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Teen Bloggers Influence Readers Globally

by Charlene Kochensparger

Why would teens become official book bloggers when they clearly have so many other things to juggle? It starts with a book—a book that gets them hooked on reading and sharing books with friends. Literary publicist Julie Schoerke says up to 90 percent of teens get their book recommendations online. Meet YA teen bloggers and influencers Hafsah and Asma of IceyBooks in the US; Hazel of Stay Bookish in the Philippines; and Australian Notebook Sisters Cait and Mime. These teens proclaim: “We read, write, and eat YA books.” […]