6.28.2011

Top Ten Tuesday: Bookish Websites

This topic daunts me; I nearly considered skipping the week out of fear that I'd accidentally overlook a good site. But nothing ventured, nothing gained, right?

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish! Do come join the fun...

The Broke and the Bookish are looking for our favorite "bookish websites, organizations, apps, etc."

1. I use exactly one reading application: Goodreads. Are you on Goodreads? Come be my friend. :)

2. and 3. I participate in two literary discussion sites: The Hog's Head, where I'm honored to count myself among the Blogengamot, and school with the Hogwarts Professors.

4. and 5. I recommend two sites primarily focused on book reviews: 1) Books Kids Like, which covers a vast array of material, and 2) for conservative parents on the never-ending quest for Safe Reading Material, Litland Reviews.

6. For those who like darker literature—dystopian, Gothic, horror, myth, etc.—I subscribe to Redecorating Middle-Earth in Early Lovecraft, the blog of Dr. Amy Sturgis. I'm picky about my dark stuff, but I do enjoy her blog.

7. The book-related site I probably use most: My local library's website, complete with catalog and online request capability. It doesn't have the best search engine on the internet, but it's still wonderful. While I can't recommend mine to people who don't live in Bellingham, I wholeheartedly recommend everyone looking up their own library on the web.

8. Also, I participate every Tuesday in this meme by the ever-delightful The Broke and The Bookish. :)

Scanning through my Google Reader, it looks like most of the rest of what I read is more writing-focused...

What bookish sites do you use or visit most?

3 comments:

  1. Does trolling Amazon looking for new books to buy count as frequenting a bookish website?

    I'm on Goodreads, & I think we're already friends on that. :)

    Also ditto on The Hogshead & Hogwarts Professor.

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  2. I also don't know if Books on the Knob counts either.

    http://blog.booksontheknob.org/

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  3. Haha, George. I almost put Amazon. :D

    Books on the Knob totally counts!

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