Colleen Hoover and Taylor Swift over abstract background

‘It Ends With Us’ trailer divides Swifties, Colleen Hoover fans

While reactions to the trailer were largely negative on X, the opposite was true on TikTok.

On May 23, 2024 by Kira Deshler

Cait Corrain's Crown of Starlight

Author loses book deal after BookTok exposes her for review-bombing authors of color

'Dropping her doesn't absolve you.'

On Dec 13, 2023 by Audra Schroeder

Book cover(l), Woman reading book smiling(c), Text from intro(r)

‘Burn it with fire I beg you’: Spicy BookTok’s latest novel faces criticism for extremely over-the-top introduction

Even the hashtags were NSFW.

On Nov 28, 2023 by Katherine Huggins

Daily Dot Hall of Fame 2023 Week 1 TikTok Movements

Daily Dot Hall of Fame 2023 Week 1: TikTok Movements

Subscribe to web_crawlr to vote for who should be in the Daily Dot Hall of Fame.

On Nov 6, 2023 by Ramon Ramirez

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‘Broken trust’: Former Scholastic employee blasts ‘opt-in’ button for diverse books

Scholastic says the function was a 'mistake.'

On Oct 26, 2023 by Audra Schroeder

alex wennberg (l) seattle kraken jersey (c) kierra lewis (r)

What you need to know about the BookTok hockey drama taking over the internet

Involving BookTok, an NHL team, and people's comments about one player in particular.

On Jul 31, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘Blake Lively is giving Harry Potter Core’: People aren’t happy with Blake Lively’s look in ‘It Ends With Us’ set photos

The movie is filming in New Jersey.

On May 18, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

woman with caption 'POV: Yu just bought a Kindle Tab and donated $2 on Z-Library so you can send up to 50 books per day, directly to your Kindle!!! Only to wake up and find out that the site has been shut down!!!!!!! Because of that mid Colleen Hoover!?!? I'll never forgive Y'all. I have a headache! Somebody send help' (l) Colleen Hoover holding her books (c) woman with caption 'POV: Yu just bought a Kindle Tab and donated $2 on Z-Library so you can send up to 50 books per day, directly to your Kindle!!! Only to wake up and find out that the site has been shut down!!!!!!! Because of that mid Colleen Hoover!?!? I'll never forgive Y'all. I have a headache! Somebody send help' (r)

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