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  • Are young YouTube book reviewers keeping reading alive?
  • Are young YouTube book reviewers keeping reading alive?
    Thomas Hawk, Creative Commons (2006) ©
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BookTubers: the internet brings teens back to books

Generally, e-reading simply involves tablets and e-books – but a new relationship is developing where literature and online virality are intertwined. Booktubers are broadcasting their favourite reads to thousands of fans. But how has YouTube become a home to bookworms?