Booktoker Of The Week Event: Live With Selene

Here’s what you can expect during the Instagram Live:

  • A book-centered conversation about Selene’s experience as a BookToker,
  • Questions about most anticipated releases and favorite books,
  • The opportunity to get your questions answered.

Interested in knowing more about BookToker Selene?

Selene Velez is the creator behind the TikTok account @MoonGirlReads_. The Californian has helped her over 134,000 followers on Tik Tok find great books in the young adult genre, and has apparently been instrumental in the popularity of E Lockhart’s 2014 YA novel We Were Liars — which was included in her video “books that will make you sob”. It was barely a minute long and ended up garnering 5.8 million views! She started her BookTok account in May of 2020 during the pandemic and you can find them on Instagram at @MoonGirlReads_.




Join us on Friday, July 30th at 6 PM ET/3 PM PT on @bookstrofficial for the Instagram Live hosted by our very own – queen of TikTok at Bookstr – Morgan Boyd.


All IMAGEs created by the bookstr team.
Selene’s image courtesy: Selene. Morgan’s image courtesy: Morgan.

10 Tropes That Will Never Die: The Vanilla Ice Cream of Books

Tropes—those reusable aspects of story that cross the boundaries of fictional universes and timelines. They are the vanilla ice cream of fiction, providing a sense of interlinking structure in entertainment and continue to appear in today’s most popular stories. In celebration of this National Vanilla Ice Cream Day, here are 10 tropes that will never die.

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