Karen Talley is a Bookstagrammer and a Booktuber who goes by the moniker Kay the Reader. She fell in love with reading, writing, words and rhyme as a small child. Blessed with the gifts of gab and creativity, Karen uses those skills in both her professional career and her personal life. She is a skillful songwriter and poet, and recently added “actress” to her list of talents. She co-hosts an Instagram show, “Live with Ray and Kay,” with Dr. Raymond Williams, where they discuss books and popular culture. She resides in South Carolina and spends her spare time spoiling her grandchildren and enjoying her hobbies. Karen is a single, Christian woman who loves her family, is loyal to her friends, and enjoys sharing her love of reading with others.