quirk Books, Sourcebooks, Macmillan, and myself :D
Author you’d like to take a selfie with:
I’d definitely want selfies with V. E. Schwab, Jay Kristoff, and Alexandra Christo.
Favorite book cover:
Book you have claimed to have read that you haven’t:
The A Darker Shade of Magic series! I’m planning to, I swear!
When did you know you had made it as a bookstagrammer?
I didn’t know until someone gave me a shout-out in their stories and people started talking to me! They gave me tips, and they helped me grow as a bookstagrammer.
Advice for aspiring bookstagrammers:
Just be yourself. Don’t stress too much about what content to post or how to make a photo perfect. Also, don’t stress out too much about algorithms! Everything you do with love will always be perfect. Also, talk to the other bookstagrammers out there. They always share their tips on how to make your feed as beautiful and aesthetic as you want it to be! Making friends is always the best part of this community! I’ve learned so much from this community, not just about books, but also about the reputation and culture of each individual as well!
Oh, also join photo challenges! They will help you to be more creative!
I’m a moody reader and a slow reader, but that didn’t get in the way of reading the books I love. I sometimes join book clubs and read-a-thons! I also love to hoard books, and it’s always fun!
Featured Image via @dmcireads