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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.

Track Kindle EBook Bargains with eReaderIQ

Most of us have been there: you’re considering buying an ebook, but it seems a little pricy. You have two ...

Drunk Literature Mixes a Tasty Cocktail of Books and Booze

In the grand tradition of getting tanked, filming yourself and your friends talking about shit, and posting it on the ...

May We Present: Bookshelfies (Bookshelves. Selfies. Yup.)

Today in awesome single-purpose Tumblr news: Bookshelfies. The idea is simple. Just take a selfie in front of your bookshelf ...

Sites We Like: Corpus Libris

Since 2008, bookseller Emily Pullen (then at LA’s Skylight Books, now manager at WORD Brooklyn) has been mixing books with bodies at ...

Sites We Like: Thug Notes

It’s hard not to love a site with the tagline “Classic Literature. Original Gangster.” Sparky Sweets, PhD is your honored ...

5 Bookish ‘Idea’ Videos That Will Blow Your Mind

Have you all heard about PBS Idea Channel? If you love anything to do with geekery or nerdism (actual words? ...

Sites We Like: What Middletown Read

In 1929 and again in 1937, sociologists Helen Lynd and Robert Lynd published hugely popular, hugely influential studies of a ...

Sites We Like: The Electric Typewriter

For the last two years, I’ve made a personal commitment to try and read more essays and long form journalism. ...

Sites We Like: Talking Covers

I know very little about book cover design, though like most book nerds, I love book covers. So Talking Covers ...

Sites We Like: Reddit/Books

Reddit is having a bit of a moment. Not only did one of its precocious co-founders recently commit suicide, but ...

Best of Book Riot: Bob Staake’s Bad Children’s Books

To celebrate the end of the year, we’re running some of our favorite posts from the last six months. We’ll ...

Sites We Like: 101 Books

For coverage of the best books in the world, there are a number of sites. 101 Books is a site ...

Sites We Like: BookCrossing

Ever wondered where books go after you get rid of them? Ever check in on books you’ve donated to the ...

Sites We Like: The Literary Cemetery

It is one of my great regrets in life that I didn’t find this site in time for Halloween. Alas, ...

Sites We Like: Comediva

I’m a geek. I’m more certain of that fact every day. And my geekiness is not restricted just to the ...