Bookstagram @Mags.Mix

Name: Maggie

Books Read Per Year: Around 80 (depending on length).

Favorite Book: How to Stop Time by Matt Haig.

Favorite Genre: Horror and Sci-Fi lately!

Current Read: The Rivener by Garret Godsey

Tell Us A Little About You. 

@Mags.Mix:  My name is Maggie Kennedy, i’m 20 years old and a student at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. I love learning new things, i’m passionate about music and movies, and have many non-book related hobbies such as crocheting and yoga.

Tell Us A Little About Your Bookstagram Account And How It Got Started.

@Mags.Mix: I started my account a few months ago in May of 2023. I wanted to have a place to share my passion for reading, and connect with readers who can enjoy the same things as me but also introduce me to new books and authors! My account is unique because I try not to focus on one specific genre but instead, find personal favorites within every genre and broaded my horizons through my reading.

Who Is Your Favorite Indie/Small Press Author And Why?

@Mags.Mix: Matt Micheli, his writing feels so nostalgic but is fast paced and interesting at the same time. I really want to read more from him!

All-time Favorite Indie Book?

@Mags.Mix: Scratched by Matt Micheli!

Tell Us A Bit About Why The Bookstagram Community Is Important To You.

@Mags.Mix: Reading is my opportunity to relax and mentally wind down, while also letting me escape to new worlds and learn new things. It has given me a sense of belonging and happiness, which have been hard for me to find elsewhere at times. The bookstagram community has given me so many new friendships and I appreciate that more than anything.   

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Article originally Published in the September / October / November 2023 Issue: Global Reads

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