The Bookstagang was established in 2019, with over 100 members worldwide and a combined reach of over 1.5 million that continues to grow.

To inquire about membership or opportunities to work with the guild contact readwithriver:


The Fiction Feast is one of our most beloved community events! A feast takes place once every 2-3 months, and members come together to recreate dishes from their favourite books!

Picturebook Influencers are better together.

The Bookstagang Guild exists to connect social media influencers who include picturebook content in their regular work and help those members flourish professionally and socially.

The guild is a place to raise and discuss concerns, share opportunities, and set industry standards in regards to publisher and author relations, expectations and, maintain the integrity of the picturebook reviewing community.

It’s also a place where publishers can offer opportunities, book cover reveals, giveaways, offer review copies. We also host our own events, such as the Bookstagang Best of the Year awards and #thefictionfeast.

Membership is extended to:

Influencers who have been consistently posting picturebook review content on Instagram for over 6 months

Have a minimum following of 2k

We do check that engagement matches following numbers

Have great quality content, clear creative photography or videography &, thoughtful honest reviews.

We are always on the look out for own voices reviewers whose perspectives enrich our community.

Integrity in the Community

FTC Compliance, plagiarism &, suspicious activity.
Membership will be revoked from any member suspected or accused of dishonest activity.