People are blaming Colleen Hoover fans on TikTok for the demise of ebook piracy site Z-Library
Popular for its extensive archive of free textbooks, ebook piracy site Z-Library was shut down after going viral on TikTok.
On Nov 8, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
‘Pleaseeee DON’T put the book back’: Former Barnes and Noble worker issues PSA for customers who read in the store
'We actually don't mind that you hang around for as long as you want.'
On Oct 28, 2022 by Charlotte Colombo
One parent’s fear of ‘grooming’ led a school district to ban 24 books—without even reviewing them
A one-woman army led the charge to ban 2 dozen books.
On Oct 21, 2022 by Rebecca Caraway
J.K. Rowling’s new book faces criticism for its depiction of online harassment
'The Ink Black Heart' is a crime thriller about a YouTuber who is harassed by her critics, inviting parallels with Rowling's experiences on Twitter.
On Sep 1, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
‘The teacher has to catalog every single book’: Teacher says students can’t read any of her books until they’re screened for ‘age appropriateness’
'The kids in here are asking me, 'can I go get a book and read?' and I have to say 'no you can't.''
On Aug 15, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen
BookTok’s infatuation with ‘sad girl’ novels is as complex as the books themselves
Readers toe the line between commiserating with and romanticizing mental illness.
On Jul 6, 2022 by Kaiya Shunyata
‘Like why does a bar always have to be a place to get wildly drunk. Can’t we just chill?’: TikToker reads at bar, sparking debate
'If I saw someone at a bar reading I would think, ‘damnit I should’ve brought my book.''
On Jun 21, 2022 by Braden Bjella
Several references to Harry Potter books were removed from ‘Red, White & Royal Blue’
The book now uses a bunch of different pop culture references.
On Jun 20, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski
‘I have the right to explain to you that mask doesn’t help’: Woman badgers Half Price Books manager over mask policy
'Why can't people just not be difficult?!'
On Jun 18, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg
Are people returning e-books because of TikTok?
According to some authors, Amazon charges them for e-book returns.
On Jun 6, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski
‘Main character wasn’t very likable’: TikTok pranksters ask JD Vance to refund them for ‘Hillbilly Elegy’
'It just wasn’t that good.'
On Apr 28, 2022 by Jacob Seitz
‘Could have been used or donated’: TikToker finds ‘massive amount’ of books thrown out while dumpster-diving at Half Price Books in viral video
'GRAB THEM BEFORE THEY’RE GONE.'
On Jan 21, 2022 by Moises Mendez II
TikTok is turning walls into murder boards thanks to ‘Cain’s Jawbone’
Sarah Scannell is trying to solve the puzzle. She also helped the book sell out.
On Nov 24, 2021 by Audra Schroeder
‘Corporations NEED TO DO BETTER’: TikToker exposes Walgreens for ripping the covers off unsold books
It's reportedly a common practice among booksellers.
On Oct 23, 2021 by Stacy Fernandez