Who knew a book could go viral?  From supermarket and beauty hacks, to a range of illuminating food trends, creators on TikTok are a driving cultural force. Now turning to literature,  BookTok creators are reigniting readers’ love for classic titles, and spotlighting new novels – the #BookTok hashtag has racked up over 20.5 billion views and counting.

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A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

1.8B views of #acotar

A Court of Thorns and Roses is a completely original retelling of Beauty and the Beast by New York Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas with, of course, a strong female lead, faeries, and an amazingly inventive world.


The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

75.4M views of #thesongofachilles

Greece in the age of heroes – this ancient fiction novel is profoundly moving and breathtakingly original. This rendering of the epic Trojan War is a dazzling feat of the imagination, a devastating love story, and an almighty battle between gods and kings, peace and glory, immortal fame and the human heart.


It Ends with Us: A Novel by Colleen Hoover

97M views of #itendswithus

This bold and deeply personal novel, from beloved #1 New York Times bestselling author, Colleen Hoover, It Ends With Us is a heart-wrenching story and an unforgettable tale of love that comes at the ultimate price.

They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera 

56M views of #theybothdieattheend

In this YA fiction novel, Adam Silvera reminds us that there’s no life without death and no love without loss in this devastating yet uplifting story about two people whose lives change over the course of one unforgettable day.


The Invisible LIfe of Addie LaRue, by V. E. Schwab 

46.3M views of #addielarue / 29.7M views of #theinvisiblelifeofaddielarue

France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever—and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. This fantasy fiction tells the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue, and a dazzling adventure that will play out across centuries and continents, across history and art, as a young woman learns how far she will go to leave her mark on the world.

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