"Top Ten Tuesday" is an original feature/weekly meme created on the blog "The Broke and the Bookish". This feature was created because they are particularly fond of lists at "The Broke and the Bookish".
It is now hosted by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl.
Since I am just as fond of them as they are, I jump at the chance to share my lists with them! Have a look at their page, there are lots of other bloggers who share their lists here.
This week's topic is Online Resources for Book Lovers
(what websites, podcasts, apps, etc. do you use that make your reading life better?)
I think we can all do with those
great websites that tell us more about the books we read. Therefore, I
really like this week's challenge. I will try to keep it as short as
possible. All in alphabetical order.
Freely accessible book lists.
Bibliographies of bestselling fiction authors, with the latest books and series information.
Goodreads is a subsidiary of Amazon with a database of books where anyone can search. As a user, you can register books to generate your reading list and share with your friends. Find my profile here.
Find an index of full-text books.
Similar to Goodreads, a home for your books with information by other readers.
Oprah’s Book Club
I've been following Oprah's list for decades. She always selects very interesting books and you can learn a lot from the discussions. Here is my list.
Unfortunately, due to some copyright issues, the Gutenberg Project is blocked in Germany but I used it a lot when I still lived abroad. They can't decide when a book is free for public reading. I wish they would at least let us use those that the Germans think are free.
are very helpful study guides but it can also be useful for us book bloggers.
What should I read next?
Enter a book you like and the site will recommend what to read next.
The large free encyclopedia. It doesn't just give you information on any book or author you might be interested in, you can also use it to search for the titles in other languages.
Then there are two online bookshops where I like to order (especially used) books.
World of Books
However, in addition to these, there are more that might be helpful to some of you.
Free Book Notes
Midwest Book Review
Do you have any favourite internet pages that you use regularly? I'm looking forward to many suggestions on your page or mine.