Lucy Powrie is an 18-year-old book blogger and YouTuber based in the UK. Lucy started her book blog, Queen of Contemporary, when she was just 12-years-old. Since then she has reached over 1 million total page views. Dubbed the ‘Zoella of Books’ by The Times and featured as one of The Guardian’s Top Ten Best Book Bloggers, Lucy’s award-winning YouTube channel, Lucy the Reader, has over 28,600 subscribers.
Lucy is the creator and host of #UKYAChat, a weekly Twitter chat dedicated to supporting outstanding UK YA authors and their work. In 2018, Lucy became the Brontë Society’s Young Ambassador and was selected as a judge of the YA Book Prize. When she’s not reading, she enjoys cuddling guinea pigs and eating Oreo chocolate, but let’s be real: she’s mostly always reading.