Maybe you’ve been seeing this Dolly Parton Challenge all over your social this weekend. It’s a gloriously simple collage of the photos one might use for their professional LinkedIn profile, casually social Facebook profile, glamorous Instagram profile, and thirsty Tinder profile.
Our favorite bookish celebrity, Dolly Parton, started the meme with her own post:
Get you a woman who can do it all 😉 pic.twitter.com/sG4OHpVgxM
— Dolly Parton (@DollyParton) January 21, 2020
And with all great memes, the Bookternet came in full force to play along. Please enjoy the book nerdery from publishers and readers alike doing the Dolly Parton Challenge.
First up, we have Random House with the perfectly staged photos:
And Drunk Austen with the potatoes:
The Strand nails it with their decor:
The one with the books with “girl” in the title:
The National Library of Scotland’s is basically perfect:
— National Library of Scotland (@natlibscot) January 24, 2020
Simon and Schuster promotes their books that best fit each platform:
Baby-Sitters Club, anyone?
Powell’s gets a little bit literal:
If the Bard had social media:
— BardWars (@bardwars) January 25, 2020
A lovely addition by Abrams:
— HCAatEdinburgh (@HCAatEdinburgh) January 24, 2020
Barnes & Noble with the most perfect meme:
— Barnes & Noble (@BNNashua) January 25, 2020
I read YA with the prettiest hardcover:
— I read YA @ home 📚 (@ireadya) January 24, 2020
Out of Print rocking their best tees:
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Gallery Books gets it:
City Books of Pittsburgh nails these classics:
— City Books (@citybookspgh) January 25, 2020
Get you a sparkly vampire, or whatever:
Book of the Month with the realest of real:
And I just love this one of Bruce Springsteen’s Rolling Stone covers:
— Rolling Stone (@RollingStone) January 24, 2020
Happy meme-ing, everyone.