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11 Places to Find Your Next Great Read – or Show Your Own Book

18 Dec

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The Internet is full of great websites that can help you get connected with books that you’ll really enjoy reading. Check out these sites of quality books to discover great stories.

Book Communities
Discuss books you enjoyed, share your opinion on these sites – and if you are an author it is a must to join these communities where you can show your books for free.

1. BookTalk
Find an online reading group and book discussion forum that can help you discover new books.

2. Goodreads
Get book recommendations, keep track of what you’re reading, and socialize over books.

3. Listal
Here you can list, rate, and discover books and other media.

4. Scribd
Find out what others are reading on Scribd.

5. BookMooch
Exchange books with other members.

6. BookCrossing
BookCrossing offers used books, allowing you to share what you’ve read and discover new reads.

7. Shelfari
Build a virtual bookshelf, see what others are reading, and discover new books through Shelfari.

8. Reader2
Find new books to read and put your reading list online with Reader2.

9. Lib.rario.us
This site makes it easy to create a social catalogue of your favourite books and discover what others love.

10. Revish
Read, review and share books with other Revish members.

11. Wattpad
Wattpad has experienced explosive growth since its inception and has become the world’s most popular destination to publish and read e-books. Wattpad delivers billions of pages from its library of works created and published by the Wattpad community.  Authors get immediate response from readers when posting single chapters. One writer had already 16 million readers before she found a publisher – or a publisher her…

Other than your time, it is FREE PR for authors, to be known, talk about your books and often to show images of your books. On Booktalk you can swap a few of your paper books for free advertisements.

 
2 Comments

Posted by on December 18, 2011 in Marketing

 

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2 responses to “11 Places to Find Your Next Great Read – or Show Your Own Book

  1. booknerdjock

    December 19, 2011 at 10:33 am

    Intentional or not, booktalk.org is definitely worthy of a number 1 spot and I know a good number of folks who use goodreads.com like a literary xbox live!

     
  2. Magdalena Wiklund

    December 20, 2011 at 7:41 pm

    I´m also a bookcrosser :-O)

     

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