Today for Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, it’s all about the bookish internet. Where do you go on the web to find great reading and writing resources? Although I’m partial to reading books on writing, there are a few sites or apps that I frequent when I’m looking for a good book review or some much needed advice:
- Sarah Selecky – For the writerly folk out there, this is my favourite place to go when I’m looking for great resources, well-written posts and excellent advice. (As a bonus, Sarah Selecky’s online writing school is excellent).
- Litsy – I’m a fan of bite-sized book reviews, so I like to check Litsy when I want new book recommendations. The community is also extremely friendly, with book swaps and buddy reads an ongoing event. It’s a fun way to meet other book nerds!
- Book Fight – While not a website, this literary podcast is equal parts hilarious and informative. Not only do the hosts have interesting conversations about books, but I love all of their weird and wonderful segments, like “raccoon watch” and “fan fiction corner.”
- Literary Hub – This site has everything from publishing news, to fascinating essays. There’s always some new perspective to consider!
- Book Riot – I’m a fan of Book Riot for their short, interesting bookish articles. In particular, I like that they cover several different sub-sections of book related topics, such as “gifts for book lovers” or “book lover travel destinations” as well as reviews and listicles.
- Netgalley – If you are a voracious reader and also like to write reviews, Netgalley is a great place to request galleys!
- Off the Shelf – This is a great place to find any sort of curated book list to satisfy any of your literary cravings.
- The Rumpus – While this site isn’t just about books, there are fun comics, essays and all sorts of good reading to be had.
- McSweeney’s – I love this site! It’s hilarious. Seriously, though, if you want to laugh so hard that you pee yourself, this is the place to go.
- Publisher’s Weekly – This one is more from a publisher’s standpoint, but it can also be useful for aspiring writers and other bookish folk who might be looking to get an inside scoop on upcoming releases.
I’ll have to check out some of these sites!
Top Ten Tuesday
I hadn’t heard of Litsy before but I love the sound of bite-sized reviews – I’ll definitely have to check it out!
My TTT: https://lavishliterature.com/2018/08/14/top-ten-bookish-websites/