Top 10 Books that began on the Internet

~posted by Shannon W.

Skip the memes and viral videos – Shannon from Douglass-Truth Library has rounded up 10 standout web phenomena now in print at your library.

Black Lives MatterBlack Lives Matter by Sue Bradford Edwards

The social media hashtag that became a rallying cry for protesters seeking social justice and an end to police brutality.


Notorious RBGNotorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon

What started as a Tumblr mashup of Ruth Bader Ginsberg and The Notorious B.I.G. became a legitimate biography of one of America’s most influential women.

The SartorialistThe Sartorialist X by Scott Schuman

This is the third book in a series by the New York street fashion photographer and blogger Scott Schuman.


Misadventures of Awkward Black GirlThe Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl by Issa Rae

More hilarious stories from a YouTube star whose sitcom breaks racial stereotypes.


The AmaAmazing Book is Not on Firezing Book Is Not on Fire: The World of Dan and Phil by Dan Howell and Phil Lester

The true story of two young British heartthrobs who have over 8 million combined Youtube subscribers.


RetronautRetronaut: The Photographic Time Machine by Chris Wild

Step into National Geographic’s Retronaut, the wayback blog that will change your perceptions of the past.


My Drunk KitchenMy Drunk Kitchen: A Guide to Eating, Drinking & Going With your Gut by Hannah Hart

Can’t cook? This YouTube sensation thinks you’re not trying (and drinking) hard enough.


What IfWhat If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe

The world asks crackpot science questions, and this blogger answers, complete with formulas and diagrams.


Harlow and Sage (and Indiana)Harlow and Sage (and Indiana) by Brittni Vega

After you check out these odd couple anecdotes as told by a Weimaraner, follow their further adventures on Instagram.


Hyperbole and a halfHyperbole and A Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened by Allie Brosh

Depression is serious, and seriously funny, in this webcomic turned memoir.


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