This Year’s Bookstagram Judges

This contest couldn’t happen without the romance Bookstagrammers. To thank them stop by their Instagram accounts and give them a follow. Bookstagrammers will be added to this page as they sign up to judge.

@chaptersandalex

Followers: 1,260

Canadian dog mom. Read all genres but gravitate more towards suspense. Like spice and forced proximity.

@romance_matcha_andpaperbacks

Followers: 6,605

A hopeless romantic at heart who loves to indulge in romance novels (YA, Clean, Hallmarkie, Contemporary, Paranormal, Historical, Smut, Dark, Erotica, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Suspense etc.)

@bookwyvernlovestea

Followers: 2,260

I’m just book wyvern from New Mexico, USA. I also love tea and photography. Fantasy Romance and romantic comedy from the full range of heat levels are my jam. And honestly, as long as the trope is done well, I’m probably going to like it.

@ladywithaquill

Followers: 4,007

Meghan, a.k.a. Lady with a Quill, is a US-based bookstagrammer, who works in Human Resources when not reading as many romance books as she can find. She enjoys a wide variety of genres, with particular delight for medium-high heat historical, fantasy, and monster/alien romance. Her favorite tropes include forced proximity, grump/sunshine and childhood pining.

@kim.is.bookish

Followers: 1,610

36 yo French Canadian, 2x cat mom! I’m a criminologist by day and a CrossFit woman and reader by night! I’m a mood reader, so I read whatever my mood tells me too! My go toos are romantasy, monster romance, dark romance, forbidden/taboo romance and PNR! The spicier the better!

@smutty.kitty.reads

Followers: 3,839

I’m US based, work full time in a classified position, and am married with two kids. I love to read high heat why choose, age gap, MM, dark romance, and bully romance.

@books.with.court

Followers: 1,351

A Canadian Mom working in Agriculture and on our Family Farm. Hobby Book Binding. I love to read anything romance, morally grey, and all spice levels, however, my preference is fantasy or dark romance, bonus points if the book is both. I also love a good sport romance.

@onceupon_a_bookdream

Followers: 5,718

I’m a stay at home mom of four crazy kids and one snuggle cat. I drink way too much coffee and spend all my free time reading. I read mostly Queer romances but also enjoy mystery, horrors and everything inbetween. I enjoy books with high steam to no steam and love most kinks and tropes (my only hard no’s are incest, and cheating).

@ccreadsbooks

Followers: 7,001

I am a dog mum, boy mum, and indie author service provider. I will read fantasy/romantasy and any queer content.

@cozy.midwest.reader

Followers: 2,533

I am from the United States, and a mom of two. I work as a physical therapist in elementary schools. I love fantasy books especially romantic fantasy. I can read anywhere from no spice to a lotnof spice and love enemies to lovers, found family, reverse harem and so many other tropes.

@Hannahmae_reads

Followers: 9,945

23 year old NHS worker who loves reading fluffy romance in my spare time Love to read smutty romance, love a bit of enemies to lovers but trying to expand into different genres in 2024

@smutty.bookshelf

Followers: 1,360

Canada, welder, industrial painter, mom who loves to read. More trigger warnings the better. Love all tropes and spicier the better.

@thebookishroseaus

Single Aussie Girl who loves to read dark romance and why choose/reverse harem.

@unfortunate.reads

Followers: 36.1K

Cassie is a millennial mom of one from Baltimore who loves craft beer and chaos. Though she runs the Unfortunate Reads page, she reads and enjoys more than just the absolutely unhinged stories. She likes her books extra spicy, with a special fondness for PNR, Sci/fi, and Why Choose romance.

@readingdiaries

Followers: 7,058

I’m currently living in Sunny California with my daughter, giant malamute and trio of black kitties. I’m obsessed with books, crafty projects, and a total foodie. I’m a huge mood reader with no triggers, who is currently addicted to darker monster romance. I’ve been a huge romance reader since I was a teenager, and enjoy reading them all.

@juliejayreads

Followers: 2,507

I’m Julie! I live just outside of D.C in the Blue Ridge mountains. I’m a former teacher turned SAHM. I love any type of romance, especially if it’s spicy!

@tiffmarie1024

Followers: 2,712

Hi I am Tiffany and I’m from the US! I am an xray/CT tech, a dog mom to 2 poodles and a reader/crafter in my spare time! I looove romance and thrillers/mysteries. My favorite tropes are enemies to lovers, mafia, MC, small town, cowboy. The spicier the better!

@the_reading_cosplayer

Followers: 1,944

I’m from the United States and a pet mom to 4 fur-babies. I am also a nurse and work in both the ER and Behavioral Health. I’m a bookish cosplayer who mostly read fantasy romance and read all types of spice levels and tropes. I am now also getting into monster romance and always enjoy some rom-com contemporary reads.

@books_with_haley

Followers: 2,456

My name is Haley, I live in the US. I’m a fiancé/dog mom. I work full time as a medical biller and coder but I am also an author Pa/proofreader. My favorite genres are: mystery/thriller, romance/dark romance, and fantasy. My favorite tropes are enemies to lovers and he falls first.

@bookshelf.of.lynds

Followers: 1,236

USA, Poet/Aspiring Author, Author PA and host of Bookshelf of Lynds: The Podcast I enjoy reading poetry, dark romance, dark fantasy, fantasy, low-high spice, and any tropes except cheating/pregnancy; I also DO NOT like reverse harems/why choose books.

@bookameme

Followers: 9,376

I’m a small business owner of a tech company that assists other small businesses and individuals, like indie authors. I build websites, assist with social media, and edit and format books. My literary interests are quite eclectic, but do tend to read mostly romance, fantasy, and sci-fi. I will absolutely devour dark contemporary romance, romantasy, omegaverse, shifter romances, alien romance, and monster love.

@lostallshelfcontrol

Followers: 1,225

I am a mom of one cat and live in the US. Working towards a new career in medical coding. Loves to read everything romance. Collects trigger warnings like trophies

@betweenpagesandcats

Followers: 1,759

Hi, I am Grace, Just a chronically ill latina with ADHD who loves books, cats, overpriced drinks, and Taylor Swift living in the UK 🖤 / Spicy, loving RH at the moment, enemies to lovers, fates mates, romantasy, fake relationships, small town, dark romance, possessive alpha males, and so much more

@LittleRedPandaReader

Followers: 5,567

Im a mom of 3 im in the us, I work full time and I have no pets. My favorite tropes are enemies to lovers and grumpy sunshine I love a good spicy book

@ravens_spicyreads

Followers: 1,995

I live in Arizona, USA. I work from home running a book business, SpicyReads, and I help work with abused disabled children for the state. I absolutely love reading dark romance and RH, the spicier the better. I’m also into BDSM and I recently discovered asshole rockstars might be my new thing lol.

@booked.by.kentucky

Followers: 2,334

My names Mariah! I’m a 29 dog mom, from the United States. I absolutely love any type of dark romance, particularly mafia, MC or reverse harem.