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7 Authors You Need to Follow on Instagram

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Are you curious about what your favorite authors are up to when they’re not writing? We all are! Why not follow them on Instagram to see them living their best lives? Read on for 7 authors whose Instagram accounts will take your IG feed to the next level.

 

Tahereh Mafi

Tahereh is always traveling the world, eating delicious foods, and living the most glamorous life that we all wish we had. Plus, the takes the most beautiful photos of her book, Whichwood, which comes out next week!

 

Marie Lu

Imma believe this is a real portal.

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Basically, we want Marie Lu’s life: she’s a New York Times bestselling author (Warcross is out now!), travels all over the world for both work and pleasure, and has two corgis. What more could you want?

 

Emily Henry

my book is out and now I pretty much just feel like vom-ing. Always a unique challenge to release something you love this much into the wild. The truth is, this book won’t be for everyone. In fact, it may be for a somewhat small cross section of readers, so now it’s time for me to let go and hope it makes its way to the readers who need it. Despite being pitched as a romance, to me, A Million Junes is very much the story of a father and a daughter. It’s the story of a girl learning how to release the past to more fully experience the present. It’s about forgiveness and grace and the ways that we let one another down, and more than anything it’s about how we find value in life when we know, inescapably and unchangeably, that even the most beautiful lives will be marred by grief. This book was my way of wrestling with loss, and the painful truth that to love someone is to accept a future grief. It’s a decision that the joy of love will outweigh the deep pain of saying goodbye. And as hard as it still is for me to say that, I do believe it’s true. I believe love is worth loss, that our lives find value in all the quiet moments when we tend to our small circles of people and places well. I believe that no matter how difficult goodbyes are, the hellos and I love yous are worth it. So in a way today I’m saying goodbye to A MILLION JUNES, a story that has consumed my life for about two years now. I’m thankful for the time that it was mine and only mine, but now it’s time for it to find its people. So much love to all of you today (and especially to those of you struggling under waves of grief new and old), Emily

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Emily gives some great recommendations for books to read in her fun and artsy posts. Her #socksundays posts will leave you wanting to be in bed with a cozy read, such as her new novel, A Million Junes!

 

Krystal Sutherland

Tangleweed and brine. Aka the state of my hair when it comes into contact with Irish sea winds.

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Krystal’s breathtaking photos of her adventures around the world will blow you away! If you have a love for traveling (and witty captions), her page is perfect for you. Start reading her new book, A Semi-Definitive List of Worst Nightmares, here!

 

Renèe Ahdieh

Known for her incredible makeup looks (usually on herself, but this one of Nemesis author Brendan Reichs is too good not to post), Renèe’s instagram also has beautiful travel pics, delicious foods, and the strongest nail game you’ll ever see. Plus, tons of fun content from her new Flame in the Mist series!

 

Ransom Riggs

New author photo 👼🏻

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Ransom’s Instagram features gorgeous photos from his world travels, snapshots of peculiar happenings, and now, he and Tahereh’s adorable little one. Look out for Tales of the Peculiar , now out in paperback!

 

Alwyn Hamilton

Back to School Look #outfitoftheday #Ootd #JoanieGal

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Three words: shoe game strong. Follow her for epic shoe unboxings, general outfit swag, and news about her Rebel of the Sands series!

 

 

 

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