#Bookstagrammer Of The Week: @julietslibrary

#Bookstagrammer Of The Week: @julietslibrary

Welcome back to the best time of the week! Today’s feature is Juliet/@julietslibrary. She’s a British book lover with a talent for creating cute scenes for her posts. https://www.instagram.com/p/CF2cltNgh3k/?igshid=1duwfb2fgeiir Why did you start your Bookstagram: I started my bookstagram in 2016 as a way to document what I was reading. It was mainly just for my own record, but I’d been having a lot of conversations with friends about books as well so it also felt like somewhere I could put all my reading recommendations in case friends were interested. It quickly grew to something far bigger than that though! …

The Woman Behind the American Covers of Harry Potter

The Woman Behind the American Covers of Harry Potter

As far as iconic book jackets in America go, the Harry Potter series has touted some of the most memorable covers we’ve ever seen. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone was published in America three years before the movie was released and the cover gave readers their first image of the scraggly haired, four-eyed wizard we’ve come to know and love. These covers held a consistent theme throughout the entirety of the American Harry Potter series, and they were all made by one woman: Mary GrandPré. Image via ao5 gallery Although she initially declined Scholastic’s offer to illustrate the covers, GrandPré changed her …