#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.

10 Best Bookish Podcasts for Distancing Yourself From the News

When you need some time away from the headlines, check out these literary podcasts for stress relief, with topics ranging from library chat to teen horror.

Relax and Read with Ambience Room Videos

Long to enjoy a book at a faraway (perhaps fictional) location but lack the funds to make it happen? Check out ambience room videos for readers.

10 of the Best Surprisingly Literary Publications From Medium

We've given the platform a thorough search to round up some of the best literary publications from Medium, discussing reading hacks and more.

7 Bookstagrams to Follow If You Love Eating as Much as (or Almost as Much as) Reading

These Bookstagrams are for every reader who also loves food a whole lot.

Recognizing Publishers and More for Third Annual #ReadAfricaWeek

Participate in #ReadAfricaWeek and get the details on who's involved and what's it about from Ashawnta Jackson, marketing manager of Catalyst Press.

The Current State and Future of Goodreads

Goodreads has been an essential tool for many readers, but it hasn't changed much. What's up next for Goodreads and will the experience be improved upon?

Journey to the Interactive World of Big City Map

Imagine being able to walk around the world of your favorite comic book series. Big City Map is based on the world of comics book Brotherman.

Where to Find Free Short Stories Online

Whether you're looking to break a reading slump or prefer short form writing, we've got the deets on where you can find free short stories online.

Gift Yourself A FIYAH Literary Magazine Subscription For 2020

FIYAH literary magazine is the gift that keeps on giving -- treat yourself to a subscription to the award-winning black speculative fiction journal.

7 BookTubers Who Talk About Adult Books

I love BookTube, but I’ve been frustrated by what feels like an overabundance channels for YA literature. Here are 7 Booktubers who talk about adult books. 

The 4 Best Curated Book Subscriptions To Quit Your Reading Slump

There's something about curated book subscriptions that fill me with delight. Here are my four favorites for all my fellow book nerds.

Highlighting Hugo Finalists and Fandom Communities Quick Sip Reviews and A03

A fan, friend, and participant of fandom communities Quick Sip Reviews and A03 shines a spotlight on these sites and reflects on their Hugo nominations.

13 Free Bookish Ambient Sounds from Ambient Mixer

Ambient soundscapes inspired by Sherlock Holmes, Lord of the Rings, the Chronicles of Narnia, and more.

5 Free Ambient Sound Mixers to Read By

3 Read-Aloud Websites for Kids

These three read-aloud websites for kids are valuable across a range of ages, abilities, and native languages, plus they are fun!