Scrolling through Instagram is a good way to lose minutes, hours, and in certain cases, your sanity. Yet some accounts just get it right. (Case in point, the glorious @Ice_Cream_Books, whose images are featured above.)
Here are some more favorite literary follows…
Glory Edim @WellReadBlackGirl highlights the phenomenal Black women that need to be on your bookshelf. Glory also hosts a digital book club, and has a festival in the works that is sure to blow our minds this fall.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is beloved for her books and essays, but her Instagram @Chimamanda_Adichie documents another of the author’s talents: an array of stunning looks #MadeinNigeria. Fun fact: The account is managed by the author’s nieces.
If you’re stumped for what to read (or looking to brush up on the classics) look no further than @AThousandBooks. You’ll find a ton of reading list inspiration, and the occasional shelfie.
@NewYorkerCartoons ensures your feed will be filled with hilarity every day.
Everyone is abuzz over Brooklyn’s newest bookstore, Books Are Magic, owned and operated by author Emma Straub. @BooksAreMagicBK lets you keep up with their events and happenings, along with the latest and greatest book releases.
Speaking of magic, Big Magic author Liz Gilbert @elizabeth_gilbert_writer has one of the warmest feeds around.
Hourglass author Dani Shapiro gives behind-the-scenes glimpses of the writing life (as well as personal thoughts on mindfulness, meditation, public speaking, and more) @DaniWriter.
For the young readers in your life, @TheReadingNinja is rad.
If you’re looking for the latest book news, look no further than the publishers themselves! Some publishers/imprints to follow: @RiverheadBooks, @CrownPublishing, @FSGBooks, @LittleBrown, @ScribnerBooks, @HMHBooks, @RandomHouse, @PenguinBooks, @SimonandSchuster.