Headline: Best of #BookTok


Books trending on BookTok right now


Imagine this: You’re 16, mindlessly scrolling through your TikTok feed, expecting the usual mix of memes and music, when suddenly, amidst the tranquil flow of curated content, your mother appears in a TikTok video. You let out a scream — the horror!

I, the Libby social media specialist, gave my teenage son the jump scare of a lifetime when I disrupted his regularly scheduled algorithm, appearing in a TikTok video for Libby. While TikTok may seem like it’s reserved for “younger” demographics, I’m here to tell you, you’re wrong.

From insightful tutorials to hilarious happenstances, TikTok has become a place for crowdsourced information and recommendations. As a bookish girlie, my number one trusted source for book recs are other bookish girlies, and you can find them on BookTok, the book-centered subcommunity of TikTok, and right here on Libby Life.

RELATED READ: #BookTok made everybody read these 5 books

So, what’s everybody reading these days, thanks to the savvy recommendations of the BookTok community? We’ve compiled a few of the latest social media sensations. As with TikTok, these hot reads are constantly changing, so keep tabs on what’s trending and you’ll never find yourself in a reading slump again.

*Title availability may vary by library & region.

Published Jun 28, 2024


About the Author

Amanda Patton is a creative professional with a passion for all things marketing. Her time in art school aligned with the explosion of social media and thus, a content creator was born. As the Libby app’s social media specialist, she strives to build an online community that resonates with our audience. In her spare time, you can find her behind the camera, collecting plants, playing the piano, but most likely, stopping everything she’s doing to pet a dog.


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