We are creatures of thoughts and creations. We are also creatures that learn to learn from one another. Every one of us has something incredible and so exclusively unique to bring to the table and when we do, we for sure blow minds! Social platforms have simply made that effort to earn the spotlight, pretty easy and for sure, entertaining. It may be anything; cooking, sketching, writing, music, comedy, and, literally anything that interests you is content creation and the world is surely here for every single bit of our creations! Here are some of the most exciting books that circle around content creators and their online adventures!
Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia
Everyone that knows Eliza, knows that she is a very reserved person in general. She does not talk much, she is shy around people and if I may add, abundantly awkward at any given socializing situation, even at home. But little did everyone know about her. Eliza was a completely different person when she switched to her browsers. LadyConstellation, is her online persona, an anonymous creator of a widely popular webcomic called Monstrous Sea. Juggling between the two personalities of her life, Eliza finds solace in the anonymity of her online self, enabling herself to be nothing more or less than who she is. Everything goes smooth until one day, when her anonymity is under threat and every single event in her life changes from that moment on. Find out what happens to LadyConstellation and Eliza as their identities are at stake. This is a unique and interesting online culture tale, relating to so many of us that thrive with many personalities on social media creating our very own content, authored by Francesca Zappia.
Follow me by Kathleen Barber
Audrey Miller, an Instagrammer at the soul, updates every little detail of her life on her social media for her millions of faithful followers. When she moves to a brand new place with a new job, new apartment, and pretty much new everything, busies herself impressing her new boss, interacting with her online fan base, and staving off a creepy upstairs neighbour with the help of the only two people she knows in town: an ex-boyfriend she can’t stay away from and a sorority sister with a high-powered job and a mysterious past. Her apartment that doesn’t have a lock becomes less of a problem when she is brought within striking distance with someone who has been obsessively following her since her first blog on WordPress. No longer satisfied with following her through his digital screen, he reaches out to the dark web to make her his own. Take a sip of a new sense of thrill authored by Kathleen Barber.
A Simple Favor by Darcey Bell
Stephanie, a single mother, and a stay-at-home blogger mom becomes friends with a fellow mother Emily, a sophisticated PR executive whose job in Manhattan demands so much of her time. starting off with a simple favor. Out of kindness when Emily asks Stephanie to pick up her son Nicky after school, she happily says yes. Nicky and her son, Miles, are classmates and best friends, and the five-year-olds love being together—just like she and Emily. When time goes by and Stephanie notices how Emily hadn’t stopped by that day to pick up Nicky, she hadn’t answered any of her calls in days, Stephanie suspects something dreadful is afoot in her friend’s fate. Terrified, she reaches out to her blog readers for help. She also reaches out to Emily’s husband, the handsome, reticent Sean, offering emotional support. But everything crumbles when Sean receives shocking news that Emily is dead. The nightmare of Emily’s disappearance was over but Stephanie simply cared too much about her friend. She had so many questions and she intended on finding those answers but not without an audience for sure. A brilliant, edgy psychological suspense novel written by Darcey Bell.
First Comes Like by Alisha Rai
Jia Ahmed, an ambitious beauty expert, and influencer is determined to take on the entire make-up industry and prove herself to her family. She has plenty of admirers and most of them are men unsurprisingly, but her disinterest in those messages immediately switches when a certain international superstar slides into her DMs, and she falls hard and fast. One tiny problem, she knows exactly who he is, but he has no clue who she is. The son of a powerful Bollywood family, soap opera star Dev Dixit is whirled into a hurricane of paparazzi gossip when a strange woman accuses him of wooing her online. As much as he’d like to focus on his Hollywood fresh start, he can’t get Jia out of his head. Especially once he starts to suspect who might have used his famous name to catfish her. Hop into a world of paparazzi buzz and find out what happens to Jia, her ambition, and her newly spawned love interest authored by Alisha Rai.
Girl With No Job by Claudia Oshry
Who needs an ordinary career when they can change their Instagram account into a thriving media company with a podcast and morning show based on pop culture, well Claudia Oshry has done that. Her Instagram account @GirlWithNoJob stemmed from her fascination with boy bands and household debates on them and her keen imitation of Blair Waldorf. She found her thrill in telling the people of the world about her awkward yet incredible encounters with her favorite A-listers. Being neck-deep into this, she tries to stay grounded to her roots and being as original as she can. Being an influencer, she encounters a rollercoaster-like experience, of course, learning her lessons from the downs. Resilient, she surges forward, no matter what is thrown at her. She was a natural and that was a given, she wouldn’t stop until she had more of it. Tag along with Claudia to experience a one-of-a-kind adventure where she examines the different faces of social media, be it the popularity, different sides of the fandom, and the most trending event, the cancel culture.
100 Days Of Sunlight by Abbie Emmons
Tessa Dickinson, a 16-year-old poetry blogger loses her eyesight when she is met with an accident. Terrified that she may never get her eyesight back and crumble every moment that her whole life may have just vanished because she can no longer see. Her grandparents make a heavy effort to restore hope by publishing an ad about needing a typist to help Tessa continue writing and blogging. To their complete surprise, Weston Ludovico comes along happy to take on the job. A boy her age with a charming attitude, great enthusiasm, and no legs. Weston thinks he can help Tessa because he knows how it feels to be so vulnerable. But he has one condition — no one can tell Tessa about his disability. And because she can’t see him, she treats him with contempt: screaming at him to get out of her house and never come back. But for Weston, it’s the most amazing feeling: to be treated like a normal person, not just a sob story. As Tessa grows closer to Weston, she finds it harder and harder to imagine life without him — and Weston can’t imagine life without her. But he still hasn’t told her the truth, and when Tessa’s sight returns he’ll have to make the hardest decision of his life: vanish from Tessa’s world or overcome his fear of being seen. Step into a wonderful refreshing romantic tale so touching and perfectly concocted by Abbie Emmons.