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#Sites We Like

There’s a big, wonderful world of bookish websites out there. In this column, we point you to some of our favorites.

PEN America’s Online Harassment Field Manual for Journalists

PEN America seeks to protect the First Amendment Rights of journalists by publishing their Online Harassment Field Manual.

Say Hello to StoryWeaver, a Gigantic Kidlit Open-Source Platform

If you need kidlit stories on a daily basis as part of your role as a parent, or educator, check out Storyweaver, an open-source platform from India.

8 Instagram Accounts for Picture Book Enthusiasts

Beautiful Instagram accounts to follow if you love picture books.

Representation Matters: Mentorship for People of Color in Publishing

Representation Matters is a mentorship program designed to increase diversity in the predominantly white publishing industry: "it’s not just about being fair; it’s about keeping the publishing industry relevant, viable, and the source of the best possible books."

My Goodreads Wish List: Four Features I’d Love To See

What features would you put on a Goodreads wish list? (The ability to rate at half stars is number one, of course.)

5 Hijabi Bookstagrammers You Should Be Following

If you're not following these five hijabi bookstagrammers, you're missing out. From book-inspired makeup looks to rustic backdrops, these women have it all.

Bookly App: Worth a Try for Stats-Loving Readers

For those of us readers obsessed with tracking our reading habits, Bookly for iOS is an easy to use book tracking app that fills this need.

In Appreciation of the Naked Hardcover (via #RiotGrams)

Beautiful naked hardcover books shared on Instagram as part of our #RiotGrams challenge!

4 Intriguing Citizen Science Projects for Readers

Citizen science is mainstream now. If you're interested in poring over old documents, there are still plenty of ways to get involved. Here are 4 intriguing citizen science projects for readers, from the "people powered research" site Zooniverse.

6 Great Bookish Podcast Episodes From 2017

The best bookish bits from the best bookish podcasts.

Fun Bookish Generators on the Web

Bookish generators to help you choose your next book, create a new name for yourself, insult and/or compliment someone, and more.

2017’s Great Bookish Episodes of The Sporkful Podcast

Rioter Dana runs down the great bookish episodes from the Sporkful podcast, and lines up a few more archived episode to check out.

Bookish Instagram is Gearing Up For the Holidays

Check out what some folks are doing for the holidays over at bookish Instagram. Twinkling lights, tea, and candles galore!

3 Book Giveaway Sites That Aren’t Goodreads

Check out these sites to win free books and pre-releases.

15 Excellent Bookish Podcasts Launched in 2017

New and excellent literary podcasts launched this year, from Book Riot and beyond.