Bookish questions for your social media captions

Jun 3, 202018 comments

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I am sure feeling lost when it comes to starting new conversations is pretty common – be it online or in real life. I hope these bookish questions would be help you kick start new topics or even write fun captions for your social media posts.

Here are some bookish "question of the day" (#qotd) that you can ask your followers on social media like bookstagram or just write a blog post on. Click To Tweet

25 Bookish questions for social media

Here are some bookish “question of the day” (#qotd) that you can ask your followers on social media like bookstagram or just write a blog post on. I will keep the lists coming if they seem helpful to you. So let me know in the comments.

1. If there were one book that you can make everyone read what would that be?

2. What makes or breaks a book for you? Is it grammar/typos? Badly written plot? Annoying characters?

3. If you can be a fictional character for a day, whom would you choose?

4. Do you like gray characters in a book?

5. Who is your favorite gray character in fiction?

6. Do you read non fiction/ self help? If so, what did you read most recently?

7. Name a hyped book that fell short for you.

8. Which of the usual romance tropes works the best for you?

9. What trope in Young adults books you hate?

10. What are you currently reading these days?

11. Which book disappointed you recently?

12. What are your pet peeves when it comes to romance writing?

13. Name one author who is on your auto buy list. Just one, no cheating.

14. How are you faring on your reading challenges?

15. Which book gave you the longest/hardest book hangover recently?

16. How has social media (Instagram/bookstagram) changed the way you read?

17. Which book did you buy most recently only based on the recommendations on the Instagram?

18. Are you part of any book clubs? What are they reading currently?

19. How do you choose your next read?

20. Are you a mood reader? Or you make elaborate plans before you choose reading?

21. What is your favorite mandatory read from school syllabus?

22. Do you sneak a peak into the last chapter to see how it ends?

23. Name that mandatory read that you disliked at school?

24. If you can add one book to the school mandatory reads, which one would that be?

25. Do you read dystopia? If yes, name one dystopian fantasy that you can relate to our current world.

It is no secret that I love talking about books, writing and everything in between. Of course I talk about it on my blog and all over the social media. And in real life, to whomever would listen, including the book club meetings.

So if you are ever looking out for bookish question of the day to talk on your Instagram or blog, you know whom to ask. * wink wink*

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Are you on Instagram/bookstagram? Do you ever get stuck looking for questions of the day/captions to post? Would these captions be useful? Let us chat.


    • Gayathri

      Thank you

    • Gayathri

      Yay, glad you found it useful.

  1. vidya

    Perfect list of great questions!! I know I will use them in a future post … thank you for this G…

    • Gayathri

      I will be happy if you do..

  2. Whispering Stories

    Great questions and an extensive list too. Thanks for sharing.

    • Gayathri

      Thank you. I hope you find it useful

  3. DJ Sakata

    I am far too lazy for social media and the drama it stirs, I just want to read šŸ˜‰

    • Gayathri

      That is so you, DJ. I won’t expect anything less from you.

  4. Yari

    Great post. Im going to use some of my group. Trying to get them more active

    • Gayathri

      Thank you. I will be happy if you would share the post.

    • Gayathri

      I hope it is useful for you.

  5. Laura Thomas

    What great conversation starters! I can sit for a long time trying to come up with some.

    • Gayathri

      Oh I was just trying to avoid that.

  6. ashten

    This is such a great post. I will have to use some of these questions in my IG captions.

    • Gayathri

      Oh please do. It would make my day.


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