During this unprecedented amount of time spent at home avoiding the COVID-19 pandemic, we were wondering: are people actually picking up those new books they’ve been meaning to read?
There have been 20K tweets discussing new books to read, resulting in 9.71M potential impressions via 18.8K unique profiles that had an average of 5.3K fans. Most recently (3/18/20) fans have talked about this topic 3,745 times, 55% more than the beginning of this week (3/12/20)
The most retweeted post was shared by Margaret Atwood, offering her nearly 2M followers book recommendations as she “crouch in my burrow”
Baseball player, Sean Doolittle, took to Twitter to say that “reading has always been my preferred method of social distancing” sharing a few suggestions for good reads.
The Hollywood Reporter was one of the most followed accounts to join in on the conversation, sharing Senior Editor’s book suggestions to their 3.2M fans.
Some common topics included Stephen King, Goodreads, The Library, and Margaret Atwood: