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Meet Our BookTubers

Read Bliss has partnered with some of your favorite BookTubers to bring you videos full of bookish tips, tricks and most importantly, book recommendations. Get to know our BookTubers below!

Ashley

Ashley @ Ashheartbooks
Hi, I’m Ashley! I’m 28 and I love my day job as a Speech Language Pathologist where I get to help kids learn how to communicate. But as a hobby I’ve always loved getting lost in a book and my favorites are definitely romances. There is just something about that timeless notion of true love that gets me every time! My favorite thing is sharing my love of books with others and you can usually find me babbling on about my latest favorite to anyone who wants to listen.

Favorite Romances Novels: Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypas, The Bronze Horseman by Paulina Simmons, Pretty Face by Lucy Parker, Archer’s Voice by Mia Sheridan

Favorite Romance Authors: Julia Quinn, Emma Chase, Krista and Becca Ritchie, Lisa Kleypas, Jennifer L. Armentrout


Heather

Heather @ Bookables
I am passionate about reading. It takes me to different worlds and makes me fall in love. It’s truly a life changing. Reading is something you can find me doing at any and all times throughout the day!

Favorite Romances Novels: The Hating Game by Sally Thorne, I’ve Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella, The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren

Favorite Romance Authors: Christina Lauren, Sophie Kinsella, Jasmine Guillory


Jessica

Jessica @ peacelovebooksxoxo
I am a twenty-something English teacher and dog mom to two adorable and spoiled beagle mixes. Ever since I was little, I loved to read and knew I had to be teacher. Now, I’ve achieved that dream and dedicate the time I’m not in the classroom to supporting and gushing over my favorite romance authors.

Favorite Romances Novels: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon, It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover, Punk 57 by Penelope Douglas, The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang, and Lover Awakened by JR Ward

Favorite Romance Authors: Colleen Hoover, Kandi Steiner, Giana Darling, JR Ward, Elle Kennedy, Penelope Douglas, Helen Hoang, Sarah J Maas, and Laura Thalassa.


Sarah

Sarah @ Steeped in Books
Hi! My name is Sarah and I call Toronto, Ontario home. I’m happy married to a Star Wars obsessed husband, and Mom to my two fur-babies (cats) named Goren and Bernard. I have been an avid reader for as long as I can remember. I feel in love (pun intended) with romance novels in my late teens after borrowing the Harlequin novels my Aunt would read. I love to knit, as well as spend time with my family, especially my niece and nephew.

Favorite Romances Novels: Just One of The Guys by Kristan Higgins, Outlander by Diana Gabaldon, The Duke and I by Julia Quinn, and Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

Favorite Romance Authors: Kristan Higgins, Susan Wiggs, Julia Quinn, Heather Graham, and Jill Shalvis

Steph

Stephanie @ Steph’s Romance Book Talk
I am an avid romance reader of all subgenre groups. I love reading about all types of couples. I have been really reading for enjoyment since 2012 and talking about romance on YouTube since 2015.

Favorite Romances Novels: Fifty Shades of Grey Trilogy by E.L. James, The Grip Series by Kennedy Ryan, and The Consequences Series by Aleatha Romig

Favorite Romance Authors: Aleatha Romig, Kennedy Ryan, Corinne Michaels, and Meghan Quinn


Marines

Marines @ MyNameIsMarines
Marines is a 30-something south Floridian who loves the beach but cannot swim. Her day job is in human resources, but mostly she works for the internet. On her booktube channel, she reads across genres, loves tackling discussions and talks a lot about the importance of representation and the value of critical reading. She is also the co-creator of BookNet Fest, runs the website snarksquad.com, cohosts the media podcast “Snark Squad Pod” and the upcoming podcast about Disney Channel Original Movies “Cooler Than Homework.” She is Pride and Prejudice’s #1 fan.

Favorite Romances Novels: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Favorite Romance Authors: Jane Austen, Anna-Marie McLemore, Sarah MacLean, Mariana Zapata, and Lucy Parker 


Mara

Mara @ Bookslikewhoa
Mara is a Booktuber known for her omnivorous bookish taste & the uniformly critical approach she brings to any book. From literary classics to the pulpiest of genre, she reads it all, she loves it all, and she’ll happily spend hours dissecting it all.

Favorite Romances Novels: The Duchess War by Courtney Milan, The Wall of Winnipeg and Me by Mariana Zapata, The Obsession by Nora Roberts, Heart of Obsidian by Nalini Singh

Favorite Romance Authors: Mariana Zapata, Jessica Clare, Susan Mallery, Nalini Singh, Nora Roberts, Ilona Andrews, Courtney Milan, Tessa Dare


Lisa

Lisa @ Lisa London Books
Lisa is a romance author in San Diego. When she’s not writing or recording YouTube videos, she’s either getting her daily ice cream scoop at Salt & Straw or watching a Marvel or DC movie. She’s single but has many book boyfriends.

Favorite Romances Novels: The Lucky Harbor Series by Jill Shalvis, Fool’s Gold Series by Susan Mallery, Twilight Series by Stephenie Meyer

Favorite Romance Authors: Lauren Layne, Jill Shalvis, Jennifer Probst, Sarah MacLean, Susan Mallery, Cara Lockwood

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