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As new platforms grow, reading has transformed from being an activity in our little rooms with stacks of paper books to an audio-visual experience. If you were ever in the need of some book inspiration, get some reading tips with bookstagrammer, Tanvi Shivgan in today’s Kitabi Qisse.

Have you submitted a story for our children’s story competition yet?

Kitabi Qisse is a weekly series where we talk about desi books with authors, illustrators and booklovers. Tanvi’s love for reading is evident on our Instagram page that inspires thousands of readers like her. So, here are some reading tips for you all as well!

Reading tips with bookstagrammer and digital creator Tanvi Shivgan

Kitabi Qisse is a virtual gupshup with South-Asian authors, illustrators, booklovers, and creatives. Check these videos on our Instagram page too, as we continue to promote diverse children’s books characters.

What reading tips with bookstagrammers have you been liking recently? 🙂 If you want to nominate a desi booklover for this series, write to us here.


Tanvi Shivgan is a content writer, book blogger, reviewer and social media enthusiast. An engineer by degree and a writer by passion, Tanvi was born in Mumbai, India, and raised in a Maharashtrian family. Being a reader since childhood, she has read many Marathi and English books. She has worked with 50+ authors and 10+ publishers across the world on book reviews and promotions.

Tanvi also posts prose and poetry on her Instagram handle, which has over 38K followers, and shares thoughts on diverse topics. She likes reading books in the genres of history, historical & literary fiction, classics, self-help, philosophy, feminism, sexuality and romance. Apart from reading and writing, she enjoys cooking, listening to Taylor Swift, watching Netflix documentaries and exploring new things.