BookTube, the bookish community on YouTube, started in 2010. The book-related videos originally accounted for a very small amount of YouTube’s content, with the engagement mostly being creators following one another.

Soon though, word began to spread and the number of channels increased, covering a large variety of genres. Followers could check out book reviews, hauls, author interviews, join in discussions and so much more.

BookTubers are exploring the past, present and future of BookTube on