Booktubers and their favorite books in Amsterdam’s window!

Dutch Booktubes Window, Amsterdam May 2016From May 4th till 19th, we present six booktubers and their favorite books in our window in Amsterdam. Booktube is a fun, continually growing community on Youtube where people review books, showcase new acquisitions, answer questions from other booklovers and generally engage in bookish chatter. The people listed below are some of the Dutch booktubers who make their videos in English (one of them is our very own Iris!), who would like to share their top 3 favorite books with you. Get inspired!

Iris - The Sheep and the Wolf

Iris de Wolf – The Sheep and the Wolf

“My channel is my corner of the internet, where I talk about what I’m reading and discuss books and book-related topics with a lot of enthusiasm and the occasional owl passing through.”

  1. The Night Circus – Erin Morgenstern
  2. A Wild Swan and Other Tales – Michael Cunningham
  3. The Time Traveler’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger

Nanouk - Dutch Book Chick

Nanouk Meijer – Dutch Book Chick

“A dynamic place where young people discuss books, movies and series with a lot of love, enthusiasm and a little bit of fangirling.”

  1. It’s Kind of a Funny Story – Ned Vizzini
  2. The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  3. My Heart and Other Black Holes – Jasmine Warga

Merel - Blackbird Talks Books

Merel van de Coterlet – Blackbird Talks Books

“I am quirky, a slow reader and a bookworm. A dystopian, sci-fi and fantasy lover. A Funko POP! collector and movie fanatic. A comic and graphic novel enthusiast. I am weird, I am me. I am enough and I always will be!”

  1. Ready Player One – Ernest Cline
  2. Made You Up – Francesca Zappia
  3. Book of Shadows – Cate Tiernan

Sanne - Booksandquills

Sanne Vliegenthart – Booksandquills
“My Booksandquills channel is filled with book recommendations, book to movie adaptation reviews, and everything from travelling and translation to working in publishing and living in London.”

  1. Sabriel – Garth Nix
  2. The Day of the Triffids – John Wyndham
  3. The Encyclopedia of Early Earth – Isabel Greenberg

Berthe - Berthe Reads Books

Berthe Barnhoorn – Berthe Reads Books

“My channel is a cheerful place where I talk lightheartedly about all kinds of books and hope to exchange bookish thoughts, opinions, and recommendations with you.”

  1. The Book of Lost Things – John Connolly
  2. The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafón
  3. The Book Thief – Markus Zusak

Kate - Katemeansgreat

Kate Verhoeff – katemeansgreat

“Books, fantasy and YouTube are a few of my favorite things and a combination of all three is more or less the best thing in the world.”

  1. Winter – Marissa Meyer
  2. Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn
  3. Queen of Shadows – Sarah J. Maas