Welcome back to another Bookstagrammer of the Week! If you need more amazing book photos or book recs on your Instagram feed, then we are here to help. Today’s bookstagrammer is @sand_between_pages, whose feed is bright, cozy, and colorful and will warm your book-loving heart. Check out our interview with her below!
Why did you start your Bookstagram?
As an avid reader, I wanted a place to document my reviews and feelings over books. I was very active in the Goodreads community but wanted a place where I could connect with more readers. I stumbled on the Bookstagram community and knew I wanted to be a part of it.
Where are you from?
I am originally from Denver, Colorado, lived several years in Omaha, Nebraska, and now reside in St. Augustine, Florida.
What do you want your Instagram to bring to the world?
Thoughtful and sincere reviews with an aesthetic appeal. I also enjoy humor and fun discourse.
Fun Fact about you:
Both my mom and dad are a twin, and I have twin boys!
@cozy.coffee.reads (Kristin), @sincerely_reading (Bonnie), @momssanity (Danielle), @lilacsandliterature (Amanda), @literarypengywns (Kaylee) – Just to name a few. I have SO many!
Favorite Books and Authors:
Authors: Wally Lamb, Kristin Hannah, Elizabeth Acevedo, Taylor Jenkins Reid, and Fredrik Backman.
Books: I Know This Much is True, 11/22/63, Anxious People, Beartown, Know My Name, Oona Out of Order, Wuthering Heights, The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Goldfinch.
Mr. Darcy, always and forever!
How many can I include!? Malibu Rising, The Four Winds, all of the Game of Thrones books, Clap When You Land.
What’s your special approach to content?
I always give an honest review, and I take my time when cultivating photos. I do my own thing.
Aesthetic / Instagram page theme:
I like white light.
How often do you post?
4 times per week
What does your Bookstagram mean to you?
It is a live record of the books I have read, the people I have shared those thoughts with, and my growth as a reader.
Barnes & Noble
Who would you have supply you with a lifetime of books?
An Independent Bookstore – The Book Loft in Fernandina Beach, FL
Author to take a selfie with:
Favorite book cover:
Daisy Jones & The Six
Book you have claimed to have read that you didn’t:
When did you know you had made it as a Bookstagrammer?
The first time someone interacted with my content!
Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Game of Thrones
Advice for aspiring Bookstagrammers:
Stay true to yourself. Do not worry about numbers. Engage sincerely!
Reading is the ultimate hobby. It allows us to travel, to connect, to live other lives. There is nothing like it!
Featured Image via @sand_between_pages